Norris, Tennessee

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Population in 2014: 1,652 (51% urban, 49% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.2%
 
Males: 704  (42.6%)
Females: 948  (57.4%)
Median resident age:  55.8 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 37828.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $53,817 (it was $47,105 in 2000)
Norris:

$53,817
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,536 (it was $29,832 in 2000)

Norris city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $206,061 (it was $123,400 in 2000)
Norris:

$206,061
TN:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $236,917; Detached houses: $237,190

Median gross rent in 2013: $661.

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  • Races in Norris, TN (2010)

    Norris races chart
    • 1,45297.4%White alone
    • 191.3%Two or more races
    • 60.4%Asian alone
    • 60.4%Hispanic
    • 50.3%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Norris: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (35.6%), German (14.2%), Irish (9.8%), English (8.7%), Scotch-Irish (8.2%), Dutch (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1949

Elevation: 1086 feet

Land area: 6.87 square miles.

Population density: 241 people per square mile   (very low).

Norris,TN real estate house value index trend

Norris, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Norris:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Norris city:

  • Never married: 17.8%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 13.9%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

24 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Tennessee:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,654 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,996 (1.0%)

Norris satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (17.2 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (128.7 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (435.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Andersonville, TN (1.3 miles ), Lake City, TN (2.3 miles ), Clinton, TN (2.7 miles ), Powell, TN (3.3 miles ), Jacksboro, TN (3.4 miles ), Caryville, TN (3.4 miles ), Clinchmore, TN (3.5 miles ), La Follette, TN (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $158,700
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $217,700
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $166,300
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $269,800
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $274,200
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $166,400
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $244,800
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $252,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.20 N, Longitude: 84.07 W

Area code: 865

Norris household income distribution Norris home values distribution

Crime rates in Norris by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0001000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.069.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.066.50.00.00.0
Robberies 0100000000000
per 100,000 0.069.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0112000001000
per 100,000 0.069.970.3138.40.00.00.00.00.066.50.00.00.0
Burglaries 109144333108435
per 100,000 678.9629.470.3276.8274.5204.4204.2202.6671.1531.9265.8182.6305.8
Thefts 2219221410158863421915
per 100,000 1,493.61,328.71,547.1968.9686.31,021.8544.6540.2402.72,260.61,395.3547.8917.4
Auto thefts 0020002201010
per 100,000 0.00.0140.60.00.00.0136.1135.00.066.50.060.90.0
Arson 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 111.6137.695.9233.448.657.448.948.565.7207.677.541.260.5

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Crime rate in Norris detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.28
Tennessee average:

2.56
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +140 (+10.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Norris, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Norris-area historical tornado activity is below Tennessee state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the Norris city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/10/2002, a category F3 tornado 23.7 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 28 people and caused $970,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Norris-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 28.3 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 138.9 miles away from Norris 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 147.2 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 261.4 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 184.2 miles away from Norris center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 134.8 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 Anderson County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Norris topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Norris:

  • REGENCY HEALTH CARE CENTER (HWY 61E BOX W)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Norris:

  • NORRIS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; ANDERSONVILLE, TN)
  • SUMMIT VIEW OF LAKE CITY, LLC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LAKE CITY, TN)
  • ST MARYS NORTH HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 5 miles away; LAKE CITY, TN)
  • ANDERSON COUNTY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CLINTON, TN)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - WINDWOOD (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CLINTON, TN)
  • CLINCH RIVER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; CLINTON, TN)
  • CLINCH RIVER HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; CLINTON, TN)

airports located in Norris:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Norris:

  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 19 miles; Knoxville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,271)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 19 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 35 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 38 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • Roane State Community College (about 38 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)
  • Walters State Community College (about 46 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • Somerset Community College (about 67 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)

Private high school in Norris:

  • NORRIS ACADEMY - SEQUEL (Students: 29, Location: 17 RIDGEWAY RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Norris:

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Library in Norris:

  • NORRIS COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $74,156; Location: ONE NORRIS SQUARE; 15,246 books; 573 audio materials; 730 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 54 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Norris: Norris Fire Department (A), Lenoir Museum (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Norris: Island Home Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Wallace Cemetery (1), Miller Cemetery (2), Norris Memorial Gardens (3), Old Red Hill Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Clear Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Norris: Norris Municipal Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Anderson 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 74.1. This is about average.

City:

74.1
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 12.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.6
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.790. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.790
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 22.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0182. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0182
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.5%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.1%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.9%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
25 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010

Norris, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Norris (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Norris Branch at 30 West Norris Street, branch established on 1955/11/29. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Tennessee average:

12.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Norris city (based on Anderson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant36,31294
Mainline Protestant7,22021
Catholic3,2953
Other1,4346
Black Protestant8104
Orthodox2801
None25,778-
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: 16
Anderson County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Anderson County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Anderson County:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.5%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Anderson County:

28.6%
Tennessee:

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

13.0%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Norris:

60.4%
State:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

61.9%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.8
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.4%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.4%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Norris:

7.2
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

39.3%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

64.6%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.2%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Norris, 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 3$7,530$30,1201$788
Police Protection - Officers 7$14,528$24,9053$3,031
Water Supply 4$11,615$34,8450$0
Other and Unallocable 4$7,288$21,8640$0
Totals for Government 18$40,961$27,3074$3,819

