Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (25.7 miles , pop. 173,890).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (129.2 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (431.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Clinchmore, TN (2.7 miles) , Petros, TN (2.8 miles ), Walden Ridge, TN (2.8 miles) , Oliver Springs, TN (3.0 miles ), Coalfield, TN (3.0 miles) , Lake City, TN (3.3 miles ), Clinton, TN (3.5 miles ), Oak Ridge, TN (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 36.17 N, Longitude: 84.34 W
Unemployment in July 2013:
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Average climate in New River, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
New River-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.1 miles away from the New River place center killed 7 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 11/10/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the place center killed 7 people and injured 28 people and caused $970,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:New River-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 32.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 70.4 miles away from New River center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 91.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 17.0 miles away from New River center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB) earthquake occurred 92.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Anderson County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Josephus S. Cecil - Army Medal of Honor recipient.
Medal of Honor Recipient born in New River: Josephus S. Cecil.
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New River:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.32. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0132. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
New River compared to Tennessee state average:
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Religion statistics for New River CCD (based on Anderson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.69%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 16
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.99% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,166 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($265 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,258 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($172 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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