Oliver Springs, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 3,255 (82% urban, 18% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.5%
 
Males: 1,566  (48.1%)
Females: 1,689  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

43.2 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37840.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,699 (it was $32,620 in 2000)
Oliver Springs:

$54,699
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,079 (it was $15,818 in 2000)

Oliver Springs town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $119,138 (it was $67,700 in 2000)
Oliver Springs:

$119,138
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $161,796; detached houses: $165,198; mobile homes: $101,984

Median gross rent in 2017: $729.

March 2019 cost of living index in Oliver Springs: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.0%
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  • Races in Oliver Springs, TN (2010)
    • 3,05294.5%White alone
    • 832.6%Black alone
    • 621.9%Two or more races
    • 150.5%Hispanic
    • 120.4%Asian alone
    • 40.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.06%Other race alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Oliver Springs, Tennessee as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oliver Springs is 246 to 1.


Crime rates in Oliver Springs by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

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)
1
(30.7)
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)
1
(30.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(59.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(61.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(60.2)
3
(90.4)
1
(30.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(122.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.8)
1
(30.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(61.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(180.5)
7
(211.0)
3
(90.3)
3
(90.5)
8
(240.3)
2
(59.8)
5
(153.4)
8
(245.8)
12
(369.2)
0
(0.0)
9
(278.4)
7
(216.2)
7
(215.1)
4
(122.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(361.0)
26
(783.8)
25
(752.6)
21
(633.7)
11
(330.4)
10
(298.9)
25
(766.9)
20
(614.4)
16
(492.3)
13
(400.0)
11
(340.2)
10
(308.8)
13
(399.4)
6
(184.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
75
(2,256)
107
(3,226)
96
(2,890)
76
(2,293)
81
(2,433)
89
(2,660)
95
(2,914)
85
(2,611)
75
(2,308)
84
(2,585)
84
(2,598)
89
(2,749)
74
(2,273)
62
(1,904)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(330.9)
15
(452.2)
15
(451.5)
11
(331.9)
18
(540.7)
8
(239.1)
13
(398.8)
10
(307.2)
5
(153.8)
9
(276.9)
9
(278.4)
17
(525.0)
18
(553.0)
4
(122.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(61.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)196.1289.4255.6180.7220.8206.2331.0221.2271.4162.8205.7260.0206.1132.7

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City-data.com crime index in Oliver Springs, TN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.76
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Ancestries: American (47.5%), Irish (12.5%), English (12.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%), Italian (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1903

Elevation: 785 feet

Land area: 5.15 square miles.

Population density: 633 people per square mile   (low).

Oliver Springs, Tennessee map

74 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.8%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $994 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $866 (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 )

Latitude: 36.04 N, Longitude: 84.34 W

Area code: 865

Distribution of median household income in Oliver Springs, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Oliver Springs, TN in 2017
Oliver Springs satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Historical population in Oliver Springs, TN
Historical housing units in Oliver Springs, TN
Most common industries in Oliver Springs, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.4%)
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.1%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.0%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.8%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Machinery (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Oliver Springs, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.5%)
  • Carpenters (3.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.3%)
  • Carpenters (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (3.9%)

Average climate in Oliver Springs, Tennessee

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Oliver Springs, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.7. This is about average.

City:

72.7
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 9.74. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.74
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.742. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.742
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.08. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.08
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 0.00868. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00868
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Oliver Springs-area historical tornado activity is below Tennessee state average. It is 19% smaller 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 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 26.7 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 151.4 miles away from Oliver Springs 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 129.3 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 257.0 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 182.8 miles away from Oliver Springs center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 147.8 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 Roane County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oliver Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Oliver Springs:

  • METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER OF OAK RIDGE Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; OAK RIDGE, TN)
  • RIDGEVIEW PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL AND CENTER (Hospital, about 6 miles away; OAK RIDGE, TN)
  • PROCARE OF OAK RIDGE INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; OAK RIDGE, TN)
  • METHODIST MEDICAL CTR HOME HEALTH SVCS (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; OAK RIDGE, TN)
  • FMC OAK RIDGE (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; OAK RIDGE, TN)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, OAK RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; OAK RIDGE, TN)
  • VALLEY RIDGE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; OAK RIDGE, TN)

