Shackle Island, Tennessee

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Population in 2010: 2,844.
Males: 1,444  (50.8%)
Females: 1,400  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

45.5 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,014
Shackle Island:

$65,014
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,096

Shackle Island CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $238,400
Shackle Island:

$238,400
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $314,380; detached houses: $321,594

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,955.

March 2019 cost of living index in Shackle Island: 93.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.1%
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  • Races in Shackle Island, TN (2010)
    • 2,63492.6%White alone
    • 732.6%Black alone
    • 562.0%Hispanic
    • 321.1%Asian alone
    • 270.9%Two or more races
    • 130.5%American Indian alone
    • 80.3%Other race alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Ancestries: American (18.6%), Irish (13.4%), German (12.2%), European (9.7%), Romanian (9.7%), English (7.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 518 feet

91 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe, 1.0% Latin America).

This place:

3.2%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,522 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,769 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (17.0 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (382.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hendersonville, TN (2.2 miles ),
Goodlettsville, TN (2.4 miles ),
Millersville, TN (2.4 miles ),
White House, TN (2.7 miles ),
Cottontown, TN (2.7 miles ),
Walnut Grove, TN (2.8 miles ),
Lakewood, TN (3.0 miles ),
Ridgetop, TN (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 36.37 N, Longitude: 86.62 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 615

Distribution of median household income in Shackle Island, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Shackle Island, TN in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.7. This is about average.

City:

71.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.404. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.404
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 13.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.244. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.244
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.89. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.89
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 0.00577. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00577
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Shackle Island-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the Shackle Island place center killed 3 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/24/1988, a category F4 tornado 25.3 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shackle Island-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 160.0 miles away from Shackle Island 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 128.9 miles away from Shackle Island 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) earthquake occurred 194.3 miles away from the city 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 141.2 miles away from Shackle Island center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 183.2 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 170.8 miles away from Shackle Island 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 Sumner County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Shackle Island:

  • NHC HEALTHCARE, HENDERSONVILLE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, TN)
  • TRISTAR HENDERSONVILLE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, TN)
  • FMC HENDERSONVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, TN)
  • HENDERSONVILLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, TN)
  • NOVA HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, TN)
  • VANCO MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GOODLETTSVILLE, TN)
  • ADVANCED HOME CARE AND HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WHITE HOUSE, TN)

Amtrak station near Shackle Island:

  • 18 miles: NASHVILLE (GREYHOUND STA., 200 8TH AVE. S.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shackle Island:

  • Volunteer State Community College (about 7 miles; Gallatin, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,311)
  • Trevecca Nazarene University (about 18 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,223)
  • Tennessee State University (about 19 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,341)
  • Vanderbilt University (about 19 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 10,518)
  • Belmont University (about 20 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 5,795)
  • Lipscomb University (about 22 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,827)
  • Nashville State Community College (about 22 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 6,436)

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Notable location: Shackle Island Fire and Rescue Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Shackle Island include: Saint Johns Church (A), Old Beech Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Beech Cemetery (1), McMurtry Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dan Kirk Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Sumner County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.0 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

88.5%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.6%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Shackle Island:

Marital status in Shackle Island, TN
  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 70.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 2.6%

For population 25 years and over in Shackle Island:

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Tennessee average:

11.6

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Shackle Island
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Shackle Island, TN (based on Sumner County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant54,140135
Mainline Protestant10,20527
Catholic5,5002
Black Protestant1,9619
Other1,5796
None87,260-
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: 27
This county:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Sumner County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
This county:

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 86
This county:

5.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Sumner County:

12.1%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Sumner County:

28.2%
State:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sumner County:

16.7%
Tennessee:

13.5%

9.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,804 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.16%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Davidson County, TN  2.81% ($51,430 average AGI)
from Robertson County, TN  0.75% ($51,049)
from Wilson County, TN  0.39% ($52,631)


7.37% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,950 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.37%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Davidson County, TN  1.94% ($49,102 average AGI)
to Robertson County, TN  0.82% ($45,651)
to Wilson County, TN  0.36% ($60,026)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shackle Island:

  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WHIN (1010 AM; 5 kW; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: WHIN, INC.)
  • WYFN (980 AM; 5 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: BIBLE BRADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCOR (900 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, TN)
  • WYXE (1130 AM; daytime; 2 kW; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: JON GARY ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WVOL (1470 AM; 5 kW; BERRY HILL, TN)
  • WMDB (880 AM; daytime; 3 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: BABB BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMRO (1560 AM; 2 kW; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: CLASSIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shackle Island:

  • WGFX (104.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMAK (96.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WRVW (107.5 FM; LEBANON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRQQ (97.1 FM; GOODLETTSVILLE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQQK (92.1 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, TN; Owner: PHOENIX OF HENDERSONVILLE, INC.)
  • WSM-FM (95.5 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNPL (106.7 FM; BELLE MEADE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVCP (88.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: VOLUNTEER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WMOT (89.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W230AD (93.9 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: TREVECCA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WKDF (103.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNRQ (105.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSIX-FM (97.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPLN-FM (90.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WJXA (92.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WAYM (88.7 FM; COLUMBIA, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRVU (91.1 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: VANDERBILT STUDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRLT (100.1 FM; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: TUNED-IN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFFI (93.7 FM; KINGSTON SPRINGS, TN; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Shackle Island:

  • WTVF (Channel 5; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NEWSCHANNEL 5 NETWORK, LP)
  • WPGD (Channel 50; HENDERSONVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIIW-LP (Channel 14; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNPX (Channel 28; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUXP-TV (Channel 30; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WUXP LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNPX-LP (Channel 20; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WSMV-TV (Channel 4; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WZTV (Channel 17; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WZTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKRN-TV (Channel 2; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WKRN, G.P.)
  • W36AK (Channel 36; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHTN (Channel 39; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNAB (Channel 58; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE LICENSE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WGAP-LP (Channel 26; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WJDE-LP (Channel 24; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WRMX-LP (Channel 12; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNPT (Channel 8; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJNK-LP (Channel 61; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W52CT (Channel 52; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: JKB ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WJFB (Channel 66; LEBANON, TN; Owner: BRYANT BROADCASTING, INC.)
Shackle Island fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Shackle Island fatal accident list:

Jan 23, 2009 10:30 PM, Longview Dr, Lat: 36.374553, Lon: -86.592747, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 7, 2009 87:99 PM, Latimer Ln, Lat: 36.391406, Lon: -86.610525, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 25, 2006 03:35 PM, Sr-258, Lat: 36.364010, Lon: -86.611750, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 19.5mTotal length
  • $1,111,000Total costs
  • 57,810Total average daily traffic
  • 3,265Total average daily truck traffic
  • 93,072Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Shackle Island, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Shackle Island, TN
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Shackle Island, TN
  • 55.9%Electricity
  • 34.2%Utility gas
  • 7.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Shackle Island, TN
  • 100.0%Electricity


Shackle Island compared to Tennessee state average:

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