For population 25 years and over in Newbern:
For population 15 years and over in Newbern town:
34 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $952 (1.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (41.8 miles , pop. 59,643).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (79.6 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (405.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Ro Ellen, TN (2.5 miles) , Trimble, TN (2.7 miles ), Dyersburg, TN (2.9 miles ), Yorkville, TN (2.9 miles ), Elbridge-Cloverdale, TN (3.0 miles) , Obion, TN (3.3 miles ), Fowlkes, TN (3.5 miles) , Mississippi-Obion, TN (3.6 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.12 N, Longitude: 89.27 W
Area code: 731
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Newbern detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 19 (12 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +73 (+2.5%).
Work and jobs in Newbern: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Newbern, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Newbern-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 204% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.1 miles away from the Newbern town center killed 4 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 4.9 miles away from the town center injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Newbern-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 43.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 68.0 miles away from Newbern 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 74.2 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 29.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 53.5 miles away from Newbern center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 76.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Dyer County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: William R. Lucas - Soilder, Gladys McConnell - Film actor, Brian Fisk - College basketball player (Lipscomb Bisons).
Hospitals/medical centers near Newbern:
Amtrak station:NEWBERN/DYERSBURG (108 JEFFERSON ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Newbern and their reported violations in the past:NEWBERN WATER DEPT (Population served: 8010, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.2%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.4% for Black residents, 57.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Newbern compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Newbern (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Newbern town (based on Dyer County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.33%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
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5.56% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,577 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,661 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Newbern fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Newbern)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Newbern)
FAA Registered Aircraft:8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Newbern)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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