For population 25 years and over in Piperton:
For population 15 years and over in Piperton city:
31 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,365 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (20.3 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (439.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Collierville, TN (1.8 miles ), Rossville, TN (2.1 miles ), Fisherville, TN (3.1 miles) , Germantown, TN (3.2 miles ), Hickory Withe, TN (3.5 miles ), Byhalia, MS (3.6 miles ), Moscow, TN (3.6 miles ), Olive Branch, MS (3.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.05 N, Longitude: 89.62 W
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Work and jobs in Piperton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Piperton, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Piperton-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 186% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the Piperton city center killed 16 people and injured 74 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/24/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Piperton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 67% 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 57.0 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 67.0 miles away from Piperton center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 62.2 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 62.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 61.9 miles away from Piperton center
On 2/10/2005 at 14:04:54, a magnitude 4.1 (3.9 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 9.5 mi) earthquake occurred 60.8 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 Fayette County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 5, Floods: 4, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Piperton:
Local government website: WWW.PIPERTON.COM
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Piperton:
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.458. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.07. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.3%
(2.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.7% for Black residents, 20.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Piperton compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Piperton (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Piperton city (based on Fayette County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.05%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
11.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,170 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:
6.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,699 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Piperton:
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TV broadcast stations around Piperton:
Piperton fatal accident list:
Aug 4, 2006 08:15 PM, Us-Sr86, Lat: 35.011297, Lon: -89.642453, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Oct 8, 2003 07:15 PM, Us-Sr86, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 10, 2001 08:15 PM, Us-Sr86, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
May 15, 1999 00:25 AM, Us-Sr86, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 2, 1999 10:35 PM, Fletcherrd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Jun 3, 1998 05:00 PM, Sr-57, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 45 meters (148ft)
Total costs: $661,000
Total average daily traffic: 21,970
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,959
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Piperton)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Piperton, TN
Businesses in Piperton, TN
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.