Rives, Tennessee

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Population in 2014: 319 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.6%
 
Males: 150  (47.2%)
Females: 169  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  45.1 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 38253, 38261.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,624 (it was $26,964 in 2000)
Rives:

$35,624
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,533 (it was $11,072 in 2000)

Rives town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $61,885 (it was $37,800 in 2000)
Rives:

$61,885
TN:

$140,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $697.

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  • Races in Rives, TN (2010)

    Rives races chart
    • 29089.0%White alone
    • 175.2%Hispanic
    • 154.6%Black alone
    • 20.6%Two or more races
    • 10.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rives: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (37.4%), Irish (11.5%), English (10.6%), German (7.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1905

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 0.35 square miles.

Population density: 909 people per square mile   (low).

Rives,TN real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Rives:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rives town:

  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 5.7%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Rives, Tennessee as of May 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Rives to the number of sex offenders is 322 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $478 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $461 (0.7%)

Rives satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (51.7 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (100.1 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (386.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Union City, TN (2.2 miles ), Troy, TN (2.5 miles ), Woodland Mills, TN (3.0 miles ), Kenton-Mason Hall, TN (3.0 miles ), Obion, TN (3.2 miles ), Kenton, TN (3.3 miles ), Martin, TN (3.3 miles ), Dixie, TN (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 36.36 N, Longitude: 89.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 731

Rives household income distribution Rives home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.6%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-3.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (56%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (38%)
  • Material moving occupations (23%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (3%)
  • Transportation occupations (3%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (27%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (2%)

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

Average climate in Rives, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rives-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the Rives town center caused $100,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 17.9 miles away from the town center injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rives-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 45.3 miles away from the city 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 62.1 miles away from Rives 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 158.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 87.1 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 46.9 miles away from Rives center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 36.9 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 Obion County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rives topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rives:

  • UNION CITY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; UNION CITY, TN)
  • UNION CITY MANOR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; UNION CITY, TN)
  • EXTENDICARE HOME HEALTH OF WESTERN TN (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; UNION CITY, TN)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL UNION CITY Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; UNION CITY, TN)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER - UNION CITY (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; UNION CITY, TN)
  • UNION CITY HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; UNION CITY, TN)
  • RCG UNION CITY (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; UNION CITY, TN)

Amtrak station near Rives:

  • 15 miles: FULTON (HWY. 51 NORTH) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rives:

  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 11 miles; Martin, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,013)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 29 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Bethel University (about 34 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)
  • Murray State University (about 45 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • Union University (about 49 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 52 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)

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

Obion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 91.4. This is worse than average.

City:

91.4
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.30. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.30
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 1.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.35
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 34.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.2
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.4%
(21.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  77.5%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.4%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Rives (2011 data):

  • First State Bank: Rives Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1987/03/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,646.2 mil, Deposits: $1,393.0 mil, headquarters in Union City, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Community First Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
Tennessee average:

12.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rives town (based on Obion County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,44493
Mainline Protestant2,84525
Black Protestant1,3556
Catholic5581
Other-1
None8,605-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Obion County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Obion County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.7%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Obion County:

30.9%
Tennessee:

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

15.1%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rives:

44.5%
State:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

39.2%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Rives:

24.5%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Rives:

10.4%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rives:

31.9%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

51.6%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Rives:

76.4%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rives, TN Residents
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$664
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,107
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,771

5.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
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 Weakley County, TN  0.91% ($27,168 average AGI)
from Fulton County, KY  0.53% ($20,839)
from Dyer County, TN  0.48% ($26,579)


5.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,230 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
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 Weakley County, TN  1.02% ($29,645 average AGI)
to Dyer County, TN  0.57% ($28,343)
to Fulton County, KY  0.49% ($21,586)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rives:

  • WENK (1240 AM; 1 kW; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: WENK OF UNION CITY, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKZT (1270 AM; 1 kW; FULTON, KY; Owner: RIVER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WCMT (1410 AM; 1 kW; MARTIN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WMUF (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PARIS, TN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD B/CTING OF TN,INC)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rives:

  • WWKF (99.3 FM; FULTON, KY; Owner: WENK OF UNION CITY, INC.)
  • WYVY (104.9 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: TWIN STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCMT-FM (101.7 FM; MARTIN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQAK (105.7 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: TWIN STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYNU (92.3 FM; MILAN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WASL (100.1 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: DR PEPPER PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO.)
  • WWYN (106.9 FM; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: RAINBOW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WLSQ-FM (94.3 FM; DYER, TN; Owner: F. DARRELL BOYD)
  • WKNQ (90.7 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMS. FOUNDATION)
  • WTNE-FM (97.7 FM; TRENTON, TN; Owner: GIBSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W205BN (88.9 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCDZ (95.1 FM; DRESDEN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKBG (102.1 FM; CLINTON, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • W218BE (91.5 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • W299AN (107.7 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rives:

  • WUWT-CA (Channel 9; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: JOSEPH H. HARPOLE, SR.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDYR-CA (Channel 33; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • W02BT (Channel 2; SHARON, TN; Owner: DAYSTAR MINISTRIES)

Rives fatal accident list:

Sep 17, 1982 01:10 PM, C000000162, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Rives)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 36.281944 Lon: -89.146389, Call Sign: WQJH561
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.375 MHz, 461.400 MHz, 461.500 MHz, 466.500 MHz, 464.900 MHz, 469.900 MHz, 463.750 MHz, 464.725 MHzGrant Date: 09/11/2008, Expiration Date: 09/11/2018, Certifier: Michelle MapesRegistrant: Aerowave Technologies, 129 Mustang Creek Drive, Waxahachie, TX 75165, Phone: (214) 222-2376, Fax: (214) 222-2010, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, 2 Mi Wnw Of (Lat: 36.366444 Lon: -89.083944), Overall height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: KZP38
    Assigned Frequencies: 1875.00 MHz, 1885.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/13/1994, Expiration Date: 10/13/1999, Cancellation Date: 11/21/1995Registrant: Phone: (713) 245-1303

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360-ES (210 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 331JG , Serial Number: 1627, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 03/14/2006
    Registrant (Corporation): Lucy Lane LLC, 540 Allyson St, Rives, TN 38253
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5314W , Serial Number: 28-369, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 02/13/1962
    Registrant (Individual): James B Allen, 461 Allyson St, Rives, TN 38253

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 32
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Rives

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rives, TN
Most common first names in Rives, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1673.3 years
James1367.5 years
John1278.0 years
William972.0 years
George681.1 years
Willie679.6 years
Paul557.8 years
Thomas471.8 years
Elizabeth482.8 years
Albert374.7 years
Most common last names in Rives, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hime782.6 years
Davis676.6 years
Warren676.7 years
Simmons668.2 years
Roberts681.2 years
Nelson677.8 years
Harris576.4 years
Johnson570.0 years
Jones473.5 years
Stovall480.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (87%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

Rives compared to Tennessee state average:

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