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Population in 2012: 5,494 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.8%
 

Males: 2,405  (43.8%)
Females: 3,089  (56.2%)

Median resident age:  43.6 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 37854.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,524 (it was $23,986 in 2000)
Rockwood:

$30,524
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,455

Rockwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $88,422 (it was $58,700 in 2000)
Rockwood:

$88,422
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $113,390; Detached houses: $121,014; Mobile homes: $44,318

Median gross rent in 2012: $572.

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  • White alone - 5,121 (92.5%)
  • Black alone - 248 (4.5%)
  • Two or more races - 85 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 46 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 32 (0.6%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (0.09%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rockwood: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (32.9%), Irish (14.1%), German (11.9%), English (5.9%), Dutch (2.5%), French (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1903

Elevation: 883 feet

Land area: 7.89 square miles.

Population density: 696 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Rockwood:

  • High school or higher: 72.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rockwood city:

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

105 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.9%
Tennessee:  4.5%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Rockwood, Tennessee as of October 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Rockwood to the number of sex offenders is 229 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $562 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $559 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (41.7 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (118.4 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (443.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Midtown, TN (2.5 miles ), Harriman, TN (2.8 miles ), Barnard, TN (3.0 miles) , Kingston, TN (3.1 miles ), Oakdale, TN (3.2 miles ), Crab Orchard, TN (3.4 miles ), Fairfield Glade, TN (3.8 miles ), Ten Mile, TN (3.9 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $62,000
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $37,300
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $82,300
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $97,100
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $76,400
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $86,900
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $112,600
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $83,700
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $61,400
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $61,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 35.87 N, Longitude: 84.68 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +998 (+18.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 698 (37.5%)

Area code: 865

Rockwood household income distribution Rockwood home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Rockwood by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 101130011201
per 100,000 17.20.017.318.454.60.00.017.918.036.10.017.9
Robberies 332254204242
per 100,000 51.551.034.736.791.072.836.70.072.036.171.335.9
Assaults 49161151613612341828
per 100,000 68.7153.0277.3202.191.0291.2238.4107.6216.1614.2320.7502.4
Burglaries 332642486755736395694280
per 100,000 566.5441.9727.9881.71218.81000.91338.71130.01710.81246.4748.41435.5
Thefts 189210273291299258393262269251298268
per 100,000 3244.63569.04731.45345.35439.34695.27207.04699.64844.24534.05310.04808.9
Auto thefts 99102015161219914198
per 100,000 154.5153.0173.3367.4272.9291.2220.1340.8162.1252.9338.6143.5
Arson 111300100250
per 100,000 17.217.017.355.10.00.018.30.00.036.189.10.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 229.4236.6340.7378.8422.5368.7467.8337.1414.2460.8385.3438.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Rockwood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.69
Tennessee average:

2.54

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Rockwood, Tennessee accommodation, arts, entertainment & recreation - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -139 (-2.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Rockwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 44% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.6 miles away from the Rockwood city center killed 4 people and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/10/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 28 people and caused $970,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rockwood-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 40.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 15.6 miles away from Rockwood center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 98.1 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 43.5 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 26.0 miles away from Rockwood center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Roane County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rockwood topographic map

Birthplace of: C. M. Newton - College basketball coach, Harold G. Long - Karateka.


Hospitals/medical centers in Rockwood:

  • (CLOSED) BAPTIST HOSPITAL OF ROANE COUNTY (Hospital, provides emergency services, 241 S CHAMBERLAIN AVE)
  • ARCON/BAPTIST HLTH CTR OF ROCKWOOD LLC (Hospital, 1362 NORTH GATEWAY AVENUE)
  • BRIDGE AT ROCKWOOD, THE (Nursing Home, 5580 ROANE STATE HWY)
  • ROCKWOOD HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, PO BOX 476)

Political contributions by individuals in Rockwood, TN

Airports located in Rockwood:


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Operable nuclear power plant near Rockwood:

  • 17 miles: Watts Bar 1 in Spring City, TN.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockwood:

  • Roane State Community College (about 4 miles; Harriman, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,464)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 30 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 5,478)
  • The University of Tennessee (about 43 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 26,308)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 48 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,031)
  • Lee University (about 50 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 3,586)
  • Tennessee Technological University (about 51 miles; Cookeville, TN; FT enrollment: 8,679)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 61 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,273)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Rockwood:

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Library in Rockwood:

  • ROCKWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $148,700; Location: 117 NORTH FRONT STREET; 37,883 books; 998 audio materials; 1,155 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 47 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Rockwood: Rockwood Golf and Country Club (A), Roane County Industrial Park (B), Rockwood City Fire Department Station 1 (C), Rockwood City Fire Department Station 2 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rockwood include: First Baptist Church of Lenoir Avenue (A), First Christian Church (B), Rockwood Church of Christ (C), Rockwood United Methodist Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), The Tabernacle (F), Victory Church (G), Clymersville Church (H), Cardiff Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Tedder Cemetery (1), Kimbrough Cemetery (2), Ault Cemetery (3), Rockwood Cemetery (4), Cardiff Cemetery (5), Hembree Cemetery (6), Pass Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Rockwood: Roane Memorial Gardens (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Budget Motel (Highway 27 South) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Roane County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.5. This is about average.
City:

37.5
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 1.89. This is significantly better than average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.89
U.S.:

3.50
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.5. This is better than average. There were 45 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.9%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.8% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.8%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.2%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Rockwood, TN

141 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
180 people in nursing homes in 2000
20 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Rockwood compared to Tennessee state average:

Rockwood, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above 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 below state average.


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Banks with branches in Rockwood (2011 data):

  • First Bank of Tennessee: Rockwood Branch at 996 North Gateway Avenue, branch established on 1999/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $226.4 mil, Deposits: $198.6 mil, headquarters in Spring City, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Rockwood Branch at 511 North Gateway Avenue, branch established on 1977/11/21. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Rockwood Branch at 134 North Gateway Avenue, branch established on 1934/09/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Regions Bank: Rockwood Branch at 240 West Rockwood Street, branch established on 1934/07/25. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Rockwood travel time to work - commute


Rockwood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Electricity (42%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Rockwood city (based on Roane County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.16%
Here58.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents73.1%8.6%4.6%3.0%2.0%
Congregations41.2%15.5%8.2%6.2%4.1%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic ChurchInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelOther
Adherents1.6%1.5%0.9%0.8%3.9%
Congregations1.0%4.1%1.0%1.0%17.5%
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: 8
Roane County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Roane County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Roane County:

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.9%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Roane County:

31.1%
Tennessee:

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

11.9%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 5$14,382$34,5170$0
Judicial and Legal 2$2,435$14,6100$0
Police Protection - Officers 16$45,850$34,3880$0
Police - Other 1$2,214$26,5680$0
Firefighters 12$30,814$30,8146$3,985
Streets and Highways 8$19,829$29,7440$0
Airports 1$2,980$35,7600$0
Solid Waste Management 4$8,810$26,4300$0
Sewerage 8$20,925$31,3882$474
Parks and Recreation 5$14,054$33,7300$0
Water Supply 14$37,264$31,9412$474
Electric Power 74$320,618$51,9920$0
Gas Supply 10$22,975$27,5701$321
Local Libraries 1$2,435$29,2200$0
Other and Unallocable 4$8,856$26,5680$0
Totals for Government 165$554,441$40,32311$5,254

Rockwood government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $300,000 ($54.61)
    Regular Highways: $59,000 ($10.74)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $18,651,000 ($3394.79)
    Gas Utilities: $2,300,000 ($418.64)
    Water Utilities: $1,120,000 ($203.86)
    Police Protection: $651,000 ($118.49)
    Parks & Recreation: $507,000 ($92.28)
    Fire Protection: $469,000 ($85.37)
    Regular Highways: $456,000 ($83.00)
    Financial Administration: $238,000 ($43.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $126,000 ($22.93)
    Libraries: $121,000 ($22.02)
    General - Other: $93,000 ($16.93)
    General Public Buildings: $69,000 ($12.56)
    Air Transportation: $68,000 ($12.38)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $54,000 ($9.83)
    Central Staff Services: $46,000 ($8.37)
    Health Services - Other: $28,000 ($5.10)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $200,000 ($36.40)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Electric Utilities: $208,000 ($37.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $304,000 ($55.33)
    Police Protection: $95,000 ($17.29)
    Regular Highways: $90,000 ($16.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $48,000 ($8.74)
    Central Staff: $18,000 ($3.28)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,499,000 ($1728.98)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $298,000 ($54.24)

Rockwood government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $215,000 ($39.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $56,000 ($10.19)
    All Other: $4,000 ($0.73)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $79,000 ($14.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $401,000 ($72.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $95,000 ($17.29)
    Rents: $23,000 ($4.19)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $20,777,000 ($3781.76)
    Gas Utilities: $2,899,000 ($527.67)
    Water Utilities: $1,726,000 ($314.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $376,000 ($68.44)
    Highways: $187,000 ($34.04)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,470,000 ($267.56)
    Property: $519,000 ($94.47)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $164,000 ($29.85)
    NEC: $106,000 ($19.29)

