Rosemark, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 2,315.
Males: 1,177  (50.9%)
Females: 1,138  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  43.7 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 38053

Estimated median household income in 2016: $76,034 (it was $63,125 in 2000)
Rosemark:

$76,034
TN:

$48,547

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $33,817 (it was $25,297 in 2000)

Rosemark CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $263,584 (it was $169,500 in 2000)
Rosemark:

$263,584
TN:

$157,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $195,036; Detached houses: $196,630; Townhouses or other attached units: $173,159; In 2-unit structures: $105,264; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $124,280; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $209,647; Mobile homes: $68,774; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $34,904
  • Races in Rosemark, TN (2000)

    Rosemark races chart
    • 2,01689.2%White alone
    • 2069.1%Black alone
    • 190.8%Hispanic
    • 90.4%American Indian alone
    • 60.3%Asian alone
    • 50.2%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rosemark: 87.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 337 feet

Land area: 34.9 square miles.

Population density: 66 people per square mile   (very low).

Rosemark, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Rosemark:

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 0.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rosemark CCD:

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 66.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

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

Rosemark CCD:  0.8% ($1,285)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Rosemark satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (19.6 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (438.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Atoka, TN (2.2 miles ), Munford, TN (2.5 miles ), Millington, TN (2.6 miles ), Arlington, TN (2.8 miles ), Lakeland, TN (3.0 miles ), Brighton, TN (3.1 miles ), Gallaway, TN (3.1 miles ), Bartlett, TN (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 35.35 N, Longitude: 89.78 W

Area code: 901

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (4%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Personal and laundry services (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5%)

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

Average climate in Rosemark, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rosemark-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 106% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Rosemark place center killed 3 people and injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 12/14/1987, a category F3 tornado 7.8 miles away from the place center killed 6 people and injured 121 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rosemark-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 36.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.7 miles away from Rosemark 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 45.1 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 126.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 43.1 miles away from Rosemark 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 238.5 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 Shelby County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Rosemark:

  • MILLINGTON HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MILLINGTON, TN)
  • FMC MILLINGTON (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; MILLINGTON, TN)
  • DAVITA MILLINGTON (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; MILLINGTON, TN)
  • ARLINGTON DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ARLINGTON, TN)
  • THE KINGS DAUGHTERS AND SONS (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BARTLETT, TN)
  • GALLAWAY HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GALLAWAY, TN)
  • LAYTON W WATSON NH (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GALLAWAY, TN)

airports located in Rosemark:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rosemark:

  • Rhodes College (about 19 miles; Memphis, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Memphis (about 21 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 21 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 52 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 53 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Union University (about 57 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 60 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)

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Notable locations in Rosemark: T L Farms (A), Bartlett Sewage Treatment Plant (B), Shelby County Fire Department Station 69 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rosemark include: Pleasant Union Church (A), Bolton Methodist Church (B), Greenwood Church (C), Gildfield Church (D), Rosemark Church (E), Saint James Church (F), Pleasant Ridge Church (G), Richland Church (H), Rosemark Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Gildfield Cemetery (1), Pleasant Union Cemetery (2), Pleasant Ridge Cemetery (3), Smith Cemetery (4), Saint James Cemetery (5), Rosemark Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Crooked Creek (A), Bull Branch (B), Raner Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shelby 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 2013 was 76.2. This is about average.

City:

76.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.217. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.217
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 10.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.13
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 19.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.31. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.31
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.9%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.2%
Whole state:  4.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.1%
Whole state:

13.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

1.6%
Whole state:

5.8%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Tennessee average:

13.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rosemark CCD (based on Shelby County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant260,401504
Black Protestant150,894292
Mainline Protestant87,990127
Catholic61,20229
Other26,52068
Orthodox1,1256
None339,512-
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: 186
Shelby County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 49
Shelby County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 386
Shelby County:

4.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 556
Here:

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Shelby County:

32.8%
Tennessee:

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

9.2%
State:

13.5%

4.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,012 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($620 average AGI)
Shelby County:

0.04%
Tennessee average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DeSoto County, MS  0.42% ($31,010 average AGI)
from Tipton County, TN  0.17% ($27,315)
from Fayette County, TN  0.14% ($38,848)


4.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,468 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($512 average AGI)
Shelby County:

0.06%
Tennessee average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DeSoto County, MS  0.52% ($35,591 average AGI)
to Tipton County, TN  0.18% ($36,210)
to Fayette County, TN  0.18% ($51,002)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rosemark:

  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLRM (1380 AM; 3 kW; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: WORLD OVERCOMERS OUTREACH MINISTRIES)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WBBP (1480 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rosemark:

  • WEGR (102.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMC-FM (99.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • WKNO-FM (91.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WMFS (92.9 FM; BARTLETT, TN; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WMPS (107.5 FM; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQOX (88.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS CITY SCHOOLS)
  • WHRK (97.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUMR (91.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS)
  • WEVL (89.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATION VOLUNTEERS, INC.)
  • KJMS (101.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXHT (107.1 FM; MARION, AR; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKBQ (93.5 FM; COVINGTON, TN; Owner: COVINGTON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAL-FM (95.7 FM; OLIVE BRANCH, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBZ (94.1 FM; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Rosemark:

  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WREG-TV (Channel 3; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WPXX-TV (Channel 50; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • W57CG (Channel 57; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • W67CV (Channel 67; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • WJRJ-LP (Channel 59; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBXP-CA (Channel 44; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WBUY (Channel 40; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W42BY (Channel 42; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC,)
  • W61BP (Channel 61; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: JIMMY BOYD)
Rosemark fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Rosemark fatal accident list:

Nov 8, 2005 07:15 AM, Millingtonarlington, Deadfallrd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • TIPTON, 18946 Highway 14 (Lat: 35.367361 Lon: -89.756028), Type: Mast, Structure height: 70.1 m, Overall height: 71.6 m, Call Sign: WMM388
    Assigned Frequencies: 6375.14 MHz, 6226.89 MHzGrant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, 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:
  • ROSEMARK, 8946 Austin Peay (Lat: 35.367361 Lon: -89.756028), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 70.1 m, Overall height: 71.6 m, Call Sign: WQQW541
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/15/2013, Expiration Date: 03/15/2023, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave #1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4641C , Serial Number: 25585, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 09/30/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Kevin B Kirchoff, 10517 Moose Rd, Rosemark, TN 38053

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)

Rosemark compared to Tennessee state average:

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