For population 25 years and over in Rutledge:
For population 15 years and over in Rutledge town:
10 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $363 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (31.8 miles , pop. 173,890).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (132.5 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (444.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Washburn, TN (2.3 miles ), Thorn Hill, TN (2.9 miles ), Alpha, TN (3.1 miles ), Bean Station, TN (3.2 miles ), Jefferson City, TN (3.4 miles ), New Tazewell, TN (3.5 miles ), Tazewell, TN (3.5 miles ), New Market, TN (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 36.28 N, Longitude: 83.52 W
Area code: 865
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Rutledge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +143 (+13.7%).
Work and jobs in Rutledge: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rutledge, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rutledge-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/9/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.3 miles away from the Rutledge town center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 2/21/1993, a category F3 tornado 28.1 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Rutledge-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 59% 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 41.5 miles away from the city 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 36.9 miles away from Rutledge center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 10.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 57.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB) earthquake occurred 55.9 miles away from Rutledge center
On 3/11/1995 at 08:15:52, a magnitude 3.8 (3.7 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 51.6 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 Grainger County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Robert Taylor Jones - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Rutledge:
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 4.50. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 4.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Rutledge and their reported violations in the past:HOPPER'S BLUFF SUBDIVISION (Population served: 74, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 27.8%
(27.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 9.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
127 people in nursing homes in 2000
27 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Rutledge compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Rutledge (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Rutledge (based on Grainger County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.03%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
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Rutledge government finances in 2002(per resident):
8.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,186 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:
7.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,831 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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Rutledge fatal accident list:
Jun 5, 1995 10:00 AM, Sr1, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 13, 1993 11:45 PM, Oldhwy11w, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 12, 1988 12:15 AM, Sr1, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 22, 1986 00:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 17, 1979 04:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $3,406,000
Total average daily traffic: 19,500
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,477
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 34,992
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rutledge)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rutledge)
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Rutledge, TN
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.