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Population in 2012: 263 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +27.1%
Males: 160  (61.1%)
Females: 103  (38.9%)

Median resident age:  39.5 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 37843.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,661 (it was $31,458 in 2000)
Parrottsville:

$28,661
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,271

Parrottsville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,159 (it was $52,500 in 2000)
Parrottsville:

$52,159
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $85,031; Detached houses: $137,300; Mobile homes: $42,563

Median gross rent in 2012: $575.

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  • White alone - 228 (86.7%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (5.3%)
  • Black alone - 10 (3.8%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (3.0%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Parrottsville: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (27.6%), German (16.1%), Irish (12.4%), French (9.7%), Italian (8.3%), Scottish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1923

Elevation: 1170 feet

Land area: 0.36 square miles.

Population density: 727 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Parrottsville:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Parrottsville town:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 40.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 28.8%

8 residents are foreign born

This town:  3.6%
Tennessee:  4.5%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Parrottsville, Tennessee as of August 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Parrottsville to the number of sex offenders is 26 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $878 (0.6%)

Parrottsville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Asheville, NC (42.2 miles , pop. 68,889).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (138.8 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (472.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Centerview, TN (2.4 miles) , Newport, TN (2.6 miles ), Southwest Nolichucky, TN (3.1 miles) , Del Rio, TN (3.1 miles) , Baneberry, TN (3.3 miles ), Mohawk, TN (3.5 miles) , White Pine, TN (3.6 miles ), Mosheim, TN (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 36.01 N, Longitude: 83.09 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 423

Parrottsville household income distribution Parrottsville home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.4%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +75 (+56.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (39%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Retail trade (32%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (18%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Carpenters (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Woodworkers (8%)
  • Financial managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Special education teachers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)

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Average climate in Parrottsville, Tennessee

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Tornado activity:

Parrottsville-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/11/1963, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the Parrottsville town center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 2/18/1976, a category F2 tornado 8.3 miles away from the town center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Parrottsville-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 66% 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 50.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 56.0 miles away from Parrottsville center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 72.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 37.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB) earthquake occurred 67.3 miles away from Parrottsville center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 18.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cocke County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Heavy Rains: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Parrottsville:

  • TENNOVA HEALTHCARE-NEWPORT MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 6 miles away; NEWPORT, TN)
  • BAPTIST CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; NEWPORT, TN)
  • VIP HOME NURSING REHAB SERVICE INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; NEWPORT, TN)

Political contributions by individuals in Parrottsville, TN

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Parrottsville:

  • Walters State Community College (about 18 miles; Morristown, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,878)
  • Tusculum College (about 22 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 41 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,135)
  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 43 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,312)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 46 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 11,642)
  • The University of Tennessee (about 47 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 26,308)
  • Western Carolina University (about 49 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 6,852)

Public elementary/middle school in Parrottsville:

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Library in Parrottsville:

  • PARROTTSVILLE COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $16,811; Location: 2060 CANARY DRIVE; 10,680 books; 14 e-books; 371 audio materials; 271 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 2 print serial subscriptions)

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

Church in Parrottsville: Parrottsville United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Cocke County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.4%
(28.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.0%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Parrottsville, TN

Parrottsville compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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 below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Parrottsville travel time to work - commute


Parrottsville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (84%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Parrottsville town (based on Cocke County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.62%
Here44.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)National Association of Free Will BaptistsChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents63.8%10.2%7.0%6.3%4.4%
Congregations45.6%14.4%7.8%8.9%4.4%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.6%1.5%1.0%0.6%2.4%
Congregations3.3%3.3%1.1%1.1%10.0%
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: 7
Cocke County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Cocke County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Cocke County:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.7%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Cocke County:

31.2%
Tennessee:

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

13.9%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 5$12,600$30,2400$0
Other and Unallocable 3$8,250$33,0000$0
Totals for Government 8$20,850$31,2750$0


5.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,623 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
Tennessee average:

7.52%

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


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sevier County, TN  0.84% ($21,525 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, TN  0.74% ($22,764)
from Hamblen County, TN  0.47% ($23,035)


4.89% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
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 Jefferson County, TN  0.89% ($28,085 average AGI)
to Sevier County, TN  0.81% ($25,042)
to Hamblen County, TN  0.40% ($30,583)

Strongest AM radio stations in Parrottsville:

  • WLIK (1270 AM; 5 kW; NEWPORT, TN; Owner: WLIK, INC)
  • WNPC (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NEWPORT, TN; Owner: HARRIS BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WCRK (1150 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: RADIO ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WMTN (1300 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSEV (930 AM; 5 kW; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWNC (570 AM; 5 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Parrottsville:

  • WNPC-FM (92.9 FM; NEWPORT, TN; Owner: HARRIS BROADCASTING INC DBA WNPC INC)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WAEZ (94.9 FM; GREENEVILLE, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WQNS (104.9 FM; WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXK (94.1 FM; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WSEV-FM (105.5 FM; GATLINBURG, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Parrottsville:

  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • W51CK (Channel 51; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Parrottsville fatal accident list:

Sep 29, 2009 10:23 PM, Us-Sr35, Lat: 35.98888333, Lon: -83.133925, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 24, 1984 05:14 PM, S035010086, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 26, 1981 09:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $640,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,550
Total average daily truck traffic: 233
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 4,384

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Parrottsville)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Parrottsville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN T-28A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 208 mph), Engine: WRIGHT R-1300 SER (700 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 228AF , Serial Number: 49-1547, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 10/17/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Fred E Beaver, 249 N Highway 340, Parrottsville, TN 37843
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5894Y , Serial Number: 27-3048, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 08/30/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Fred E Beaver, 249 N Highway 340, Parrottsville, TN 37843
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 73440 , Serial Number: 17267463, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 06/11/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): Bald Eagle Aviation Inc, 249 N Highway 340, Parrottsville, TN 37843


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 40
  • Hazardous Condition: 29
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Parrottsville


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Most common first names in Parrottsville, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2272.4 years
William2175.7 years
James2073.5 years
Charles1672.9 years
Mary1669.9 years
Fred1263.2 years
Charlie1175.1 years
Robert867.7 years
Hazel782.6 years
Edith778.4 years
Most common last names in Parrottsville, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ottinger7978.6 years
Blazer3276.5 years
Smith2577.5 years
Nease2274.0 years
Sane2073.5 years
Gregg1676.3 years
Shelton1475.0 years
Brown1372.3 years
Hurley1270.2 years
Renner1172.8 years
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