Kyles Ford, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 873.
Males: 438  (50.3%)
Females: 435  (49.7%)
Median resident age:

41.5 years
Tennessee median age:

35.9 years

Zip code: 37731

Estimated median household income in 2019: $23,617 (it was $14,726 in 2000)
Kyles Ford:

$23,617
TN:

$56,071

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $20,091 (it was $9,705 in 2000)

Kyles Ford CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $95,304 (it was $39,900 in 2000)
Kyles Ford:

$95,304
TN:

$191,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $127,576; detached houses: $147,101; townhouses or other attached units: $70,619; mobile homes: $61,196
March 2019 cost of living index in Kyles Ford: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Kyles Ford, TN (2000)
    • 87098.1%White alone
    • 91.0%Two or more races
    • 50.6%Hispanic
    • 10.1%Black alone
    • 10.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Kyles Ford, Tennessee as of March 07, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kyles Ford is 873 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1175 feet

Land area: 46.9 square miles.

Population density: 19 people per square mile   (very low).

Kyles Ford, Tennessee map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Kyles Ford CCD:

0.5% ($199)
Tennessee:

0.8% ($715)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (40.4 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (129.0 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (441.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Eidson, TN (2.6 miles ),
Jonesville, VA (3.1 miles ),
Sneedville, TN (3.2 miles ),
Rogersville, TN (3.3 miles ),
Surgoinsville, TN (3.5 miles ),
Big War Creek, TN (3.6 miles ),
Pennington Gap, VA (3.6 miles ),
Dryden, VA (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 36.57 N, Longitude: 83.04 W

Distribution of median household income in Kyles Ford, TN in 2019
Kyles Ford satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.5%
Tennessee:

5.0%
Most common industries in Kyles Ford, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (18.8%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (12.2%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (24.3%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (11.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Machinery (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (20.4%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (13.3%)
  • Educational services (13.3%)
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.1%)
  • Social assistance (7.1%)
Most common occupations in Kyles Ford, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (5.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.3%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (7.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (6.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (19.4%)
  • Cashiers (13.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)

Average climate in Kyles Ford, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kyles Ford, Tennessee average temperatures Kyles Ford, Tennessee average precipitation Kyles Ford, Tennessee humidity Kyles Ford, Tennessee wind speed Kyles Ford, Tennessee snowfall Kyles Ford, Tennessee sunshine Kyles Ford, Tennessee clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 31.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

31.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 4.41. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.41
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 4.34. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.34
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2006 was 36.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.4
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Kyles Ford-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/9/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.9 miles away from the Kyles Ford place center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/5/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the place center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kyles Ford-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 44% greater 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 123.7 miles away from Kyles Ford center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 108.4 miles away from Kyles Ford center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 296.0 miles away from Kyles Ford 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 73.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 118.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/10/2012 at 17:08:14, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 10.6 mi) earthquake occurred 39.6 miles away from Kyles Ford 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 Hancock County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Kyles Ford:

  • HANCOCK COUNTY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; SNEEDVILLE, TN)
  • HANCOCK MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SNEEDVILLE, TN)
  • WELLMONT HAWKINS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; ROGERSVILLE, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kyles Ford:

  • Walters State Community College (about 28 miles; Morristown, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,359)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 29 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Tusculum College (about 32 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 35 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 36 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 42 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 12,774)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 47 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kyles Ford: Panther Creek Volunteer Fire Department (A), Pressmens Home Power Plant (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kyles Ford include: Shelby Creek Church (A), Fox Branch Church (B), Kyles Ford Baptist Church (C), Riverside Church (D), Wallens Bend Church (E), Walnut Grove Church (F), Independence Church (G), Davis Chapel (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Horton Cemetery (1), Testerman Cemetery (2), Johnson Cemetery (3), Wallen Cemetery (4), Weston Cemetery (5), Willis Cemetery (6), Alder Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Machine Branch (A), Robinette Branch (B), War Creek (C), Fox Branch (D), Davis Branch (E), Fisher Branch (F), Bend Branch (G), Willis Creek (H), Sandy Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hancock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

54.6%
Whole state:

69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.3%
Whole state:

4.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

39.5%
Whole state:

13.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

9.3%
Whole state:

5.8%

For population 15 years and over in Kyles Ford:

Marital status in Kyles Ford, TN
  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

For population 25 years and over in Kyles Ford:

  • High school or higher: 44.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

21.9
Tennessee average:

13.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kyles Ford, TN (based on Hancock County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,64734
Mainline Protestant1442
Catholic41
None1,024-
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: 2
Hancock County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
This county:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Hancock County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.5%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

29.5%
State:

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

13.3%
Tennessee:

13.5%

3.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($25,167 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.79%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Strongest AM radio stations in Kyles Ford:

  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WSWV (1570 AM; 2 kW; PENNINGTON GAP, VA; Owner: IBS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHGG (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIO)
  • WFSR (970 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPAY)
  • WRGS (1370 AM; 1 kW; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: WRGS, INC.)
  • WCRK (1150 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: RADIO ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTP (1590 AM; 10 kW; JONESBOROUGH, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHLN (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kyles Ford:

  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WJNV (99.1 FM; JONESVILLE, VA; Owner: REGINA KAY MOORE)
  • WEYE (104.3 FM; SURGOINSVILLE, TN; Owner: TRI-CITY RADIO, LLC)
  • WTUK (105.1 FM; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WCSK (90.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: KINGSPORT CITY SCHOOLS BD. OF EDUC .)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Kyles Ford:

  • WAGV (Channel 44; HARLAN, KY; Owner: LIVING FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WETP-TV (Channel 2; SNEEDVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Kyles Ford fatal accident list:

Jan 29, 2005 01:56 PM, Hortonfordrd, Lat: 36.570990, Lon: -83.033730, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 29, 2003 05:50 PM, Sr-70, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: NX2U, Licensee ID: L00159965, Grant Date: 03/01/2017, Expiration Date: 05/16/2027, Certifier: Michael Del Valle Jr, Registrant: Michael Del Valle Jr, 7280 Kyles Ford Hwy, Kyles Ford, TN 37765
  • Call Sign: KG4TZN, Licensee ID: L00537332, Grant Date: 05/09/2012, Expiration Date: 06/25/2022, Certifier: Daniel R Taylor, Registrant: Daniel Taylor, 1953 Wallen Town Rd., Kyles Ford, TN 37765
  • Call Sign: KI4YWW, Licensee ID: L01316683, Grant Date: 07/08/2017, Expiration Date: 08/22/2027, Certifier: James J Lumpkin, Registrant: James J Lumpkin, 1002 Fisher Valley Rd, Kyles Ford, TN 37765

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kyles Ford, TN
  • 42.9%Electricity
  • 24.1%Wood
  • 18.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.1%Coal or coke
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kyles Ford, TN
  • 33.8%Wood
  • 25.0%Coal or coke
  • 23.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.6%Electricity


Kyles Ford compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income significantly 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 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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