Lake Tansi, Tennessee

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Population in 2010: 3,803. Population change since 2000: +45.1%
Males: 1,962  (51.6%)
Females: 1,841  (48.4%)
Median resident age:  52.6 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 38555.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,393 (it was $29,697 in 2000)
Lake Tansi:

$39,393
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,868 (it was $15,749 in 2000)

Lake Tansi CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $132,237 (it was $75,100 in 2000)
Lake Tansi:

$132,237
TN:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $184,239; Detached houses: $200,675; Townhouses or other attached units: $206,628; In 2-unit structures: $151,625; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $309,803; Mobile homes: $86,617; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $9,458

Median gross rent in 2013: $736.

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  • Races in Lake Tansi, TN (2010)

    Lake Tansi races chart
    • 3,70397.4%White alone
    • 401.1%Hispanic
    • 290.8%Two or more races
    • 140.4%American Indian alone
    • 110.3%Black alone
    • 50.1%Asian alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

Races in Lake Tansi detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lake Tansi: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.6%), United States (12.5%), Irish (11.9%), English (8.6%), Scottish (3.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 8.71 square miles.

Population density: 437 people per square mile   (low).

Lake Tansi,TN real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Lake Tansi:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Tansi CDP:

  • Never married: 10.7%
  • Now married: 66.2%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

62 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.6%
Tennessee:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $525 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $472 (0.4%)

Lake Tansi satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (58.6 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (97.6 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (436.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lantana, TN (2.0 miles ), Crossville, TN (2.4 miles ), Crab Orchard, TN (3.2 miles ), Pleasant Hill, TN (3.3 miles ), Fairfield Glade, TN (3.5 miles ), Mayland-Pleasant Hill, TN (3.5 miles ), Bowman, TN (3.6 miles ), Spring City, TN (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 35.87 N, Longitude: 85.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 931

Lake Tansi household income distribution Lake Tansi home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.3%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Lake Tansi, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lake Tansi-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.0 miles away from the Lake Tansi place center killed 7 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 26.3 miles away from the place center killed 10 people and injured 51 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Tansi-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 100.9 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 61.3 miles away from Lake Tansi 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 172.4 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) earthquake occurred 237.0 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 210.0 miles away from Lake Tansi center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 200.9 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 Cumberland County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Tansi topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lake Tansi:

  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF CROSSVILLE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CROSSVILLE, TN)
  • C M C HOME C A R E (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CROSSVILLE, TN)
  • CUMBERLAND MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; CROSSVILLE, TN)
  • HOSPICE OF CUMBERLAND COUNTY INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CROSSVILLE, TN)
  • CROSSVILLE DIALYSIS CLINIC (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; CROSSVILLE, TN)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF CROSSVILLE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CROSSVILLE, TN)
  • WYNDRIDGE HEALTH AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CROSSVILLE, TN)

Operable nuclear power plant near Lake Tansi:

  • 17 miles: Watts Bar 1 in Spring City, TN.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Tansi:

  • Roane State Community College (about 25 miles; Harriman, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,302)
  • Tennessee Technological University (about 33 miles; Cookeville, TN; FT enrollment: 9,761)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 48 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 50 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Lee University (about 51 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 55 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 58 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Zip Code for Lake Tansi is 38572 WAEW and WCSV are owned by Peg Broadcasting WUOT (91.9 FM) Knoxville and WIVK (107.7 FM) Knoxville are very strong FM stations

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Notable locations in Lake Tansi: Tansi Resort (A), Cumberland County Fire Department Station 5 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoirs: Mohawk Lake (A), Hiawawtha Lake (B), Geronimo Lake (C), Lake Tansi (D), Byrd Creek Lake (E), Stillhouse Creek Lake (F), Byrd Creek Reservoir (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Flatrock Branch (A), Cottrell Branch (B), Apple Orchard Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cumberland 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 2012 was 23.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

23.0
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.0%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.8%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.4%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Lake Tansi 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Tennessee average:

12.1

Lake Tansi travel time to work - commute Lake Tansi mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake Tansi CDP (based on Cumberland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,06087
Mainline Protestant5,06821
Catholic2,5312
Other2,2103
Orthodox--
None28,184-
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
Cumberland County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Cumberland County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
Cumberland County:

9.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

7.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.0%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Cumberland County:

27.1%
Tennessee:

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

17.4%
State:

13.5%

5.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,211 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
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 Putnam County, TN  0.34% ($22,750 average AGI)
from Fentress County, TN  0.20% ($21,512)
from Roane County, TN  0.16% ($29,471)


4.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,864 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.52%
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 Putnam County, TN  0.45% ($29,277 average AGI)
to Knox County, TN  0.23% ($30,875)
to Davidson County, TN  0.14% ($24,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Tansi:

  • WAEW (1330 AM; 1 kW; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSV (1490 AM; 1 kW; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WECO (940 AM; 5 kW; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Tansi:

  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WOWF (102.5 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: PEG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXVL (99.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWSR (105.7 FM; ROCKWOOD, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WAYA (93.9 FM; SPRING CITY, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WGSQ (94.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKXD-FM (106.9 FM; MONTEREY, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WDNT-FM (104.9 FM; DAYTON, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WRKK-FM (105.5 FM; SPARTA, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WBZH (92.7 FM; HARRIMAN, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZYZ (90.1 FM; SPENCER, TN; Owner: CHURCH FAITH TRINITY ASSEMBLIES)
  • WWOG (90.9 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WLIV-FM (104.7 FM; MONTEREY, TN; Owner: WKXN INC)
  • W211AS (90.1 FM; SPENCER, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKTS (90.1 FM; KINGSTON, TN; Owner: THE KINGSTON CENTURY CLUB INC.)
  • WECO-FM (101.3 FM; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Tansi:

  • WBXX-TV (Channel 20; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF TENNESSEE, LLC)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WCTE (Channel 22; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: UPPER CUMBERLAND BROADCAST COUNCIL)
  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
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