Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (26.0 miles , pop. 173,890).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (121.9 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (432.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Maynardville, TN (2.7 miles ), Fincastle, TN (3.0 miles) , Big Barren Creek, TN (3.2 miles) , Powell Valley, TN (3.3 miles) , Luttrell, TN (3.4 miles ), Plainview, TN (3.5 miles ), Andersonville, TN (3.8 miles ), Washburn, TN (3.8 miles) .
Latitude: 36.34 N, Longitude: 83.86 W
Area code: 865
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Sharps Chapel: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sharps Chapel, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sharps Chapel-area historical tornado activity is below Tennessee state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/21/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the Sharps Chapel place center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/9/1988, a category F3 tornado 18.8 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sharps Chapel-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 38.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 42.5 miles away from Sharps Chapel center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 20.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 63.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB) earthquake occurred 64.2 miles away from Sharps Chapel center
On 3/11/1995 at 08:15:52, a magnitude 3.8 (3.7 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 58.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Union County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sharps Chapel:
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Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.127. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Sharps Chapel and their reported violations in the past:LEAD MINE BEND WATER ASSOC. (Population served: 92, Groundwater):
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Sharps Chapel compared to Tennessee state average:
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Religion statistics for Sharps Chapel CCD (based on Union County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.71%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.98% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,936 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:
7.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,322 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 Antenna Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sharps Chapel)