Roan Mountain, Tennessee

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Population in 2010: 1,360. Population change since 2000: +17.2%
Males: 759  (55.8%)
Females: 601  (44.2%)
Median resident age:  38.2 years
Tennessee median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 37687.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $32,440 (it was $17,813 in 2000)
Roan Mountain:

$32,440
TN:

$48,547

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $13,230 (it was $12,046 in 2000)

Roan Mountain CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $95,592 (it was $60,300 in 2000)
Roan Mountain:

$95,592
TN:

$157,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $115,777; Detached houses: $133,568; Mobile homes: $69,215

Median gross rent in 2016: $542.

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  • Races in Roan Mountain, TN (2010)

    Roan Mountain races chart
    • 1,28294.3%White alone
    • 594.3%Black alone
    • 120.9%Hispanic
    • 40.3%Two or more races
    • 20.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Roan Mountain: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (26.2%), American (10.9%), Irish (10.2%), Scotch-Irish (5.6%), African (2.7%), Norwegian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 2575 feet

Land area: 7.42 square miles.

Population density: 183 people per square mile   (very low).

Roan Mountain,TN real estate house value index trend

Roan Mountain, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Roan Mountain:

  • High school or higher: 75.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Roan Mountain CDP:

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 12.4%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Roan Mountain, Tennessee as of November 17, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Roan Mountain to the number of sex offenders is 295 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $493 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $443 (0.5%)

Roan Mountain satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (19.6 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (97.5 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (459.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Elk Park, NC (2.3 miles ), Laurel Fork, TN (2.5 miles ), Tiger Valley, TN (2.7 miles ), Beech Mountain, NC (3.2 miles ), Newland, NC (3.3 miles ), Banner Elk, NC (3.4 miles ), Sugar Mountain, NC (3.6 miles ), Bakersville, NC (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 36.19 N, Longitude: 82.07 W

Area code: 423

Roan Mountain household income distribution Roan Mountain home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Utilities (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Other services, except public administration (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (28%)
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Roan Mountain, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Roan Mountain-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the Roan Mountain place center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 44.6 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Roan Mountain-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 80% 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 173.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 109.4 miles away from Roan Mountain center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 162.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 66.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 70.1 miles away from Roan Mountain center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 167.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carter County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Roan Mountain topographic map

Birthplace of: Sonny Smith - College basketball coach.

Hospitals and medical centers in Roan Mountain:

  • ROAN HIGHLANDS NURSING CENTER (146 BUCK CREEK ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Roan Mountain:

  • HOSPICE OF AVERY COUNTY (Hospital, about 11 miles away; NEWLAND, NC)
  • TOE RIVER HEALTH DISTRICT (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; NEWLAND, NC)
  • PINE RIDGE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ELIZABETHTON, TN)
  • PINE RIDGE HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ELIZABETHTON, TN)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; ELIZABETHTON, TN)
  • IVY HALL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ELIZABETHTON, TN)
  • HERMITAGE HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ELIZABETHTON, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roan Mountain:

  • East Tennessee State University (about 19 miles; Johnson City, TN; Full-time enrollment: 12,774)
  • Appalachian State University (about 22 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 17,362)
  • King University (about 28 miles; Bristol, TN; FT enrollment: 2,472)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 28 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)
  • Tusculum College (about 39 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Western Piedmont Community College (about 39 miles; Morganton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,205)
  • Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (about 41 miles; Hudson, NC; FT enrollment: 3,636)

Public high school in Roan Mountain:

Public elementary/middle school in Roan Mountain:

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

Churches in Roan Mountain include: Sugar Hollow Church (A), Magill Memorial Church (B), Saint Johns Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Johnson Cemetery (1), Julian Cemetery (2), Hampton Cemetery (3), Moreland Cemetery (4), Smith Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hampton Creek (A), Buck Creek (B), Shell Creek (C), Shoemaker Branch (D), Moreland Branch (E), Sugar Hollow Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Carter 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 2013 was 47.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 22.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.81
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 32.6%
(33.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.5%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.1%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
174 people in state prisons in 2010

