For population 25 years and over in Powells Crossroads:
For population 15 years and over in Powells Crossroads town:
7 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $510 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (15.5 miles , pop. 155,554).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (98.4 miles , pop. 545,524).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (475.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Whitwell, TN (1.5 miles ), Fairmount, TN (2.9 miles ), Signal Mountain, TN (3.0 miles ), Walden, TN (3.1 miles ), Jasper, TN (3.3 miles ), Center Point, TN (3.4 miles ), Red Bank, TN (3.4 miles ), Whiteside, TN (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 35.18 N, Longitude: 85.48 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 423
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Crime rate in Powells Crossroads detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +257 (+25.0%).
Work and jobs in Powells Crossroads: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Powells Crossroads, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Powells Crossroads-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 130% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.5 miles away from the Powells Crossroads town center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.
On 2/13/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.8 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 44 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Powells Crossroads-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 69% 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 48.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 95.6 miles away from Powells Crossroads 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 53.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 72.9 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 57.8 miles away from Powells Crossroads center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 39.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Marion County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Fires: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 14.7%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 5.3% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Powells Crossroads compared to Tennessee state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Powells Crossroads (based on Marion County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.94%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
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Powells Crossroads government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,808 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:
4.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,000 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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Powells Crossroads fatal accident list:
May 6, 2008 04:10 PM, Sr-27, Lat: 35.175614, Lon: -85.493867, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 26, 2006 12:02 AM, Sr-283, Lat: 35.210703, Lon: -85.460753, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2