For population 25 years and over in Gibson:
For population 15 years and over in Gibson town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $391 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (16.8 miles , pop. 59,643).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (82.2 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (417.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Humboldt, TN (2.3 miles ), Milan, TN (2.4 miles ), Medina, TN (2.5 miles ), Three Way, TN (2.6 miles ), Trenton, TN (2.9 miles ), Pope, TN (3.1 miles ), Gadsden, TN (3.2 miles ), Atwood, TN (3.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.88 N, Longitude: 88.85 W
Area code: 731
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Crime in Gibson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (2 officers).
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Gibson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Gibson, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Gibson-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 190% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/5/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Gibson town center injured 51 people and caused $100 million in damages.
On 5/7/1971, a category F4 tornado 14.0 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 137 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Gibson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 72.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 84.7 miles away from Gibson center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 97.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 52.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 71.8 miles away from Gibson center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 93.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Gibson County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Gibson:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gibson:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Gibson and their reported violations in the past:GIBSON WATER DEPT (Population served: 482, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 18.1%
(20.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 2.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.9% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Gibson compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Gibson (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Gibson (based on Gibson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.27%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 19
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,939 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,620 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Gibson fatal accident list:
Sep 5, 2009 04:30 AM, Cades-Atwood Rd, Lat: 35.97630833, Lon: -88.72085556, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 28, 1995 03:30 PM, Sr76, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Dec 31, 1976 01:05 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: