Rickman, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 5,086.
Males: 2,514  (49.4%)
Females: 2,572  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  35.8 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 38506

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,919 (it was $31,689 in 2000)
Rickman:

$38,919
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,015 (it was $13,752 in 2000)

Rickman CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $90,782 (it was $70,400 in 2000)
Rickman:

$90,782
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $122,606; Detached houses: $145,722; Townhouses or other attached units: $7,398; In 2-unit structures: $96,168; Mobile homes: $73,034
Rickman races chart
  • White alone - 4,801 (98.0%)
  • Hispanic - 46 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 27 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 10 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.04%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rickman: 141.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1079 feet

Land area: 74.0 square miles.

Population density: 69 people per square mile   (very low).

Rickman, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Rickman:

  • High school or higher: 65.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rickman CCD:

  • Never married: 17.0%
  • Now married: 66.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

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

Rickman CCD:  0.4% ($284)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Rickman satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Murfreesboro, TN (63.6 miles , pop. 68,816).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (77.1 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (403.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Algood, TN (2.7 miles ), Livingston, TN (2.8 miles ), Hilham, TN (2.8 miles ), Dodson Branch, TN (2.9 miles ), Cookeville, TN (3.3 miles ), Monterey, TN (3.5 miles ), Burristown, TN (3.5 miles ), Crawford, TN (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 36.29 N, Longitude: 85.39 W

Area code: 931

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

8.3%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Transportation equipment (9%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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

Average climate in Rickman, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rickman-area historical tornado activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 41% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the Rickman place center killed 10 people and injured 51 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 17.5 miles away from the place center killed 7 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rickman-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 154.7 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 203.1 miles away from Rickman center
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 124.8 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 86.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 176.6 miles away from Rickman center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 222.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Overton County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Jim Bilbrey - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Rickman:

  • AMEDISYS (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; LIVINGSTON, TN)
  • LIVINGSTON TN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; LIVINGSTON, TN)
  • LIVINGSTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; LIVINGSTON, TN)
  • OVERTON COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LIVINGSTON, TN)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-MASTERS (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ALGOOD, TN)
  • COLUMBIA HOMECARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; LIVINGSTON, TN)
  • BETHESDA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; COOKEVILLE, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rickman:

  • Tennessee Technological University (about 11 miles; Cookeville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,761)
  • Roane State Community College (about 52 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 57 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,552)
  • Volunteer State Community College (about 62 miles; Gallatin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,311)
  • Middle Tennessee State University (about 63 miles; Murfreesboro, TN; FT enrollment: 21,628)
  • Somerset Community College (about 69 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 73 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)

Public elementary/middle school in Rickman:

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Notable locations in Rickman: Rickman Volunteer Fire Department (A), Hardys Chapel Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rickman include: Swallows Chapel (A), Union Hill Church (B), Webbs Chapel (C), Harris Chapel (D), Pleasant Ridge Church (E), Zion Hill Church (F), Henrys Chapel (G), Paron Church (H), Netherland Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lee Cemetery (1), Barnes Cemetery (2), Zion Hill Cemetery (3), Poplar Springs Cemetery (4), Paran Cemetery (5), Okalona Cemetery (6), Netherland Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Mason Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lovelady Branch (A), Hurricane Creek (B), Danner Branch (C), Cleek Branch (D), Boles Branch (E), Bear Creek (F), Turkey Creek (G), Moody Branch (H), Sulphur Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Overton 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 2012 was 39.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

39.4
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.13
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.72
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 44.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

44.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.63. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.63
U.S.:

9.14

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

WEST OVERTON UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 7,599, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-02-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-02-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-09-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-09-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-03-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-31-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2008)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.3%
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: 0.3% of all households

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

10.2%
Whole state:

13.5%

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

2.7%
Whole state:

5.8%

Rickman 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Rickman (2011 data):

  • Union Bank & Trust Company: Rickman Branch at Highway 42, branch established on 1966/12/28. Info updated 2007/06/26: Bank assets: $77.4 mil, Deposits: $68.6 mil, headquarters in Livingston, TN, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Overton Financial Services, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (62%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rickman CCD (based on Overton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.19%
Here: 47.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristIndependent Free Will Baptists AssociationsChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents41.3%20.9%15.0%7.2%5.0%
Congregations19.4%24.2%22.6%9.7%3.2%
NameAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Church of God of ProphecyNational Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents2.2%2.1%1.3%1.2%3.8%
Congregations3.2%3.2%3.2%1.6%9.7%
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: 7
Overton County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Overton County:

6.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.9%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Overton County:

28.9%
Tennessee:

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

14.6%
State:

13.5%

5.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,700 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
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 Putnam County, TN  2.02% ($25,432 average AGI)
from Clay County, TN  0.38% ($25,679)
from Jackson County, TN  0.27% ($18,850)


5.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($22,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
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 Putnam County, TN  1.89% ($22,920 average AGI)
to Jackson County, TN  0.31% ($18,217)
to Pickett County, TN  0.23% ($22,529)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rickman:

  • WATX (1590 AM; 2 kW; ALGOOD, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WLIV (920 AM; 1 kW; LIVINGSTON, TN; Owner: SUNNY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WPTN (780 AM; daytime; 1 kW; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHUB (1400 AM; 1 kW; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rickman:

  • WGSQ (94.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLIV-FM (104.7 FM; MONTEREY, TN; Owner: WKXN INC)
  • WLQK (95.9 FM; LIVINGSTON, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WWOG (90.9 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WBXE (93.7 FM; BAXTER, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WKXD-FM (106.9 FM; MONTEREY, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WGIC (98.5 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W206AJ (89.1 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHRS (91.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WOWF (102.5 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: PEG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WCLC-FM (105.1 FM; JAMESTOWN, TN; Owner: BIBLE BELIEVERS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRKK-FM (105.5 FM; SPARTA, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDEB-FM (103.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, TN; Owner: BAZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVFB (101.5 FM; CELINA, TN; Owner: ELIZABETH BERNICE WHITTIMORE)
  • WKWY (102.7 FM; TOMPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: J.K. WHITTIMORE)
  • W265BC (100.9 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • W282AG (104.3 FM; LIVINGSTON, TN; Owner: SUNNY BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Rickman:

  • WCTE (Channel 22; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: UPPER CUMBERLAND BROADCAST COUNCIL)
  • WBXX-TV (Channel 20; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF TENNESSEE, LLC)
  • W57CZ (Channel 57; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Rickman, Tennessee:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Tennessee average:
  • Fatal accident count: 149
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 235
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 164
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 379
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14

Rickman fatal accident list:

Sep 2, 1983 02:35 PM, S042010000, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 20, 1982 87:99 PM, S042010000, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 6, 1982 06:30 PM, 0015010045, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KF4FAR
    Grant Date: 11/28/1995, Expiration Date: 11/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/29/2007
    Registrant: Kenneth S Allen, 515 Bilbrey Rd, Rickman, TN 38580
  • Call Sign: KG4CHK, Licensee ID: L00593303
    Grant Date: 02/25/2009, Expiration Date: 03/08/2019, Certifier: Ricky D Eldridge
    Registrant: Ricky D Eldridge, 353 June Chapel Rd, Rickman, TN 38580
  • Call Sign: KK4LBW, Licensee ID: L01728921
    Grant Date: 08/16/2012, Expiration Date: 08/16/2022, Certifier: Jeremy L Norris
    Registrant: Jeremy L Norris, Rickman, TN 38580
  • Call Sign: KK4NVZ, Licensee ID: L01759862
    Grant Date: 01/18/2013, Expiration Date: 01/18/2023, Certifier: Ricky D Phillips
    Registrant: Ricky D Phillips, Rickman, TN 38580

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8658K , Serial Number: 108-1658, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 04/18/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry M Dba Dale, 114 Dale Gunnels Ln, Rickman, TN 38580, Other Owners: Logging Dales

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
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