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Population in 2012: 7,704 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.7%
 

Males: 3,584  (46.5%)
Females: 4,120  (53.5%)

Median resident age:  45.3 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 37377.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $83,264 (it was $66,900 in 2000)
Signal Mountain:

$83,264
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $45,706

Signal Mountain town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $287,837 (it was $180,500 in 2000)
Signal Mountain:

$287,837
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $288,485; Detached houses: $288,275; Townhouses or other attached units: $256,667; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $281,487

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,320.

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  • White alone - 7,268 (96.2%)
  • Hispanic - 120 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 68 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 58 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 19 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 6 (0.08%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Signal Mountain: 94.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (18.1%), Irish (15.1%), German (12.3%), United States (10.8%), Scotch-Irish (8.5%), Scottish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1919

Elevation: 1790 feet

Land area: 6.68 square miles.

Population density: 1,154 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Signal Mountain:

  • High school or higher: 97.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 63.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.8%
  • Unemployed: 0.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Signal Mountain town:

  • Never married: 14.9%
  • Now married: 64.9%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

296 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe, 0.9% Asia).

This town:  3.9%
Tennessee:  4.5%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Signal Mountain, Tennessee as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Signal Mountain to the number of sex offenders is 642 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,751 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,494 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (7.2 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (106.8 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (481.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Walden, TN (1.7 miles ), Red Bank, TN (1.7 miles ), Fairmount, TN (1.8 miles ), Falling Water, TN (2.7 miles ), Chattanooga, TN (2.7 miles ), Ridgeside, TN (2.9 miles ), Powells Crossroads, TN (3.0 miles ), Lookout Mountain, TN (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $279,600
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $205,900
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $247,800
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $424,000
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $224,300
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $185,500
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $256,600
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $331,700
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $490,800
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $333,200
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $333,200
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $333,200
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $186,700
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $410,000
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $410,000
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $389,500

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 35.13 N, Longitude: 85.34 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,362 (-18.0%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 807 (23.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 423

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Property values in Signal Mountain, TN


 

Crime rates in Signal Mountain by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 102010100100
per 100,000 13.30.027.10.013.70.014.20.00.013.90.00.0
Robberies 000010002100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.013.70.00.00.028.313.90.00.0
Assaults 120445814133
per 100,000 13.326.40.054.554.969.1113.314.156.513.939.438.9
Burglaries 8658191619161091710
per 100,000 106.779.367.7109.0260.9221.1269.0225.7141.3124.7223.0129.6
Thefts 603538485576645854493455
per 100,000 800.5462.4514.4654.0755.21050.2906.1818.2763.3679.0446.1712.6
Auto thefts 310310100002
per 100,000 40.013.20.040.913.70.014.20.00.00.00.025.9
Arson 001010020000
per 100,000 0.00.013.50.013.70.00.028.20.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 59.932.550.251.380.976.396.554.964.457.744.250.7

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Crime rate in Signal Mountain detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Tennessee average:

2.54

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.6%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +316 (+4.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Lawyers (7%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (6%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Signal Mountain-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 121% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1997, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the Signal Mountain town center injured 44 people and caused $45 million in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 45.1 miles away from the town center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

Earthquake activity:

Signal Mountain-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 65% 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 46.8 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 90.5 miles away from Signal Mountain center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 65.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 30.7 miles away from Signal Mountain center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hamilton County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Signal Mountain topographic map

Birthplace of: Charles H. Coolidge - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Signal Mountain: Charles H. Coolidge.


Hospital/medical center in Signal Mountain:

  • ALEXIAN VILLAGE OF TENNESSEE (Nursing Home, 671 ALEXIAN WAY)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Signal Mountain:

  • TLC HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • GRAND COURT I (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • MOUNTAIN CREEK MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)

Political contributions by individuals in Signal Mountain, TN

Amtrak station near Signal Mountain:

  • 11 miles: CHATTANOOGA (GREYHOUND STA., 960 AIRPORT RD.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Operable nuclear power plants near Signal Mountain:

  • 13 miles: Sequoyah 1 and 2 in Soddy-Daisy, TN.

