Niota, Tennessee

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Population in 2014: 718 (60% urban, 40% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.1%
 
Males: 301  (41.9%)
Females: 417  (58.1%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 37826.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,499 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Niota:

$37,499
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,606 (it was $15,152 in 2000)

Niota city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $99,782 (it was $63,400 in 2000)
Niota:

$99,782
TN:

$140,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $494.

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  • Races in Niota, TN (2013)

    Niota races chart
    • 74674.7%White alone
    • 14414.4%Black alone
    • 484.8%Asian alone
    • 262.6%Two or more races
    • 222.2%Hispanic
    • 101.0%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Niota: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (18.7%), German (8.7%), English (6.6%), Irish (4.9%), Scottish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1911

Elevation: 978 feet

Land area: 2.01 square miles.

Population density: 358 people per square mile   (very low).

Niota,TN real estate house value index trend

Niota, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Niota:

  • High school or higher: 69.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Niota city:

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

19 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Tennessee:

4.7%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Niota, Tennessee as of May 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Niota to the number of sex offenders is 72 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $498 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $655 (0.5%)

Niota satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (46.5 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (121.6 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (469.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Athens, TN (2.3 miles ), Englewood, TN (2.6 miles ), Sweetwater, TN (2.8 miles ), Madisonville, TN (3.2 miles ), Riceville, TN (3.5 miles ), Etowah, TN (3.6 miles ), Ten Mile, TN (3.7 miles ), Decatur, TN (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $42,500
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $70,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.51 N, Longitude: 84.55 W

Area code: 423

Niota household income distribution Niota home values distribution

Crime rates in Niota by Year
Type 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2014
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 30222001302
per 100,000 376.90.0249.1248.1248.40.00.0123.3413.80.0278.2
Burglaries 16894035483
per 100,000 125.6755.7996.31,116.6496.90.0374.1616.5551.71,098.9417.2
Thefts 105127432282723
per 100,000 1,256.3629.71,494.4868.5496.9375.0249.4246.61,103.43,708.83,198.9
Auto thefts 12030101021
per 100,000 125.6251.90.0372.20.0125.00.0123.30.0274.7139.1
Arson 00101000000
per 100,000 0.00.0124.50.0124.20.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 288.2) 141.896.4176.0188.8102.424.535.585.9162.5242.7219.8

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Crime rate in Niota detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.78
Tennessee average:

2.56
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.5%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +46 (+6.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (48%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Niota, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Niota, Tennessee average temperatures Niota, Tennessee average precipitation Niota, Tennessee humidity Niota, Tennessee wind speed Niota, Tennessee snowfall Niota, Tennessee sunshine Niota, Tennessee clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Niota-area historical tornado activity is below Tennessee state average. It is 4% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the Niota city center killed 4 people and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.4 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Niota-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 78% 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 38.3 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 93.5 miles away from Niota 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 189.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 163.1 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) earthquake occurred 274.4 miles away from Niota 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 247.7 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 McMinn County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Storms: 3, Flash Floods: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Niota topographic map

Birthplace of: Robert C. Snyder - Educator.

Hospitals and medical centers near Niota:

  • FMC ATHENS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; ATHENS, TN)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF ATHENS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ATHENS, TN)
  • NHC HOMECARE ATHENS (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; ATHENS, TN)
  • ATHENS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; ATHENS, TN)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, ATHENS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ATHENS, TN)
  • SWEETWATER HOSP HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SWEETWATER, TN)
  • SWEETWATER HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; SWEETWATER, TN)

airports located in Niota:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Niota:

  • Roane State Community College (about 26 miles; Harriman, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,302)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 29 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Lee University (about 31 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 37 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 43 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 47 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 49 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)

Public elementary/middle school in Niota:

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Library in Niota:

  • NIOTA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $10,628; Location: 11 EAST MAIN STREET; 2,827 books; 158 audio materials; 497 video materials; 32 state licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Niota: Springbrook Golf and Country Club (A), Niota Volunteer Fire Department (B), Niota Public Library (C), Niota City Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Niota include: East Niota Baptist Church (A), Niota United Methodist Church (B), First Baptist Church of Niota (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Niota Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

McMinn 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 2013 was 61.7. This is better than average.

