Kittrell, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 5,511.
Males: 2,806  (50.9%)
Females: 2,705  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  36.8 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 37149

Estimated median household income in 2013: $52,746 (it was $42,725 in 2000)
Kittrell:

$52,746
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,236 (it was $18,350 in 2000)

Kittrell CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $145,363 (it was $101,900 in 2000)
Kittrell:

$145,363
TN:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $191,404; Detached houses: $194,849; Townhouses or other attached units: $200,542; In 2-unit structures: $111,665; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $276,304; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $102,205; Mobile homes: $72,702
  • Races in Kittrell, TN (2000)

    Kittrell races chart
    • 4,01195.9%White alone
    • 771.8%Black alone
    • 360.9%Hispanic
    • 260.6%Two or more races
    • 170.4%Asian alone
    • 120.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Kittrell: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 86.1 square miles.

Population density: 64 people per square mile   (very low).

Kittrell, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Kittrell:

  • High school or higher: 75.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kittrell CCD:

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

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

Kittrell CCD:  0.6% ($599)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Kittrell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Murfreesboro, TN (10.4 miles , pop. 68,816).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (39.4 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (427.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Christiana, TN (3.0 miles ), South Cannon, TN (3.2 miles ), Lakewood Park, TN (3.2 miles ), Murfreesboro, TN (3.2 miles ), Beech Grove, TN (3.3 miles ), Woodbury, TN (3.4 miles ), Bell Buckle, TN (3.6 miles ), Plateau of the Barrens, TN (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 35.76 N, Longitude: 86.26 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 615

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

6.0%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Transportation equipment (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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

Average climate in Kittrell, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kittrell-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 75% 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 Kittrell place center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

On 1/24/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the place center injured 18 people and caused $5 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kittrell-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 76% 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 94.4 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 206.8 miles away from Kittrell 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 212.0 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 175.7 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 128.7 miles away from Kittrell 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 206.8 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 Rutherford County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Kittrell:

  • COMMUNITY CARE OF RUTHERFORD (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MURFREESBORO, TN)
  • STONES RIVER CENTER (Hospital, about 8 miles away; MURFREESBORO, TN)
  • STONES RIVER CENTER (Hospital, about 8 miles away; MURFREESBORO, TN)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, MURFREESBORO (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MURFREESBORO, TN)
  • MURFREESBORO HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MURFREESBORO, TN)
  • CARIS HEALTHCARE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MURFREESBORO, TN)
  • HOSPICE OF MURFREESBORO (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MURFREESBORO, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kittrell:

  • Middle Tennessee State University (about 9 miles; Murfreesboro, TN; Full-time enrollment: 21,628)
  • Motlow State Community College (about 28 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,915)
  • Trevecca Nazarene University (about 39 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,223)
  • Lipscomb University (about 39 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,827)
  • Belmont University (about 40 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 5,795)
  • Vanderbilt University (about 41 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 10,518)
  • Nashville State Community College (about 43 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 6,436)

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Notable locations in Kittrell: Foxfire Farm (A), Hoovers Gap (B), The Corners (C), Kittrell Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kittrell include: Big Creek Church (A), Prosperity Church (B), Donnel Chapel (C), Rock Hill Church (D), Christianship Ministries Gathering of Disciples (E), Cripple Creek Church (F), Pleasant View Church (G), Hatties Chapel Church (H), Wilson Hill Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Todd Cemetery (1), Kelton Cemetery (2), Youree Cemetery (3), Wilson Cemetery (4), Weatherly Cemetery (5), Wards Grove Cemetery (6), Todd Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Springs Creek (A), Dry Creek (B), Dry Branch (C), Knox Branch (D), Cripple Creek (E), Murray Branch (F), Reed Creek (G), McElroy Branch (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rutherford 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 78.7. This is about average.

City:

78.7
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 2.46. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.46
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 1.58. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.58
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

32.0
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.6%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.5%
Whole state:  4.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

10.2%
Whole state:

13.5%

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

4.9%
Whole state:

5.8%

People in group quarters in Kittrell in 2000:

  • 38 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 24 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 10 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Kittrell 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 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Tennessee average:

13.3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (62%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kittrell CCD (based on Rutherford County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant71,509202
Mainline Protestant14,80243
Catholic8,6002
Other4,13517
Black Protestant1,71110
Orthodox901
None161,757-
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: 28
Rutherford County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Rutherford County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 97
Rutherford County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 156
Here:

6.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Rutherford County:

30.9%
Tennessee:

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

16.4%
State:

13.5%

8.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,683 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.51%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($52 average AGI)
Rutherford County:

0.02%
Tennessee average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Davidson County, TN  2.45% ($32,576 average AGI)
from Williamson County, TN  0.37% ($34,732)
from Wilson County, TN  0.34% ($32,483)


7.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,386 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.65%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($224 average AGI)
Rutherford County:

0.04%
Tennessee average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Davidson County, TN  2.09% ($28,936 average AGI)
to Wilson County, TN  0.33% ($33,915)
to Bedford County, TN  0.27% ($31,405)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kittrell:

  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WMGC (810 AM; 5 kW; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: RADIO 810 NASHVILLE, LIMITED)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WGNS (1450 AM; 1 kW; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: THE RUTHERFORD GROUP, INC.)
  • WMSR (1320 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WLIJ (1580 AM; 5 kW; SHELBYVILLE, TN)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kittrell:

  • WWTN (99.7 FM; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBOZ (104.9 FM; WOODBURY, TN; Owner: REACH SATELLITE NETWORK)
  • WBUZ (102.9 FM; LA VERGNE, TN; Owner: WYCQ, INC)
  • WMOT (89.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRLT (100.1 FM; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: TUNED-IN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WFCM-FM (91.7 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W263AI (100.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: BART WALKER)
  • WKDF (103.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNRQ (105.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGFX (104.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSIX-FM (97.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPLN-FM (90.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WMAK (96.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WSM-FM (95.5 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMTS-FM (88.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAYM (88.7 FM; COLUMBIA, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRVW (107.5 FM; LEBANON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W270AF (101.9 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Kittrell:

  • WETV-LP (Channel 11; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: CHANNEL ELEVEN, INC.)
  • WHRT-LP (Channel 27; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: LANDMARK ARTS, INC.)
  • WNAB (Channel 58; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE LICENSE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WHTN (Channel 39; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKRN-TV (Channel 2; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WKRN, G.P.)
  • WTVF (Channel 5; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NEWSCHANNEL 5 NETWORK, LP)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WSMV-TV (Channel 4; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WZTV (Channel 17; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WZTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNPX (Channel 28; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUXP-TV (Channel 30; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WUXP LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNPT (Channel 8; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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