Lascassas, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 11,822.
Males: 5,881  (49.8%)
Females: 5,941  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  33.1 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 37085

Estimated median household income in 2012: $59,284 (it was $51,674 in 2000)
Lascassas:

$59,284
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,506 (it was $19,442 in 2000)

Lascassas CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $163,780 (it was $115,100 in 2000)
Lascassas:

$163,780
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $199,181; Detached houses: $213,725; Mobile homes: $84,276
Lascassas races chart
  • White alone - 8,304 (92.6%)
  • Black alone - 458 (5.1%)
  • Hispanic - 102 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 56 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 20 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.07%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lascassas: 151.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 585 feet

Land area: 103.7 square miles.

Population density: 114 people per square mile   (very low).

Lascassas, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Lascassas:

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lascassas CCD:

  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 70.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 6.8%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Lascassas, Tennessee as of April 18, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lascassas to the number of sex offenders is 1,970 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

Lascassas CCD:  0.6% ($728)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Lascassas satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Murfreesboro, TN (8.5 miles , pop. 68,816).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (27.1 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (412.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Walterhill, TN (1.7 miles ), Murfreesboro, TN (2.9 miles ), Cedars, TN (3.1 miles ), Smyrna, TN (3.2 miles ), La Vergne, TN (3.6 miles ), Almaville, TN (3.7 miles ), Auburntown, TN (3.7 miles ), Watertown, TN (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 35.97 N, Longitude: 86.33 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 615

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

6.0%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation equipment (11%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Lascassas, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lascassas-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the Lascassas place center injured 18 people and caused $5 million in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.6 miles away from the place center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

Earthquake activity:

Lascassas-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 191.8 miles away from the 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 109.6 miles away from Lascassas 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 160.7 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) earthquake occurred 203.2 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 133.5 miles away from Lascassas center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 214.8 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 Lascassas:

  • STONES RIVER CENTER (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MURFREESBORO, TN)
  • STONES RIVER CENTER (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MURFREESBORO, TN)
  • NORTHSIDE HEALTH CARE NURSING AND REHABILITATION C (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MURFREESBORO, TN)
  • PEACHTREE CTR NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SMYRNA, TN)
  • MURFREESBORO DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; MURFREESBORO, TN)
  • DCI MURFREESBORO (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; MURFREESBORO, TN)
  • DIALYSIS ASSOC. OF MURFREESBORO-HT (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; MURFREESBORO, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lascassas:

  • Middle Tennessee State University (about 9 miles; Murfreesboro, TN; Full-time enrollment: 21,628)
  • Trevecca Nazarene University (about 27 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,223)
  • Lipscomb University (about 28 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,827)
  • Belmont University (about 29 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 5,795)
  • Volunteer State Community College (about 29 miles; Gallatin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,311)
  • Vanderbilt University (about 29 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 10,518)
  • Tennessee State University (about 31 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,341)

Public elementary/middle school in Lascassas:

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Notable locations in Lascassas: Fate Sanders Boat Dock (A), Rutherford County Landfill (B), Almaville Fire Department Station 3 (C), Walter Hill Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (D), Lascassas Volunteer Fire Department Headquarters (E), Lascassas Volunteer Fire Department Substation (F), Walter Hill Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lascassas include: Fellowship Church (A), Little Bethel Church (B), Powells Chapel (C), Stones River Church (D), Gloriana Church (E), Antioch Church (F), Trimble Church (G), Jerusalem Church (H), Wilson Line Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Tune Cemetery (1), Ward Cemetery (2), Floyd Cemetery (3), Floyd-Alexander Cemetery (4), Kerr Cemetery (5), Lannom Cemetery (6), Wrather Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Walter Hill Lake (A), Mathews Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Andrews Creek (A), Jarman Branch (B), Hurricane Creek (C), West Fork Stones River (D), Stewart Creek (E), East Fork Stones River (F), Dry Fork (G), Bradley Creek (H), Wades Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lascassas include: Mono Recreation Area (1), Lamar Hill Access Area (2), Fate Sanders Recreation Area (3), Fall Creek Recreation Area (4). 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

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.412. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.412
U.S.:

0.303

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 14.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.1
U.S.:

9.1
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.4%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.7%
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: 0.3% of all households

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

6.6%
Whole state:

13.5%

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

2.0%
Whole state:

5.8%
161 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Lascassas compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Utility gas (21%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.64%
Here: 37.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic Church Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents45.0%13.3%13.0%9.0%2.6%
Congregations25.0%24.5%12.3%0.9%0.5%
NameAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchCumberland Presbyterian ChurchOther
Adherents2.5%2.0%1.8%1.3%9.4%
Congregations1.9%4.2%1.4%3.3%25.9%
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: 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 Lascassas:

  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMGC (810 AM; 5 kW; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: RADIO 810 NASHVILLE, LIMITED)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WCOR (900 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, TN)
  • WYFN (980 AM; 5 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: BIBLE BRADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGNS (1450 AM; 1 kW; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: THE RUTHERFORD GROUP, INC.)
  • WAKM (950 AM; 5 kW; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: FRANKLIN RADIO ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lascassas:

  • WMOT (89.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRLT (100.1 FM; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: TUNED-IN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WBUZ (102.9 FM; LA VERGNE, TN; Owner: WYCQ, INC)
  • WWTN (99.7 FM; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGFX (104.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKDF (103.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNRQ (105.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAK (96.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WSIX-FM (97.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPLN-FM (90.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WSM-FM (95.5 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAYM (88.7 FM; COLUMBIA, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRVW (107.5 FM; LEBANON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFCM-FM (91.7 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W263AI (100.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: BART WALKER)
  • WBOZ (104.9 FM; WOODBURY, TN; Owner: REACH SATELLITE NETWORK)
  • WNPL (106.7 FM; BELLE MEADE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJXA (92.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WFFH (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, TN; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMTS-FM (88.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Lascassas:

  • WHTN (Channel 39; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNAB (Channel 58; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE LICENSE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WETV-LP (Channel 11; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: CHANNEL ELEVEN, INC.)
  • WHRT-LP (Channel 27; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: LANDMARK ARTS, INC.)
  • WTVF (Channel 5; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NEWSCHANNEL 5 NETWORK, LP)
  • WKRN-TV (Channel 2; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WKRN, G.P.)
  • 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)
  • WPGD (Channel 50; HENDERSONVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNPT (Channel 8; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJFB (Channel 66; LEBANON, TN; Owner: BRYANT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W36AK (Channel 36; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNPX-LP (Channel 20; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WGAP-LP (Channel 26; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WJDE-LP (Channel 24; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WRMX-LP (Channel 12; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WJNK-LP (Channel 61; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

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

Lascassas, Tennessee:
  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
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

Lascassas fatal accident list:

Feb 26, 2001 08:16 PM, Us-Sr96, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 30
  • Hazardous Condition: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Lascassas

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lascassas, TN
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