City:

61.7
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.47
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.65
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.74
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.7%
(23.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.2%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Banks with branches in Niota (2011 data):

  • Capital Bank, National Association: Niota Branch at 204 East Main Street, branch established on 1911/01/01. 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.
  • Peoples Bank of East Tennessee: Niota Branch at 9 West Willson Street, branch established on 2008/01/30. Info updated 2010/12/20: Bank assets: $227.6 mil, Deposits: $205.1 mil, headquarters in Madisonville, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancshares Of Tn, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Tennessee average:

12.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Niota city (based on McMinn County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant31,806112
Mainline Protestant4,84923
Catholic9861
Black Protestant9666
Other4642
None13,195-
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: 6
McMinn County:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
McMinn County:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
McMinn County:

32.7%
Tennessee:

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

14.6%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.6%
State:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Niota:

47.5%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.5
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.1%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.9%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Niota:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Niota:

38.2%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

56.2%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Niota:

77.2%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Niota, 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 5$150$3600$0
Judicial and Legal 1$100$1,2000$0
Police - Other 4$8,449$25,3470$0
Firefighters 1$539$6,4680$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,138$24,8280$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,042$24,5040$0
Sewerage 2$18,058$108,3480$0
Water Supply 2$6,473$38,8380$0
Local Libraries 1$826$9,9120$0
Other and Unallocable 2$2,303$13,8180$0
Totals for Government 21$43,078$24,6160$0

Niota government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $440,000 ($612.81)
    Police Protection: $68,000 ($94.71)
    Water Utilities: $52,000 ($72.42)
    Sewerage: $42,000 ($58.50)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($39.00)
    Financial Administration: $21,000 ($29.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($27.86)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($5.57)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($2.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $6,000 ($8.36)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($6.96)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($4.18)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($2.79)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($1.39)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $237,000 ($330.08)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($27.86)

Niota government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $184,000 ($256.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000 ($54.32)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $15,000 ($20.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $37,000 ($51.53)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $18,000 ($25.07)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($13.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $184,000 ($256.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $66,000 ($91.92)
    Highways: $22,000 ($30.64)
    All Other: $4,000 ($5.57)
  • Tax - Property: $94,000 ($130.92)
    Public Utilities: $7,000 ($9.75)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000 ($2.79)

Niota government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $339,000 ($472.14)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $297,000 ($413.65)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $42,000 ($58.50)

Niota government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $407,000 ($566.85)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $108,000 ($150.42)

6.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,822 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
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 Bradley County, TN  0.84% ($27,054 average AGI)
from Monroe County, TN  0.82% ($24,839)
from Meigs County, TN  0.44% ($27,494)


5.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,086 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
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 Monroe County, TN  0.80% ($21,261 average AGI)
to Bradley County, TN  0.76% ($27,435)
to Meigs County, TN  0.37% ($26,438)

Strongest AM radio stations in Niota:

  • WYXI (1390 AM; 3 kW; ATHENS, TN; Owner: CORNERSTONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WENR (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ENGLEWOOD, TN; Owner: PAUL WILSON D/B/A/ 1090 RADIO, A TEN)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WLAR (1450 AM; 1 kW; ATHENS, TN; Owner: JAMES C. SLIGER)
  • WDEH (800 AM; 1 kW; SWEETWATER, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKQ (1250 AM; 1 kW; MADISONVILLE, TN; Owner: MONROE AREA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Niota:

  • WLLJ (103.1 FM; ETOWAH, TN; Owner: FRIENDSHIP BROADCASTING LLC.)
  • WJSQ (101.7 FM; ATHENS, TN; Owner: JAMES C. SLIGER)
  • WYGO (99.5 FM; MADISONVILLE, TN; Owner: MAJOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLOD-FM (98.3 FM; SWEETWATER, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WWSR (105.7 FM; ROCKWOOD, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKTS (90.1 FM; KINGSTON, TN; Owner: THE KINGSTON CENTURY CLUB INC.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAYA (93.9 FM; SPRING CITY, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WKZX-FM (93.5 FM; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: BP BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDNT-FM (104.9 FM; DAYTON, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCLE-FM (104.1 FM; CALHOUN, TN; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Niota:

  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • W46DC (Channel 46; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)

Niota fatal accident list:

