Monteagle, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 1,177 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.9%
 
Males: 516  (43.9%)
Females: 661  (56.1%)
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37356, 37366, 37375.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,159 (it was $24,464 in 2000)
Monteagle:

$46,159
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,147 (it was $12,983 in 2000)

Monteagle town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $134,817 (it was $66,400 in 2000)
Monteagle:

$134,817
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $219,091; detached houses: $247,107; mobile homes: $60,042

Median gross rent in 2017: $621.

March 2019 cost of living index in Monteagle: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.9%
(25.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 95.8% for Black residents, 60.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 48.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Monteagle, TN (2010)
    • 1,12594.4%White alone
    • 282.3%Black alone
    • 171.4%Asian alone
    • 141.2%Two or more races
    • 50.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.3%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Monteagle, Tennessee as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Monteagle is 218 to 1.


Crime rates in Monteagle by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(85.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(81.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(85.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(82.7)
3
(250.0)
2
(167.1)
1
(83.1)
1
(83.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(85.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(85.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(488.6)
6
(485.4)
3
(248.1)
6
(500.0)
1
(83.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(166.3)
9
(755.0)
4
(341.3)
3
(254.9)
5
(427.0)
4
(340.7)
8
(684.3)
5
(426.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(570.0)
11
(890.0)
8
(661.7)
3
(250.0)
3
(250.6)
4
(332.2)
7
(581.9)
1
(83.9)
3
(256.0)
6
(509.8)
12
(1,025)
11
(937.0)
12
(1,027)
7
(596.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(651.5)
19
(1,537)
17
(1,406)
10
(833.3)
6
(501.3)
9
(747.5)
11
(914.4)
8
(671.1)
8
(682.6)
32
(2,719)
17
(1,452)
34
(2,896)
14
(1,198)
9
(767.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(488.6)
4
(323.6)
5
(413.6)
4
(333.3)
4
(334.2)
3
(249.2)
3
(249.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(85.0)
2
(170.8)
4
(340.7)
1
(85.5)
2
(170.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(80.9)
1
(82.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(83.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(85.4)
2
(170.4)
1
(85.5)
1
(85.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)267.9246.8210.1252.5131.298.0155.4183.7113.5227.7399.7276.8289.1239.6

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Monteagle, TN

Crime rate in Monteagle detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.97
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Ancestries: Irish (20.1%), American (18.2%), Northern European (8.9%), English (5.8%), German (5.5%), Scottish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1962

Elevation: 1920 feet

Land area: 8.14 square miles.

Population density: 145 people per square mile   (very low).

Monteagle, Tennessee map

5 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.3%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $676 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $512 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (34.8 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (82.0 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (467.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Pelham, TN (1.5 miles ),
Tracy City, TN (2.3 miles ),
Sewanee, TN (2.4 miles ),
Coalmont, TN (3.1 miles ),
Cowan, TN (3.4 miles ),
Hillsboro, TN (3.6 miles ),
Sherwood, TN (3.7 miles ),
Decherd, TN (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 35.24 N, Longitude: 85.83 W

Area code: 931

Distribution of median household income in Monteagle, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Monteagle, TN in 2017
Monteagle satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +44 (+3.7%).
Most common industries in Monteagle, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.9%)
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Machinery (2.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.8%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Machinery (5.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (22.1%)
  • Educational services (17.4%)
  • Health care (16.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.0%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Monteagle, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Carpenters (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Carpenters (7.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (10.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.2%)
  • Cashiers (7.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)

Average climate in Monteagle, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Monteagle, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Monteagle-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.3 miles away from the Monteagle town center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

On 2/13/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 44 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Monteagle-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 78% 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 52.9 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 249.5 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 112.3 miles away from Monteagle center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 150.6 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 230.3 miles away from Monteagle 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 218.6 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 Marion County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 3, Fires: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monteagle topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Monteagle:

  • BRIDGE AT MONTEAGLE (THE) (26 SECOND STREET)
  • HERITAGE MANOR OF MONTEAGLE (218 SECOND ST N E)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Monteagle:

  • EMERALD-HODGSON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SEWANEE, TN)
  • RCG WINCHESTER (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; WINCHESTER, TN)
  • CARESOUTH HHA HOLDINGS OF WINCHESTER, LLC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; WINCHESTER, TN)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - MOUNTAIN VIEW (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; WINCHESTER, TN)
  • SOUTHERN TENNESSEE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; WINCHESTER, TN)
  • WILLOWS AT WINCHESTER CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WINCHESTER, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monteagle:

  • Motlow State Community College (about 28 miles; Tullahoma, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 34 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 36 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 47 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 49 miles; Rainsville, AL; FT enrollment: 2,409)
  • Middle Tennessee State University (about 52 miles; Murfreesboro, TN; FT enrollment: 21,628)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 53 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)

Public elementary/middle school in Monteagle:

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Library in Monteagle:

  • MAY JUSTUS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $27,460; Location: 24 DIXIE LEE AVENUE; 12,113 books; 1,315 audio materials; 850 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 17 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Monteagle: Camp Unaka (A), Monteagle Fire Department (B), Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry Franklin District (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoir: Laurel Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Gooch Beasley Realtors Mountain Info Center (424 West Main Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Best Western Smoke House Lodge (I 24 At Exit 134) (1), Days Inn of Monteagle (742 Dixie Lee Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Monteagle and their reported violations in the past:

MONTEAGLE PUBLIC UTILITY BOARD (Population served: 3,274, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2007), St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-08-2008), St Formal NOV issued (APR-02-2008), St Compliance Meeting conducted (APR-15-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Record Keeping - In APR-01-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-01-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-01-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-02-2012)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-25-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-31-2008), St Formal NOV issued (APR-02-2008), St Compliance Meeting conducted (APR-15-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2007), St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2007)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Monteagle that have no violations reported:

  • MONTEAGLE SUNDAY SCHOOL ASSMBLY (Population served: 525, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.5%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.0%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Monteagle in 2010:

  • 126 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 24 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
118 people in nursing homes in 2000
9 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Banks with branches in Monteagle (2011 data):

  • Mountain Valley Bank: Monteagle Branch at P. O. Box 1329, branch established on 2002/10/28. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $97.1 mil, Deposits: $88.4 mil, headquarters in Dunlap, TN, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Sequatchie County Bancorp, Inc.
  • Citizens State Bank: Monteagle Branch at 209b West Main Street, branch established on 2002/12/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $67.8 mil, Deposits: $59.7 mil, headquarters in Jasper, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: General Bancshares, Inc.
  • Citizens Tri-County Bank: Monteagle Branch at 80 East Main Street, branch established on 2005/10/11. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $568.5 mil, Deposits: $503.4 mil, headquarters in Dunlap, TN, positive income, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Sequatchie Valley Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Monteagle:

Marital status in Monteagle, TN
  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

For population 25 years and over in Monteagle:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Monteagle
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Monteagle, TN (based on Marion County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,84055
Mainline Protestant1,80315
Other2292
Catholic2002
Black Protestant301
None18,135-
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: 5
Marion County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Marion County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Marion County:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Marion County:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.3%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.9%
Tennessee:

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

10.1%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Monteagle:

51.6%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.9%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.8%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.7%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Monteagle:

6.9
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.6%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Monteagle:

57.2%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Monteagle:

76.8%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Monteagle, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$3,121$37,4520$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 9$15,820
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 1$3,121$37,4529$15,820

Monteagle government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,059,000 ($899.75)
    Water Utilities: $809,000 ($687.34)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $616,000 ($523.36)
    Sewerage: $507,000 ($430.76)
    Water Utilities: $387,000 ($328.80)
    General - Other: $242,000 ($205.61)
    Central Staff Services: $214,000 ($181.82)
    Regular Highways: $148,000 ($125.74)
    General Public Buildings: $104,000 ($88.36)
    Local Fire Protection: $38,000 ($32.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000 ($22.09)
    Libraries: $22,000 ($18.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $40,000 ($33.98)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $132,000 ($112.15)
    Regular Highways: $113,000 ($96.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000 ($20.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $227,000 ($192.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $46,000 ($39.08)

