Pickwick, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 3,274.
Males: 1,671  (51.0%)
Females: 1,603  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  42.6 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 38326

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,988 (it was $33,010 in 2000)
Pickwick:

$37,988
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,496 (it was $19,009 in 2000)

Pickwick CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $111,758 (it was $72,800 in 2000)
Pickwick:

$111,758
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $141,506; Detached houses: $168,926; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $159,774; Mobile homes: $45,894
Pickwick races chart
  • White alone - 3,111 (97.1%)
  • Black alone - 49 (1.5%)
  • Hispanic - 23 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pickwick: 142.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 74.7 square miles.

Population density: 44 people per square mile   (very low).

Pickwick, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Pickwick:

  • High school or higher: 72.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pickwick CCD:

  • Never married: 13.5%
  • Now married: 64.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

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

Pickwick CCD:  0.5% ($337)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Pickwick satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (49.1 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (94.7 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (469.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Michie, TN (2.7 miles ), Nixon, TN (2.8 miles ), Stantonville, TN (3.1 miles ), Savannah, TN (3.4 miles ), Crump, TN (3.4 miles ), Farmington, MS (3.5 miles ), Morris Chapel, TN (3.7 miles ), Adamsville, TN (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 35.06 N, Longitude: 88.30 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 731

Pickwick household income distribution Pickwick home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.4%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Paper (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Wood products (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Personal and laundry services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

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

Average climate in Pickwick, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pickwick-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 92% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/16/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.1 miles away from the Pickwick place center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.

On 4/19/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 78 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pickwick-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 121.1 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 134.4 miles away from Pickwick 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) earthquake occurred 235.4 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 161.0 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 105.2 miles away from Pickwick 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 129.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hardin County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Pickwick:

  • SAVANNAH HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SAVANNAH, TN)
  • ELK VALLEY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; SAVANNAH, TN)
  • PICKWICK DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; SAVANNAH, TN)
  • HARDIN MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; SAVANNAH, TN)
  • HARDIN CO NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SAVANNAH, TN)
  • HARDIN HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SAVANNAH, TN)
  • HMC HOME HEALTH, LLC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; SAVANNAH, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pickwick:

  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 32 miles; Booneville, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,024)
  • University of North Alabama (about 40 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 42 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 49 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Union University (about 53 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 55 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)
  • Bethel University (about 76 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)

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Notable locations in Pickwick: Buells Landing (A), Hornets Nest (B), Hamburg Landing (C), Hardin Company Dock (D), Hagy Bridge (E), Red Sulphur Springs Cabin Area (F), Nash Landing (G), North Carolina Landing (H), Pickwick Dam (I), Hardin County Fire Department / Emergency Management District 3 Station 1 (J), Hardin County Fire Department / Emergency Management District 3 Station 2 (K), Hardin County Fire Department / Emergency Management District 3 Station 3 (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pickwick include: Shiloh Church (A), Pisgah Church (B), Pickwick Church (C), Center Hill Church (D), New Chapel (E), Bethel Church (F), Pickwick United Methodist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Salem Cemetery (1), Thomas Cemetery (2), Shady Grove Cemetery (3), Shanghai Cemeteries (4), Beshears Cemetery (5), White Sulphur Cemetery (6), Morris Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Bloody Pond (A), Water Oaks Pond (B), Pickwick Lake (C), Tennessee River Pulp and Paper West Lake (D), Tennessee River Pulp and Paper East Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Littlejohn Branch (A), Little Creek (B), Lick Creek (C), Leath Creek (D), Kelley Branch (E), Johnson Slough (F), Houston Branch (G), Hoover Branch (H), Hindman Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Pickwick include: Shiloh National Military Park (1), Pickwick Landing State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hardin 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 2001 was 105. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

105
U.S.:

74

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 3.84. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.84
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 1.30. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.30
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2001 was 33.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.4
U.S.:

32.0
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.3%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.7%
Whole state:  4.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

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

13.7%
Whole state:

13.5%

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

3.3%
Whole state:

5.8%

Pickwick compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pickwick CCD (based on Hardin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.54%
Here: 52.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCumberland Presbyterian ChurchInternational Church of the Foursquare Gospel
Adherents49.6%19.3%8.6%4.4%4.4%
Congregations24.1%25.3%12.7%5.1%3.8%
NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents4.4%2.4%2.2%1.8%2.8%
Congregations6.3%2.5%5.1%1.3%13.9%
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: 15
Hardin County:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Hardin County:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Hardin County:

4.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

12.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Hardin County:

29.3%
Tennessee:

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

14.3%
State:

13.5%

5.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,044 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
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 McNairy County, TN  1.13% ($24,204 average AGI)
from Shelby County, TN  0.44% ($35,816)
from Alcorn County, MS  0.18% ($33,625)


5.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,372 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
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 McNairy County, TN  1.02% ($27,068 average AGI)
to Shelby County, TN  0.48% ($38,810)
to Lauderdale County, AL  0.22% ($29,947)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pickwick:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WCMA (1230 AM; 1 kW; CORINTH, MS; Owner: POWER VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pickwick:

  • WOWL (91.9 FM; BURNSVILLE, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC)
  • WADI (95.3 FM; CORINTH, MS; Owner: POWER VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WDNX (89.1 FM; OLIVE HILL, TN; Owner: RURAL LIFE FOUNDATION, INC)
  • WFXO (104.9 FM; IUKA, MS; Owner: BILLY R. MCLAIN)
  • WYDL (100.7 FM; MIDDLETON, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMSR-FM (94.9 FM; COLLINWOOD, TN; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • WLAY-FM (100.3 FM; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQLT-FM (107.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSIB (93.9 FM; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM INC)
  • WKWX (93.5 FM; SAVANNAH, TN; Owner: MELCO, INC.)
  • WFIX (91.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRI-STATE INSPIRATIONAL B/C CORP.)
  • WAZD (88.1 FM; SAVANNAH, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WXRZ (94.3 FM; CORINTH, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXOQ (105.5 FM; SELMER, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)

TV broadcast stations around Pickwick:

  • W34BU (Channel 34; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62CK (Channel 62; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W41BT (Channel 41; ACTON, TN; Owner: JULIA F. JONES)
  • W32BG (Channel 32; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W69DB (Channel 69; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W46CE (Channel 46; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W51CG (Channel 51; ACTON, TN; Owner: JULIA F. JONES)
  • W56DA (Channel 56; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W28BO (Channel 28; ACTON, TN; Owner: NORMAN CLOUTIER)
  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W20BJ (Channel 20; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W27CL (Channel 27; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W43BH (Channel 43; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W06AW (Channel 6; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM, INC.)
  • W18BL (Channel 18; ADAMSVILLE, TN; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • On Tn Hwys 57 2.75 Mi S Of Jct 128 & 57 (Lat: 35.022500 Lon: -88.237778), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 4237512272, , 1101 MARKET ST

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1.6 Km W Hwy 57 (Lat: 35.030083 Lon: -88.236139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76 m, Call Sign: WPMV936
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.087 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/24/2009, Expiration Date: 02/12/2019, Certifier: C F Moffatt
    Registrant: Professional Licensing Consultants, Po Box 1714, Rockville, MD 20849-1714, Fax: (301) 309-1996
  • 1.6 Km W Hwy 57 (Lat: 35.030083 Lon: -88.236139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76 m, Call Sign: WNYI450
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.875 MHz, 462.900 MHz, 462.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/15/2006, Expiration Date: 09/24/2016, Certifier: C F Moffatt
    Registrant: Professional Licensing Consultants, Po Box 1714, Rockville, MD 20849-1714, Fax: (301) 309-1996

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