Morristown, Tennessee

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Population in 2013: 29,324 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.5%
 
Males: 13,787  (47.0%)
Females: 15,537  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  36.2 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 37813, 37814, 37860.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,572 (it was $27,005 in 2000)
Morristown:

$31,572
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,279 (it was $15,894 in 2000)

Morristown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $109,088 (it was $70,000 in 2000)
Morristown:

$109,088
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $124,834; Detached houses: $131,425; Townhouses or other attached units: $165,653; In 2-unit structures: $147,116; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $161,779; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $156,038; Mobile homes: $33,942

Median gross rent in 2012: $640.

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Morristown races chart
  • White alone - 20,805 (70.3%)
  • Hispanic - 6,013 (20.3%)
  • Black alone - 1,920 (6.5%)
  • Two or more races - 597 (2.0%)
  • Asian alone - 262 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 107 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 48 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 11 (0.04%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Morristown: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (25.9%), German (9.2%), English (8.9%), Irish (8.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), French (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1867

Elevation: 1350 feet

Land area: 20.9 square miles.

Population density: 1,403 people per square mile   (low).

Morristown,TN real estate house value index trend

Morristown, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Morristown:

  • High school or higher: 74.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morristown city:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

3,743 residents are foreign born

This city:  12.7%
Tennessee:  4.5%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 59 registered sex offenders living in Morristown, Tennessee as of March 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Morristown to the number of sex offenders is 496 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $765 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $785 (0.8%)

Morristown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (39.7 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (142.1 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (454.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Alpha, TN (2.5 miles ), White Pine, TN (2.7 miles ), Bean Station, TN (2.7 miles ), Whitesburg, TN (3.0 miles ), Baneberry, TN (3.4 miles ), Centerview, TN (3.5 miles ), Mooresburg, TN (3.5 miles ), Mohawk, TN (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 80 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 1998: 59 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 1999: 43 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2000: 50 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2001: 32 buildings, average cost: $102,600
  • 2002: 34 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2003: 47 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2004: 54 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2005: 63 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 2006: 90 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2007: 87 buildings, average cost: $131,900
  • 2008: 78 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2009: 31 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 2010: 41 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2011: 39 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 2012: 36 buildings, average cost: $100,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.21 N, Longitude: 83.30 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +16,626 (+56.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,632 (71.9%)

Area code: 423

Morristown household income distribution Morristown home values distribution

Crime rates in Morristown by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0241121101110
per 100,000 0.07.915.73.93.97.83.83.70.03.63.63.40.0
Rapes 11771681119231918161313
per 100,000 45.527.827.563.231.542.871.684.768.964.856.844.243.9
Robberies 29273328353730655236433545
per 100,000 120.0107.2129.7110.5137.8143.8113.1239.4188.5129.6152.8119.0151.9
Assaults 159161124136112198201175166160183146145
per 100,000 657.8639.2487.4536.9441.0769.5757.9644.6601.9576.1650.2496.6489.6
Burglaries 206242211206189204175224202163178200191
per 100,000 852.2960.8829.4813.3744.1792.8659.9825.1732.4586.9632.4680.3644.9
Thefts 1,2091,4501,4261,5111,5721,4411,3961,5721,7661,5801,8381,6671,522
per 100,000 5001.45756.75605.65965.36189.25600.55264.05790.76403.45688.66530.05670.15138.9
Auto thefts 16612811615714514311410911961839785
per 100,000 686.7508.2456.0619.8570.9555.8429.9401.5431.5219.6294.9329.9287.0
Arson 122517521161214135744
per 100,000 49.699.366.819.782.762.245.251.647.118.024.913.613.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 485.4501.9476.0509.2475.4534.2506.8559.1537.2467.3521.8447.4423.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Morristown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 89 (82 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
Tennessee average:

2.54

Morristown tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.8%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,177 (+9.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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

Average climate in Morristown, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Morristown-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/9/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.4 miles away from the Morristown city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1993, a category F3 tornado 38.4 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Morristown-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 142.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 46.9 miles away from Morristown center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 168.1 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) earthquake occurred 177.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 137.4 miles away from Morristown 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 296.2 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 Hamblen County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Morristown topographic map

Birthplace of: Jane Wagner - Playwright, Tim Horner - Professional wrestler, Bob Neal (Atlanta sportscaster) - Radio personality, James Henry Mays - Politician, Frankie Pack - Baseball player.

