For population 25 years and over in Niota:
For population 15 years and over in Niota city:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $506 (0.6%)
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 ), Etowah, TN (3.6 miles ), Ten Mile, TN (3.7 miles ), Decatur, TN (3.7 miles ), Philadelphia, TN (3.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.51 N, Longitude: 84.55 W
Area code: 423
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 Niota detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +46 (+6.3%).
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-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 42% greater 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 slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 50% 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 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 21.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 0.5 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 29.6 miles away from Niota center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), 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: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Robert C. Snyder - Educator.
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Niota:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.84. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.71. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Niota and their reported violations in the past:NIOTA WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 2744, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 18.7%
(20.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.3% for Black residents, 37.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Banks with branches in Niota (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Niota (based on McMinn County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.84%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
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Niota government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.02% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,757 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($304 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,338 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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Niota fatal accident list:
Sep 7, 2007 09:08 AM, Pond Hill Rd, Lat: 35.541525, Lon: -84.607694, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
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 drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Niota)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Niota)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Niota)
FAA Registered Aircraft:6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Niota, TN
State forum archive:
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.