Orme, Tennessee

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Population in 2014: 123 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.8%
 
Males: 56  (46.0%)
Females: 67  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  51.7 years
Tennessee median age:  38.7 years

Zip code: 37380

Estimated median household income in 2015: $48,353 (it was $21,563 in 2000)
Orme:

$48,353
TN:

$47,275

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $25,375 (it was $14,374 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $54,502 (it was $28,800 in 2000)
Orme:

$54,502
TN:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $120,686; Detached houses: $145,944; Mobile homes: $20,815
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  • Races in Orme, TN (2010)

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    • 11994.4%White alone
    • 43.2%Asian alone
    • 32.4%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Orme: 75.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (44.6%), Scottish (23.1%), English (4.6%), Irish (4.6%), German (3.1%), Polish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1935

Elevation: 850 feet

Land area: 4.15 square miles.

Population density: 30 people per square mile   (very low).

Orme, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Orme:

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Orme town:

  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

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

Orme town:  0.7% ($199)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)

Orme satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (30.6 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (95.7 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (483.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: South Pittsburg, TN (2.3 miles ), Bridgeport, AL (2.6 miles ), Sherwood, TN (2.7 miles ), Kimball, TN (2.8 miles ), New Hope, TN (2.9 miles ), Stevenson, AL (3.2 miles ), Jasper, TN (3.3 miles ), Long Island, AL (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 35.01 N, Longitude: 85.81 W

Orme household income distribution Orme home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -26 (-17.3%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (33%)
  • Production occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Average climate in Orme, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Orme-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 35.5 miles away from the Orme town center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

On 2/13/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.2 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 44 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 37.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 117.3 miles away from Orme center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 138.6 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 264.4 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) earthquake occurred 243.9 miles away from Orme center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 205.0 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 Marion County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 3, Fires: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Orme topographic map

Birthplace of: Jimmy Outlaw - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Orme:

  • BRIDGE AT SOUTH PITTSBURG, THE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN)
  • EMERALD-HODGSON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SEWANEE, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orme:

  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 29 miles; Chattanooga, TN; Full-time enrollment: 10,158)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 33 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 33 miles; Rainsville, AL; FT enrollment: 2,409)
  • Motlow State Community College (about 38 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,915)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 43 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 47 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • Dalton State College (about 49 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)

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Notable location: Orme Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wildcat Branch (A), Clayton Camp Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 27.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.44. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.44
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 36.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.3
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 8.8%
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.2%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Tennessee average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Orme town (based on Marion County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,84055
Mainline Protestant1,80315
Other2292
Catholic2002
Black Protestant301
None18,135-
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
Marion County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Marion County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Marion County:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.3%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

30.9%
Tennessee:

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

10.1%
State:

13.5%
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

4.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,361 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
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 Hamilton County, TN  1.34% ($30,600 average AGI)
from Jackson County, AL  0.31% ($38,433)
from Grundy County, TN  0.24% ($30,478)


4.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,791 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
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 Hamilton County, TN  1.23% ($33,546 average AGI)
to Jackson County, AL  0.43% ($28,024)
to Sequatchie County, TN  0.38% ($27,270)

Strongest AM radio stations in Orme:

  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WEPG (910 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: STONE/COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WZYX (1440 AM; 5 kW; COWAN, TN; Owner: TIMS FORD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WYMR (1480 AM; 1 kW; BRIDGEPORT, AL; Owner: DADE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WQRX (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VALLEY HEAD, AL; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZCT (1330 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: BONNER AND CARLILE ENTERPRISES)
  • WGOW (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Orme:

  • WMXF-FM (97.3 FM; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WMXN-FM (101.7 FM; STEVENSON, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSX (93.3 FM; TULLAHOMA, TN; Owner: TENNNESSE VALLEY RADIO, INC)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WDYN (89.7 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WSGM (104.7 FM; COALMONT, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • W268AA (101.5 FM; FALLING WATER, TN; Owner: S/WEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Orme:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W64BJ (Channel 64; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDEF-TV (Channel 12; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)

Orme fatal accident list:

Jul 29, 2009 02:30 AM, Orme Rd, Lat: 35.01225, Lon: -85.80524, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • $483,000Total costs
  • 390Total average daily traffic
  • 43Total average daily truck traffic
  • 624Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Lisa M Minney, 510 William B. Martin Road (Lat: 35.099722 Lon: -85.756389), Type: 65.5, Overall height: 61 m, Registrant: 7244162516, Monica.Gambino@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • Lisa M Minney, 510 William B. Martin Road (Lat: 35.099722 Lon: -85.756389), Type: 65.5, Overall height: 61 m, Registrant: 7244162516, Monica.Gambino@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • Kimberly A Thomas, 510 William B. Martin Road (Lat: 35.099722 Lon: -85.756472), Type: 65.5, Overall height: 60.3 m, Registrant: 3366432524, Christine.Verre@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • Kimberly A Thomas, 510 William B. Martin Road (Lat: 35.099722 Lon: -85.756472), Type: 65.5, Overall height: 60.3 m, Registrant: 3366432524, Christine.Verre@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • Lisa M Minney, 510 William B. Martin Road (Lat: 35.099722 Lon: -85.756472), Type: 65.5, Structure height: 47115 m, Overall height: 60.3 m, Registrant: 7244162257, Lisa.Minney@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ORME, 3.0 Mi N Of (Lat: 35.032556 Lon: -85.772194), Overall height: 43.6 m, Call Sign: KIN23
    Assigned Frequencies: 3770.00 MHz, 3770.00 MHz, 3710.00 MHz, 3710.00 MHz, 3930.00 MHz, 3930.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 4170.00 MHz, 4170.00 MHz... (+15 more)Grant Date: 01/16/1990, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/27/1998Registrant: At&t Corp, 1200 Peachtree St 15w24, Atlanta, GA 30309

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (42%)

Orme compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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