Hickory Valley, Tennessee

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Population in 2013: 95 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -30.1%
Males: 52  (54.8%)
Females: 43  (45.2%)
Median resident age:  61.2 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip code: 38042

Estimated median household income in 2013: $8,929 (it was $15,313 in 2000)
Hickory Valley:

$8,929
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $8,028 (it was $8,935 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $40,215 (it was $56,900 in 2000)
Hickory Valley:

$40,215
TN:

$140,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $419.

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    • 9090.9%White alone
    • 66.1%Black alone
    • 22.0%Two or more races
    • 11.0%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hickory Valley: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Subsaharan African (63.3%), Irish (12.2%), German (7.9%), United States (6.5%), French (4.3%), English (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1951

Land area: 0.32 square miles.

Population density: 292 people per square mile   (very low).

Hickory Valley, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Hickory Valley:

  • High school or higher: 63.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hickory Valley town:

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 63.4%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 1.2%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $848 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $362 (1.0%)

Hickory Valley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (37.3 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (47.8 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (468.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Saulsbury, TN (2.8 miles) , Grand Junction, TN (2.9 miles ), La Grange, TN (3.1 miles) , Bolivar, TN (3.2 miles ), Whiteville, TN (3.4 miles ), Williston, TN (3.7 miles ), Somerville, TN (3.8 miles ), Middleton, TN (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 35.15 N, Longitude: 89.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 731

Hickory Valley household income distribution Hickory Valley home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.2%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -29 (-17.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (70%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (20%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (39%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Information (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (70%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (33%)
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Hickory Valley, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hickory Valley, Tennessee average temperatures Hickory Valley, Tennessee average precipitation Hickory Valley, Tennessee humidity Hickory Valley, Tennessee wind speed Hickory Valley, Tennessee snowfall Hickory Valley, Tennessee sunshine Hickory Valley, Tennessee clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Hickory Valley-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the Hickory Valley town center killed 16 people and injured 74 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 tornado 11.5 miles away from the town center killed 38 people and injured 157 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hickory Valley-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 75.5 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 105.0 miles away from Hickory Valley 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 69.0 miles away from the city 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 141.0 miles away from the city 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 238.2 miles away from Hickory Valley center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 82.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hardeman County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hickory Valley topographic map

Main business address for: TBA ENTERTAINMENT CORP (SERVICES-AMUSEMENT & RECREATION SERVICES).

Hospitals and medical centers near Hickory Valley:

  • BOLIVAR GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; BOLIVAR, TN)
  • MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; BOLIVAR, TN)
  • PROCARE OF TENNESSEE INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; BOLIVAR, TN)
  • BOLIVAR DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; BOLIVAR, TN)
  • PLEASANT VIEW (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BOLIVAR, TN)
  • PLEASANT VIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BOLIVAR, TN)
  • PINE MEADOWS HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BOLIVAR, TN)

Airports located in Hickory Valley:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hickory Valley:

  • Jackson State Community College (about 40 miles; Jackson, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,958)
  • Union University (about 40 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 47 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • University of Memphis (about 49 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Rhodes College (about 49 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 52 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • University of Mississippi (about 60 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)

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Notable locations in Hickory Valley: Hickory Valley Volunteer Fire Department (A), Hardeman County Rescue Squad (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Hickory Valley: Hickory Valley Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hardeman 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 2008 was 78.2. This is about average.

City:

78.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 1.00. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.00
U.S.:

0.30

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.09
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 1.24. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.24
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2008 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.4
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 69.2%
(44.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.0%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.2%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Hickory Valley compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.8
Tennessee average:

12.1

Hickory Valley travel time to work - commute Hickory Valley mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • No fuel used (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hickory Valley town (based on Hardeman County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,90460
Black Protestant2,65016
Mainline Protestant1,03111
Catholic1251
Other21
None11,541-
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: 10
Hardeman County:

3.59 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Hardeman County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Hardeman County:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.4%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Hardeman County:

37.5%
Tennessee:

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

11.2%
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 0$0 7$485
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$1,440
Totals for Government 0$0 10$1,925

4.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,935 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
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 Shelby County, TN  0.79% ($31,403 average AGI)
from Madison County, TN  0.65% ($24,964)
from Fayette County, TN  0.35% ($22,600)


5.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,566 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
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 Madison County, TN  1.07% ($27,435 average AGI)
to Shelby County, TN  0.89% ($24,053)
to Fayette County, TN  0.52% ($30,378)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hickory Valley:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLRC (850 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WALNUT, MS; Owner: B. R. AND MARTHA S. CLAYTON)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hickory Valley:

  • WOJG (94.7 FM; BOLIVAR, TN; Owner: JOHNNY W. SHAW & OPAL J. SHAW)
  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMOD (96.7 FM; BOLIVAR, TN; Owner: WMOD, INC.)
  • WEGR (102.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRBO (103.5 FM; COMO, MS; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYDL (100.7 FM; MIDDLETON, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMXX-FM (103.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)

TV broadcast stations around Hickory Valley:

  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WREG-TV (Channel 3; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBBJ-TV (Channel 7; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPXX-TV (Channel 50; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W25BY (Channel 25; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W38BY (Channel 38; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54BU (Channel 54; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W34BU (Channel 34; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBUY (Channel 40; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • $551,000Total costs
  • 2,860Total average daily traffic
  • 228Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,880Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 535 Lake Hardeman Rd (Lat: 35.149333 Lon: -89.121056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 106.4 m, Call Sign: KNKQ286
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: David C Jatlow
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Trip Barzizza, 535 Lake Hardeman Road (Lat: 35.149333 Lon: -89.121056), Type: 106.4, Overall height: 103.6 m
    Registrant: 9014875710, Tripalpha1@att.Net
  • Trip Barzizza, 535 Lake Hardeman Road (Lat: 35.149333 Lon: -89.121056), Type: 106.4, Overall height: 103.6 m
    Registrant: 9014875710, Tripalpha1@att.Net

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Rural Approx 2 Mi Ne (Lat: 35.176194 Lon: -89.098667), Structure height: 70 m, Call Sign: KKE686
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.430 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/24/2011, Expiration Date: 08/13/2021
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KI4LEN, Licensee ID: L01047146
    Grant Date: 08/02/2005, Expiration Date: 08/02/2015, Certifier: Franklin A Weaver
    Registrant: Franklin A Weaver, 400 Heritage Plantation, Hickory Valley, TN 38042

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