Palmer, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 663 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.7%
 
Males: 341  (51.5%)
Females: 322  (48.5%)
Median resident age:

45.7 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37365.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $28,090 (it was $19,167 in 2000)
Palmer:

$28,090
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $13,716 (it was $10,251 in 2000)

Palmer town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $70,776 (it was $35,300 in 2000)
Palmer:

$70,776
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $94,149; detached houses: $105,796; mobile homes: $40,037

Median gross rent in 2017: $618.

March 2019 cost of living index in Palmer: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.1%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Palmer, TN (2010)
    • 66398.7%White alone
    • 50.7%Two or more races
    • 40.6%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Palmer, Tennessee as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Palmer is 234 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (20.4%), English (11.0%), Irish (7.2%), German (4.4%), Italian (3.6%), Scottish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1925

Elevation: 1810 feet

Land area: 5.26 square miles.

Population density: 126 people per square mile   (very low).

Palmer, Tennessee map

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $238 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $445 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (27.2 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (87.1 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (462.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Gruetli-Laager, TN (1.9 miles ),
Coalmont, TN (3.0 miles ),
Beersheba Springs, TN (3.1 miles ),
Dunlap, TN (3.1 miles ),
Altamont, TN (3.3 miles ),
Whitwell, TN (3.4 miles ),
Tracy City, TN (3.5 miles ),
Center Point, TN (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 35.36 N, Longitude: 85.56 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 423

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

4.3%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Most common industries in Palmer, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.2%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.5%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Machinery (6.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (12.7%)
  • Machinery (7.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.3%)
  • Utilities (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.2%)
  • Educational services (20.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.2%)
  • U. S. Postal service (7.2%)
  • Social assistance (7.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Palmer, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (19.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Carpenters (4.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (15.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.8%)

Average climate in Palmer, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.3. This is about average.

City:

64.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.3
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Palmer-area historical tornado activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.6 miles away from the Palmer town center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.3 miles away from the town center killed 11 people and injured 121 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Palmer-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 59.8 miles away from Palmer center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 95.1 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 249.7 miles away from Palmer 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 216.5 miles away from Palmer 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 166.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 219.6 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 Grundy County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Palmer topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Palmer:

  • NHC HEALTHCARE, SEQUATCHIE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DUNLAP, TN)
  • (CLOSED) COLUMBIA WHITWELL MEDICAL CENTER INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; WHITWELL, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palmer:

  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 26 miles; Chattanooga, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,827)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 26 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 36 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 41 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Lee University (about 42 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Motlow State Community College (about 42 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,915)
  • Dalton State College (about 52 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)

Public elementary/middle school in Palmer:

See full list of schools located in Palmer

Library in Palmer:

  • PALMER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $16,485; Location: HWY.108; 8,194 books; 5,854 audio materials; 178 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 8 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Palmer Fire and Rescue (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: White Cemetery (1), Palmer City Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Lick Creek (A), Jakes Creek (B), Spruce Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Grundy 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:

2.5 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

66.0%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.6%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Palmer (2011 data):

  • Citizens Tri-County Bank: Palmer Branch at 711 Main St., branch established on 1977/10/21. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $568.5 mil, Deposits: $503.4 mil, headquarters in Dunlap, TN, positive income, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Sequatchie Valley Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Palmer:

Marital status in Palmer, TN
  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in Palmer:

  • High school or higher: 75.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 66.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Tennessee average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Palmer, TN (based on Grundy County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,09633
Mainline Protestant84611
Other3883
Catholic--
None9,373-
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
Grundy County:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Grundy County:

9.12 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

10.8%
State:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.1%
State:

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

13.3%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.5%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Palmer:

40.8%
State:

44.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

28.0%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

28.5%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.3
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Palmer:

58.9%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Palmer:

47.1%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Palmer:

69.6%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Palmer, 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
Local Libraries 0$0 1$176
Financial Administration 0$0 1$750
Totals for Government 0$0 2$926

Palmer government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $32,000 ($48.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000 ($33.18)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($25.64)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($16.59)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($4.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($1.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($4.52)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $16,000 ($24.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $9,000 ($13.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($3.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,000 ($16.59)

Palmer government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $14,000 ($21.12)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($6.03)
    Rents: $1,000 ($1.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $54,000 ($81.45)
    Highways: $19,000 ($28.66)
  • Tax - Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $9,000 ($13.57)
    Public Utility License: $4,000 ($6.03)

Palmer government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $72,000 ($108.60)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,000 ($88.99)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,000 ($18.10)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,000 ($39.22)

4.80% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,609 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
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 Marion County, TN  1.03% ($29,617 average AGI)
from Franklin County, TN  0.68% ($30,742)
from Coffee County, TN  0.61% ($27,893)


4.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,641 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
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 Coffee County, TN  0.72% ($30,515 average AGI)
to Franklin County, TN  0.66% ($34,033)
to Marion County, TN  0.57% ($27,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Palmer:

  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WSDQ (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DUNLAP, TN; Owner: RODGSON, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WEPG (910 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: STONE/COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGOW (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDOD (1310 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDEF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC)
  • WNOO (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: PYE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palmer:

