Morris Chapel, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 3,382.
Males: 1,688  (49.9%)
Females: 1,694  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  38.9 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 38310

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,630 (it was $28,354 in 2000)
Morris Chapel:

$32,630
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,825 (it was $12,803 in 2000)

Morris Chapel CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $79,520 (it was $51,800 in 2000)
Morris Chapel:

$79,520
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $97,984; Detached houses: $125,530; Townhouses or other attached units: $75,654; In 2-unit structures: $71,011; Mobile homes: $41,711; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $106,516
Morris Chapel races chart
  • White alone - 3,120 (94.3%)
  • Black alone - 100 (3.0%)
  • Hispanic - 35 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 34 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Morris Chapel: 128.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 450 feet

Land area: 75.6 square miles.

Population density: 45 people per square mile   (very low).

Morris Chapel, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Morris Chapel:

  • High school or higher: 64.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morris Chapel CCD:

  • Never married: 16.1%
  • Now married: 66.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 10.6%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Morris Chapel, Tennessee as of July 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Morris Chapel to the number of sex offenders is 3,382 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:

Morris Chapel CCD:  0.5% ($280)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Morris Chapel satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (38.2 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (93.8 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (456.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Crump, TN (1.4 miles ), Adamsville, TN (2.0 miles ), Savannah, TN (2.3 miles ), Milledgeville, TN (2.9 miles ), Stantonville, TN (3.0 miles ), Saltillo, TN (3.2 miles ), Enville, TN (3.2 miles ), Sardis, TN (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 35.26 N, Longitude: 88.32 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 731

Morris Chapel household income distribution Morris Chapel home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.4%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Wood products (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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

Average climate in Morris Chapel, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Morris Chapel-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/16/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.3 miles away from the Morris Chapel place center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.

On 2/5/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 5 people and caused $18 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Morris Chapel-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 75% 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 116.0 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 123.3 miles away from Morris Chapel 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 222.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 148.2 miles away from the city 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 96.3 miles away from Morris Chapel 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) earthquake occurred 161.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hardin County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Jim Hardin - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Morris Chapel:

  • TRICOUNTY HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ADAMSVILLE, TN)
  • PICKWICK DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; SAVANNAH, TN)
  • HARDIN MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; SAVANNAH, TN)
  • HARDIN CO NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SAVANNAH, TN)
  • HARDIN HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SAVANNAH, TN)
  • ELK VALLEY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; SAVANNAH, TN)
  • HMC HOME HEALTH, LLC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; SAVANNAH, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morris Chapel:

  • Jackson State Community College (about 38 miles; Jackson, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,958)
  • Union University (about 42 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 44 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • University of North Alabama (about 48 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 52 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)
  • Bethel University (about 62 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 69 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)

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Notable locations in Morris Chapel: Bluff Landing (A), Holts Landing (B), Right (C), Coffee Landing (D), Crump Landing (E), Dickey Landing (F), Perkins Bluff Landing (G), Hardin County Fire Department / Emergency Management District 1 Station 2 (H), Hardin County Fire Department / Emergency Management District 2 North Station (I), Hardin County Fire Department / Emergency Management District 2 South Station (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Morris Chapel include: Saint Pauls Church (A), First Pentecostal Church (B), Crump United Methodist Church (C), Old Union Church (D), Oakland Church (E), New Zeal Church (F), New Prospect Church (G), Morris Chapel Baptist Church (H), Morris Chapel United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sweeney Cemetery (1), Taylor Cemetery (2), Worley Cemetery (3), Ledbetter Cemetery (4), Lee Cemetery (5), Liberty Cemetery (6), Bethlehem Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Layton Branch (A), Beason Creek (B), White Oak Creek (C), Hurricane Creek (D), Hardin Slough (E), Haislip Branch (F), Gattis Creek (G), Middleton Creek (H), Doran Slough (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Morris Chapel: Adamsville Recreation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hardin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.5%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.6%
Whole state:  4.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

19.8%
Whole state:

13.5%

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

8.9%
Whole state:

5.8%

Morris Chapel compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (41%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Utility gas (20%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (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 Morris Chapel CCD (based on Hardin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.54%
Here: 52.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCumberland Presbyterian ChurchInternational Church of the Foursquare Gospel
Adherents49.6%19.3%8.6%4.4%4.4%
Congregations24.1%25.3%12.7%5.1%3.8%
NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents4.4%2.4%2.2%1.8%2.8%
Congregations6.3%2.5%5.1%1.3%13.9%
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: 15
Hardin County:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Hardin County:

