For population 25 years and over in Oliver Springs:
For population 15 years and over in Oliver Springs town:
64 residents are foreign born (2.1% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $932 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (22.5 miles , pop. 173,890).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (135.8 miles , pop. 545,524).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (439.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Walden Ridge, TN (1.7 miles) , Oak Ridge, TN (2.1 miles ), Coalfield, TN (2.4 miles) , Petros, TN (2.7 miles ), New River, TN (3.0 miles) , Hardin Valley, TN (3.4 miles) , Clinton, TN (3.5 miles ), Oakdale, TN (3.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.04 N, Longitude: 84.34 W
Area code: 865
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 Oliver Springs detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (10 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -164 (-4.7%).
Work and jobs in Oliver Springs: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Oliver Springs, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Oliver Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/21/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the Oliver Springs town center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 11/10/2002, a category F3 tornado 6.4 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 28 people and caused $970,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Oliver Springs-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 58% 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 26.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 76.2 miles away from Oliver Springs center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 8.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 97.4 miles away from Oliver Springs center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 47.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Roane County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Levi Kreis - Film actor.
Hospitals/medical centers near Oliver Springs:
Airports located in Oliver Springs:
Local government website: WWW.OLIVERSPRINGSCITY.COM
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.32. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 9.94. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0157. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Oliver Springs and their reported violations in the past:OLIVER SPRINGS WATER BOARD (Population served: 5138, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:HELTON ESTATES MOBILE HOME PK (Population served: 82, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.0%
(23.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.5% for Black residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% 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 Oliver Springs (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Oliver Springs town (based on Roane County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.16%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,077 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,557 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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See more detailed statistics of Oliver Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 18See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Oliver Springs, TN
Total length: 116 meters (381ft)
Total costs: $12,464,000
Total average daily traffic: 108,860
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,522
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Oliver Springs)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Oliver Springs, TN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:5
FCC Registered Paging Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:75 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oliver Springs)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 13 patent applications in 2008-2014.