Niota, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 722 (60% urban, 40% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.6%
 
Males: 329  (45.7%)
Females: 393  (54.3%)
Median resident age:

36.6 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37826.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,134 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Niota:

$33,134
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,862 (it was $15,152 in 2000)

Niota city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $100,257 (it was $63,400 in 2000)
Niota:

$100,257
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $147,848; detached houses: $154,583; mobile homes: $72,079

Median gross rent in 2017: $569.

March 2019 cost of living index in Niota: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.5%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Niota, TN (2010)
    • 67093.2%White alone
    • 141.9%Black alone
    • 131.8%Two or more races
    • 121.7%Hispanic
    • 81.1%Asian alone
    • 20.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Niota, Tennessee as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Niota is 49 to 1.


Crime rates in Niota by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(139.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(249.1)
2
(248.1)
2
(248.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(123.3)
3
(413.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(278.2)
3
(417.8)
4
(557.1)
1
(138.1)
1
(138.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(996.3)
9
(1,117)
4
(496.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(374.1)
5
(616.5)
4
(551.7)
8
(1,099)
3
(417.2)
7
(974.9)
5
(696.4)
10
(1,381)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(1,494)
7
(868.5)
4
(496.9)
3
(375.0)
2
(249.4)
2
(246.6)
8
(1,103)
27
(3,709)
23
(3,199)
15
(2,089)
29
(4,039)
20
(2,762)
5
(691.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(372.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(125.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(123.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(274.7)
1
(139.1)
8
(1,114)
3
(417.8)
3
(414.4)
1
(138.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(124.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(124.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(139.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)179.3192.3104.325.036.287.5165.5247.3223.9324.5396.9268.066.4

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City-data.com crime index in Niota, TN

Crime rate in Niota detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.15
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Ancestries: American (41.7%), German (8.1%), Irish (5.8%), English (2.7%), Italian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1911

Elevation: 978 feet

Land area: 2.01 square miles.

Population density: 360 people per square mile   (very low).

Niota, Tennessee map

11 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $433 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $549 (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 ),
Riceville, TN (3.5 miles ),
Etowah, TN (3.6 miles ),
Ten Mile, TN (3.7 miles ),
Decatur, TN (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 35.51 N, Longitude: 84.55 W

Area code: 423

Distribution of median household income in Niota, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Niota, TN in 2017
Niota satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $73,400
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $115,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Niota, TN residents
Average permit cost in Niota, TN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +46 (+6.3%).
Most common industries in Niota, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (9.0%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Truck transportation (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.5%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (7.7%)
  • Truck transportation (7.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.4%)
  • Machinery (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.8%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.5%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.7%)
  • Apparel (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Niota, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.2%)
  • Plant and system operators (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)

Average climate in Niota, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.5. This is about average.

City:

67.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

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.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 2.26. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.26
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.32
U.S.:

8.46

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 Niota 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 the city 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 Niota 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 the city 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 (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Flash Floods: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Niota topographic map

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:

See full list of schools located in Niota

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)

Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Robert C. Snyder - Educator.

McMinn County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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)
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.

For population 15 years and over in Niota:

Marital status in Niota, TN
  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 46.5%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

For population 25 years and over in Niota:

  • High school or higher: 76.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Tennessee average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Niota, TN (based on McMinn County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This 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.
Tennessee:

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

4.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
State:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.7%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
McMinn County:

14.6%
Tennessee:

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

Niota government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $634,000 ($878.12)
    Police Protection: $94,000 ($130.19)
    Water Utilities: $62,000 ($85.87)
    Sewerage: $60,000 ($83.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $59,000 ($81.72)
    Central Staff Services: $55,000 ($76.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($13.85)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($8.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($1.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $170,000 ($235.46)

Niota government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $306,000 ($423.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $52,000 ($72.02)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $29,000 ($40.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $264,000 ($365.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $152,000 ($210.53)
    Highways: $37,000 ($51.25)
    Other: $10,000 ($13.85)
  • Tax - Property: $76,000 ($105.26)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $37,000 ($51.25)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $19,000 ($26.32)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000 ($5.54)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000 ($2.77)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($1.39)

6.89% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,679 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.89%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Monroe County, TN  1.13% ($28,816 average AGI)
from Bradley County, TN  0.93% ($34,135)
from Meigs County, TN  0.51% ($34,591)


6.37% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,682 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bradley County, TN  0.89% ($32,525 average AGI)
to Monroe County, TN  0.89% ($33,056)
to Meigs County, TN  0.47% ($34,163)

Businesses in Niota, TN

  • UPS: 1

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, Tennessee
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents15
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Tennessee average
  • Fatal accident count7581
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents11410
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2916
  • Fatalities8448
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents19147
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents569
See more detailed statistics of Niota fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 171ft / 52.1mTotal length
  • $251,000Total costs
  • 288,390Total average daily traffic
  • 44,517Total average daily truck traffic
  • 273,920Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Niota, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 31960-1969
  • 121970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Niota, TN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2007, Expiration Date: 02/01/2017, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2017, Certifier: Taner Imark, Registrant: Metro Communications LLC, 1210 Elm Street, Knoxville, TN 37921, Phone: (865) 546-0311, Fax: (865) 546-8666, Email:
  • BURN ROAD, Burn Road Hcm Mp 179.91a (Lat: 35.513611 Lon: -84.547778), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WQIU597,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.475 MHz, Grant Date: 02/17/2018, Expiration Date: 05/16/2028, 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:

7
  • 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: 6286.19 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/2010, Expiration Date: 11/15/2020, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, 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 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 11/16/2010, Expiration Date: 11/16/2020, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2013, Expiration Date: 09/13/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 02/18/2015, Expiration Date: 02/18/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • HYDE, 664 County Rd 267 (Lat: 35.543222 Lon: -84.592083), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQZG906,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/15/2017, Expiration Date: 05/15/2027, Certifier: Gina Cacciatore, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • NORTH MOUSE CREEK, 200 County Road 333 (029011 / Niota) (Lat: 35.503083 Lon: -84.585333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 92.7 m, Overall height: 95.1 m, Call Sign: WQZY997,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/12/2017, Expiration Date: 09/12/2027, Certifier: Gina Cacciatore, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • FIESTA, (2471602) 224 County Rd 372 (Lat: 35.490389 Lon: -84.527222), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 77.7 m, Overall height: 78.9 m, Call Sign: WRCJ545,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/19/2018, Expiration Date: 10/19/2028, Certifier: Gina Cacciatore, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Niota)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 50. The highest number of reported fires - 102 took place in 2010, and the least - 11 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Niota, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (41.2%), and Outside Fires (37.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Niota, TN
    • 31041.2%Structure Fires
    • 28237.5%Outside Fires
    • 13217.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 283.7%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Niota, TN
  • 59.2%Electricity
  • 32.5%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Wood
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Niota, TN
  • 80.0%Electricity
  • 14.3%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Wood
  • 2.9%No fuel used


Niota compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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