Airports located in Oliver Springs:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oliver Springs:

  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 12 miles; Knoxville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,271)
  • Roane State Community College (about 20 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 24 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 50 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 54 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Walters State Community College (about 62 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 66 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)

Public high school in Oliver Springs:

Private high school in Oliver Springs:

  • MOUNT PISGAH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 98, Location: 107 OLD HEN VALLEY RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Oliver Springs:

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Library in Oliver Springs:

  • OLIVER SPRINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $35,288; Location: 610 WALKER AVENUE.; 7,230 books; 173 audio materials; 255 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 32 state licensed databases; 30 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Oliver Springs: Oliver Springs Fire Department (A), Oliver Springs Fire Department Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oliver Springs include: Mineral Spring Baptist Church (A), Little Leaf Baptist Church (B), Tuppertown Baptist Church (C), Oliver Springs First Baptist Church (D), Kellytown Baptist Church (E), Beech Park Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Butler Cemetery (1), Mineral Spring Cemetery (2), Carter Cemetery (3), Oliver Springs Cemetery (4), Duggans Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Little Cow Creek (A), Middle Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Oliver Springs City - City Court (906 East Tri County Boulevard).

Birthplace of: Levi Kreis - Film actor.

Roane 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 Oliver Springs and their reported violations in the past:

OLIVER SPRINGS WATER BOARD (Population served: 5,250, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2014. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2014)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In FEB-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-01-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In FEB-2014. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-01-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 34 regular monitoring violations
  • 9 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

67.1%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.3%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Oliver Springs (2011 data):

  • Citizens First Bank: Oliver Springs Branch at 105 Gail Lane, branch established on 1997/03/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $155.8 mil, Deposits: $139.4 mil, headquarters in Wartburg, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Cfb Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Oliver Springs Branch at 727 Main Street, branch established on 1980/12/01. 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

For population 15 years and over in Oliver Springs:

Marital status in Oliver Springs, TN
  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 59.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Oliver Springs:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Oliver Springs
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oliver Springs, TN (based on Roane County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant29,50297
Mainline Protestant3,38520
Black Protestant6534
Catholic5001
Other3452
None19,796-
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: 8
Here:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Roane County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Roane County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Roane County:

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Roane County:

12.9%
State:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Roane County:

31.1%
Tennessee:

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

11.9%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Oliver Springs:

48.1%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.7%
State:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Oliver Springs:

29.7
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Oliver Springs:

25.1%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.6%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Oliver Springs:

6.5
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Oliver Springs:

38.0%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

49.4%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Oliver Springs:

81.6%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oliver Springs, 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
Police Protection - Officers 9$24,665$32,8870$0
Water Supply 8$18,303$27,4550$0
Police - Other 4$8,844$26,5321$438
Streets and Highways 3$7,644$30,5760$0
Other Government Administration 2$5,996$35,9761$686
Financial Administration 2$5,722$34,3321$917
Sewerage 2$4,429$26,5740$0
Local Libraries 1$1,771$21,2520$0
Health 1$1,971$23,6520$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$686
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$939
Totals for Government 32$79,345$29,7545$3,666

Oliver Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($3.07)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $609,000 ($187.10)
    Sewerage: $490,000 ($150.54)
    Water Utilities: $485,000 ($149.00)
    Regular Highways: $228,000 ($70.05)
    Central Staff Services: $143,000 ($43.93)
    General Public Buildings: $103,000 ($31.64)
    Financial Administration: $81,000 ($24.88)
    Local Fire Protection: $68,000 ($20.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $62,000 ($19.05)
    Health - Other: $41,000 ($12.60)
    Libraries: $34,000 ($10.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($7.07)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,000 ($6.45)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($5.22)
    Parking Facilities: $5,000 ($1.54)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $129,000 ($39.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $29,000 ($8.91)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($4.61)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $733,000 ($225.19)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $38,000 ($11.67)