Main business address for: JEFFERSON BANCSHARES INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals in Morristown:

  • COVENANT HOMECARE HOSPICE (1530 WEST ANDREW JOHNSON HIGHWAY)
  • LAKEWAY REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 726 MCFARLAND ST)
  • MORRISTOWN HAMBLEN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION (Government - Local, 908 W 4TH NORTH ST)

Dialysis Facilities in Morristown:

  • FMC MORRISTOWN (420 W. MORRIS BLVD., STE 110)
  • MORRISTOWN DIALYSIS CENTER (120 PEARCE DRIVE)

Home Health Centers in Morristown:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH CARE (1423 WEST MORRIS BLVD SUITE B)
  • COVENANT HOMECARE (1530 W ANDREW JOHNSON HIGHWAY)
  • INTERIM HEALTH CARE OF EAST TENNESSEE (2482 BRIGHTS PIKE)
  • UNIVERSITY OF TN MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH SERV (1135 WEST 3RD NORTH STREET, SUITE B)

Nursing Homes in Morristown:

  • HERITAGE CENTER, THE (1026 MCFARLAND STREET)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF MORRISTOWN (501 WEST ECONOMY ROAD)

Airports and heliports located in Morristown:

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Colleges/Universities in Morristown:

  • Walters State Community College (Full-time enrollment: 4,359; Location: 500 South Davy Crockett Parkway; Public; Website: www.ws.edu)
  • Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Morristown (FT enrollment: 532; Location: 821 W Louise Ave; Public; Website: www.ttcmorristown.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Morristown:

  • Tusculum College (about 30 miles; Greeneville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,070)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 33 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 40 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 52 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 53 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 12,774)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 53 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 56 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)

Public high schools in Morristown:

Private high schools in Morristown:

  • FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 61; Location: 1826 IVY LN; Grades: KG - 12)
  • MORRISTOWN COVENANT ACADEMY (Students: 60; Location: 502 S JACKSON ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • LAKEWAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 37; Location: 415 CENTRAL CHURCH RD; Grades: KG - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Morristown:

Private elementary/middle schools in Morristown:

  • ALL SAINTS' EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 237; Location: 3275 MAPLE VALLEY RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MORRISTOWN SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 14; Location: 360 W ECONOMY RD; Grades: KG - 7)
See full list of schools located in Morristown, School District: HAMBLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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Notable locations in Morristown: The Country Club (A), New Line (B), West Hamblen County Volunteer Fire Department (C), Morristown Fire Department Station 2 (D), Morristown Fire Department Station 3 (E), Morristown Fire Department Station 4 (F), Morristown Fire Department Station 5 (G), Rose Center Historical Museum (H), Morristown City Hall (I), Hamblen County Courthouse (J), Morristown Fire Department (K), Morristown - Hamblen EMS (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Western Willow Shopping Center (1), Sky City Shopping Center (2), Radio Center Shopping Center (3), Park Terrace Shopping Center (4), Northgate Shopping Center (5), Northfield Court Shopping Center (6), Morristown Plaza Shopping Center (7), Morristown Mall Shopping Center (8), Liberty Plaza Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Morristown: JEFFERSON BANCSHARES INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Morristown include: Fry Church (A), Liberty Hill Church (B), Rock of Ages Church (C), Alpha Church (D), Calvary Baptist Church (E), Cherokee Hills Baptist Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), Hillcrest Baptist Church (H), Montvue Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Martha Sunderland Cemetery (1), Morelock Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: West Fork Turkey Creek (A), West Fork Creek (B), Thompson Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Morristown include: Morristown College Historic District (1), Barron Park (2), Lon Price Park (3), Jaycee Park (4), Frank Lorino Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Crockett Tavern Museum (2002 Morningside Drive) (1), Rose Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 442 West 2nd North Street) (2), Hamblen County Boat Dock Inc (Tours & Charters; 3050 Cherokee Park Rd) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Days Inn Morristown (2512 East Andrew Johnson Highway) (1), Hampton Inn Morristown (3750 West Andrew Johnson Highway) (2), Economy Inn (1307 South Cumberland Street) (3), Holiday Inn Morristown Conference Center (I 81 & Highway 25 Exit East) (4), Days Inn (2512 East Andrew Johnson Highway) (5), Comfort Suites Morristown (3660 West Andrew Johnson Highway) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Hamblen County Government - Circuit & Sessions Court Clerk (510 Allison Street) (1), Hamblen County Government - Juvenile Court Services (510 Allison Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hamblen 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 104. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

104
U.S.:

74

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 4.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.41
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 4.34. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.34
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 24.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

20.2

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

MORRISTOWN WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 34,417, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Record Keeping - In MAR-01-2012, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-13-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-13-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-09-2012)
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2005), St Boil Water Order (AUG-04-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2005)
  • One minor monitoring violation
WITT UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 4,995, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-05-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-05-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-07-2012), St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-15-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-02-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 15 other older monitoring violations
FASTRAX BP #2 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • HOLTS BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.9%
(22.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.2% for Black residents, 40.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 29.9% for other race residents, 22.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.8%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