Local government website: WWW.SIGNALMTNTOWN.ORG

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Signal Mountain:

  • The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (about 7 miles; Chattanooga, TN; Full-time enrollment: 8,652)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 7 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 18 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,273)
  • Lee University (about 27 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 3,586)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 27 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,031)
  • Dalton State College (about 31 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,413)
  • Motlow State Community College (about 57 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,759)

Public elementary/middle schools in Signal Mountain:

Private elementary/middle school in Signal Mountain:

  • SIGNAL MOUNTAIN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 43; Location: 2502 FAIRMOUNT PIKE; Grades: KG - 5)
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Library in Signal Mountain:

  • TOWN OF SIGNAL MOUNTAIN LIBRARY (Operating income: $161,136; Location: 1114 JAMES BOULEVARD; 22,267 books; 746 audio materials; 1,149 video materials; 1 state licensed databases; 12 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Additional school: Thrasher Elementary School - James Blvd.

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Notable locations in Signal Mountain: Signal Mountain Golf and Country Club (A), Signal Mountain Fire Department Station 1 (B), Alexian Brothers Home (C), Signal Mountain City Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Signal Mountain include: Log Cabin Chapel (A), Saint Timothys Episcopal Church (B), Signal Crest United Methodist Church (C), Signal Mountain Baptist Church (D), Signal Mountain Church of Christ (E), Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bee Branch (A), Stanley Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Signal Mountain include: Green Gorge Park (1), Norris Field (2), Coolidge Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Caribbean Cruise Center (Tours & Charters; 1209 Taft Highway).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.5. This is about average.
City:

33.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Signal Mountain and their reported violations in the past:

RIVER INN WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Signal Mountain that have no violations reported:

  • LONE OAK UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 234, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 1.5%
(1.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.5%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  1.8%
Whole state:  5.8%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Signal Mountain, TN

101 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
9 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
114 people in nursing homes in 2000

Signal Mountain compared to Tennessee state average:

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  • Median household income above 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 significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Signal Mountain (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Alexian Village Branch at 100 James Boulevard, branch established on 1985/05/09; Signal Mountain Branch at 1301 Taft Highway, branch established on 1966/09/15. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Citizens Tri-County Bank: Signal Mountain Branch at 1306 Taft Highway, branch established on 2000/03/13. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $568.5 mil, Deposits: $503.4 mil, headquarters in Dunlap, TN, positive income, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Sequatchie Valley Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Signal Mountain Office Branch at 1210 Taft Hwy, branch established on 1938/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • FSGBANK, National Association: Signal Mountain Branch at 820 Ridgeway Avenue, branch established on 2001/05/29. Info updated 2007/10/03: Bank assets: $1,111.8 mil, Deposits: $1,020.8 mil, headquarters in Chattanooga, TN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 30 total offices, Holding Company: First Security Group, Inc.
  • First Tennessee Bank, National Association: Signal Mountain Branch at 1315 Taft Highway, branch established on 1978/08/14. Info updated 2009/09/08: Bank assets: $24,563.4 mil, Deposits: $16,402.1 mil, headquarters in Memphis, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 180 total offices, Holding Company: First Horizon National Corporation

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Signal Mountain travel time to work - commute


Signal Mountain mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Signal Mountain town (based on Hamilton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.22%
Here58.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic Church
Adherents37.1%13.7%11.0%5.6%5.5%
Congregations26.1%11.3%0.5%11.6%1.6%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaChurches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.9%3.8%3.5%3.2%12.7%
Congregations3.5%3.0%9.4%3.0%30.1%
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: 68
Hamilton County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
Hamilton County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 156
Hamilton County:

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 259
Here:

7.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Hamilton County:

28.5%
Tennessee:

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

12.6%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$11,466$45,8642$1,630
Judicial and Legal 1$3,334$40,0081$2,768
Police Protection - Officers 15$50,581$40,4650$0
Police - Other 1$2,207$26,4840$0
Firefighters 17$42,721$30,1560$0
Streets and Highways 10$22,359$26,8310$0
Sewerage 7$13,488$23,1223$1,519
Parks and Recreation 3$6,702$26,8082$952
Water Supply 5$13,379$32,1100$0
Local Libraries 2$4,543$27,2583$2,055
Other and Unallocable 2$5,827$34,9622$1,196
Totals for Government 66$176,607$32,11013$10,120

Signal Mountain government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $70,000 ($9.09)
    Regular Highways: $61,000 ($7.92)
    Financial Administration: $27,000 ($3.50)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($0.91)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.26)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $788,000 ($102.28)
    Water Utilities: $768,000 ($99.69)
    Fire Protection: $720,000 ($93.46)
    Regular Highways: $574,000 ($74.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $432,000 ($56.07)
    Financial Administration: $415,000 ($53.87)
    Sewerage: $375,000 ($48.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $371,000 ($48.16)
    Libraries: $150,000 ($19.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $43,000 ($5.58)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $38,000 ($4.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $204,000 ($26.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $24,000 ($3.12)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($1.56)
    Fire Protection: $11,000 ($1.43)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($1.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,160,000 ($280.37)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $65,000 ($8.44)

