Ramer, Tennessee

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Population in 2013: 320 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.6%
 
Males: 149  (46.8%)
Females: 171  (53.2%)
Median resident age:  39.4 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 38367.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $21,799 (it was $27,292 in 2000)
Ramer:

$21,799
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,041 (it was $14,942 in 2000)

Ramer city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $76,202 (it was $55,900 in 2000)
Ramer:

$76,202
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $142,707; Detached houses: $155,556; In 2-unit structures: $109,822; Mobile homes: $54,198

Median gross rent in 2012: $238.

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  • White alone - 289 (90.6%)
  • Black alone - 22 (6.9%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.6%)

Races in Ramer detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ramer: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (29.1%), United States (26.5%), German (11.3%), Scottish (8.7%), Irish (2.5%), Italian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1958

Elevation: 415 feet

Land area: 1.71 square miles.

Population density: 187 people per square mile   (very low).

Ramer,TN real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Ramer:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ramer city:

  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 66.0%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.6%
Tennessee:  4.5%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Ramer, Tennessee as of April 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Ramer to the number of sex offenders is 106 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $330 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $258 (0.5%)

Ramer satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (40.6 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (76.8 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (471.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Eastview, TN (1.9 miles ), Guys, TN (2.3 miles ), Selmer, TN (2.7 miles ), Michie, TN (3.2 miles ), Corinth, MS (3.3 miles ), Bethel Springs, TN (3.4 miles ), Stantonville, TN (3.5 miles ), Kossuth, MS (3.7 miles) .

Latitude: 35.07 N, Longitude: 88.62 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 731

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

10.4%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-5.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Ramer, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ramer-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 35.3 miles away from the Ramer city center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.

On 2/21/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the city center killed 58 people and injured 795 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ramer-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 75% 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 104.2 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 123.5 miles away from Ramer 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 153.8 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 91.6 miles away from the city 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 237.4 miles away from Ramer 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 139.0 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 McNairy County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ramer topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ramer:

  • MCNAIRY REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; SELMER, TN)
  • MCNAIRY COUNTY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SELMER, TN)
  • RCG CORINTH (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; CORINTH, MS)
  • MS CARE CENTER OF ALCORN COUNTY, INC-SNF (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CORINTH, MS)
  • CORNERSTONE HEALTH AND REHAB OF CORINTH, LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CORINTH, MS)
  • MAGNOLIA REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; CORINTH, MS)
  • MAGNOLIA HOSPITAL TRANSITIONAL (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CORINTH, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ramer:

  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 28 miles; Booneville, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,024)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 41 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Union University (about 45 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • University of North Alabama (about 57 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 57 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 58 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)
  • University of Mississippi (about 72 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)

Public elementary/middle school in Ramer:

See full list of schools located in Ramer

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • In your medical office review, you failed to state there is a family practice clinic in Ramer. Which is Ramer Family Health Center. Dr Barton Chase

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Notable location: Ramer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Ramer include: Ramer Baptist Church (A), Wades Chapel (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Ramer Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

McNairy 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 11.2 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 11.2 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 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.4
U.S.:

32.0

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ramer and their reported violations in the past:

EASTVIEW UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 2,009, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
RAMER WATER DEPT (Population served: 633, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 33 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.7%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.9%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.7%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Ramer compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Ramer travel time to work - commute Ramer mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (73%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ramer city (based on McNairy County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.33%
Here: 61.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents59.1%12.0%12.0%2.5%2.4%
Congregations30.0%18.0%16.0%3.0%3.0%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCumberland Presbyterian ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God of ProphecyOther
Adherents2.1%2.1%2.0%1.7%4.2%
Congregations1.0%5.0%6.0%4.0%14.0%
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: 6
McNairy County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
McNairy County:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

7.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.5%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
McNairy County:

29.8%
Tennessee:

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

14.0%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$979
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,311
Totals for Government 0$0 2$2,290

5.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,577 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
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 Hardin County, TN  1.06% ($27,068 average AGI)
from Alcorn County, MS  0.59% ($27,224)
from Hardeman County, TN  0.35% ($34,759)


5.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,286 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
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 Hardin County, TN  1.18% ($24,204 average AGI)
to Chester County, TN  0.59% ($27,490)
to Alcorn County, MS  0.57% ($27,404)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ramer:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDTM (1150 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SELMER, TN; Owner: RADIO STATION WDTM, INC)
  • WCMA (1230 AM; 1 kW; CORINTH, MS; Owner: POWER VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WLRC (850 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WALNUT, MS; Owner: B. R. AND MARTHA S. CLAYTON)
  • WKCU (1350 AM; 1 kW; CORINTH, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ramer:

  • WYDL (100.7 FM; MIDDLETON, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSIB (93.9 FM; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM INC)
  • WOWL (91.9 FM; BURNSVILLE, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC)
  • WADI (95.3 FM; CORINTH, MS; Owner: POWER VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WXOQ (105.5 FM; SELMER, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)
  • WMAE-FM (89.5 FM; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WXRZ (94.3 FM; CORINTH, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFXO (104.9 FM; IUKA, MS; Owner: BILLY R. MCLAIN)
  • WHHM-FM (107.7 FM; HENDERSON, TN; Owner: THOMAS RADIO, LLC)
  • WDNX (89.1 FM; OLIVE HILL, TN; Owner: RURAL LIFE FOUNDATION, INC)
  • WMOD (96.7 FM; BOLIVAR, TN; Owner: WMOD, INC.)
  • WOJG (94.7 FM; BOLIVAR, TN; Owner: JOHNNY W. SHAW & OPAL J. SHAW)
  • WKZU (102.3 FM; RIPLEY, MS; Owner: KUDZU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ramer:

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • W06AW (Channel 6; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM, INC.)
  • W46CE (Channel 46; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBBJ-TV (Channel 7; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • 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)
  • W25BY (Channel 25; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W38BY (Channel 38; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54BU (Channel 54; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMAE-TV (Channel 12; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W18BL (Channel 18; ADAMSVILLE, TN; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Ramer fatal accident list:

May 26, 2004 10:25 AM, Sr-57, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 4,620
Total average daily truck traffic: 785
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 5,888

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ramer)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ramer)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEECH D50C (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: LYCOMING GO-480 SERIES (295 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 833Q , Serial Number: DH-290, Year manufactured: 1960
    Registrant (Corporation): Shiloh Aviation LLC, 563 Cotton Ln, Ramer, TN 38367
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 93906 , Serial Number: 1229, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 12/03/1955
    Registrant (Corporation): Shiloh Aviation LLC, 563 Cotton Ln, Ramer, TN 38367

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Ramer

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ramer, TN

Businesses in Ramer, TN

  • Subway: 1
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