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

People in group quarters in Morristown in 2010:

  • 487 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 276 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 81 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 42 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Morristown in 2000:

  • 475 people in nursing homes
  • 178 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 82 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 28 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill

Morristown, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Morristown compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Banks with most branches in Morristown (2011 data):

  • Jefferson Federal Bank: West Morris Branch, at 120 Evans Avenue, 123 Merchants Greene Branch, Stonewall Court Mortgage Branch, East Main Street Branch. Info updated 2008/12/04: Bank assets: $530.9 mil, Deposits: $432.6 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Jefferson Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: East Side Branch, Colonial Loan Association Branch, Union Planters Bank Of The Lakeway A, Alpha-Talbott Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Colonial Square Branch, College Square Branch, Alpha Branch. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Capital Bank, National Association: Morristown Plaza Branch, Morristown West Branch, Morristown College Square Branch. Info updated 2011/09/21: Bank assets: $6,448.0 mil, Deposits: $5,135.4 mil, headquarters in Miami, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 152 total offices, Holding Company: North American Financial Holdings, Inc.
  • First Tennessee Bank, National Association: Morristown Branch, West Side Financial Center Branch, East Side Branch. Info updated 2009/09/08: Bank assets: $24,563.4 mil, Deposits: $16,402.1 mil, headquarters in Memphis, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 180 total offices, Holding Company: First Horizon National Corporation
  • Community National Bank of the Lakeway Area: West Andrew Johnson Branch at 2640 West Andrew Johnson Highway, branch established on 2008/01/28; Community National Bank Of The Lakew at 225 West First North Street, branch established on 2003/04/09. Info updated 2006/05/02: Bank assets: $115.0 mil, Deposits: $90.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Citizens Bank: Morristown Branch at 2571 East Morris Boulevard, branch established on 2003/03/03. Info updated 2010/07/08: Bank assets: $152.6 mil, Deposits: $138.3 mil, headquarters in New Tazewell, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorp, Inc.
  • Andrew Johnson Bank: Morristown Branch at 435 West First North Street, branch established on 1996/05/13. Info updated 2009/02/19: Bank assets: $267.9 mil, Deposits: $242.8 mil, headquarters in Greeneville, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Andrew Johnson Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Peoples Bank of Tennessee: Morristown East End Branch at 475 North Davy Crockett Parkway, branch established on 2001/07/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $136.6 mil, Deposits: $116.4 mil, headquarters in Jefferson City, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First Peoples Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Morristown, Tennessee:

  • Super 8 Motel, 2430 E Andrew Johnson Hwy, Morristown, TN 37814 , Phone: (423) 586-8880, Fax: (423) 585-0654
  • Comfort Suites, 3660 W Andrew Johnson Hwy, Morristown, TN 37814 , Phone: (423) 585-4000, Fax: (423) 585-4002
  • Best Western Plus Morristown Conference Center Hotel, 5435 S Davy Crockett Pkwy, Morristown, TN 37813 , Phone: (423) 587-2400, Fax: (423) 581-7344
  • Travelodge, 3304 W Andrew Johnson Hwy, Morristown, TN 37814 , Phone: (423) 581-8700, Fax: (423) 581-7128
  • Scottish Inns, 3515 W Andrew Johnson Hwy, Morristown, TN 37814 , Phone: (423) 586-8121, Fax: (423) 586-3520
  • Hampton Inn, 3750 W Andrew Johnson Hwy, Morristown, TN 37814 , Phone: (423) 587-0952, Fax: (423) 587-0840
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Morristown, 2903 Millers Pointe Dr, Morristown, TN 37813 , Phone: (423) 307-1111, Fax: (423) 307-1064
  • Econo Lodge Morristown, 5984 W Andrew Johnson Hwy, Morristown, TN 37814 , Phone: (423) 586-8504, Fax: (423) 839-2297
  • Super 8 Motel, 5400 S Davy Crockett Pkwy, Morristown, TN 37813 , Phone: (800) 800-8000, Fax: (423) 318-8295
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Morristown, Tennessee

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Morristown travel time to work - commute Morristown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (80%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • 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 Morristown city (based on Hamblen County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.92%
Here: 62.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents70.9%11.6%3.6%2.5%1.9%
Congregations48.9%14.1%1.1%5.4%3.3%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents1.5%1.5%1.1%1.0%4.4%
Congregations3.3%1.1%1.1%3.3%18.5%
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: 13
Hamblen County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Hamblen County:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.2%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Hamblen County:

29.4%
Tennessee:

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

17.0%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 16$64,921$48,6910$0
Other Government Administration 19$64,965$41,0310$0
Police Protection - Officers 81$308,616$45,7210$0
Police - Other 6$18,436$36,8720$0
Firefighters 78$268,053$41,2390$0
Fire - Other 6$18,846$37,6920$0
Streets and Highways 45$149,002$39,7340$0
Solid Waste Management 11$33,733$36,8000$0
Sewerage 15$47,652$38,1220$0
Parks and Recreation 17$57,283$40,43523$23,730
Water Supply 21$123,123$70,3560$0
Electric Power 74$371,735$60,2810$0
Other and Unallocable 37$172,681$56,0050$0
Totals for Government 426$1,699,046$47,86023$23,730

6.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,689 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
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 Jefferson County, TN  1.16% ($26,000 average AGI)
from Hawkins County, TN  0.56% ($69,322)
from Grainger County, TN  0.45% ($24,020)


5.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,777 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
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 Jefferson County, TN  1.11% ($27,552 average AGI)
to Knox County, TN  0.57% ($34,323)
to Grainger County, TN  0.37% ($23,975)

Strongest AM radio stations in Morristown:

  • WCRK (1150 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: RADIO ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WMTN (1300 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WLIK (1270 AM; 5 kW; NEWPORT, TN; Owner: WLIK, INC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WSEV (930 AM; 5 kW; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morristown:

  • WMXK (94.1 FM; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WNPC-FM (92.9 FM; NEWPORT, TN; Owner: HARRIS BROADCASTING INC DBA WNPC INC)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WEZG (99.3 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • W284AL (105.1 FM; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Morristown:

  • W61DG (Channel 61; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WETP-TV (Channel 2; SNEEDVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WVLR (Channel 48; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: VOLUNTEER CHRISTIAN TELEVISION, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Morristown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 58
Total length: 246 meters (807ft)
Total costs: $6,347,000
Total average daily traffic: 532,458
Total average daily truck traffic: 33,517

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 18
  • 1970-1979: 26
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 5
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Morristown, TN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Morristown)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 203 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Morristown, TN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 239 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Morristown)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Morristown)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 68 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED77$95,82161$122,630287$113,41024$42,6872$107,81058$78,5171$36,140
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$75,3426$87,38721$122,3314$41,1000$03$93,2501$68,610
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$114,78511$79,904114$101,37721$26,9930$019$58,2713$55,627
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$81,5749$116,03065$113,8672$14,0550$012$78,5851$47,880
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$98,5901$19,6209$147,9830$00$01$19,6200$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1001.00 , 1002.00, 1003.00, 1004.00, 1008.00, 1009.00, 1011.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$177,8195$186,3822$119,840
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$289,8402$82,7950$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$97,4600$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1001.00 , 1002.00, 1003.00, 1004.00, 1008.00, 1009.00, 1011.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 288
  • Hazardous Condition: 65
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 11

Incident types - Morristown

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Morristown, TN
Most common first names in Morristown, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James43069.7 years
Mary37277.1 years
William33571.9 years
John26972.0 years
Robert24370.7 years
Charles19370.0 years
George15873.1 years
Margaret11278.8 years
Roy9671.7 years
Dorothy8673.8 years
Most common last names in Morristown, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith22973.2 years
Collins13872.6 years
Johnson12475.6 years
Williams11871.6 years
Long11474.0 years
Davis10771.0 years
Jones9471.7 years
Moore9373.9 years
Greene9171.3 years
Noe7776.2 years
Businesses in Morristown, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts2Kmart1
Aeropostale1Kohl's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Little Caesars Pizza2
Applebee's1Long John Silver's2
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone2Maurices1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's4
Bath & Body Works1Nike7
Blockbuster1Nissan1
Burger King1OfficeMax1
CVS2Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Chick-Fil-A1Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut1
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack2
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday1
Days Inn1Rue211
Domino's Pizza2Ryan's Grill1
Dunkin Donuts1SONIC Drive-In3
Econo Lodge1Sears2
FedEx6Subway7
Ford1Super 82
GNC1T-Mobile2
GameStop1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block4Taco Bell1
Hardee's4Toyota1
Hilton1Travelodge1
Hobby Lobby1U-Haul6
Holiday Inn2UPS6
Home Depot1Vans2
Honda1Verizon Wireless1
Hyundai1Waffle House2
IHOP1Walgreens3
JCPenney1Walmart1
Journeys1Wendy's1
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