Signal Mountain government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $542,000 ($70.35)
    Parks & Recreation: $184,000 ($23.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000 ($5.06)
    All Other: $22,000 ($2.86)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $50,000 ($6.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $357,000 ($46.34)
    All Other: $5,000 ($0.65)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $200,000 ($25.96)
    General Revenue, NEC: $132,000 ($17.13)
    Rents: $129,000 ($16.74)
    Property Sale Other: $14,000 ($1.82)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,112,000 ($144.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,022,000 ($132.66)
    Highways: $225,000 ($29.21)
    All Other: $12,000 ($1.56)
  • Tax - Property: $2,321,000 ($301.27)
    Public Utilities: $95,000 ($12.33)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $44,000 ($5.71)
    NEC: $37,000 ($4.80)

Signal Mountain government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,343,000 ($174.33)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,331,000 ($562.18)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,404,000 ($441.85)
    Water Utilities: $310,000 ($40.24)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $3,879,000 ($503.50)
    Water Utilities: $1,114,000 ($144.60)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,856,000 ($500.52)
    Water Utilities: $539,000 ($69.96)

Signal Mountain government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,693,000 ($998.57)

5.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,745 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
Tennessee average:

7.52%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($214 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

0.06%
Tennessee average:

0.09%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Catoosa County, GA  0.46% ($35,179 average AGI)
from Bradley County, TN  0.32% ($44,375)
from Walker County, GA  0.32% ($36,450)


5.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,164 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Tennessee average:

6.67%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($81 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

0.04%
Tennessee average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Catoosa County, GA  0.61% ($35,472 average AGI)
to Walker County, GA  0.38% ($35,805)
to Bradley County, TN  0.33% ($35,700)

Strongest AM radio stations in Signal Mountain:

  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WDOD (1310 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WGOW (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WDEF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC)
  • WNOO (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: PYE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSDQ (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DUNLAP, TN; Owner: RODGSON, INC.)
  • WJOC (1490 AM; 1 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: SARAH MARGARETT FRYAR)
  • WLMR (1450 AM; 1 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: GRACE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WEPG (910 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: STONE/COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTTI (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DALTON, GA; Owner: PYE WILSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Signal Mountain:

  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDYN (89.7 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WJTT (94.3 FM; RED BANK, TN; Owner: BREWER BROAD/TING OF CHATTANOOGA INC)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W268AA (101.5 FM; FALLING WATER, TN; Owner: S/WEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W203AZ (88.5 FM; FAIRMOUNT, TN; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W211BG (90.1 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)
  • WRXR-FM (105.5 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WAWL-FM (91.5 FM; RED BANK, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W284AE (104.7 FM; ORCHARD HILLS, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Signal Mountain:

  • WDEF-TV (Channel 12; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WRCB-TV (Channel 3; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WTVC (Channel 9; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TENNESSEE, INC.)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTCI (Channel 45; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP)
  • WOOT-LP (Channel 6; CHATTANOOGA, ETC., TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W26BE (Channel 26; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCNT-LP (Channel 65; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYHB-CA (Channel 39; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: YING HUA BENNS)
  • W66CG (Channel 66; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W21BZ (Channel 21; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Signal Mountain, Tennessee:
  • Fatal accident count: 22
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 29
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 22
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 35
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Tennessee average:
  • Fatal accident count: 127
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 201
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 42
  • Fatalities: 139
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 323
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Signal Mountain fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $1,319,000
Total average daily traffic: 14,820
Total average daily truck traffic: 373
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 25,952



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$212,86356$243,891175$209,7125$174,4881$108,83019$202,668
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$05$269,5306$209,6450$00$02$203,145
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$09$188,53438$217,2501$244,8600$05$99,758
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$146,9174$211,76024$219,3190$00$01$288,390
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$011$203,6400$00$01$270,260

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0111.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$238,8175$309,0721$146,920
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$196,7950$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$198,1600$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$261,1900$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0111.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 56
  • Hazardous Condition: 30
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Signal Mountain


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Signal Mountain, TN
Businesses in Signal Mountain, TN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1New Balance1
CVS1Nike1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS1
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