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Median resident age:  38.5 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 37367

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,016 (it was $28,607 in 2000)
Sequatchie Valley:

$30,016
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,734

Sequatchie Valley CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $112,065 (it was $68,300 in 2000)
Sequatchie Valley:

$112,065
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $158,320; Detached houses: $151,459; Townhouses or other attached units: $61,492; In 2-unit structures: $119,017; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $257,870; Mobile homes: $186,012

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Sequatchie Valley races chart
  • White alone - 4,973 (96.1%)
  • Black alone - 85 (1.6%)
  • Hispanic - 51 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 37 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 19 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.04%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sequatchie Valley: 144.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Sequatchie Valley CCD:  0.4% ($291)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Sequatchie Valley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (38.9 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (96.2 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (451.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Pikeville, TN (0.6 miles ), Cumberland Plateau, TN (2.4 miles) , Graysville, TN (3.5 miles ), Dayton, TN (3.5 miles ), Mooneyham, TN (3.6 miles) , Welchland, TN (4.1 miles) , Lantana, TN (4.1 miles) , Spencer, TN (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 35.60 N, Longitude: 85.19 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 423

Sequatchie Valley household income distribution Sequatchie Valley home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.3%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation equipment (9%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Transportation equipment (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Apparel (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Average climate in Sequatchie Valley, Tennessee

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Tornado activity:

Sequatchie Valley-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.6 miles away from the Sequatchie Valley place center killed 4 people and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 46.4 miles away from the place center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

Earthquake activity:

Sequatchie Valley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 70.1 miles away from Sequatchie Valley center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 57.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.9 miles away from Sequatchie Valley center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 49.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bledsoe County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Sequatchie Valley:

  • DCI DAYTON (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; DAYTON, TN)

Operable nuclear power plant near Sequatchie Valley:

  • 20 miles: Watts Bar 1 in Spring City, TN.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sequatchie Valley:

  • Cleveland State Community College (about 33 miles; Cleveland, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,031)
  • Lee University (about 36 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 3,586)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 36 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Roane State Community College (about 38 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 3,464)
  • The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (about 40 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 8,652)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 40 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,273)
  • Tennessee Technological University (about 44 miles; Cookeville, TN; FT enrollment: 8,679)

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Notable locations in Sequatchie Valley: Cannon Creek (A), Robinson Cross Roads (B), Pikeville Volunteer Fire Department (C), Bledsoe County EMS (D), Nine Mile Volunteer Fire Department (E), Lusk Volunteer Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sequatchie Valley include: Lone Oak Church (A), Smyrna Church (B), Stephen Chapel (C), Red Hill Church (D), Lees Station Church (E), Swafford Chapel (F), Wesley Chapel (G), Bethel Church (H), Shady Vale Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Howard Cemetery (1), Swafford Cemetery (2), Hughes Cemetery (3), Humble Cemetery (4), Hutcheson Cemetery (5), Iron Hill Cemetery (6), Thurman Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Swafford Pond (A), Tollett Lake (B), Twin Lakes Number Three Lake (C), Twin Lakes Number One Lake (D), Twin Lakes Number Two Lake (E), Burns Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Maise Creek (A), Little Creek (B), Austin Branch (C), Lamb Creek (D), Johnson Branch (E), Whiteoak Flat Branch (F), Hellhole Branch (G), Hall Creek (H), Stephens Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Bledsoe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  -1.$%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  -1.0%
Whole state:  4.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

17.6%
Whole state:

13.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

6.0%
Whole state:

5.8%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sequatchie Valley, TN

People in group quarters in Sequatchie Valley in 2000:

  • 43 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Sequatchie Valley compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (39%)
  • Utility gas (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sequatchie Valley CCD (based on Bledsoe County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.69%
Here32.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents32.6%21.0%18.2%12.0%16.2%
Congregations13.5%18.9%32.4%10.8%24.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Bledsoe County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Bledsoe County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Bledsoe County:

32.3%
Tennessee:

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

14.3%
State:

13.5%

8.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,839 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.22%
Tennessee average:

7.52%

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:
from Hamilton County, TN  1.60% ($36,862 average AGI)
from Rhea County, TN  1.13% ($26,171)
from Cumberland County, TN  0.72% ($26,269)


7.25% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,088 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
Tennessee average:

6.67%

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:
to Hamilton County, TN  1.90% ($23,868 average AGI)
to Rhea County, TN  0.89% ($21,094)
to Cumberland County, TN  0.53% ($24,158)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sequatchie Valley:

  • WUAT (1110 AM; daytime; 0 kW; PIKEVILLE, TN; Owner: JOYCE V. BOWNDS)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WSDQ (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DUNLAP, TN; Owner: RODGSON, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WDNT (1280 AM; 1 kW; DAYTON, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sequatchie Valley:

  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WDNT-FM (104.9 FM; DAYTON, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WAYB-FM (95.7 FM; GRAYSVILLE, TN; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)
  • WAYA (93.9 FM; SPRING CITY, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WZYZ (90.1 FM; SPENCER, TN; Owner: CHURCH FAITH TRINITY ASSEMBLIES)
  • W211AS (90.1 FM; SPENCER, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WWSR (105.7 FM; ROCKWOOD, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WKZP (107.3 FM; SPENCER, TN; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W268AA (101.5 FM; FALLING WATER, TN; Owner: S/WEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WOWF (102.5 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: PEG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGSQ (94.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Sequatchie Valley:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WBXX-TV (Channel 20; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF TENNESSEE, LLC)
  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • W26BE (Channel 26; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTCI (Channel 45; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP)

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