|Median resident age:||38.5 years|
|Tennessee median age:||35.9 years|
Zip code: 37367
Sequatchie Valley CCD income, earnings, and wages data
Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $112,065 (it was $68,300 in 2000)
- 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%)
Current Local Time: CST time zone
Land area: 126.5 square miles.
Population density: 43 people per square mile(very low).
For population 25 years and over in Sequatchie Valley:
- High school or higher: 68.2%
- Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
- Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
- Unemployed: 5.9%
- Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Sequatchie Valley CCD:
- Never married: 17.3%
- Now married: 64.9%
- Separated: 2.6%
- Widowed: 7.2%
- Divorced: 10.6%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
|Sequatchie Valley CCD:||0.4% ($291)|
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
Unemployment by year (%)
- 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%)
- 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%)
Average climate in Sequatchie Valley, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sequatchie Valley-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 24% 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 near Tennessee state average. It is 77% 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 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 192.6 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 247.1 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 194.6 miles away from Sequatchie Valley center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 218.7 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 Bledsoe County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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: 2,500)
- Chattanooga State Community College (about 35 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
- Lee University (about 36 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
- Roane State Community College (about 38 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)
- The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 39 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
- Southern Adventist University (about 40 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
- Tennessee Technological University (about 44 miles; Cookeville, TN; FT enrollment: 9,761)
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
|This place:||2.4 people|
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
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:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
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 below state average.
- Unemployed percentage below state average.
- Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
- Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
- Foreign-born population percentage 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 below state average.
- Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
- Number of college students below state average.
- Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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 (18%)
- Wood (7%)
- Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
Presidential Elections Results
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2004 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Sequatchie Valley CCD (based on Bledsoe County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.69%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
|Name||Southern Baptist Convention||Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)||Churches of Christ||United Methodist Church||Other|
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
|Bledsoe County:||2.30 / 10,000 pop.|
|Tennessee:||1.99 / 10,000 pop.|
|Bledsoe County:||1.53 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||5.16 / 10,000 pop.|
|Here:||2.30 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||6.56 / 10,000 pop.|
5.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,849 average adjusted gross income)
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 Hamilton County, TN||0.90% ($28,452 average AGI)|
|from Rhea County, TN||0.78% ($35,000)|
|from Cumberland County, TN||0.43% ($24,733)|
5.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,000 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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)