Rutledge, Tennessee

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Population in 2014: 1,166 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.8%
 
Males: 539  (46.3%)
Females: 627  (53.7%)
Median resident age:  49.6 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 37861.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,124 (it was $24,276 in 2000)
Rutledge:

$24,124
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,968 (it was $14,477 in 2000)

Rutledge town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $103,310 (it was $66,200 in 2000)
Rutledge:

$103,310
TN:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $152,738; Detached houses: $178,195; Mobile homes: $75,426

Median gross rent in 2013: $400.

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  • Races in Rutledge, TN (2010)

    Rutledge races chart
    • 1,05193.7%White alone
    • 353.1%Hispanic
    • 211.9%Black alone
    • 80.7%Two or more races
    • 40.4%Asian alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rutledge: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (32.6%), Irish (13.9%), German (9.8%), English (5.7%), Scotch-Irish (4.5%), Dutch (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1797

Elevation: 1015 feet

Land area: 4.69 square miles.

Population density: 249 people per square mile   (very low).

Rutledge,TN real estate house value index trend

Rutledge, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Rutledge:

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rutledge town:

  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

16 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.1%
Tennessee:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $507 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $684 (0.6%)

Rutledge satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (31.8 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: 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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2013: 17 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $171,200

Latitude: 36.28 N, Longitude: 83.52 W

Area code: 865

Rutledge household income distribution Rutledge home values distribution

Crime rates in Rutledge by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000100110010
per 100,000 0.00.00.079.60.00.077.277.30.00.088.50.0
Robberies 000001000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.078.00.00.00.00.088.50.0
Assaults 300060231223
per 100,000 247.90.00.00.0469.90.0154.4231.888.3175.7177.0264.3
Burglaries 61411592249109134
per 100,000 495.91,158.0896.5397.8704.81,716.1308.9695.5883.4790.91,150.4352.4
Thefts 212425183837203452343521
per 100,000 1,735.51,985.12,037.51,432.02,975.72,886.11,544.42,627.54,593.62,987.73,097.31,850.2
Auto thefts 222053422312
per 100,000 165.3165.4163.00.0391.5234.0308.9154.6176.7263.688.5176.2
Arson 020010000000
per 100,000 0.0165.40.00.078.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.7) 173.8180.8163.7154.8305.7289.0209.0285.6288.7240.6358.3172.4

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

Crime rate in Rutledge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.41
Tennessee average:

2.56
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.5%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +143 (+13.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Rutledge-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 52% 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 near Tennessee state average. It is 78% 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 135.2 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 41.5 miles away from Rutledge center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 171.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 176.5 miles away from the city 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 283.2 miles away from Rutledge center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 130.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 6, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rutledge topographic map

Birthplace of: Robert Taylor Jones - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Rutledge:

  • RIDGEVIEW TERRACE CONV NURSING CTR (RTE 2 COFFEY LANE)
  • RIDGEVIEW TERRACE OF LIFE CARE (PO BOX 26 COFFEY LANE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Rutledge:

  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF JEFFERSON CITY (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; JEFFERSON CITY, TN)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF MORRISTOWN (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MORRISTOWN, TN)
  • CLAIBORNE HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; TAZEWELL, TN)
  • JEFFERSON CITY HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; JEFFERSON CITY, TN)
  • MORRISTOWN DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; MORRISTOWN, TN)
  • APPALACHIAN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; NEW TAZEWELL, TN)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF TENNESSEE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; TAZEWELL, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rutledge:

  • Walters State Community College (about 15 miles; Morristown, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,359)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 23 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 33 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Tusculum College (about 43 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 43 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 48 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 56 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)

Public high schools in Rutledge:

  • GRAINGER HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 2201 HWY 11 W SOUTH, Grades: 9-12)
  • GRAINGER CO ADULT HIGH (Location: 7850 RUTLEDGE PK, Grades: 9-12)
  • GRAINGER ACADEMY (Location: 232 PIONEER DR, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Rutledge:

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Notable locations in Rutledge: Grainger County Rescue Squad (A), Rutledge Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rutledge include: Rutledge Presbyterian Church (A), Rutledge Methodist Church (B), Blue Spring Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rutledge Cemetery (1), Blue Springs Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Rutledge: Rutledge Recreational Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 76.0. This is about average.

