For population 25 years and over in Sardis:
For population 15 years and over in Sardis town:
35 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $554 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (32.6 miles , pop. 59,643).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (97.5 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (443.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Scotts Hill, TN (2.3 miles ), Milledgeville, TN (2.5 miles ), Saltillo, TN (2.5 miles ), Enville, TN (2.9 miles ), East Chester, TN (3.4 miles) , Morris Chapel, TN (3.6 miles) , Chesterfield, TN (3.7 miles ), Decaturville, TN (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 35.44 N, Longitude: 88.29 W
Area code: 731
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+9.1%).
Work and jobs in Sardis: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sardis, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sardis-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 174% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/16/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the Sardis town center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.
On 2/5/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 5 people and caused $18 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sardis-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 91.6 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 97.6 miles away from Sardis center
On 4/30/2003 at 04:56:22, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MB, 4.0 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 14.7 mi) earthquake occurred 97.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/2/2005 at 11:35:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.7 MB, 3.9 MW, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 82.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/1995 at 19:51:10, a magnitude 3.8 (3.0 MD, 3.8 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from Sardis center
On 4/28/1993 at 22:40:01, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 MD, 3.6 LG, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 82.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Henderson County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 4, Flash Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Sardis:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sardis:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.2%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Sardis compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Sardis (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Sardis town (based on Henderson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.11%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sardis government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Sardis government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,502 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:
5.11% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,996 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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FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: