Parrottsville, Tennessee

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Population in 2013: 265 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +28.0%
Males: 140  (53.1%)
Females: 125  (46.9%)
Median resident age:  45.2 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 37843.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,565 (it was $31,458 in 2000)
Parrottsville:

$42,565
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,420 (it was $13,409 in 2000)

Parrottsville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $75,593 (it was $52,500 in 2000)
Parrottsville:

$75,593
TN:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $92,425; Detached houses: $118,869; Mobile homes: $67,482

Median gross rent in 2013: $645.

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  • Races in Parrottsville, TN (2010)

    Parrottsville races chart
    • 22886.7%White alone
    • 145.3%Two or more races
    • 103.8%Black alone
    • 83.0%Hispanic
    • 20.8%Asian alone
    • 10.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Parrottsville: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (17.9%), Irish (12.5%), German (11.8%), French (8.2%), Italian (6.5%), English (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1923

Elevation: 1170 feet

Land area: 0.36 square miles.

Population density: 733 people per square mile   (low).

Parrottsville,TN real estate house value index trend

Parrottsville, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Parrottsville:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Parrottsville town:

  • Never married: 13.6%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 25.5%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Parrottsville, Tennessee as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Parrottsville to the number of sex offenders is 29 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $321 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $865 (0.5%)

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 June 2014:
Here:

8.7%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +75 (+56.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Construction (37%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Retail trade (1%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Public administration (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (29%)
  • Material moving occupations (25%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (38%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Parrottsville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Parrottsville, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Parrottsville, Tennessee average temperatures Parrottsville, Tennessee average precipitation Parrottsville, Tennessee humidity Parrottsville, Tennessee wind speed Parrottsville, Tennessee snowfall Parrottsville, Tennessee sunshine Parrottsville, Tennessee clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Parrottsville-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 61% 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 slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 79% 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 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 159.0 miles away from Parrottsville center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 151.7 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 177.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 153.8 miles away from Parrottsville center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 100.7 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 Cocke County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Heavy Rains: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Parrottsville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Parrottsville:

  • TENNOVA HEALTHCARE-NEWPORT MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (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)
  • FMC DIALYSIS NEWPORT (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; NEWPORT, TN)
  • SMOKY MOUNTAIN HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE, INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; NEWPORT, TN)
  • SMOKY MOUNTAIN HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; NEWPORT, TN)
  • NEWPORT HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; NEWPORT, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Parrottsville:

  • Walters State Community College (about 18 miles; Morristown, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,359)
  • Tusculum College (about 22 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 41 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,312)
  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 43 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 6,992)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 46 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 12,774)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 48 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 51 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)

Public elementary/middle school in Parrottsville:

See full list of schools located in Parrottsville

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2006 was 97.2. This is worse than average.

City:

97.2
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 4.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.41
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 4.50. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.50
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2006 was 36.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 30.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.4%
(22.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino 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

Parrottsville compared to Tennessee state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Tennessee average:

12.1

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (89%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,13672
Mainline Protestant1,90018
Black Protestant3602
Catholic2401
Other31
None20,023-
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: 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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$1,300
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,000
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$740
Totals for Government 0$0 7$3,040

5.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,450 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
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 Sevier County, TN  0.71% ($22,788 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, TN  0.56% ($26,179)
from Hamblen County, TN  0.48% ($23,509)


5.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,623 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
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 Sevier County, TN  0.86% ($20,214 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, TN  0.80% ($22,542)
to Hamblen County, TN  0.37% ($26,244)

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: 35.98888, Lon: -83.13393, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 24, 1984 05:14 PM, S035010086, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 26, 1981 09:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • $640,000Total costs
  • 2,790Total average daily traffic
  • 237Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,768Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

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

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Parrottsville, TN
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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