Jefferson City, Tennessee

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Population in 2013: 8,195 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.6%
 
Males: 3,989  (48.7%)
Females: 4,206  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  28.8 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 37820, 37877.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,061 (it was $25,911 in 2000)
Jefferson City:

$31,061
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,842 (it was $13,770 in 2000)

Jefferson City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $114,154 (it was $79,500 in 2000)
Jefferson City:

$114,154
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $113,002; Detached houses: $121,628; Townhouses or other attached units: $112,114; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $98,924; Mobile homes: $47,947

Median gross rent in 2012: $553.

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Jefferson City races chart
  • White alone - 6,669 (82.9%)
  • Hispanic - 619 (7.7%)
  • Black alone - 465 (5.8%)
  • Two or more races - 134 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 98 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 34 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 21 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 7 (0.09%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jefferson City: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (27.2%), Irish (11.7%), German (10.7%), English (9.2%), Scottish (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1901

Elevation: 1205 feet

Land area: 5.30 square miles.

Population density: 1,546 people per square mile   (low).

Jefferson City,TN real estate house value index trend

Jefferson City, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Jefferson City:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jefferson City city:

  • Never married: 37.8%
  • Now married: 35.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

378 residents are foreign born (0.5% Europe).

This city:  4.6%
Tennessee:  4.5%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Jefferson City, Tennessee as of March 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Jefferson City to the number of sex offenders is 409 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $803 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $570 (0.7%)

Jefferson City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (27.3 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (143.6 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (455.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: New Market, TN (1.9 miles ), Alpha, TN (2.5 miles ), Dandridge, TN (2.6 miles ), Strawberry Plains, TN (3.0 miles ), White Pine, TN (3.3 miles ), Rutledge, TN (3.4 miles ), Beech Springs, TN (3.4 miles ), Blaine, TN (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $55,100
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $59,000
  • 1999: 24 buildings, average cost: $63,000
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $71,200
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $71,900
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $79,700
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $86,900
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $60,700
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $68,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.12 N, Longitude: 83.49 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,806 (+34.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,354 (39.1%)

Area code: 865

Jefferson City household income distribution Jefferson City home values distribution

Crime rates in Jefferson City by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001100000000
per 100,000 0.00.012.812.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 334210233322
per 100,000 38.337.951.325.212.50.024.836.936.636.424.624.5
Robberies 2385643379510
per 100,000 25.537.9102.663.174.949.837.236.985.5109.361.6122.7
Assaults 2332272722102825168511
per 100,000 293.8404.7346.1340.5274.7124.5347.6307.6195.497.261.6135.0
Burglaries 8410182824987677077749761
per 100,000 1072.91277.31051.11034.0611.91083.2831.8861.3940.4898.91194.6748.6
Thefts 369309370341324407367407308311358300
per 100,000 4713.23907.94743.04300.14046.05067.24556.25008.03761.63777.94408.93681.4
Auto thefts 262437363124202419161612
per 100,000 332.1303.5474.3454.0387.1298.8248.3295.3232.0194.4197.0147.3
Arson 346240001200
per 100,000 38.350.676.925.250.00.00.00.012.224.30.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 385.3390.7465.6411.1321.4340.5359.1384.4327.3309.4324.6293.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Jefferson City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 21 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
Tennessee average:

2.54
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.0%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,562 (+25.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Jefferson City, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Jefferson City-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.0 miles away from the Jefferson City city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/9/1988, a category F3 tornado 34.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jefferson City-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 34.5 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 146.6 miles away from Jefferson 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 165.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 165.2 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 291.0 miles away from Jefferson City center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 141.8 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 Jefferson County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jefferson City topographic map

Birthplace of: Dana X. Bible - College football coach, Carolyn Peck - College basketball player, Clyde Wright - Baseball player, Jim Henry (politician) - Politician, Phil Garner - Baseball player and coach, Waylon Lowe - Martial artist, Mark Dean (computer scientist) - Computer scientist.

Hospitals and medical centers in Jefferson City:

  • TENNOVA HEALTHCARE-JEFFERSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 110 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • HILLHAVEN HLTH CARE OF JEFFERSON CITY (HIGHWAY 11E BOX 391)
  • JEFFERSON CITY HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (283 W BROADWAY BLVD)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF JEFFERSON CITY (336 WEST OLD ANDREW JOHNSON HWY)
  • LIFE CARE CTR OF JEFFERSON CITY (917 W OLD ANDREW JOHNSON HWY)

College/University in Jefferson City:

  • Carson-Newman University (Full-time enrollment: 1,831; Location: 1646 S Russell Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cn.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jefferson City:

  • Walters State Community College (about 15 miles; Morristown, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,359)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 28 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 34 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 40 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Tusculum College (about 41 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 58 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • Western Carolina University (about 62 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 8,684)