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $296,000 ($179.18)
    Water Utilities: $238,000 ($144.07)
    Regular Highways: $235,000 ($142.25)
    Financial Administration: $190,000 ($115.01)
    Sewerage: $158,000 ($95.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $140,000 ($84.75)
    Fire Protection: $35,000 ($21.19)
    Libraries: $19,000 ($11.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($5.45)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($4.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $532,000 ($322.03)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($5.45)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $141,000 ($85.35)
    All Other: $26,000 ($15.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $98,000 ($59.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($3.03)
    General Revenue, NEC: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $244,000 ($147.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $126,000 ($76.27)
    Highways: $121,000 ($73.24)
  • Tax - Property: $369,000 ($223.37)
    Other Selective Sales: $24,000 ($14.53)
    Public Utilities: $20,000 ($12.11)
    NEC: $5,000 ($3.03)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $150,000 ($90.80)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $281,000 ($170.10)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $431,000 ($260.90)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $432,000 ($261.50)

6.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,790 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($214 average AGI)
Anderson County:

0.04%
Tennessee average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Knox County, TN  2.26% ($31,623 average AGI)
from Roane County, TN  0.45% ($32,512)
from Campbell County, TN  0.39% ($24,991)


6.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,813 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.69%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($380 average AGI)
Anderson County:

0.06%
Tennessee average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Knox County, TN  2.41% ($37,493 average AGI)
to Campbell County, TN  0.42% ($30,569)
to Roane County, TN  0.41% ($44,327)

Strongest AM radio stations in Norris:

  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYSH (1380 AM; 1 kW; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CLINTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WMEN (760 AM; daytime; 2 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: THOMAS MOFFIT JR.)
  • WMTY (670 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FARRAGUT, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WECO (940 AM; 5 kW; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKXV (900 AM; 1 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RA-TEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Norris:

  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WRMX-FM (106.7 FM; NORRIS, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WYFC (95.3 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WYLV (89.1 FM; ALCOA, TN; Owner: FOOTHILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKHT (104.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMYU (93.1 FM; KARNS, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WYIL-FM (98.7 FM; OLIVER SPRINGS, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WEKX (102.7 FM; JELLICO, TN; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNFZ (94.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: JOHN W. PIRKLE)
  • WECO-FM (101.3 FM; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWSR (105.7 FM; ROCKWOOD, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Norris:

  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE 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.)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFEM-LP (Channel 12; HEISKELL, ETC., TN; Owner: H. EARL MARLAR)
  • W46DC (Channel 46; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W50CG (Channel 50; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W56CM (Channel 56; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXK (Channel 54; JELLICO, TN; Owner: PAXSON KNOXVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • Norris, Tennessee
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents20
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:4
  • Fatalities10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents31
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Tennessee average
  • Fatal accident count160
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents253
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons56
  • Fatalities175
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents415
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents16
See more detailed statistics of Norris fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • 1,540Total average daily traffic
  • 62Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Norris)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Norris Dam State Park Office 2 Mi N (Lat: 36.228972 Lon: -84.082417), Call Sign: KSY85
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.405 MHzGrant Date: 04/10/2012, Expiration Date: 07/01/2022Registrant: State Of Tennessee, 245 Blanton Ave., Nashville, TN 37210, Phone: (615) 741-0671, Fax: (615) 532-7515, Email:
  • Hwy 61 Hillvale Rd N 2.8 Mi On Right (Lat: 36.193972 Lon: -84.104361), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WPBB567
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.262 MHzGrant Date: 04/16/2013, Expiration Date: 12/08/2022Registrant: Southeastern Control Service, Inc., 4301 S. Wahli Drive, Knoxville, TN 37918, Phone: (865) 599-0739, Fax: (865) 281-8346, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • NORRIS, 55 Reservoir Road (Lat: 36.210083 Lon: -84.063250), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 56.4 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WLS697
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, 11225.0 MHzGrant Date: 12/28/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Norris)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 16278 , Serial Number: 28R-7335121, Year manufactured: 1973
    Registrant (Individual): Joel T Cademartori, 35 Ridgeway Ct, Norris, TN 37828
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5681Q , Serial Number: 3039, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 04/30/1965
    Registrant (Corporation): Gifts From Above LLC, Po Box 689, Norris, TN 37828
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN CHAMPION AIRCRAFT 7GCAA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 904BL , Serial Number: 443-2000, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Patrick J Jolly, Po Box 309, Norris, TN 37828

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$150,0506$190,61525$172,5492$94,6955$198,3701$89,910
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$156,6300$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$05$192,4761$33,2100$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$95,4404$154,5380$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$169,8700$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0209.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$145,1101$128,660
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0209.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

NORRIS WATER COMMISSION (Population served: 1,920, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-15-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-15-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2010. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2010)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In FEB-2009, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-2010)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Norris, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2676.1 years
William1777.4 years
Mary1677.4 years
Elizabeth786.7 years
Charles776.7 years
Robert776.6 years
Pauline683.8 years
Frank682.8 years
Ethel678.2 years
Paul579.2 years
Most common last names in Norris, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Stooksbury1075.7 years
Miller882.2 years
Jones879.2 years
Davis786.4 years
Smith688.7 years
Williams674.2 years
Phillips681.1 years
Duggins680.3 years
Carden582.2 years
Martin562.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Wood (4%)

Norris compared to Tennessee 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
There are 4 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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