4.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

12.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Hardin County:

29.3%
Tennessee:

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

14.3%
State:

13.5%

5.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,044 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
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 McNairy County, TN  1.13% ($24,204 average AGI)
from Shelby County, TN  0.44% ($35,816)
from Alcorn County, MS  0.18% ($33,625)


5.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,372 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
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 McNairy County, TN  1.02% ($27,068 average AGI)
to Shelby County, TN  0.48% ($38,810)
to Lauderdale County, AL  0.22% ($29,947)

Strongest AM radio stations in Morris Chapel:

  • WORM (1010 AM; 0 kW; SAVANNAH, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDTM (1150 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SELMER, TN; Owner: RADIO STATION WDTM, INC)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morris Chapel:

  • WDNX (89.1 FM; OLIVE HILL, TN; Owner: RURAL LIFE FOUNDATION, INC)
  • WAZD (88.1 FM; SAVANNAH, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WOWL (91.9 FM; BURNSVILLE, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC)
  • WSIB (93.9 FM; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM INC)
  • WLVS-FM (106.5 FM; CLIFTON, TN; Owner: GOLD COAST BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHHM-FM (107.7 FM; HENDERSON, TN; Owner: THOMAS RADIO, LLC)
  • WKWX (93.5 FM; SAVANNAH, TN; Owner: MELCO, INC.)
  • WADI (95.3 FM; CORINTH, MS; Owner: POWER VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WMSR-FM (94.9 FM; COLLINWOOD, TN; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • WYDL (100.7 FM; MIDDLETON, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMXX-FM (103.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)
  • WXOQ (105.5 FM; SELMER, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)
  • WFXO (104.9 FM; IUKA, MS; Owner: BILLY R. MCLAIN)
  • WORM-FM (101.7 FM; SAVANNAH, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)

TV broadcast stations around Morris Chapel:

  • W18BL (Channel 18; ADAMSVILLE, TN; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W34BU (Channel 34; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBBJ-TV (Channel 7; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W62CK (Channel 62; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W06AW (Channel 6; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM, INC.)
  • W25BY (Channel 25; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W38BY (Channel 38; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54BU (Channel 54; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W22BR (Channel 22; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52CZ (Channel 52; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64BZ (Channel 64; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W41BT (Channel 41; ACTON, TN; Owner: JULIA F. JONES)
  • W26CJ (Channel 26; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJTE-LP (Channel 19; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W32BG (Channel 32; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W69DB (Channel 69; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W51CG (Channel 51; ACTON, TN; Owner: JULIA F. JONES)
  • W56DA (Channel 56; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W46CE (Channel 46; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W28BO (Channel 28; ACTON, TN; Owner: NORMAN CLOUTIER)

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

Morris Chapel, Tennessee:
  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • 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

Morris Chapel fatal accident list:

Sep 1, 1980 10:15 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • JK313 Tennessee Jed, 7186 Hwy 22 North (Lat: 35.342111 Lon: -88.388889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQOC963
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2011, Expiration Date: 08/17/2021, Certifier: Glenn Ishihara
    Registrant: Ntch-West Tenn, Inc., 703 Pier Ave., Suite B, Pmb 813, Hermose Beach, CA 90254, Phone: (310) 798-7111, Fax: (877) 367-6824, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KC4EPD
    Grant Date: 09/25/1996, Expiration Date: 03/24/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/25/2004
    Registrant: Raymond R Rieckermann, 27120 Hwy 69 N, Morris Chapel, TN 38361
  • Call Sign: KC4HNJ, Licensee ID: L01393861
    Grant Date: 04/25/2008, Expiration Date: 07/24/2018, Certifier: Mark A Cunningham
    Registrant: Mark A Cunningham, 32440 Hwy 69 S, Morris Chapel, TN 38361-4115
  • Call Sign: WA4ZWS
    Grant Date: 02/10/1997, Expiration Date: 02/10/2007, Cancellation Date: 02/11/2009
    Registrant: Billy G Crawford, Route 1 Box 225, Morris Chapel, TN 38361
  • Call Sign: KI4CES, Licensee ID: L00740987
    Grant Date: 09/10/2003, Expiration Date: 09/10/2013, Certifier: James C Edwards
    Registrant: James C Edwards, 515 Jot Em Down Road, Morris Chapel, TN 38361

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Morris Chapel

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