For population 25 years and over in Rossville:
For population 15 years and over in Rossville town:
8 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia, 0.8% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,213 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (24.8 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (443.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Piperton, TN (2.1 miles ), Collierville, TN (2.8 miles ), Moscow, TN (2.9 miles ), Williston, TN (3.5 miles ), Hickory Withe, TN (3.6 miles ), Fisherville, TN (3.6 miles ), Oakland, TN (3.6 miles ), Germantown, TN (3.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.04 N, Longitude: 89.54 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 901
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Crime in Rossville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +86 (+29.3%).
Work and jobs in Rossville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rossville, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rossville-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 185% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Rossville town center killed 16 people and injured 74 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 1/19/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Rossville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 69% 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 60.3 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 67.7 miles away from Rossville center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 65.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 64.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 64.2 miles away from Rossville center
On 2/10/2005 at 14:04:54, a magnitude 4.1 (3.9 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 9.5 mi) earthquake occurred 63.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Fayette County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 5, Floods: 4, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Mississippi Fred McDowell - Hill country blues singer and guitar player., Stephen Tall - Science fiction writer.
Hospitals/medical centers near Rossville:
Airports located in Rossville:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rossville:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 23.3. This is about average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Rossville that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 7.4%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.2% for Black residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Rossville compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Rossville (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Rossville (based on Fayette County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.05%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Rossville government finances in 2002:
11.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,170 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,699 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Rossville fatal accident list:
May 8, 1988 12:48 AM, Second, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 25, 1987 03:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 3
Dec 30, 1982 06:15 PM, S057010050, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 11, 1977 04:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 26 meters (85ft)
Total costs: $7,381,000
Total average daily traffic: 10,850
Total average daily truck traffic: 752
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 18,368
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Rossville)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Rossville)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rossville, TN
Businesses in Rossville, TN
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2013.