Grimsley, Tennessee

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Population in 2010: 1,167.
Males: 681  (58.4%)
Females: 486  (41.6%)
Median resident age:  37.5 years
Tennessee median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 38565.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $33,057
Grimsley:

$33,057
TN:

$48,547

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,205

Grimsley CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $113,630
Grimsley:

$113,630
TN:

$157,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $136,808; Detached houses: $172,924; Mobile homes: $33,181

Median gross rent in 2016: $564.

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  • Races in Grimsley, TN (2010)

    Grimsley races chart
    • 1,13597.3%White alone
    • 181.5%Two or more races
    • 70.6%Hispanic
    • 30.3%Black alone
    • 40.3%American Indian alone

Races in Grimsley detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Grimsley: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (52.8%), German (9.5%), American (8.2%), Italian (5.7%), English (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1752 feet

Grimsley,TN real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Grimsley:

  • High school or higher: 72.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Grimsley CDP:

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 64.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

31 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America).

This place:

2.1%
Tennessee:

4.8%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Grimsley, Tennessee as of March 21, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Grimsley to the number of sex offenders is 244 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $398 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $401 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (61.7 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (99.5 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (411.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Clarkrange, TN (1.6 miles ), Allardt, TN (3.1 miles ), Crawford, TN (3.2 miles ), Jamestown, TN (3.4 miles ), Bowman, TN (3.8 miles ), Manson-Wolf River, TN (3.8 miles ), Alpine, TN (3.9 miles ), Lancing, TN (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 36.27 N, Longitude: 84.98 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 931

Grimsley household income distribution Grimsley home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.9%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (49%)
  • Other services, except public administration (34%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (34%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (25%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (35%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

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

Tornado activity:

Grimsley-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the Grimsley place center killed 7 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 8.2 miles away from the place center killed 10 people and injured 51 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grimsley-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 145.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.7 miles away from Grimsley center
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) earthquake occurred 219.7 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 127.9 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 194.7 miles away from Grimsley 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 237.7 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 Fentress County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Grimsley:

  • BUCKEYE QUALITY HHA INC HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; JAMESTOWN, TN)
  • QUALITY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; JAMESTOWN, TN)
  • JAMESTOWN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; JAMESTOWN, TN)
  • FENTRESS CO NH (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; JAMESTOWN, TN)
  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF FENTRESS COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; JAMESTOWN, TN)
  • QUALITY PRIVATE CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; JAMESTOWN, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grimsley:

  • Tennessee Technological University (about 30 miles; Cookeville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,761)
  • Roane State Community College (about 34 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 51 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 57 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • Somerset Community College (about 59 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 61 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,552)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 63 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)

Public elementary/middle school in Grimsley:

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Notable location: Fentress County Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 Grimsley (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Goney Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Deep Branch (A), Cobb Creek (B), Turner Branch (C), Pratt Branch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Fentress County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 90.1. This is worse than average.

City:

90.1
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.13
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.72
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 44.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

44.0
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 24.1%
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  73.9%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.5%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Tennessee average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Grimsley CDP (based on Fentress County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,69123
Mainline Protestant1,09910
Other3462
Catholic801
None11,743-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Fentress County:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Fentress County:

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.5%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Fentress County:

30.0%
Tennessee:

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

12.3%
State:

13.5%

5.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,772 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
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 Cumberland County, TN  0.51% ($26,071 average AGI)
from Putnam County, TN  0.46% ($26,080)
from Morgan County, TN  0.20% ($16,091)


4.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,684 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.25%
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 Cumberland County, TN  0.79% ($21,512 average AGI)
to Putnam County, TN  0.66% ($25,667)
to Morgan County, TN  0.18% ($25,900)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grimsley:

  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WECO (940 AM; 5 kW; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WCLC (1260 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JAMESTOWN, TN; Owner: BIBLE BELIEVERS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDEB (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JAMESTOWN, TN; Owner: BAZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grimsley:

  • WCLC-FM (105.1 FM; JAMESTOWN, TN; Owner: BIBLE BELIEVERS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGSQ (94.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOWF (102.5 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: PEG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDEB-FM (103.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, TN; Owner: BAZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLIV-FM (104.7 FM; MONTEREY, TN; Owner: WKXN INC)
  • WKXD-FM (106.9 FM; MONTEREY, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WLQK (95.9 FM; LIVINGSTON, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WECO-FM (101.3 FM; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WWSR (105.7 FM; ROCKWOOD, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WWOG (90.9 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WBXE (93.7 FM; BAXTER, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WBZH (92.7 FM; HARRIMAN, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WGIC (98.5 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXVL (99.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W206AJ (89.1 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Grimsley:

  • WCTE (Channel 22; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: UPPER CUMBERLAND BROADCAST COUNCIL)
  • WBXX-TV (Channel 20; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF TENNESSEE, LLC)
  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

Grimsley fatal accident list:

Jun 29, 1978 02:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 130Total average daily traffic
  • 19Total average daily truck traffic
  • 208Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 3 Km E Us 27 6.6 Km @ 40 Deg (Lat: 36.312500 Lon: -84.936944), Type: 82.0, Overall height: 81 m, Registrant: 9318798188, , 555 WHITE OAK RD

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Grimsley

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grimsley, TN

Grimsley compared to Tennessee state average:

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

Grimsley on our top lists:

  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Trinidad and Tobago (population 500+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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