Samburg, Tennessee

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Population in 2013: 209 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.6%
 
Males: 128  (61.3%)
Females: 81  (38.7%)
Median resident age:  60.0 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 38254.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $21,429 (it was $26,125 in 2000)
Samburg:

$21,429
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,998 (it was $14,162 in 2000)

Samburg town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $69,545 (it was $46,000 in 2000)
Samburg:

$69,545
TN:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $111,916; Detached houses: $124,195; Mobile homes: $78,248

Median gross rent in 2013: $535.

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  • Races in Samburg, TN (2010)

    Samburg races chart
    • 21498.6%White alone
    • 20.9%Black alone
    • 10.5%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Samburg: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (26.8%), English (21.6%), German (21.6%), United States (7.2%), Scottish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1909

Elevation: 293 feet

Land area: 0.61 square miles.

Population density: 344 people per square mile   (very low).

Samburg, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Samburg:

  • High school or higher: 56.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Samburg town:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 41.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.1%
  • Divorced: 21.9%

26 residents are foreign born (9.2% Europe).

This town:

9.2%
Tennessee:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $973 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $495 (0.8%)

Samburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (59.6 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (94.0 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (388.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hornbeak, TN (2.1 miles ), Tiptonville, TN (2.6 miles ), Dixie, TN (2.9 miles ), Elbridge-Cloverdale, TN (3.2 miles ), Ridgely, TN (3.3 miles ), Troy, TN (3.4 miles ), Obion, TN (3.5 miles ), Woodland Mills, TN (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 36.38 N, Longitude: 89.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 731

Samburg household income distribution Samburg home values distribution

Crime rates in Samburg by Year
Type 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 00010
per 100,000 0.00.00.0454.50.0
Burglaries 20021
per 100,000 806.50.00.0909.1469.5
Thefts 53060
per 100,000 2,016.11,204.80.02,727.30.0
Auto thefts 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 261.6) 121.342.60.0233.329.1

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Crime rate in Samburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.3%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -148 (-36.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (76%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Business and financial operations occupations (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (71%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Samburg, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Samburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the Samburg town center killed 4 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 20.4 miles away from the town center injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Samburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 29.1 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 55.4 miles away from Samburg center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 74.9 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 164.4 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 34.8 miles away from Samburg center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 36.6 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 Obion County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Samburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Samburg:

  • REELFOOT MANOR HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TIPTONVILLE, TN)
  • REELFOOT MANOR NH (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TIPTONVILLE, TN)
  • RIDGELY CONVALESCENT (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; RIDGELY, TN)
  • THE BRIDGE AT RIDGELY (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; RIDGELY, TN)
  • OBION COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; UNION CITY, TN)

Amtrak station near Samburg:

  • 20 miles: NEWBERN/DYERSBURG (NEWBERN, 108 JEFFERSON ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Samburg:

  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 24 miles; Dyersburg, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,211)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 28 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Bethel University (about 50 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)
  • Union University (about 56 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Murray State University (about 60 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 60 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 61 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)

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Notable location: Samburg - Reelfoot Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Obion 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 2012 was 40.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

40.2
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.30. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.30
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 1.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.35
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 34.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.83. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.83
U.S.:

9.14

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

SAMBURG UTILITY DIST (Population served: 761, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2010), St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-02-2011), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-05-2011), St BCA signed (MAY-05-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-28-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-02-2011), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-05-2011), St BCA signed (MAY-05-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-02-2008), St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2008)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.1%
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.8%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.6%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Samburg compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Tennessee average:

12.1

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Samburg town (based on Obion County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,44493
Mainline Protestant2,84525
Black Protestant1,3556
Catholic5581
Other-1
None8,605-
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
Obion County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Obion County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Obion County:

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.7%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Obion County:

30.9%
Tennessee:

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

15.1%
State:

13.5%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 15$7,609
Other and Unallocable 2$8,331$49,9862$189
Totals for Government 2$8,331$49,98617$7,798

5.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
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 Weakley County, TN  0.91% ($27,168 average AGI)
from Fulton County, KY  0.53% ($20,839)
from Dyer County, TN  0.48% ($26,579)


5.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,230 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
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 Weakley County, TN  1.02% ($29,645 average AGI)
to Dyer County, TN  0.57% ($28,343)
to Fulton County, KY  0.49% ($21,586)

Strongest AM radio stations in Samburg:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)
  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • WENK (1240 AM; 1 kW; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: WENK OF UNION CITY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Samburg:

  • WASL (100.1 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: DR PEPPER PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO.)
  • WKNQ (90.7 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMS. FOUNDATION)
  • KTMO (106.5 FM; NEW MADRID, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WQAK (105.7 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: TWIN STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W205BN (88.9 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCRV-FM (105.1 FM; CARUTHERSVILLE, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLSQ-FM (94.3 FM; DYER, TN; Owner: F. DARRELL BOYD)
  • WYVY (104.9 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: TWIN STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWKF (99.3 FM; FULTON, KY; Owner: WENK OF UNION CITY, INC.)
  • W202BG (88.3 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Samburg:

  • WUWT-CA (Channel 9; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: JOSEPH H. HARPOLE, SR.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WDYR-CA (Channel 33; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Samburg fatal accident list:

Jul 18, 1987 11:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
Apr 28, 1978 10:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 1,220Total average daily traffic
  • 122Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,888Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Edward G Roach, 5964 Dog Branch Hollow (Lat: 36.349722 Lon: -89.370000), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 98 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Robert W Wood, 9.1mi Ne (Lat: 36.493056 Lon: -89.271667), Type: 88.0, Overall height: 88 m
    Registrant: 8122881693, , 453 EAST PARK PLACE
  • Joe Cole, 4497 Mount Manuel Church Road (Lat: 36.458389 Lon: -89.306556), Type: 33.5, Overall height: 27.4 m
    Registrant: 7315382747, Samburgfd@hotmail.Com
  • Joe Cole, 4497 Mount Manuel Church Road (Lat: 36.458389 Lon: -89.306556), Type: 33.5, Overall height: 27.4 m
    Registrant: 7315382747, Samburgfd@hotmail.Com
  • 9.1mi Ne (Lat: 36.493056 Lon: -89.271667), Type: 88.0, Overall height: 88 m
    Registrant: 8122881693, , 453 EAST PARK PLACE
  • 5964 Dog Branch Hollow (Lat: 36.349722 Lon: -89.370000), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 98 m
    Registrant: 9012666275, , 1295 HWY 51 BYPASS

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Station 18 9.1 Mi Ne (Lat: 36.493111 Lon: -89.271750), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WHG717
    Assigned Frequencies: 217.012 MHz, 217.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/02/2003, Expiration Date: 12/10/2012, Certifier: Sandra M Depriest
    Registrant: Law Offices Of Robert J. Keller, P.C., Washington, DC 20033-0428, Phone: (202) 223-2100, Fax: (202) 223-2121, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
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