  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSGM (104.7 FM; COALMONT, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WDYN (89.7 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)
  • W268AA (101.5 FM; FALLING WATER, TN; Owner: S/WEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W203AZ (88.5 FM; FAIRMOUNT, TN; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W211BG (90.1 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMXF-FM (97.3 FM; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WAYB-FM (95.7 FM; GRAYSVILLE, TN; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WKZP (107.3 FM; SPENCER, TN; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Palmer:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTCI (Channel 45; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP)
  • WDEF-TV (Channel 12; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W26BE (Channel 26; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRCB-TV (Channel 3; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WTVC (Channel 9; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TENNESSEE, INC.)
  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOOT-LP (Channel 6; CHATTANOOGA, ETC., TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCNT-LP (Channel 65; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WYHB-CA (Channel 39; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: YING HUA BENNS)
  • Palmer, Tennessee
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents14
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents26
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Tennessee average
  • Fatal accident count8603
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12936
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2908
  • Fatalities9517
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents20766
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents795
See more detailed statistics of Palmer fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 7.7mTotal length
  • $213,000Total costs
  • 2,720Total average daily traffic
  • 238Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,496Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Palmer)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Tn Hwy 108 Vic Of Lockhart Fire Twr (Lat: 35.320556 Lon: -85.562778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: WQDM413,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz, 157.740 MHz, Grant Date: 09/29/2005, Expiration Date: 09/29/2015, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2009, Certifier: Claud Chellstorp, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Palmer Fire Lookout Twr (Lat: 35.320917 Lon: -85.541639), Call Sign: WSL698,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.415 MHz, Grant Date: 10/20/2015, Expiration Date: 01/15/2026, Registrant: State Of Tennessee, 245 Blanton Ave., Nashville, TN 37210, Phone: (615) 741-0671, Fax: (615) 532-7515, Email:
  • Site #2 Booster Pump Station (Lat: 35.340639 Lon: -85.567833), Type: Pole, Structure height: 13.2 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQST723,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.962 MHz, Grant Date: 11/13/2013, Expiration Date: 11/13/2023, Certifier: Marsha Privett, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Palmer, Tennessee Highway 108 (Lat: 35.319139 Lon: -85.560361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WRDH759,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11115.0 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 05/01/2019, Expiration Date: 05/01/2029, Certifier: Wanda Mcdaniel, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KJ4PDL, Licensee ID: L01519363, Grant Date: 09/21/2009, Expiration Date: 09/21/2019, Certifier: Brian G Coutu, Registrant: Brian G Coutu, 2220 Main St, Palmer, TN 37365
  • Call Sign: KM4BJZ, Licensee ID: L01866723, Grant Date: 05/16/2014, Expiration Date: 05/16/2024, Certifier: David G Van Horn, Registrant: David G Van Horn, 982 Palmer Firetower Rd, Palmer, TN 37365
  • Call Sign: KM4EXG, Licensee ID: L01897648, Grant Date: 10/14/2014, Expiration Date: 10/14/2024, Cancellation Date: 07/12/2016, Certifier: Mark L Roberts, Registrant: Mark L Roberts, 253 Church Dr, Palmer, TN 37365
  • Call Sign: KM4KBE, Licensee ID: L01939378, Grant Date: 04/24/2015, Expiration Date: 04/24/2025, Certifier: Christy D Simmons, Registrant: Christy D Simmons, 253 Church Dr, Palmer, TN 37365
  • Call Sign: KM4OBO, Licensee ID: L01976368, Grant Date: 10/13/2015, Expiration Date: 10/13/2025, Certifier: Seann E Lewis, Registrant: Seann E Lewis, 1156 State Road 399, Palmer, TN 37365
  • Call Sign: K4NDA, Previous Call Sign: KM4EXG, Licensee ID: L01897648, Grant Date: 07/12/2016, Expiration Date: 07/12/2026, Certifier: Mark L Roberts Mr., Registrant: Mark L Roberts, 253 Church Dr, Palmer, TN 37365

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 18. The highest number of fires - 51 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Palmer, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.6%), and Structure Fires (40.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Palmer, TN
    • 12045.6%Outside Fires
    • 10740.7%Structure Fires
    • 228.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 145.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Palmer, TN
Most common first names in Palmer, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2272.3 years
William1778.4 years
John1373.8 years
Mary977.3 years
Albert872.6 years
Robert869.9 years
Paul868.6 years
Charles871.9 years
Clarence777.1 years
Pearl779.4 years
Most common last names in Palmer, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
King3373.5 years
Layne3172.4 years
Meeks1974.8 years
Nunley1773.8 years
Sanders1772.5 years
Tate1675.0 years
Morrison1473.4 years
James1270.1 years
Roberts1174.6 years
Nolan1168.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Palmer, TN
  • 61.0%Electricity
  • 27.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.2%Wood
  • 0.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Palmer, TN
  • 65.6%Electricity
  • 25.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.4%Wood


Palmer compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age 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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