Public elementary/middle schools in Jefferson City:

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Library in Jefferson City:

  • JEFFERSON CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $119,705; Location: 1427 RUSSELL AVE; 21,027 books; 14 e-books; 248 audio materials; 668 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 57 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of Carolyn Peck,College Basketball Coach (Florida Gator Women)

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Notable locations in Jefferson City: Jefferson City Community Center (A), Mossy Creek Beat Dock (B), Jefferson City Industrial Park (C), Five Chimneys Plantation (D), Maples Library (E), Jefferson City Community Center (F), Jefferson City City Hall (G), Holt Fieldhouse (H), Lakeway Central Volunteer Fire Department (I), Jefferson City Fire Department (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: West End Shopping Center (1), North Ridge Shopping Center (2), Jefferson Shopping Center (3), College Square Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jefferson City include: Magna View Church (A), Jefferson City First Baptist Church (B), Friendsview Baptist Church (C), Devoll Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Branner Cemetery (1), Westview Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Buffalo Wallow Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Jefferson City include: Johnson Ball Park (1), Burke-Tarr Stadium (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Jefferson 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 106. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

106
U.S.:

74

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 4.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.41
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 4.50. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.50
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 24.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Jefferson City and their reported violations in the past:

JEFFERSON CITY WATER & SEWER C (Population served: 8,558, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-29-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-29-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-15-2013)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
BLACK OAK MARINA (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2007), St Public Notif requested (FEB-15-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.3%
(18.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.9% for Black residents, 55.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 63.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.5%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.6%
Whole state:  5.8%

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

People in group quarters in Jefferson City in 2010:

  • 973 people in college/university student housing
  • 113 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Jefferson City in 2000:

  • 1,009 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 286 people in nursing homes
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Jefferson City, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Jefferson City compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Banks with branches in Jefferson City (2011 data):

  • First Peoples Bank of Tennessee: Jefferson City Wal-Mart Branch at 630 West Broadway, branch established on 2001/11/06; First Peoples Bank Of Tennessee at 206 West Broadway Boulevard, branch established on 1975/01/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $136.6 mil, Deposits: $116.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First Peoples Bancorp, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Jefferson City Branch at 222 East Broadway, branch established on 1919/10/19. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Jefferson City Branch at 263 East Broadway Boulevard, branch established on 1994/05/06. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Citizens National Bank: Jefferson City Branch at 1507 O'dell Ave, branch established on 2005/12/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $859.8 mil, Deposits: $676.2 mil, headquarters in Sevierville, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Cnb Bancshares, Inc.
  • Community National Bank of the Lakeway Area: Jefferson City Branch at 156 East Broadway Boulevard, branch established on 2003/04/09. Info updated 2006/05/02: Bank assets: $115.0 mil, Deposits: $90.3 mil, headquarters in Morristown, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Tennessee State Bank: Jefferson City Branch at 106 W Broadway Boulevard, branch established on 2008/04/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $720.6 mil, Deposits: $626.7 mil, headquarters in Pigeon Forge, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Tennessee State Bancshares, Inc.
  • FSGBANK, National Association: Jefferson City Branch at 167 West Broadway Boulevard, branch established on 2002/11/26. Info updated 2007/10/03: Bank assets: $1,111.8 mil, Deposits: $1,020.8 mil, headquarters in Chattanooga, TN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 30 total offices, Holding Company: First Security Group, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Jefferson City Branch at 149 East Broadway, branch established on 1970/12/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Jefferson City travel time to work - commute Jefferson City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Utility gas (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Jefferson City city (based on Jefferson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.45%
Here: 52.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents67.8%16.9%3.1%2.3%1.7%
Congregations42.7%26.0%8.3%6.3%1.0%
NameCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristNational Association of Free Will BaptistsChurch of the BrethrenOther
Adherents1.6%1.6%1.0%0.8%3.1%
Congregations1.0%2.1%2.1%1.0%9.4%
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: 5
Jefferson County:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Jefferson County:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

28.8%
Tennessee:

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

13.4%
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
Financial Administration 1$5,238$62,8560$0
Other Government Administration 8$27,033$40,5505$1,800
Police Protection - Officers 19$63,491$40,1000$0
Police - Other 2$5,743$34,4580$0
Firefighters 12$40,762$40,7629$855
Solid Waste Management 18$50,242$33,4950$0
Parks and Recreation 8$19,175$28,76332$8,665
Water Supply 17$49,651$35,0481$1,417
Totals for Government 85$261,335$36,89447$12,737

Jefferson City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,035,000 ($126.30)
    Police Protection: $883,000 ($107.75)
    Sewerage: $690,000 ($84.20)
    Regular Highways: $606,000 ($73.95)
    Parks & Recreation: $603,000 ($73.58)
    Fire Protection: $457,000 ($55.77)
    Central Staff Services: $407,000 ($49.66)
    General - Other: $334,000 ($40.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $295,000 ($36.00)
    General Public Buildings: $178,000 ($21.72)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $61,000 ($7.44)
    Libraries: $39,000 ($4.76)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $25,000 ($3.05)
    Health Services - Other: $21,000 ($2.56)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($1.83)
    Welfare - Other: $6,000 ($0.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $102,000 ($12.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($0.37)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,261,000 ($275.90)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $161,000 ($19.65)

Jefferson City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $659,000 ($80.41)
    Parks & Recreation: $188,000 ($22.94)
    All Other: $175,000 ($21.35)
    Regular Highways: $52,000 ($6.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000 ($3.54)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,741,000 ($212.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $309,000 ($37.71)
    Property Sale Other: $225,000 ($27.46)
    Interest Earnings: $89,000 ($10.86)
    Rents: $21,000 ($2.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,261,000 ($153.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $608,000 ($74.19)
    Highways: $18,000 ($2.20)
    All Other: $12,000 ($1.46)
  • Tax - Property: $969,000 ($118.24)
    Other Selective Sales: $137,000 ($16.72)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $135,000 ($16.47)
    NEC: $60,000 ($7.32)

Jefferson City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $5,033,000 ($614.15)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,897,000 ($231.48)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $124,000 ($15.13)
    Other NEC: $75,000 ($9.15)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $4,955,000 ($604.64)
    Other, NEC: $1,725,000 ($210.49)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $247,000 ($30.14)
    Water Utilities: $202,000 ($24.65)

Jefferson City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,100,000 ($378.28)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,000 ($0.37)

8.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,287 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.04%
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 Hamblen County, TN  1.38% ($27,552 average AGI)
from Knox County, TN  1.10% ($28,119)
from Sevier County, TN  1.05% ($27,538)


7.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,483 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.78%
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 Hamblen County, TN  1.44% ($26,000 average AGI)
to Knox County, TN  1.33% ($30,000)
to Sevier County, TN  1.10% ($25,135)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jefferson City:

  • WJFC (1480 AM; 1 kW; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIO)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WMTN (1300 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN)
  • WCRK (1150 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: RADIO ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WSEV (930 AM; 5 kW; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WLIK (1270 AM; 5 kW; NEWPORT, TN; Owner: WLIK, INC)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMEN (760 AM; daytime; 2 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: THOMAS MOFFIT JR.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jefferson City:

  • WEZG (99.3 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WMXK (94.1 FM; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WNPC-FM (92.9 FM; NEWPORT, TN; Owner: HARRIS BROADCASTING INC DBA WNPC INC)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WYLV (89.1 FM; ALCOA, TN; Owner: FOOTHILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSEV-FM (105.5 FM; GATLINBURG, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJBZ-FM (96.3 FM; SEYMOUR, TN; Owner: SEYMOUR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRMX-FM (106.7 FM; NORRIS, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Jefferson City:

  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WVLR (Channel 48; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: VOLUNTEER CHRISTIAN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WJZC-LP (Channel 22; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W46DC (Channel 46; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W50CG (Channel 50; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W56CM (Channel 56; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

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

Jefferson City, Tennessee:
  • Fatal accident count: 45
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 73
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 52
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 114
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
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
See more detailed statistics of Jefferson City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total costs: $3,280,000
Total average daily traffic: 23,210
Total average daily truck traffic: 900
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 35,776
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$121,5705$124,58826$135,0763$54,7773$82,0631$49,030
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$04$130,5500$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$148,7801$198,7108$120,1931$19,2501$152,8501$84,200
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$151,2900$05$152,1521$46,4501$105,8200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$117,7950$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0703.00 , 0706.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$100,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0703.00 , 0706.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 83
  • Hazardous Condition: 63
  • Service Call: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 12

Incident types - Jefferson City

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jefferson City, TN
Most common first names in Jefferson City, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11471.9 years
Mary10079.4 years
William9273.3 years
John8574.8 years
Robert7572.4 years
George4773.4 years
Charles4570.1 years
Margaret3078.1 years
Roy2871.0 years
Ruth2576.1 years
Most common last names in Jefferson City, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3778.4 years
Jones3171.3 years
Miller3077.3 years
Johnson3079.3 years
Walker2974.1 years
Cox2772.4 years
Collins2672.4 years
Brown2273.2 years
Talley2178.5 years
Moore2076.3 years
Businesses in Jefferson City, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Curves1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
Econo Lodge1Subway2
FedEx2T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS2
Hardee's2Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
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