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Median resident age:  42.5 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 37866

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,903 (it was $24,375 in 2000)
Sharps Chapel:

$28,903
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,838

Sharps Chapel CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $91,069 (it was $61,800 in 2000)
Sharps Chapel:

$91,069
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $147,953; Detached houses: $187,947; Townhouses or other attached units: $476,381; Mobile homes: $58,537
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Sharps Chapel races chart
  • White alone - 2,150 (98.3%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (0.7%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.05%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.05%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sharps Chapel: 144.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1044 feet




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According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Sharps Chapel, Tennessee as of August 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Sharps Chapel to the number of sex offenders is 773 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Sharps Chapel CCD:  0.8% ($518)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Sharps Chapel satellite photo by USGS

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

Sharps Chapel household income distribution Sharps Chapel home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Wood products (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Apparel (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

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Average climate in Sharps Chapel, Tennessee

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Tornado activity:

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).

Hospitals/medical centers near Sharps Chapel:

  • WARIOTA HLTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MAYNARDVILLE, TN)
  • WILLOW RIDGE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MAYNARDVILLE, TN)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LAFOLLETTE, TN)

Political contributions by individuals in Sharps Chapel, TN

Airports located in Sharps Chapel:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sharps Chapel:

  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 20 miles; Harrogate, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,182)
  • The University of Tennessee (about 27 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 26,308)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 33 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 5,478)
  • Walters State Community College (about 35 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 3,878)
  • Roane State Community College (about 54 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 3,464)
  • Tusculum College (about 63 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • Somerset Community College (about 66 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,009)

Public elementary/middle school in Sharps Chapel:

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Notable locations in Sharps Chapel: Clinch River Bridge Dock (A), Straight Branch Dock (B), Steiners Fishing Camp (C), Lakeview Dock (D), Fountain City Sportsmens Club (E), Blue Springs Hollow Dock (F), Stiner Dock (G), Berry-Peters Mill (H), Camp Pellissippi (I), Ellisons Store (J), Beech Grove Cabin Area (K), Andersonville Dock (L), Sky Park Fishing Lodge (M), Sharps Chapel Volunteer Fire Department (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sharps Chapel include: Irwin Chapel (A), Taylor Grove Church (B), Union Baptist Church (C), Sharps Chapel (D), Capps Creek Church (E), Bluespring Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Irwin Cemetery (1), Treece Cemetery (2), Sharp Cemetery (3), Johnson Cemetery (4), Walker Cemetery (5), Keck Cemetery (6), Weaver Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Big Ridge Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lost Creek (A), Little Barren Creek (B), Hunting Creek (C), Leadmine Bend Creek (D), Dry Branch (E), Clear Creek (F), Capps Creek (G), Big Branch (H), White Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sharps Chapel include: Hemlock Bluff TVA Small Wild Area (1), Stiners Woods TVA Small Wild Area (2), Loyston Point Recreation Area (3), Monks Corner TVA Small Wild Area (4), Chuck Swan Wildlife Management Area (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.7. This is about average.
City:

34.7
U.S.:

32.0
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.
City:

0.127
U.S.:

0.640
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.
City:

18.7
U.S.:

22.1
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.
City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sharps Chapel and their reported violations in the past:

LEAD MINE BEND WATER ASSOC. (Population served: 92, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2004), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2004), St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-31-2004)

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: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

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

16.8%
Whole state:

13.5%

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

6.7%
Whole state:

5.8%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sharps Chapel, TN

Sharps Chapel 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 (65%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Other fuel (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

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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%
Here31.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristOther
Adherents89.3%5.3%3.6%1.0%0.8%
Congregations64.0%4.0%16.0%4.0%12.0%
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: 2
Union County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Union County:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Union County:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

27.5%
Tennessee:

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

12.6%
State:

13.5%

7.98% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,936 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.98%
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 Knox County, TN  3.61% ($29,794 average AGI)
from Anderson County, TN  0.58% ($38,714)
from Grainger County, TN  0.41% ($21,280)


7.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,322 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
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 Knox County, TN  4.30% ($27,799 average AGI)
to Grainger County, TN  0.47% ($32,107)
to Anderson County, TN  0.43% ($20,577)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sharps Chapel:

  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WMIK (560 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMEN (760 AM; daytime; 2 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: THOMAS MOFFIT JR.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WATO (1290 AM; 5 kW; OAK RIDGE, TN)
  • WEKC (710 AM; daytime; 4 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: GERALD PARKS)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRK (1150 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: RADIO ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WMTN (1300 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sharps Chapel:

  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WRMX-FM (106.7 FM; NORRIS, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WQLA-FM (104.9 FM; LA FOLLETTE, TN; Owner: LAFOLLETTE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WYLV (89.1 FM; ALCOA, TN; Owner: FOOTHILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYFC (95.3 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WEKX (102.7 FM; JELLICO, TN; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WEZG (99.3 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMXK (94.1 FM; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WKHT (104.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Sharps Chapel:

  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WVLR (Channel 48; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: VOLUNTEER CHRISTIAN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W46DC (Channel 46; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPXK (Channel 54; JELLICO, TN; Owner: PAXSON KNOXVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • W50CG (Channel 50; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W56CM (Channel 56; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFEM-LP (Channel 12; HEISKELL, ETC., TN; Owner: H. EARL MARLAR)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Ligita Kravchuk, Main Forest Road (Lat: 36.371944 Lon: -83.892861), Type: 98.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 6153651622, Stephen.Philyaw@tn.Gov, 225 EZELL PIKE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Sharp Chapel (Lat: 36.322194 Lon: -83.827750), Type: Tank, Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WQHC210
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/25/2007, Expiration Date: 06/25/2017, Certifier: Frank Coffey
    Registrant: Metro Communications LLC, 1210 Elm St., Knoxville, TN 37921, Phone: (865) 546-0311, Fax: (865) 546-8666, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Chuck Swan, Main Forest Rd. (Lat: 36.371944 Lon: -83.892861), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 98.4 m, Call Sign: WQPV210
    Assigned Frequencies: 6655.00 MHz, 6615.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/22/2012, Expiration Date: 08/22/2022, Certifier: Stephen Philyaw
    Registrant: Tennessee Dept Of Safety, 225 Ezell Pike, Nashville, TN 37217, Phone: (615) 365-1622, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sharps Chapel)

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