Roan Mountain, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Roan Mountain (2011 data):

  • Carter County Bank of Elizabethton, Tennessee: Roan Mountain Branch at Main Street And Highway 19-E, branch established on 1950/03/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $270.3 mil, Deposits: $208.3 mil, headquarters in Elizabethton, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Carter County Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Tennessee average:

11.7

Roan Mountain travel time to work - commute Roan Mountain mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Roan Mountain CDP (based on Carter County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant24,745100
Mainline Protestant1,81713
Catholic2101
Black Protestant1181
Other11
None30,533-
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: 8
Carter County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Carter County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Carter County:

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.9%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Carter County:

32.0%
Tennessee:

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

11.2%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Roan Mountain:

51.0%
State:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Roan Mountain:

51.7%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.1
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Roan Mountain:

20.2%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Roan Mountain:

10.8%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

42.3%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

57.8%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.9%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Roan Mountain, TN Residents

5.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,111 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
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 Washington County, TN  2.22% ($26,136 average AGI)
from Sullivan County, TN  0.72% ($24,413)
from Unicoi County, TN  0.26% ($31,608)


6.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,387 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
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 Washington County, TN  2.22% ($27,972 average AGI)
to Sullivan County, TN  0.73% ($30,135)
to Unicoi County, TN  0.31% ($30,831)

Strongest AM radio stations in Roan Mountain:

  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXIT (1200 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLOWING ROCK, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WETB (790 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: MOUNTAIN SIGNALS, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WHGG (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIO)
  • WKTP (1590 AM; 10 kW; JONESBOROUGH, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKYK (940 AM; 5 kW; BURNSVILLE, NC; Owner: MARK MEDIA, INC.)
  • WTOE (1470 AM; 5 kW; SPRUCE PINE, NC; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY MEDIA, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJCW (910 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Roan Mountain:

  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • W214AP (90.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WQUT (101.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W285DG (104.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W225AA (92.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAEZ (94.9 FM; GREENEVILLE, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKVS (103.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • W232AV (94.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: DAVID TORRES)
  • W218BW (91.5 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Roan Mountain:

  • WCYB-TV (Channel 5; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: APPALACHIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUNE-TV (Channel 17; LINVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOPI-CA (Channel 9; BRISTOL,VA/KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKPT-TV (Channel 19; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJHL-TV (Channel 11; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAPK-CA (Channel 36; BRISTOL,VA/KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W42AX (Channel 42; BAKERSVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • Roan Mountain, Tennessee
  • Fatal accident count18
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents31
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:8
  • Fatalities19
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents55
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
  • Tennessee average
  • Fatal accident count160
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents253
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons56
  • Fatalities175
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents415
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents16
See more detailed statistics of Roan Mountain fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 34m112ftTotal length
  • $4,268,000Total costs
  • 12,610Total average daily traffic
  • 654Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,984Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Roan Mountain, TN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 153 Old Rock Quarry Road (Lat: 36.207194 Lon: -82.082972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: KNKA354
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 02/05/2008, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Edward G Roach, 153 Old Rock Quarry Road (Lat: 36.207194 Lon: -82.082972), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, 153 Old Rock Quarry Road (Lat: 36.207194 Lon: -82.082972), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, 153 Old Rock Quarry Road (Lat: 36.207194 Lon: -82.082972), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, 153 Old Rock Quarry Road (Lat: 36.207194 Lon: -82.082972), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 47019 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • 312 West St (Lat: 36.196667 Lon: -82.069722), Type: 13.7, Overall height: 11 m, Registrant: 4237271800, , 604 S CHURCH ST

