For population 25 years and over in Pelham:
For population 15 years and over in Pelham CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (36.1 miles , pop. 155,554).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (79.9 miles , pop. 545,524).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (464.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Monteagle, TN (1.5 miles ), Tracy City, TN (2.4 miles ), Sewanee, TN (2.6 miles ), Coalmont, TN (2.9 miles ), Hillsboro, TN (3.3 miles ), Cowan, TN (3.5 miles ), Altamont, TN (3.6 miles ), Decherd, TN (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 35.27 N, Longitude: 85.84 W
Area code: 931
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Pelham: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Pelham, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Pelham-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 162% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.0 miles away from the Pelham place center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the place center killed 11 people and injured 121 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Pelham-area historical earthquake activity is below Tennessee state average. It is 80% 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 55.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 43.7 miles away from Pelham center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 60.4 miles away from Pelham center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Grundy County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Fires: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Pelham:
Airports located in Pelham:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pelham:
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Public elementary/middle school in Pelham:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
118 people in nursing homes
9 people in homes for the mentally ill
Pelham compared to Tennessee state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Pelham (based on Grundy County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.97%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,067 average adjusted gross income)
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:
5.47% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,044 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Pelham)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pelham, TN