Oliver Springs government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $652,000 ($200.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $120,000 ($36.87)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($1.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000 ($3.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $580,000 ($178.19)
    Housing and Community Development: $62,000 ($19.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $158,000 ($48.54)
    General Revenue - Other: $30,000 ($9.22)
    Sale of Property: $14,000 ($4.30)
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000 ($3.99)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.61)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $645,000 ($198.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $331,000 ($101.69)
    Highways: $97,000 ($29.80)
    Other: $10,000 ($3.07)
  • Tax - Property: $399,000 ($122.58)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $146,000 ($44.85)
    Public Utilities Sales: $41,000 ($12.60)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $25,000 ($7.68)
    Other Selective Sales: $11,000 ($3.38)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($0.61)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.31)

Oliver Springs government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,346,000 ($413.52)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,140,000 ($350.23)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $206,000 ($63.29)

Oliver Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $33,000 ($10.14)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $775,000 ($238.10)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $143,000 ($43.93)

7.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,752 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.11%
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 Knox County, TN  1.28% ($51,738 average AGI)
from Anderson County, TN  0.98% ($45,617)
from Morgan County, TN  0.67% ($37,891)


6.26% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,901 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
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 Knox County, TN  1.16% ($59,667 average AGI)
to Anderson County, TN  0.71% ($39,216)
to Loudon County, TN  0.56% ($45,368)
Businesses in Oliver Springs, TN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
H&R Block1Rite Aid1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Oliver Springs:

  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WATO (1290 AM; 5 kW; OAK RIDGE, TN)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WYSH (1380 AM; 1 kW; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CLINTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMEN (760 AM; daytime; 2 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: THOMAS MOFFIT JR.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oliver Springs:

  • 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)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBZH (92.7 FM; HARRIMAN, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WMYU (93.1 FM; KARNS, 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.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WECO-FM (101.3 FM; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYFC (95.3 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNFZ (94.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: JOHN W. PIRKLE)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WKZX-FM (93.5 FM; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: BP BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WRMX-FM (106.7 FM; NORRIS, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WYIL-FM (98.7 FM; OLIVER SPRINGS, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WKTS (90.1 FM; KINGSTON, TN; Owner: THE KINGSTON CENTURY CLUB INC.)
  • WKHT (104.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Oliver Springs:

  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W46DC (Channel 46; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W50CG (Channel 50; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W56CM (Channel 56; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFEM-LP (Channel 12; HEISKELL, ETC., TN; Owner: H. EARL MARLAR)
  • WBXX-TV (Channel 20; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF TENNESSEE, LLC)
Oliver Springs fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Oliver Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 226ft / 68.8mTotal length
  • $10,573,000Total costs
  • 89,980Total average daily traffic
  • 3,993Total average daily truck traffic
  • 132,336Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Oliver Springs, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 111980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Oliver Springs, TN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Oliver Springs, TN)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

82 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oliver Springs)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: SCHMIDT W WILLIAM KITFOX (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 125WS , Serial Number: 125, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 09/12/1990, Certificate Issue Date: 08/12/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy M Stringer, 846 Ray Dr, Oliver Springs, TN 37840
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2905S , Serial Number: 15066805, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 06/15/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 05/06/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Paul L Hatmaker, 302 Carl Ln, Oliver Springs, TN 37840

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 53. The highest number of reported fires - 82 took place in 2011, and the least - 9 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Oliver Springs, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (51.4%), and Outside Fires (27.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Oliver Springs, TN
    • 43751.4%Structure Fires
    • 23027.1%Outside Fires
    • 14316.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 404.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oliver Springs, TN
Most common first names in Oliver Springs, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8971.6 years
William7974.2 years
John6076.1 years
Robert5167.6 years
Mary5076.2 years
Charles4367.1 years
George3370.7 years
Charlie2378.6 years
Albert2073.5 years
Frank1772.9 years
Most common last names in Oliver Springs, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Duncan6973.0 years
Jones6271.8 years
Phillips5672.4 years
Jackson5174.8 years
Patterson4974.1 years
Brown3873.6 years
Wilson3577.5 years
Seiber3574.0 years
Russell3573.7 years
Lively3474.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oliver Springs, TN
  • 59.2%Utility gas
  • 37.6%Electricity
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oliver Springs, TN
  • 66.0%Electricity
  • 34.0%Utility gas


Oliver Springs 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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.
There are 7 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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