For population 25 years and over in Lakesite:
For population 15 years and over in Lakesite city:
20 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,325 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (13.3 miles , pop. 155,554).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (108.4 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (479.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Middle Valley, TN (1.8 miles ), Soddy-Daisy, TN (2.1 miles ), Harrison, TN (2.5 miles ), Snow Hill, TN (2.5 miles) , Falling Water, TN (2.6 miles ), Mowbray Mountain, TN (2.6 miles ), Sale Creek, TN (3.1 miles) , Flat Top Mountain, TN (3.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.21 N, Longitude: 85.14 W
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +552 (+42.7%).
Work and jobs in Lakesite: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lakesite, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lakesite-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/2/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.6 miles away from the Lakesite city center killed 4 people and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/15/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lakesite-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 61% 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 56.6 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 77.8 miles away from Lakesite center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 70.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 53.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.7 miles away from Lakesite center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 21.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Hamilton County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Lakesite:
Amtrak station near Lakesite:
Operable nuclear power plants near Lakesite:
Local government website: WWW.LAKESITE.ORG
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lakesite:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.84. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.70. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.7%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lakesite compared to Tennessee state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Lakesite city (based on Hamilton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.22%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 68
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 156
Number of full-service restaurants: 259
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lakesite government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Lakesite government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Lakesite government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,745 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($214 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,164 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($81 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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TV broadcast stations around Lakesite:
Lakesite fatal accident list:
Sep 2, 2007 06:58 AM, Sr-319, N Prairie Circle, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: