Shady Grove, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 4,082.
Males: 2,084  (51.1%)
Females: 1,998  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  37.4 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 38583

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,077 (it was $28,896 in 2000)
Shady Grove:

$33,077
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,151 (it was $14,419 in 2000)

Shady Grove CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $94,981 (it was $68,300 in 2000)
Shady Grove:

$94,981
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $120,619; Detached houses: $139,353; Townhouses or other attached units: $83,265; Mobile homes: $74,882; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $120,469
Shady Grove races chart
  • White alone - 3,697 (97.8%)
  • Two or more races - 33 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 33 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 10 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.03%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Shady Grove: 144.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 64.1 square miles.

Population density: 64 people per square mile   (very low).

Shady Grove, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Shady Grove:

  • High school or higher: 58.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shady Grove CCD:

  • Never married: 16.7%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

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

Shady Grove CCD:  0.4% ($285)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Shady Grove satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Murfreesboro, TN (45.1 miles , pop. 68,816).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (66.9 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (423.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sparta, TN (2.7 miles ), Macedonia, TN (2.7 miles ), Doyle, TN (2.8 miles ), Smithville, TN (3.6 miles ), Bon De Croft, TN (3.8 miles ), Campaign, TN (3.8 miles ), Dibrell, TN (3.9 miles ), Baxter, TN (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 35.94 N, Longitude: 85.60 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 931

Shady Grove household income distribution Shady Grove home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.1%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Transportation equipment (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Transportation equipment (8%)
  • Apparel (7%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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

Average climate in Shady Grove, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Shady Grove-area historical tornado activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.4 miles away from the Shady Grove place center killed 10 people and injured 51 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 38.0 miles away from the place center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

Earthquake activity:

Shady Grove-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 100.1 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 214.7 miles away from Shady Grove 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 181.2 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 92.1 miles away from the city 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 186.0 miles away from Shady Grove 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 235.6 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 White County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Shady Grove:

  • NHC HEALTHCARE, SPARTA (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SPARTA, TN)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 13 miles away; SMITHVILLE, TN)
  • SUNCREST HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; SMITHVILLE, TN)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, SMITHVILLE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SMITHVILLE, TN)
  • STONES RIVER HOSPITAL AND DEKALB COMMUNITY HOSP Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; SMITHVILLE, TN)
  • COOKEVILLE HEALTH CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; COOKEVILLE, TN)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, COOKEVILLE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; COOKEVILLE, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shady Grove:

  • Tennessee Technological University (about 17 miles; Cookeville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,761)
  • Middle Tennessee State University (about 44 miles; Murfreesboro, TN; FT enrollment: 21,628)
  • Roane State Community College (about 55 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)
  • Motlow State Community College (about 57 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,915)
  • Volunteer State Community College (about 59 miles; Gallatin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,311)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 62 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 64 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)

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Notable locations in Shady Grove: Hutchins College (A), Hensley Chapel (B), White County Landfill (C), District 3 Fire and Rescue Central View (D), District 5 Fire and Rescue Cassville (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Shady Grove include: Spring Hill Baptist Church (A), Shiloh Church (B), Liberty Church (C), Gum Spring Church (D), Peeled Chestnut Methodist Church (E), Shady Grove Methodist Church (F), Corinth Church (G), Plainview Church (H), Hebron Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Swindell Cemetery (1), Hurd Cemetery (2), Hutchings Cemetery (3), Philadelphia Cemetery (4), Pollard Cemetery (5), Anderson Cemetery (6), Arnold Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Boiling Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Irvin Branch (A), Darkey Spring Branch (B), Collins Branch (C), Cliff Creek (D), Cedar Creek (E), Blackwell Branch (F), Gleason Creek (G), Rum Creek (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

White County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 39.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

39.4
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.13
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.72
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 44.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

44.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.63. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.63
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.7%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.3%
Whole state:  4.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

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

16.1%
Whole state:

13.5%

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

5.9%
Whole state:

5.8%

People in group quarters in Shady Grove in 2000:

  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 10 people in halfway houses
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Shady Grove compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (41%)
  • Utility gas (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Shady Grove CCD (based on White County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.77%
Here: 56.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Independent Free Will Baptists Associations
Adherents39.8%17.9%12.0%8.1%7.7%
Congregations18.1%27.7%17.0%7.4%9.6%
NameDuck River and Kindred Baptists AssociationsChurch of the NazareneCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents4.5%2.8%1.6%1.0%4.6%
Congregations3.2%2.1%1.1%1.1%12.8%
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: 4
White County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
White County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
White County:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.2%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
White County:

30.1%
Tennessee:

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

14.6%
State:

13.5%

6.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,656 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
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 Putnam County, TN  1.94% ($26,448 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, TN  0.33% ($18,897)
from Warren County, TN  0.27% ($35,958)


5.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,250 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
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 Putnam County, TN  1.86% ($26,439 average AGI)
to Warren County, TN  0.33% ($24,759)
to Cumberland County, TN  0.31% ($23,630)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shady Grove:

  • WSMT (1050 AM; 1 kW; SPARTA, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WTZX (860 AM; 1 kW; SPARTA, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WPTN (780 AM; daytime; 1 kW; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WATX (1590 AM; 2 kW; ALGOOD, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WJLE (1480 AM; 1 kW; SMITHVILLE, TN; Owner: STRIBLING, LEON B. AND VANATTA, W.E.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shady Grove:

  • WRKK-FM (105.5 FM; SPARTA, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSQ (94.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZYZ (90.1 FM; SPENCER, TN; Owner: CHURCH FAITH TRINITY ASSEMBLIES)
  • W211AS (90.1 FM; SPENCER, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WGIC (98.5 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWOG (90.9 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W206AJ (89.1 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKXD-FM (106.9 FM; MONTEREY, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WKZP (107.3 FM; SPENCER, TN; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHRS (91.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WBXE (93.7 FM; BAXTER, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WOWF (102.5 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: PEG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLIV-FM (104.7 FM; MONTEREY, TN; Owner: WKXN INC)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWTN (99.7 FM; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLQK (95.9 FM; LIVINGSTON, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WJLE-FM (101.7 FM; SMITHVILLE, TN; Owner: LEON B. STRIBLING AND W.E. VANETTA)
  • WTRZ-FM (103.9 FM; MCMINNVILLE, TN; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Shady Grove:

  • WCTE (Channel 22; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: UPPER CUMBERLAND BROADCAST COUNCIL)
  • 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)
  • W57CZ (Channel 57; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
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