Norma, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 2,487.
Males: 1,249  (50.2%)
Females: 1,238  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  33.7 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 37756

Estimated median household income in 2013: $22,082 (it was $18,733 in 2000)
Norma:

$22,082
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $11,047 (it was $8,250 in 2000)

Norma CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $48,708 (it was $30,300 in 2000)
Norma:

$48,708
TN:

$140,300
  • Races in Norma, TN (2000)

    Norma races chart
    • 2,35498.1%White alone
    • 210.9%Two or more races
    • 180.8%Hispanic
    • 30.1%Black alone
    • 30.1%Asian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Norma: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1375 feet

Land area: 107.7 square miles.

Population density: 23 people per square mile   (very low).

Norma, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Norma:

  • High school or higher: 54.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Norma CCD:

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Norma CCD:  0.9% ($262)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Norma satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (36.4 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (116.5 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (418.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Huntsville, TN (2.6 miles ), Clinchmore, TN (3.0 miles ), Helenwood, TN (3.1 miles ), Robbins, TN (3.2 miles ), Caryville, TN (3.3 miles ), Elgin, TN (3.4 miles ), Jacksboro, TN (3.5 miles ), Oneida, TN (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 36.35 N, Longitude: 84.40 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 423

Norma household income distribution Norma home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

14.2%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food and beverage stores (14%)
  • Wood products (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation equipment (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (14%)
  • Apparel (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (22%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)

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

Average climate in Norma, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Norma-area historical tornado activity is below Tennessee state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.5 miles away from the Norma place center killed 7 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 28.7 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Norma-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 131.0 miles away from the city center
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 45.2 miles away from Norma 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 240.5 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 145.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 127.6 miles away from Norma 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 218.0 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 Scott County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Norma:

  • HUNTSVILLE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HUNTSVILLE, TN)
  • SCOTT COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 13 miles away; ONEIDA, TN)
  • ONEIDA NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ONEIDA, TN)
  • DEACONESS HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; ONEIDA, TN)
  • CUMBERLAND VILLAGE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LAFOLLETTE, TN)
  • FMC LAFOLLETTE (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; LAFOLLETTE, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Norma:

  • University of the Cumberlands (about 31 miles; Williamsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 3,585)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 31 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Roane State Community College (about 35 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 38 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 45 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Somerset Community College (about 51 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Tennessee Technological University (about 63 miles; Cookeville, TN; FT enrollment: 9,761)

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Notable locations in Norma: Bull Creek Station (A), East 63 Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Norma include: Fairview Church (A), Smoky Creek Church (B), Bull Creek Baptist Church (C), Byrges Branch Baptist Church (D), Norma Baptist Church (E), Five Black Gum Church (F), Sugar Grove Church (G), Antioch Baptist Church (H), Buffalo Bridge Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lay Cemetery (1), Low Cemetery (2), Lowe Cemetery (3), Rector Cemetery (4), Hamon Cemetery (5), Rob Sexton Cemetery (6), Hatfield Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bills Branch (A), Lost Branch (B), Big Bull Creek (C), Little Bull Creek (D), Little Brimstone Creek (E), Lick Creek (F), Lick Branch (G), Jenney Creek (H), Buffalo Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Scott County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.6%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.9%
Whole state:  4.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

27.0%
Whole state:

13.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

9.0%
Whole state:

5.8%

Norma compared to Tennessee state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.1
Tennessee average:

13.3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Norma CCD (based on Scott County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,80723
Mainline Protestant3632
Black Protestant2172
Catholic321
Other-1
None15,809-
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: 5
Scott County:

2.28 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Scott County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Scott County:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

3.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.2%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Scott County:

29.6%
Tennessee:

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

15.2%
State:

13.5%

3.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,886 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.06%
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 McCreary County, KY  0.49% ($22,000 average AGI)
from Knox County, TN  0.30% ($18,100)
from Campbell County, TN  0.20% ($24,308)


3.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,711 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.40%
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 Knox County, TN  0.36% ($27,708 average AGI)
to McCreary County, KY  0.32% ($22,905)
to Campbell County, TN  0.29% ($31,632)

Strongest AM radio stations in Norma:

  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WECO (940 AM; 5 kW; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO.)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WATO (1290 AM; 5 kW; OAK RIDGE, TN)
  • WOCV (1310 AM; 1 kW; ONEIDA, TN; Owner: ONEIDA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WEKC (710 AM; daytime; 4 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: GERALD PARKS)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WMTY (670 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FARRAGUT, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Norma:

  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WECO-FM (101.3 FM; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WEKX (102.7 FM; JELLICO, TN; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WQLA-FM (104.9 FM; LA FOLLETTE, TN; Owner: LAFOLLETTE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WWSR (105.7 FM; ROCKWOOD, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WYLV (89.1 FM; ALCOA, TN; Owner: FOOTHILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRMX-FM (106.7 FM; NORRIS, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WYFC (95.3 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WEZJ-FM (104.3 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBZH (92.7 FM; HARRIMAN, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WOWF (102.5 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: PEG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Norma:

  • 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.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WPXK (Channel 54; JELLICO, TN; Owner: PAXSON KNOXVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W46DC (Channel 46; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
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