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Roan Mountain State Park (Lat: 36.167917 Lon: -82.092139), Type: Tree, Structure height: 24.5 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WNDT989
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.160 MHzGrant Date: 08/05/2015, Expiration Date: 11/02/2025Registrant: State Of Tennessee, 245 Blanton Ave., Nashville, TN 37210, Phone: (615) 741-0671, Fax: (615) 532-7515, Email:
  • 1001 Walnut Mountain Road (Lat: 36.219833 Lon: -82.047333), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 15.1 m, Call Sign: WNFF968
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.295 MHzGrant Date: 07/15/2015, Expiration Date: 08/18/2025, Certifier: Robert M JonesRegistrant: Carter County Fire Association, 801 East Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, TN 37643, Phone: (423) 542-1888, Email:
  • 399 Tower Road (Lat: 36.238722 Lon: -82.121000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WPXI297
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.525 MHzGrant Date: 02/02/2013, Expiration Date: 04/09/2023, Certifier: John C HensonRegistrant: High Country Communications, Inc, Linville, NC 28646, Phone: (828) 733-1822
  • CARTER CO WORK CAMP, 188 Old Railroad Grade Rd. (Lat: 36.205056 Lon: -82.104278), Type: Bant, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WQDA838
    Assigned Frequencies: 853.487 MHzGrant Date: 04/14/2015, Expiration Date: 07/11/2025, Certifier: Jesse D GriggsRegistrant: State Of Tennessee, 6406 Centennial Blvd, Nashville, TN 37209, Phone: (615) 350-1930, Fax: (615) 253-6359, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Roan Mountain)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75N1(PT17) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 55507 , Serial Number: 75-2771, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 07/28/1955
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David C Sr Braswell, 130 Laurel Highlands Rd, Roan Mountain, TN 37687, Other Owners: Douglas H Jennings
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7005T , Serial Number: 46605, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 05/28/1959
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Roy B Smith, 8251 Highway 19 E, Roan Mountain, TN 37687, Other Owners: David C Willaims, Brandi S Forbes, Gary M Smith
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 704DP , Serial Number: 15078531, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 08/06/1976
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David C St Braswell, 130 Laurel Highlands Rd, Roan Mountain, TN 37687, Other Owners: Douglas H Jennings
  • Aircraft: SMITH R B JR/WILLIAMSD/SMITH G CHALLENGER II SPEC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 9165G , Serial Number: CH2-0899-1898
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Roy Boyd Jr Smith, 8251 Highway 19 E, Roan Mountain, TN 37687, Other Owners: Brandi Smith Forbes
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 12/15/1975

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$66,2702$109,8704$145,7152$29,3202$95,360
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$03$204,5170$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$60,1600$02$99,8650$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0717.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$107,650
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
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Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0717.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

ROAN MOUNTAIN UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 1,046, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2007), St Public Notif requested (APR-02-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-02-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
ROAN MTN ST PK-CABINS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
ROAN MTN ST PK-CMPG-WELL #3 (Population served: 95, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
ROAN MTN ST PK-POOL (Population served: 71, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
ROAN MTN ST PK-CMPG-WELL #5 (Population served: 38, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
ROAN MTN ST PK-CMPG CHECK IN (Population served: 33, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
ROAN MTN ST PK-VISITOR CENTER (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Roan Mountain that have no violations reported:

  • ROAN MTN ST PK-MAINTENANCE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Roan Mountain, TN
Most common first names in Roan Mountain, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4973.3 years
James4874.4 years
John3677.1 years
Mary3481.1 years
Robert2970.5 years
George1972.2 years
Frank1579.8 years
Charles1471.8 years
Walter1377.4 years
Fred1178.8 years
Most common last names in Roan Mountain, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Shell5476.2 years
Johnson5474.8 years
Hughes4973.3 years
Miller3578.9 years
Street3580.3 years
Mckinney3076.0 years
Smith2772.4 years
Whitehead2775.3 years
Winters2575.8 years
Jones2471.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Businesses in Roan Mountain, TN

  • Subway: 1

Roan Mountain compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Franklin Murden (8)
  • Franklin M. Murden (5)
  • Frank Murden (1)

Total of 14 patent applications in 2008-2018.