For population 25 years and over in Medon:
For population 15 years and over in Medon city:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $486 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (12.4 miles , pop. 59,643).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (66.6 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (446.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Toone, TN (3.0 miles ), Silerton, TN (3.0 miles) , Pinson, TN (3.0 miles ), West Chester, TN (3.3 miles ), Huntersville, TN (3.5 miles ), Jackson, TN (3.5 miles ), Henderson, TN (3.6 miles ), Bolivar, TN (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 35.46 N, Longitude: 88.87 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 731
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +51 (+36.4%).
Average climate in Medon, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Medon-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 192% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/17/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the Medon city center killed 6 people and injured 106 people and caused $10 million in damages.
On 5/4/2003, a category F4 tornado 10.1 miles away from the city center killed 11 people and injured 86 people and caused $40 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Medon-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 83.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.3 miles away from Medon center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 91.4 miles away from Medon center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 67.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Madison County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 4, Flash Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Arthur Adams (singer) - Blues musician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Medon:
Local government website: WWW.CITYOFMEDONTN.HOMESTEAD.COM
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Medon:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 34.7%
(31.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black 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)
Medon compared to Tennessee state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Medon (based on Madison County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.64%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 18
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 60
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.21% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,204 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($221 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,398 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Medon:
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TV broadcast stations around Medon:
Medon fatal accident list:
Apr 13, 2000 09:45 PM, Sr-18, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 11, 1998 03:35 AM, Sr-18, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 6, 1994 04:40 PM, Sr18, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 14, 1985 04:20 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 25, 1983 02:05 PM, S018010091, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 22, 1979 06:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Medon)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Medon)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0018.00
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.