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Median resident age:  36.3 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 38474

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,641 (it was $48,221 in 2000)
Poplar Top:

$48,641
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,498

Poplar Top CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $129,300 (it was $95,400 in 2000)
Poplar Top:

$129,300
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $167,813; Detached houses: $180,567; Townhouses or other attached units: $176,309; Mobile homes: $90,719

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Poplar Top races chart
  • White alone - 2,733 (87.2%)
  • Black alone - 310 (9.9%)
  • Hispanic - 58 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 17 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.06%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Poplar Top: 143.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 680 feet




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

Poplar Top CCD:  0.5% ($511)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Poplar Top satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (44.8 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (429.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mount Pleasant, TN (2.6 miles ), Upper Big Bigby, TN (2.8 miles) , Santa Fe, TN (3.2 miles) , Columbia, TN (3.3 miles ), Littlelot, TN (3.9 miles) , Summertown, TN (3.9 miles) , East Lewis, TN (4.0 miles) , Centerville, TN (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 35.64 N, Longitude: 87.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 931

Poplar Top household income distribution Poplar Top home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.7%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation equipment (19%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (3%)
  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)

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Average climate in Poplar Top, Tennessee

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Tornado activity:

Poplar Top-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 171% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/16/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the Poplar Top place center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.

On 5/18/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 32 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Poplar Top-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 84.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1994 at 09:12:02, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.6 miles away from Poplar Top center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Maury County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Poplar Top:

  • HIDDEN ACRES (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, TN)
  • MT PLEASANT HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, TN)
  • LEWIS COUNTY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HOHENWALD, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Poplar Top:

  • Columbia State Community College (about 9 miles; Columbia, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,622)
  • Nashville State Community College (about 41 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,260)
  • Lipscomb University (about 41 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,922)
  • Belmont University (about 43 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,540)
  • Vanderbilt University (about 44 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 11,691)
  • Tennessee State University (about 44 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 6,184)
  • Trevecca Nazarene University (about 45 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,150)

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Notable locations in Poplar Top: Cross Bridges (A), Century (B), Sheboss Place (C), Monsanto (D), Williamsport Volunteer Fire Department (E), Hampshire Fire Department Station 5 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Poplar Top include: Mount Nebo Church (A), South Point Church (B), Kettle Church (C), Viola Church (D), West Point Church (E), Pleasant Union Church (F), Pisgah Church (G), Catheys Creek Church (H), New Zion Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Jones Cemetery (1), Webster Cemetery (2), White Cemetery (3), Kittrell Cemetery (4), Williamsport Cemetery (5), Strayhorn Cemetery (6), Pisgah Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Burcham Pond (A), Tailings Pond Number Two (B), Tailings Pond Number Ten (C), Tailings Pond Number Eight (D), Tailings Pond Number Nine (E), Tailings Pond Number Twelve (F), Tailings Pond Number Eleven (G), Tailings Pond Number Three (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lusk Branch (A), Loves Branch (B), Big Bigby Creek (C), Beard Branch (D), Kettle Branch (E), Jones Branch (F), John Branch (G), Helms Branch (H), Harlan Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Maury County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.4. This is about average.
City:

30.4
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.59
U.S.:

9.59


Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  -1.$%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  -1.0%
Whole state:  4.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

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

7.9%
Whole state:

13.5%

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

2.8%
Whole state:

5.8%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Poplar Top, TN

Poplar Top compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (39%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Poplar Top CCD (based on Maury County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.43%
Here48.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents28.9%22.6%14.9%10.6%3.6%
Congregations17.7%33.5%13.9%0.6%3.8%
NameChurch of the NazareneCumberland Presbyterian ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents3.0%2.7%2.0%1.5%10.2%
Congregations4.4%5.7%0.6%0.6%19.0%
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: 16
Here:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Maury County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
This county:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
Maury County:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Maury County:

10.8%
State:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.4%
State:

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

13.6%
Tennessee:

13.5%

8.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,716 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.33%
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 Williamson County, TN  1.58% ($48,124 average AGI)
from Davidson County, TN  0.92% ($41,678)
from Marshall County, TN  0.34% ($31,468)


6.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,786 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
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 Williamson County, TN  0.92% ($46,627 average AGI)
to Davidson County, TN  0.91% ($31,376)
to Rutherford County, TN  0.46% ($41,677)

Strongest AM radio stations in Poplar Top:

  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMCP (1280 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, TN; Owner: MAURY COUNTY BOOSTERS CORP.)
  • WNKX (1570 AM; 5 kW; CENTERVILLE, TN; Owner: HICKMAN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXRQ (1460 AM; 1 kW; MOUNT PLEASANT, TN; Owner: NEW LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WKRM (1340 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBIA, TN; Owner: MIDDLE TENN. BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WHEW (1380 AM; 5 kW; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: SG COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAKM (950 AM; 5 kW; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: FRANKLIN RADIO ASSOCIATES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Poplar Top:

  • WKOM (101.7 FM; COLUMBIA, TN; Owner: MIDDLE TENN. BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKDF (103.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNRQ (105.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRLT (100.1 FM; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: TUNED-IN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WPLN-FM (90.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WSIX-FM (97.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W264AD (100.7 FM; COLUMBIA, TN; Owner: WEATHER RADIO ASSOCIATE)
  • WAYM (88.7 FM; COLUMBIA, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WSM-FM (95.5 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFCM-FM (91.7 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WJXA (92.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBUZ (102.9 FM; LA VERGNE, TN; Owner: WYCQ, INC)
  • WGFX (104.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMAK (96.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WWTN (99.7 FM; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFGZ (94.5 FM; LOBELVILLE, TN; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • WFFI (93.7 FM; KINGSTON SPRINGS, TN; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLLX (97.5 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, TN; Owner: ROGER WRIGHT DBA PROSPECT COMMUNICATIONS)
  • W287AA (105.3 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WAUO (90.7 FM; HOHENWALD, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Poplar Top:

  • WNAB (Channel 58; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE LICENSE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WKRN-TV (Channel 2; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WKRN, G.P.)
  • WSMV-TV (Channel 4; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WZTV (Channel 17; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WZTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNPT (Channel 8; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W10BV (Channel 10; LAWRENCEBURG, TN; Owner: ETC COMMUNICATIONS INC.)

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