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Median resident age:  39.7 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 38241

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,032 (it was $27,941 in 2000)
Palmersville:

$32,032
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,153

Palmersville CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $77,084 (it was $58,300 in 2000)
Palmersville:

$77,084
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $85,132; Detached houses: $86,351; Townhouses or other attached units: $81,790; Mobile homes: $81,420
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Palmersville races chart
  • White alone - 1,491 (97.9%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (1.1%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.07%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Palmersville: 135.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 450 feet




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According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Palmersville, Tennessee as of November 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Palmersville to the number of sex offenders is 483 to 1.


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

Palmersville CCD:  0.5% ($268)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Palmersville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (53.3 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (103.8 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (380.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cottage Grove, TN (2.6 miles) , Chestnut Glade-Dukedom, TN (2.8 miles) , Dresden, TN (2.9 miles ), Gleason, TN (3.4 miles ), Sedalia, KY (3.7 miles) , Martin, TN (3.8 miles ), Puryear, TN (3.9 miles ), Henry, TN (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 36.38 N, Longitude: 88.60 W

Area code: 731

Palmersville household income distribution Palmersville home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

14.3%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Chemicals (8%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (7%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Printing and related support activities (13%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (5%)
  • Gasoline stations (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (18%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Printing workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Palmersville-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 168% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/4/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.5 miles away from the Palmersville place center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1971, a category F4 tornado 23.8 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 137 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Palmersville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 69.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 74.9 miles away from Palmersville center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 46.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 70.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 80.6 miles away from Palmersville center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 75.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Weakley County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Ned McWherter - Governor of Tennessee & Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives, Pauline LaFon Gore - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Palmersville:

  • HILLVIEW COMMUNITY LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DRESDEN, TN)
  • BEHAVIOR HEALTHCARE CENTER AT MARTIN (Hospital, about 16 miles away; MARTIN, TN)
  • VAN AYER MANOR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MARTIN, TN)

Political contributions by individuals in Palmersville, TN

Amtrak station near Palmersville:

  • 19 miles: FULTON (HWY. 51 NORTH) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palmersville:

  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 15 miles; Martin, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,997)
  • Bethel University (about 18 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 2,516)
  • Murray State University (about 24 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 7,472)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 47 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 2,353)
  • Union University (about 51 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,952)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 53 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,716)
  • Lane College (about 54 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,121)

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Notable locations in Palmersville: Eagle Hill Community Center (A), Ore Springs / Como Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (B), Latham - Dukedom Volunteer Fire Department (C), Palmersville Community Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Palmersville include: Little Zion Church (A), Unity Church (B), Wesleys Chapel (C), Hickory Grove Church (D), Hodges Chapel (E), Blooming Grove Church (F), Bible Union Church of Christ (G), Calvary Missionary Baptist Church (H), Palmersville Missionary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Stow Cemetery (1), Thompson Cemetery (2), Kennedy Cemetery (3), Winstead Cemetery (4), Lea Harris Cemetery (5), Lemon Springs Cemetery (6), Mahan Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Peelers Pond (A), Garrett Lake (B), Thompson Creek Number Eight Lake (C), Cypress Creek Lake Number Six (D), Cypress Creek Lake Number Four (E), Cypress Creek Number Five Lake (F), Cypress Creek Number Three Lake (G), Cypress Creek Number Two Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lea Branch (A), Kennedy Branch (B), Cypress Creek Branch (C), Cupp Branch (D), Claypit Branch (E), Cane Creek (F), Brundige Branch (G), Powell Creek (H), Simpson Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Palmersville and their reported violations in the past:

STATION HOUSE RESTAURANT (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2003), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2003), St Compliance achieved (NOV-24-2003), St Formal NOV issued (APR-26-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2003), St Compliance achieved (NOV-24-2003), St Formal NOV issued (APR-26-2004)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  -1.$%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  -1.0%
Whole state:  4.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

13.9%
Whole state:

13.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

1.8%
Whole state:

5.8%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Palmersville, TN

Palmersville compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Palmersville CCD (based on Weakley County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.36%
Here63.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCumberland Presbyterian ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents69.3%12.3%9.7%2.1%1.4%
Congregations40.0%20.0%15.7%7.8%0.9%
NameAssemblies of GodCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents1.4%1.3%1.2%0.4%0.9%
Congregations3.5%0.9%1.7%0.9%8.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Weakley County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Weakley County:

5.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Weakley County:

30.9%
Tennessee:

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

16.9%
State:

13.5%

6.42% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Tennessee average:

7.52%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($141 average AGI)
Weakley County:

0.14%
Tennessee average:

0.09%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Obion County, TN  1.04% ($24,153 average AGI)
from Gibson County, TN  0.57% ($26,656)
from Carroll County, TN  0.47% ($26,000)


7.47% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,271 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
Tennessee average:

6.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Obion County, TN  1.02% ($28,373 average AGI)
to Gibson County, TN  0.73% ($30,077)
to Carroll County, TN  0.47% ($22,490)

Strongest AM radio stations in Palmersville:

  • WMUF (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PARIS, TN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD B/CTING OF TN,INC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WRKY (1130 AM; 3 kW; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WTPR (710 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PARIS, TN; Owner: WENK BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCBL (1290 AM; 5 kW; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palmersville:

  • WCDZ (95.1 FM; DRESDEN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFGE (103.7 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WAKQ (105.5 FM; PARIS, TN; Owner: WENK BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WCMT-FM (101.7 FM; MARTIN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKMS-FM (91.3 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WYNU (92.3 FM; MILAN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYN (106.9 FM; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: RAINBOW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WLZK (94.1 FM; PARIS, TN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD BRD/CST INC OF TN)
  • WMUF-FM (104.7 FM; HENRY, TN; Owner: BENTON WEATHERFORD B/C INC OF TN)
  • WAJJ (89.3 FM; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: HEARTLAND MINSTRIES, INC.)
  • WKBG (102.1 FM; CLINTON, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WLLE (94.7 FM; MAYFIELD, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS KY, LLC)
  • WYVY (104.9 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: TWIN STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWKF (99.3 FM; FULTON, KY; Owner: WENK OF UNION CITY, INC.)
  • WTKB-FM (93.7 FM; ATWOOD, TN; Owner: GIBSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Palmersville:

  • WKMU (Channel 21; MURRAY, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WQTV-LP (Channel 24; MURRAY, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WUWT-CA (Channel 9; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: JOSEPH H. HARPOLE, SR.)


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KD4ASA, Licensee ID: L00326913
    Grant Date: 03/24/2011, Expiration Date: 05/14/2021, Certifier: Susie M Bennett
    Registrant: Susie M Bennett, 5958 Hwy 89, Palmersville, TN 38241
  • Call Sign: N4ABU, Licensee ID: L00306664
    Grant Date: 04/25/2011, Expiration Date: 07/02/2021
    Registrant: Bobby L Bennett Jr, 5958 Hwy 89, Palmersville, TN 38241
  • Call Sign: N9QXH, Licensee ID: L00783858
    Grant Date: 12/20/2003, Expiration Date: 12/20/2013
    Registrant: Michelle P Douglas, 160 Powell Levee Road, Palmersville, TN 38241
  • Call Sign: KG4MJO, Licensee ID: L00335649
    Grant Date: 03/14/2001, Expiration Date: 03/14/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/15/2004, Certifier: Bobby L Bennett Jr
    Registrant: Reelfoot Amateur Radio Club, 5958 Hwy 89, Palmersville, TN 38241


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