Rockwood government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $4,965,000 ($903.71)
    Electric Utilities: $3,085,000 ($561.52)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Electric Utilities: $3,085,000 ($561.52)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $4,824,000 ($878.05)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $141,000 ($25.66)

Rockwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,317,000 ($967.78)

6.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,077 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Tennessee average:

7.52%

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:
from Knox County, TN  1.01% ($41,057 average AGI)
from Anderson County, TN  0.75% ($33,895)
from Morgan County, TN  0.61% ($27,759)


6.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,557 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Tennessee average:

6.67%

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:
to Knox County, TN  1.31% ($41,167 average AGI)
to Anderson County, TN  0.86% ($30,043)
to Morgan County, TN  0.39% ($31,568)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rockwood:

  • WOFE (580 AM; 1 kW; ROCKWOOD, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WECO (940 AM; 5 kW; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMTY (670 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FARRAGUT, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WATO (1290 AM; 5 kW; OAK RIDGE, TN)
  • WBBX (1410 AM; 1 kW; KINGSTON, TN; Owner: PILGRIM PATHWAY, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rockwood:

  • WWSR (105.7 FM; ROCKWOOD, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBZH (92.7 FM; HARRIMAN, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKTS (90.1 FM; KINGSTON, TN; Owner: THE KINGSTON CENTURY CLUB INC.)
  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WAYA (93.9 FM; SPRING CITY, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WOWF (102.5 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: PEG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WECO-FM (101.3 FM; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WLOD-FM (98.3 FM; SWEETWATER, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLLJ (103.1 FM; ETOWAH, TN; Owner: FRIENDSHIP BROADCASTING LLC.)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WKZX-FM (93.5 FM; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: BP BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WGSQ (94.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WYLV (89.1 FM; ALCOA, TN; Owner: FOOTHILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDNT-FM (104.9 FM; DAYTON, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Rockwood:

  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBXX-TV (Channel 20; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF TENNESSEE, LLC)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W46DC (Channel 46; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

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

Rockwood, Tennessee:
  • Fatal accident count: 33
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 50
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 36
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 80
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Tennessee average:
  • Fatal accident count: 127
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 201
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 42
  • Fatalities: 139
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 323
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Rockwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 29 meters (95ft)
Total costs: $4,074,000
Total average daily traffic: 9,450
Total average daily truck traffic: 332

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Rockwood, TN)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

97 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rockwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 20173 , Serial Number: 17261066, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 10/11/1972
    Registrant (Partnership): William Julian Dietz, Po Box 4, Rockwood, TN 37854, Other Owners: William Jeffrey Dietz
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3093H , Serial Number: 3718, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 11/28/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Wally Carter, 130 Fitzgerald Rd, Rockwood, TN 37854
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5265Z , Serial Number: 22-8952, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 09/08/1961
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Rt 4 Box 339b, Rockwood, TN 37854
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6840Y , Serial Number: 27-4180, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 02/21/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Danny R Clem, Po Box 144, Rockwood, TN 37854
  • 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: 8929U , Serial Number: 15078023, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 03/18/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Brian D Givens, 511 Nelson St, Rockwood, TN 37854


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 129
  • Hazardous Condition: 34
  • Good Intent Call: 21

Incident types - Rockwood


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

Most common first names in Rockwood, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James16871.0 years
John12974.7 years
William12572.5 years
Mary9577.1 years
Charles8571.3 years
Robert7470.4 years
George6572.2 years
Thomas4973.1 years
Walter3775.8 years
Margaret3475.4 years
Most common last names in Rockwood, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5674.5 years
Miller4277.4 years
Brown3674.9 years
Green3170.8 years
Jones2976.1 years
Hamby2773.4 years
Martin2777.7 years
Davis2668.1 years
Carter2673.9 years
Hickey2574.7 years
Businesses in Rockwood, TN
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Rite Aid1
GameStop1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway2
Hardee's1T-Mobile1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1
Nike1UPS1
RadioShack1Walmart1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Jonathan Richard Mielenz (4)
  • Charles B. Ingram (2)
  • Ronnie Thompson (2)
  • John S. Wassom (1)
  • Nisus Corporation (1)
  • Graham V. Walford (1)
  • Timothy William Romans (1)
  • Joseph S. Moore (1)
  • Frank Bruno (1)

Total of 13 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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