Monteagle government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $681,000 ($578.59)
    Other: $231,000 ($196.26)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $468,000 ($397.62)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $198,000 ($168.22)
    Interest Earnings: $69,000 ($58.62)
    Rents: $65,000 ($55.23)
    Donations From Private Sources: $54,000 ($45.88)
    Fines and Forfeits: $24,000 ($20.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $980,000 ($832.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $262,000 ($222.60)
    Water Utilities: $228,000 ($193.71)
    General Local Government Support: $152,000 ($129.14)
    Other: $12,000 ($10.20)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $215,000 ($182.67)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $194,000 ($164.83)
    Public Utilities Sales: $12,000 ($10.20)
    Other License: $12,000 ($10.20)

Monteagle government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,659,000 ($3958.37)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,139,000 ($3516.57)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,685,000 ($1431.61)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,165,000 ($989.80)

Monteagle government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $251,000 ($213.25)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,618,000 ($3923.53)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $70,000 ($59.47)

5.06% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,641 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hamilton County, TN  1.35% ($47,941 average AGI)
from Jackson County, AL  0.58% ($35,086)
from Grundy County, TN  0.26% ($27,000)
Businesses in Monteagle, TN
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Subway1
FedEx1Super 81
Hardee's1U-Haul1
McDonald's1Waffle House1

Strongest AM radio stations in Monteagle:

  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WZYX (1440 AM; 5 kW; COWAN, TN; Owner: TIMS FORD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WEPG (910 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: STONE/COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WMSR (1320 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSDQ (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DUNLAP, TN; Owner: RODGSON, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Monteagle:

  • WSGM (104.7 FM; COALMONT, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WMXF-FM (97.3 FM; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWTN (99.7 FM; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDYN (89.7 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WUSX (93.3 FM; TULLAHOMA, TN; Owner: TENNNESSE VALLEY RADIO, INC)
  • W268AA (101.5 FM; FALLING WATER, TN; Owner: S/WEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • W203AZ (88.5 FM; FAIRMOUNT, TN; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Monteagle:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WDEF-TV (Channel 12; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • Monteagle, Tennessee
  • Fatal accident count18
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents27
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:9
  • Fatalities23
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents54
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Tennessee average
  • Fatal accident count11378
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents17079
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4373
  • Fatalities12643
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents28227
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1104
See more detailed statistics of Monteagle fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 256ft / 78.0mTotal length
  • $10,588,000Total costs
  • 383,900Total average daily traffic
  • 81,458Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Monteagle, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 31940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 61990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Monteagle, TN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Monteagle)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Eastbound I24 Rest Area (Lat: 35.242306 Lon: -85.858583), Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WNRU474, Licensee ID: L00002923,
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.53000 MHz, Grant Date: 02/04/2000, Expiration Date: 04/04/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/18/2002, Registrant: State Of Tennessee, 6600 Centennial Blvd, Nashville, TN 37243-0365, Phone: (615) 892-3430
  • Rest Area At I24 & Us 41a (Lat: 35.242306 Lon: -85.858583), Structure height: 37 m, Call Sign: WPDP587, Licensee ID: L00002923,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.160 MHz, Grant Date: 08/12/2003, Expiration Date: 11/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2013, Registrant: State Of Tennessee, 245 Blanton Ave, Nashville, TN 37210, Phone: (615) 741-0671, Fax: (615) 532-7515, Email:
  • L6, Lat: 35.240083 Lon: -85.828861, Call Sign: KFZ521,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.785 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/2014, Expiration Date: 03/11/2024, Registrant: Csx Transportaiton Inc, 6735 Soutpoint Dr S, 4th Flr, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:
  • 521 W Main St (Lat: 35.238333 Lon: -85.827222), Call Sign: WQGB753,
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 12/02/2006, Expiration Date: 12/02/2016, Cancellation Date: 02/04/2017, Certifier: Danette Clarno, Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Monteagle, 745 Nickajack Trail (Lat: 35.256000 Lon: -85.825194), Type: Pole, Structure height: 57 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: WQOP266,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 12/06/2011, Expiration Date: 12/06/2021, Certifier: Gary E Hancock, Registrant: 4g Unwired, Inc, 551 S. Apollo Blvd, Suite 207, Melbourne, FL 32901, Phone: (321) 726-4183, Fax: (321) 726-4185, Email:
  • AT33XC138, 177 College St (Lat: 35.240778 Lon: -85.834639), Type: Tank, Structure height: 41.1 m, Overall height: 43.1 m, Call Sign: WQRQ817,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19425.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/10/2013, Expiration Date: 07/10/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • AT33XC234, 1649 Trussell Rd. (Tn21659-A) (Lat: 35.206250 Lon: -85.807944), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Overall height: 111.3 m, Call Sign: WQRQ818,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17865.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 07/10/2013, Expiration Date: 07/10/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • MONTEAGLE TANK, 215 College Street (Lat: 35.240750 Lon: -85.834528), Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.6 m, Overall height: 41.1 m, Call Sign: WRDH762,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/01/2019, Expiration Date: 05/01/2029, Certifier: Wanda Mcdaniel, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:
  • MONTEAGLE, 3 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 35.219500 Lon: -85.885528), Overall height: 55.8 m, Call Sign: KIK35,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5974.80 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.80 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.20 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 02/15/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 01/03/2003, Registrant: At&t Corp., 1200 Peachtree Street, Locn Ll007, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 810-4021, Fax: (404) 810-7349, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Monteagle)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 7-15 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (None)
    N-Number: 32343 , Serial Number: F71011, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 06/24/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 10/03/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Paul Cross, Po Box 99, Monteagle, TN 37356
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6022T , Serial Number: 15060722, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 08/04/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 03/21/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Louis T Kempfer, 340 Lake Louisa Loop, Monteagle, TN 37356

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 29. The highest number of reported fires - 61 took place in 2008, and the least - 2 in 2009. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Monteagle, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (34.3%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (32.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Monteagle, TN
    • 14934.3%Structure Fires
    • 14232.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 12929.7%Outside Fires
    • 153.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Monteagle, TN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Monteagle, Tennessee:

  • Best Western Smokehouse Lodge, 850 W Main St, Monteagle, Tennessee 37356 , Phone: (931) 924-2091, Fax: (931) 924-3175
  • Super 8 Monteagle TN, 713 W Main St, Monteagle, Tennessee 37356 , Phone: (931) 924-2222, Fax: (931) 924-2550
  • American Eagle Inn, 509 W Main St, Monteagle, Tennessee 37356 , Phone: (931) 924-8880, Fax: (931) 924-8889
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Monteagle, Tennessee
Most common first names in Monteagle, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3773.5 years
William3272.2 years
Mary3180.0 years
John2574.2 years
Charles1773.4 years
Margaret1479.3 years
Robert1365.6 years
Annie1385.2 years
George1175.4 years
Emma1079.8 years
Most common last names in Monteagle, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Thomas2671.3 years
Smith2176.1 years
Mcfarland1569.5 years
Layne1571.2 years
Meeks1371.6 years
Johnson1379.6 years
Bennett1275.8 years
Adams1169.7 years
Campbell1176.9 years
Brown1080.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Monteagle, TN
  • 50.8%Electricity
  • 26.6%Utility gas
  • 18.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Monteagle, TN
  • 83.5%Electricity
  • 16.5%Utility gas


Monteagle 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Monteagle on our top lists:

  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #57 (37366) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries"
There are 3 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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