Gruetli-Laager, Tennessee

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Population in 2013: 1,792 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.0%
 
Males: 841  (47.0%)
Females: 951  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  41.9 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 37339, 37365.

Gruetli-Laager Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,147 (it was $23,101 in 2000)
Gruetli-Laager:

$28,147
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,753 (it was $11,704 in 2000)

Gruetli-Laager city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $76,399 (it was $50,000 in 2000)
Gruetli-Laager:

$76,399
TN:

$140,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $607.

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  • Races in Gruetli-Laager, TN (2010)

    Gruetli-Laager races chart
    • 1,77998.1%White alone
    • 181.0%Two or more races
    • 120.7%Hispanic
    • 40.2%Asian alone

Races in Gruetli-Laager detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Gruetli-Laager: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (28.9%), United States (7.8%), German (6.7%), English (5.5%), Dutch (4.1%), Swiss (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1980

Elevation: 1918 feet

Land area: 12.5 square miles.

Population density: 144 people per square mile   (very low).

Gruetli-Laager,TN real estate house value index trend

Gruetli-Laager, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Gruetli-Laager:

  • High school or higher: 69.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gruetli-Laager city:

  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 57.9%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

45 residents are foreign born (0.5% Africa).

This city:

2.7%
Tennessee:

4.7%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Gruetli-Laager, Tennessee as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Gruetli-Laager to the number of sex offenders is 451 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $491 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $428 (0.6%)

Gruetli-Laager satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (30.3 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (83.7 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (460.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Palmer, TN (1.9 miles ), Coalmont, TN (2.4 miles ), Beersheba Springs, TN (2.7 miles ), Altamont, TN (2.7 miles ), Tracy City, TN (3.2 miles ), Dunlap, TN (3.6 miles ), Whitwell, TN (3.7 miles ), Pelham, TN (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 35.37 N, Longitude: 85.62 W

Gruetli-Laager household income distribution Gruetli-Laager home values distribution

Crime rates in Gruetli-Laager (2001):

  • 1 murder (53.1 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 burglary (53.1 per 100,000)
  • 2 thefts (106.2 per 100,000)
  • 7 auto thefts (371.5 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 149.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.4%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +52 (+2.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Gruetli-Laager: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Gruetli-Laager, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gruetli-Laager-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the Gruetli-Laager city center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.0 miles away from the city center killed 11 people and injured 121 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

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 60.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 98.0 miles away from Gruetli-Laager 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 247.0 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 216.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 164.9 miles away from Gruetli-Laager 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 216.8 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 Grundy County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gruetli-Laager topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Gruetli-Laager:

  • NHC HEALTHCARE, SEQUATCHIE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DUNLAP, TN)
  • (CLOSED) COLUMBIA WHITWELL MEDICAL CENTER INC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; WHITWELL, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gruetli-Laager:

  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 29 miles; Chattanooga, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,827)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 29 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Motlow State Community College (about 39 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,915)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 40 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 44 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Lee University (about 45 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Middle Tennessee State University (about 53 miles; Murfreesboro, TN; FT enrollment: 21,628)

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Notable locations in Gruetli-Laager: Gruetli Station (A), Gruetli Laager Fire Department (B), Gruetli-Laager City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gruetli-Laager include: Fall Creek Church (A), Saint Bernard Church (B), Bevins Chapel (C), Mount Etta Church (D), Coffeeville Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Layne Branch (A), Fults Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Grundy County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 58.8. This is better than average.

City:

58.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 14.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 25.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.4
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 36.6%
(33.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 52.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.7%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.6%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Gruetli-Laager, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Gruetli-Laager compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Tennessee average:

12.1

Gruetli-Laager travel time to work - commute Gruetli-Laager mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gruetli-Laager city (based on Grundy County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,09633
Mainline Protestant84611
Other3883
Catholic--
None9,373-
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: 8
Grundy County:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Grundy County:

9.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Grundy County:

27.1%
Tennessee:

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

13.3%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$2,413$28,9560$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,860$22,3200$0
Welfare 1$1,815$21,7800$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$751
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$841
Totals for Government 3$6,088$24,3522$1,592

3.93% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,219 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.93%
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 Marion County, TN  0.51% ($19,870 average AGI)
from Franklin County, TN  0.44% ($44,300)
from Coffee County, TN  0.38% ($24,765)


4.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,827 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
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 Coffee County, TN  0.77% ($22,000 average AGI)
to Franklin County, TN  0.68% ($26,387)
to Marion County, TN  0.50% ($30,478)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gruetli-Laager:

  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WSDQ (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DUNLAP, TN; Owner: RODGSON, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WEPG (910 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: STONE/COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGOW (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDOD (1310 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WMSR (1320 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gruetli-Laager:

  • WSGM (104.7 FM; COALMONT, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDYN (89.7 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)
  • W268AA (101.5 FM; FALLING WATER, TN; Owner: S/WEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMXF-FM (97.3 FM; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • W203AZ (88.5 FM; FAIRMOUNT, TN; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W211BG (90.1 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WKZP (107.3 FM; SPENCER, TN; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)

TV broadcast stations around Gruetli-Laager:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTCI (Channel 45; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP)
  • WDEF-TV (Channel 12; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W26BE (Channel 26; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRCB-TV (Channel 3; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 16,180Total average daily traffic
  • 1,456Total average daily truck traffic
  • 24,512Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
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