Sep 7, 2007 09:08 AM, Pond Hill Rd, Lat: 35.54153, Lon: -84.60769, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 12, 2002 12:50 AM, Burnrd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 29, 2002 11:04 AM, Farrellst, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 25, 1996 06:15 PM, Farrellst, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 13, 1996 11:55 AM, Sr2, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Oct 7, 1992 06:55 PM, Sr2, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 39m128ftTotal length
  • 120,370Total average daily traffic
  • 6,000Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 35.611222 Lon: -84.569861, Call Sign: WQGI978
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.337 MHz, 152.352 MHz, 152.382 MHz, 152.397 MHz, 152.427 MHzGrant Date: 02/01/2007, Expiration Date: 02/01/2017, Certifier: Taner ImarkRegistrant: Metro Communications LLC, 1210 Elm Street, Knoxville, TN 37921, Phone: (865) 546-0311, Fax: (865) 546-8666, Email:
  • BURN ROAD, Burn Road Rr Crossing @ Rr Mp 179.91a (Lat: 35.513611 Lon: -84.564444), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WQIU597, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.475 MHzGrant Date: 05/16/2008, Expiration Date: 05/16/2018, Certifier: Jerry R Celio Mr.Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St., Ne Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • TEN MILE, 181 County Rd 287 (Lat: 35.620556 Lon: -84.645917), Type: Pole, Structure height: 86.9 m, Overall height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: WQMZ201
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6093.45 MHzGrant Date: 11/15/2010, Expiration Date: 11/15/2020, Certifier: Pamelia Y HoofRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Parkway #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • NIOTA, 644 Country Road 319 (Lat: 35.558972 Lon: -84.545639), Type: Mast, Structure height: 84.4 m, Overall height: 86 m, Call Sign: WQMZ432
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHzGrant Date: 11/16/2010, Expiration Date: 11/16/2020, Certifier: Pamelia Y HoofRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • KX03XC510, 644 Country Road 319 (Lat: 35.558972 Lon: -84.545639), Type: Mast, Structure height: 84.4 m, Overall height: 86 m, Call Sign: WQSF665
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/13/2013, Expiration Date: 09/13/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • 9KX0109B, 644 Country Road 319 (Lat: 35.558972 Lon: -84.545639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 84.4 m, Overall height: 86 m, Call Sign: WQVH876
    Assigned Frequencies: 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/18/2015, Expiration Date: 02/18/2025, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Niota)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2
  • STEPP STANLEY G, Po Box 504, Niota, TN 37826
    Certificate: 01-0150 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 01/19/2001, Expiration Date: 01/18/2002
  • THOMAS LEASING LLC, 855 W Wilson St, Niota, TN 37826
    Certificate: D002203 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 03/02/2015, Expiration Date: 03/01/2016

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CLEVELAND CHARLES R CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 191DC , Serial Number: 1116A, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 08/13/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Travis M Newberry, 324 County Road 319, Niota, TN 37826
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 68GT , Serial Number: 3596, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 12/31/2009
    Registrant (Corporation): Thomas Leasing LLC, 855 W Willson St, Niota, TN 37826
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7553J , Serial Number: 28R-30929, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 08/19/1968
    Registrant (Corporation): Flyers Dream LLC, 171 County Road 327, Niota, TN 37826
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 828VT , Serial Number: 3587, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 12/17/2009
    Registrant (Corporation): Thomas Builders Inc, 855 W Willson St, Niota, TN 37826

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

NIOTA WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 3,490, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-24-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-24-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2005), St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2005)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 82
  • Hazardous Condition: 28
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Niota

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Niota, TN
Most common first names in Niota, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4373.7 years
William2874.4 years
Mary2577.0 years
John2377.2 years
Robert1871.8 years
Charles1671.1 years
Thomas1170.4 years
Walter976.3 years
Carl974.6 years
David871.7 years
Most common last names in Niota, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hicks2078.1 years
Moore1781.5 years
Webb1473.0 years
Clark1378.0 years
Kyker1175.4 years
Knox1183.6 years
Anderson1073.1 years
Kennedy1082.1 years
Mason984.9 years
Foster978.1 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Utility gas (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)

Businesses in Niota, TN

  • UPS: 1

Niota compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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