City:

76.0
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 4.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.41
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 4.50. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.50
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 33.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 22.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.2
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.6%
(25.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 26.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  58.4%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.5%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
124 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
127 people in nursing homes in 2000
27 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Rutledge, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Rutledge (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank and Trust Company of Grainger County: Citizens Bank And Trust Company Of G at 8335 Rutledge Pike, branch established on 1919/11/01; Cherokee Branch at 6680 Hwy 92, branch established on 2000/04/17. Info updated 2010/06/14: Bank assets: $181.4 mil, Deposits: $148.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Of Grainger County Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Tennessee average:

12.1

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

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Religion statistics for Rutledge town (based on Grainger County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,23348
Mainline Protestant72810
Other51
Catholic-1
None10,691-
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: 5
Grainger County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Grainger County:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.5%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Grainger County:

28.4%
Tennessee:

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

15.0%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.9%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.1%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Rutledge:

29.7
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.4%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

15.1%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.7%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Rutledge:

55.1%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.3%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rutledge, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$19,822$59,4660$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,396$28,7520$0
Sewerage 2$5,539$33,2340$0
Water Supply 1$2,770$33,2401$330
Other and Unallocable 1$2,575$30,9001$903
Totals for Government 9$33,102$44,1362$1,233

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $184,000 ($157.80)
    Sewerage: $158,000 ($135.51)
    Financial Administration: $127,000 ($108.92)
    Police Protection: $122,000 ($104.63)
    Regular Highways: $55,000 ($47.17)
    Fire Protection: $11,000 ($9.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($2.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($12.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $30,000 ($25.73)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($3.43)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $251,000 ($215.27)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($1.72)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $124,000 ($106.35)
    All Other: $7,000 ($6.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $70,000 ($60.03)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $161,000 ($138.08)
    Interest Earnings: $42,000 ($36.02)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $189,000 ($162.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $100,000 ($85.76)
    All Other: $45,000 ($38.59)
    Highways: $36,000 ($30.87)
    Education: $2,000 ($1.72)
  • Tax - Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $8,000 ($6.86)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $39,000 ($33.45)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $250,000 ($214.41)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $240,000 ($205.83)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $37,000 ($31.73)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $10,000 ($8.58)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($1.72)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,462,000 ($1253.86)

6.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,959 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
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 Hamblen County, TN  1.11% ($23,975 average AGI)
from Knox County, TN  1.04% ($30,618)
from Jefferson County, TN  0.73% ($28,170)


6.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,520 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
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 Hamblen County, TN  1.34% ($24,020 average AGI)
to Knox County, TN  1.04% ($37,816)
to Jefferson County, TN  0.70% ($24,490)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rutledge:

  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WCRK (1150 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: RADIO ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WMTN (1300 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSEV (930 AM; 5 kW; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WMIK (560 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLIK (1270 AM; 5 kW; NEWPORT, TN; Owner: WLIK, INC)
  • WMEN (760 AM; daytime; 2 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: THOMAS MOFFIT JR.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rutledge:

  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WMXK (94.1 FM; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WEZG (99.3 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNPC-FM (92.9 FM; NEWPORT, TN; Owner: HARRIS BROADCASTING INC DBA WNPC INC)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WYLV (89.1 FM; ALCOA, TN; Owner: FOOTHILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRMX-FM (106.7 FM; NORRIS, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rutledge:

  • WVLR (Channel 48; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: VOLUNTEER CHRISTIAN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W61DG (Channel 61; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Rutledge fatal accident list:

Jun 25, 2013 02:44 PM, Us-11w Sr-1 Main St, Lat: 36.27958, Lon: -83.52248, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 12, 2010 03:55 PM, Sr-375, Lat: 36.26086, Lon: -83.41974, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 5, 1995 10:00 AM, Sr1, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 13, 1993 11:45 PM, Oldhwy11w, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 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 persons involved: 1
Nov 17, 1979 04:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 17m56ftTotal length
  • $305,000Total costs
  • 27,130Total average daily traffic
  • 2,547Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rutledge)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 270 Justice Center Drive (Lat: 36.283889 Lon: -83.510000), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 37 m, Call Sign: WPRH893
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.205 MHz, 155.340 MHz, 155.295 MHzGrant Date: 07/11/2015, Expiration Date: 09/27/2025, Certifier: Randy HoltRegistrant: Metro Communications LLC, 1210 Elm Street, Knoxville, TN 37921, Phone: (865) 546-0311, Fax: (865) 546-8666, Email:
  • Lat: 36.283889 Lon: -83.515833, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPXQ690
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.412 MHz, 461.387 MHz, 461.487 MHz, 461.662 MHz, 461.587 MHzGrant Date: 03/02/2013, Expiration Date: 05/21/2023, Certifier: Terry AcuffRegistrant: Metro Communications LLC, 1210 Elm Street, Knoxville, TN 37921, Phone: (865) 546-0311, Fax: (865) 546-8666, Email:
  • JAIL FREQ, Lat: 36.281194 Lon: -83.514333, Call Sign: WQFV485
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.062 MHzGrant Date: 10/13/2006, Expiration Date: 10/13/2016, Certifier: Randy HoltRegistrant: Grainger County E911, 270 Justice Center Dr., Rutledge, TN 37861, Phone: (865) 828-3311, Fax: (865) 828-6116, Email:
  • W HILLS WATER TANK, 224 West Hills Road (Lat: 36.281222 Lon: -83.547222), Type: Tank, Structure height: 2.4 m, Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQGX261, Licensee ID: L01248150
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHzGrant Date: 05/11/2007, Expiration Date: 05/11/2017, Certifier: Jeff MoyersRegistrant: Rutledge, Town Of, 8028 Rutledge Pike, Rutledge, TN 37861, Phone: (865) 828-4513, Fax: (865) 828-8493
  • WEST TANK, Tank @ End Of W Hills Rd (Lat: 36.275639 Lon: -83.548139), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQTY624
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHzGrant Date: 05/07/2014, Expiration Date: 05/07/2024, Certifier: Jeff W MoyersRegistrant: Dexter Fortson Associates, Inc, 5511 Powder Plant Ln, Bessemer, AL 35022, Phone: (205) 432-2700, Fax: (205) 491-4751

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • RUTLEDGE, 2.8 Miles West Of (Lat: 36.276111 Lon: -83.563889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQPL474
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 06/20/2012, Expiration Date: 06/20/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y HoofRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • COMBS KNOB, Rfd 1 (029003 / Comb's Knob) (Lat: 36.186639 Lon: -83.508500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.8 m, Call Sign: WQTC629
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/07/2014, Expiration Date: 01/07/2024, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • 9KX0051A, Rt 1 Box 63 (#29004) (Lat: 36.238472 Lon: -83.523722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.7 m, Overall height: 94.2 m, Call Sign: WQWB528
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/09/2015, Expiration Date: 07/09/2025, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • 9KX0047A, Rt. 2, Box 345 (Robbins Rd) (Lat: 36.315056 Lon: -83.446028), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 85.6 m, Call Sign: WQWC947
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/21/2015, Expiration Date: 07/21/2025, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rutledge)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 25746 , Serial Number: 38-81A0069, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 05/27/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Riley Collins, Po Box 342, Rutledge, TN 37861
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH 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: 3263H , Serial Number: 3888, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/29/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Allen R Lewis, 150 Lewis Dr, Rutledge, TN 37861
  • Aircraft: VALLADARES ALFREDO RV7A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 7377V , Serial Number: 70271
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Jane C Birdsall, 321 Lake Breeze Ldg, Rutledge, TN 37861, Other Owners: Alan S Birdsall
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/26/1998
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7471V , Serial Number: 28-2284, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 03/16/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Riley Collins, Po Box 342, Rutledge, TN 37861
  • 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: 80543 , Serial Number: 17266647, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 03/01/1976
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Alan S Birdsall, 321 Lake Breeze Ldg, Rutledge, TN 37861, Other Owners: Jane C Birdsall

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

RUTLEDGE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1,955, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-28-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-28-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2010)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-28-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-28-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2010)
HOPPER'S BLUFF SUBDIVISION (Population served: 59, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-01-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-08-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2012)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
GILMORE DOCK OPERATIONS LLC (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HONEY CREEK SUBDIVISION (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
BOGGS SUBDIVISION (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • GREENLEE OF MAY SPRINGS (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GREENLEE CG, RV & MARINE, LLC (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Hazardous Condition: 11

Incident types - Rutledge

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rutledge, TN
Most common first names in Rutledge, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9772.1 years
Mary5777.3 years
John5676.0 years
William5274.7 years
George3772.8 years
Robert3670.1 years
Edith2079.9 years
Helen1978.4 years
Edna1780.8 years
Joseph1673.9 years
Most common last names in Rutledge, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Morgan6474.4 years
Roach5879.8 years
Hodge4376.6 years
Cameron4074.1 years
Dalton4076.6 years
Williams3976.1 years
Jones3575.7 years
Collins3273.2 years
Greenlee3077.1 years
Hixon2972.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (84%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (2%)
Businesses in Rutledge, TN
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Hardee's1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1

Rutledge compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Rutledge on our top lists:

  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
There are 5 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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