Orme, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 113 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.9%
 
Males: 44  (39.8%)
Females: 69  (60.2%)
Median resident age:

52.1 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip code: 37380

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,891 (it was $21,563 in 2000)
Orme:

$36,891
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,296 (it was $14,374 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $64,924 (it was $28,800 in 2000)
Orme:

$64,924
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $86,823; detached houses: $106,661; mobile homes: $24,042
March 2019 cost of living index in Orme: 76.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.7%
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  • Races in Orme, TN (2010)
    • 11994.4%White alone
    • 43.2%Asian alone
    • 32.4%Black alone
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Ancestries: American (53.3%), English (11.1%), European (8.9%), German (4.4%), Polish (4.4%), Scotch-Irish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1935

Elevation: 850 feet

Land area: 4.15 square miles.

Population density: 27 people per square mile   (very low).

Orme, Tennessee map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $958 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $310 (0.4%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Orme, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Orme, TN in 2017

Orme satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Most common industries in Orme, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (28.6%)
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Truck transportation (9.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (9.5%)
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (25.0%)
  • Construction (20.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (16.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (8.3%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Truck transportation (8.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (33.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (22.2%)
  • Health care (22.2%)
  • Truck transportation (11.1%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Food (0.0%)
Most common occupations in Orme, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (19.0%)
  • Construction laborers (11.9%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (9.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.1%)
  • Engineers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction laborers (20.8%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (16.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (16.7%)
  • Engineers (8.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Supervisors, transportation, and material moving workers (8.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (33.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (16.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (16.7%)
  • Cashiers (11.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (11.1%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (11.1%)

Average climate in Orme, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Orme, Tennessee average temperatures Orme, Tennessee average precipitation Orme, Tennessee humidity Orme, Tennessee wind speed Orme, Tennessee snowfall Orme, Tennessee sunshine Orme, Tennessee clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 13.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

13.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

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.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

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

City:

2.27
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

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.:

33.3

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 Orme 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

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)

Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Jimmy Outlaw - Baseball player.

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

For population 15 years and over in Orme:

Marital status in Orme, TN
  • Never married: 13.4%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 23.4%

For population 25 years and over in Orme:

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Tennessee average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Orme, TN (based on Marion County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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:
Marion 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
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

5.06% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,641 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
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 Hamilton County, TN  1.35% ($47,941 average AGI)
from Jackson County, AL  0.58% ($35,086)
from Grundy County, TN  0.26% ($27,000)

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: 35.012247, Lon: -85.805239, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 14.6mTotal length
  • $741,000Total costs
  • 1,140Total average daily traffic
  • 55Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,824Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Lisa M Minney, 510 William B. Martin Road (Lat: 35.099722 Lon: -85.756389), Type: 65.5, Overall height: 61 m, Registrant: Crown Castle Usa Inc., Monica.Gambino@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2516
  • Lisa M Minney, 510 William B. Martin Road (Lat: 35.099722 Lon: -85.756389), Type: 65.5, Overall height: 61 m, Registrant: Crown Castle Usa Inc., Monica.Gambino@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2516
  • Kimberly A Thomas, 510 William B. Martin Road (Lat: 35.099722 Lon: -85.756472), Type: 65.5, Overall height: 60.3 m, Registrant: Crown Castle Usa Inc., Christine.Verre@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (336) 643-2524
  • Kimberly A Thomas, 510 William B. Martin Road (Lat: 35.099722 Lon: -85.756472), Type: 65.5, Overall height: 60.3 m, Registrant: Crown Castle Usa Inc., Christine.Verre@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (336) 643-2524
  • 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: Crown Castle, Lisa.Minney@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2257
  • 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: Crown Castle, Don.Snyder@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2470
  • 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: Crown Castle, Don.Snyder@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2470

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: 01/27/1998, Registrant: At&t Corp, 1200 Peachtree St 15w24, Atlanta, GA 30309

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Orme, TN
  • 77.8%Electricity
  • 17.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Orme, TN
  • 40.0%Electricity
  • 40.0%Wood
  • 20.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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 above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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