Granville, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 2,266.
Males: 1,149  (50.7%)
Females: 1,117  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  37.6 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 38564

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,315 (it was $27,315 in 2000)
Granville:

$33,315
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,519 (it was $15,365 in 2000)

Granville CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $100,594 (it was $68,300 in 2000)
Granville:

$100,594
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $113,800; Detached houses: $126,975; Townhouses or other attached units: $172,434; Mobile homes: $44,076
Granville races chart
  • White alone - 2,245 (97.4%)
  • Hispanic - 33 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.2%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Granville: 145.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 524 feet

Land area: 66.7 square miles.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (very low).

Granville, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Granville:

  • High school or higher: 65.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Granville CCD:

  • Never married: 13.4%
  • Now married: 66.7%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 12.9%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Granville, Tennessee as of July 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Granville to the number of sex offenders is 1,133 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Granville CCD:  0.5% ($371)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Granville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Murfreesboro, TN (48.0 miles , pop. 68,816).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (58.9 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (398.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Gainesboro, TN (2.5 miles ), Buffalo Valley, TN (2.9 miles ), North of the River, TN (3.0 miles ), Forks of the River, TN (3.1 miles ), Baxter, TN (3.2 miles ), Dodson Branch, TN (3.2 miles ), Burristown, TN (3.4 miles ), Carthage, TN (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 36.28 N, Longitude: 85.72 W

Area code: 931

Granville household income distribution Granville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.8%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (3%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Work and jobs in Granville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Granville, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Granville-area historical tornado activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the Granville place center killed 10 people and injured 51 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 31.8 miles away from the place center killed 10 people and injured 113 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Granville-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 191.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 164.9 miles away from Granville center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 124.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 163.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 103.8 miles away from Granville center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 211.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 17, Floods: 16, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Albert Gore, Sr. - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Granville:

  • MABRY HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GAINESBORO, TN)
  • RIVERVIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER NORTH (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CARTHAGE, TN)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-SMITH COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CARTHAGE, TN)
  • COOKEVILLE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; COOKEVILLE, TN)
  • SUMNER HOMECARE AND HOSPICE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; CARTHAGE, TN)
  • HIGHLAND RIM HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; COOKEVILLE, TN)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, COOKEVILLE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; COOKEVILLE, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Granville:

  • Tennessee Technological University (about 15 miles; Cookeville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,761)
  • Volunteer State Community College (about 44 miles; Gallatin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,311)
  • Middle Tennessee State University (about 47 miles; Murfreesboro, TN; FT enrollment: 21,628)
  • Trevecca Nazarene University (about 59 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,223)
  • Belmont University (about 61 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 5,795)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 62 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,552)
  • Vanderbilt University (about 62 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 10,518)

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Notable locations in Granville: Granville Boat Dock and Marina (A), Granville Landing (B), Nameless Volunteer Fire Department (C), Flynns Lick Volunteer Fire Department (D), Granville Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Granville include: Forks Creek Church (A), Curry Chapel (B), Liberty Church (C), Philadelphia Church (D), Union Church (E), Whites Bend Church (F), Big Branch Church (G), Mount Pleasant Church (H), Davidson Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Walter Cemetery (1), Carter Cemetery (2), Grogan Cemetery (3), Dyer Cemetery (4), Pippin Cemetery (5), Flatt Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Puncheoncamp Branch (A), Lacey Branch (B), Jackie Branch (C), Huff Branch (D), Chaffin Branch (E), Poor House Branch (F), Burgis Branch (G), Flynn Creek (H), Big Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Granville Marina & Resort (7316 Granville Highway) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 39.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

39.4
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.13
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.72
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 44.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

44.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.63. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.63
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.8%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.1%
Whole state:  4.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

15.5%
Whole state:

13.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.4%
Whole state:

5.8%
2 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000

Granville compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Granville CCD (based on Jackson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.76%
Here: 34.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameChurches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan ChurchOther
Adherents63.4%15.1%10.9%2.6%8.0%
Congregations70.6%7.8%11.8%2.0%7.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Jackson County:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Jackson County:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.3%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

31.6%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.9%
State:

13.5%

7.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,829 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Putnam County, TN  2.36% ($24,330 average AGI)
from Overton County, TN  0.62% ($18,217)
from Cocke County, TN  0.37% ($30,714)


7.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,013 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.95%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Putnam County, TN  2.47% ($22,785 average AGI)
to Overton County, TN  0.53% ($18,850)
to Cocke County, TN  0.37% ($20,571)

Strongest AM radio stations in Granville:

  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WATX (1590 AM; 2 kW; ALGOOD, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WPTN (780 AM; daytime; 1 kW; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WRKM (1350 AM; 1 kW; CARTHAGE, TN; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHUB (1400 AM; 1 kW; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Granville:

  • WBXE (93.7 FM; BAXTER, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WGSQ (94.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWOG (90.9 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WLQK (95.9 FM; LIVINGSTON, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WUCZ (104.1 FM; CARTHAGE, TN; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGIC (98.5 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLIV-FM (104.7 FM; MONTEREY, TN; Owner: WKXN INC)
  • W206AJ (89.1 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHRS (91.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WKXD-FM (106.9 FM; MONTEREY, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WMOT (89.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVFB (101.5 FM; CELINA, TN; Owner: ELIZABETH BERNICE WHITTIMORE)
  • WKWY (102.7 FM; TOMPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: J.K. WHITTIMORE)
  • WLCT (102.1 FM; LAFAYETTE, TN; Owner: LAFAYETTE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Granville:

  • WCTE (Channel 22; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: UPPER CUMBERLAND BROADCAST COUNCIL)
  • WPGD (Channel 50; HENDERSONVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Granville, Tennessee:
  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Tennessee average:
  • Fatal accident count: 149
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 235
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 164
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 379
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14

Granville fatal accident list:

Aug 13, 1983 06:12 PM, S053010000, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KI4BZT, Licensee ID: L00732093
    Grant Date: 08/20/2003, Expiration Date: 08/20/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/24/2004, Certifier: Gordon R Dick
    Registrant: Gordon R Dick, 129 Bell Ln, Granville, TN 38564
  • Call Sign: K4BZT, Previous Call Sign: KI4BZT, Licensee ID: L00732093
    Grant Date: 08/24/2004, Expiration Date: 08/24/2014, Certifier: Gordon R Dick
    Registrant: Gordon R Dick, 129 Bell Ln, Granville, TN 38564

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: ANGLIN AEROPLANES INC J-3 KITTEN (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 1188P , Serial Number: 0761, Airworthiness Date: 12/09/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Gerald R Perkins, Po Box 41, Granville, TN 38564
  • Aircraft: KRIEBEL MXL (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 7520J , Serial Number: 82755, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 01/13/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Mark Kriebel, 1075 Lambert Hollow Ln, Granville, TN 38564
  • Aircraft: TEAM Z-MAX (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 7650C , Serial Number: 0635, Airworthiness Date: 12/09/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Gerald R Perkins, Po Box 41, Granville, TN 38564

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Granville, TN
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