Siloam, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 4,207.
Males: 2,137  (50.8%)
Females: 2,070  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

32.5 years
Tennessee median age:

35.9 years

Zip code: 37186

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,043 (it was $31,932 in 2000)
Siloam:

$40,043
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,073 (it was $14,781 in 2000)

Siloam CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $121,650 (it was $65,000 in 2000)
Siloam:

$121,650
TN:

$167,500
March 2019 cost of living index in Siloam: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Siloam, TN (2000)
    • 3,85597.2%White alone
    • 691.7%Hispanic
    • 150.4%Two or more races
    • 130.3%American Indian alone
    • 50.1%Black alone
    • 50.1%Asian alone
    • 30.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 897 feet

Land area: 66.3 square miles.

Population density: 63 people per square mile   (very low).

Siloam, Tennessee map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Siloam CCD:

0.5% ($294)
Tennessee:

0.8% ($715)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (42.6 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (374.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Westmoreland, TN (2.0 miles ),
Bransford, TN (2.5 miles),
Lafayette, TN (2.9 miles ),
Bethpage, TN (3.1 miles ),
Adolphus, KY (3.3 miles ),
Hartsville/Trousdale County, TN (3.3 miles ),
Hartsville, TN (3.3 miles ),
Holland, KY (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 36.55 N, Longitude: 86.17 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 615

Distribution of median household income in Siloam, TN in 2017
Siloam satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Most common industries in Siloam, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (15.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.7%)
  • Wood products (6.1%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.2%)
  • Wood products (7.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.0%)
  • Truck transportation (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.9%)
  • Apparel (6.0%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Siloam, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Carpenters (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Child care workers (4.2%)

Average climate in Siloam, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.0. This is better than average.

City:

60.0
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.77
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Siloam-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 61% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Siloam place center killed 3 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/6/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 11 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Siloam-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 76% 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 161.7 miles away from the city 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 167.8 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 133.1 miles away from Siloam 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 183.0 miles away from Siloam 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 145.4 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 190.9 miles away from Siloam 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 Macon County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Siloam:

  • MACON COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; LAFAYETTE, TN)
  • KNOLLWOOD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LAFAYETTE, TN)
  • HARTSVILLE CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HARTSVILLE, TN)
  • TROUSDALE MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; HARTSVILLE, TN)
  • MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE,THE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; SCOTTSVILLE, KY)
  • CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALTY CARE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SCOTTSVILLE, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Siloam:

  • Volunteer State Community College (about 23 miles; Gallatin, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,311)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 35 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 16,942)
  • Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 35 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 2,794)
  • Trevecca Nazarene University (about 43 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,223)
  • Vanderbilt University (about 45 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 10,518)
  • Belmont University (about 45 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 5,795)
  • Tennessee State University (about 45 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,341)

Points of interest:

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Churches in Siloam include: Leaths Chapel (A), Union Hill Church (B), Pisgah Church (C), New Liberty Church (D), Millers Chapel (E), Siloam Baptist Church (F), Rocky Mound Baptist Church (G), Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church (H), Green Grove United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Pleasant Cemetery (1), Lewis Minick Cemetery (2), Millers Chapel Cemetery (3), Love - Ladd Cemetery (4), Black Oak Cemetery (5), William Galbraith Cemetery (6), Fairview Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Honey Branch (A), Echo Creek (B), Dry Branch (C), Leaths Branch (D), Pop Branch (E), Simmons Branch (F), Tooley Branch (G), Morrison Branch (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Macon 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:

2.8 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.7%
Whole state:

69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.8%
Whole state:

4.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

13.2%
Whole state:

13.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.3%
Whole state:

5.8%

For population 15 years and over in Siloam:

Marital status in Siloam, TN
  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 64.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

For population 25 years and over in Siloam:

  • High school or higher: 60.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.9
Tennessee average:

13.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Siloam, TN (based on Macon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,94230
Catholic4001
Mainline Protestant3044
Black Protestant1241
Other-1
None16,478-
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: 6
Macon County:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Here:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Macon County:

5.10 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

10.3%
State:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.6%
Tennessee:

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

12.0%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Strongest AM radio stations in Siloam:

  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WHIN (1010 AM; 5 kW; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: WHIN, INC.)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WTNK (1090 AM; 1 kW; HARTSVILLE, TN; Owner: G & L AIRCASTERS, INC.)
  • WEEN (1460 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, TN; Owner: LAFAYETTE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WYXE (1130 AM; daytime; 2 kW; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: JON GARY ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WKCT (930 AM; 5 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLCK (1250 AM; 1 kW; SCOTTSVILLE, KY; Owner: SHERANDAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Siloam:

  • WLCT (102.1 FM; LAFAYETTE, TN; Owner: LAFAYETTE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGGC (95.1 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: HERITAGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGFX (104.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVLE (99.3 FM; SCOTTSVILLE, KY; Owner: SHERANDAN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMAK (96.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WMOT (89.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRVW (107.5 FM; LEBANON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W230AD (93.9 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: TREVECCA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WVCP (88.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: VOLUNTEER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSM-FM (95.5 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WUCZ (104.1 FM; CARTHAGE, TN; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKYU-FM (88.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WDNS (93.3 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WANT (98.9 FM; LEBANON, TN; Owner: BAY-POINTE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Siloam:

  • WPGD (Channel 50; HENDERSONVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTVF (Channel 5; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NEWSCHANNEL 5 NETWORK, LP)
  • WNPX (Channel 28; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUXP-TV (Channel 30; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WUXP LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPBM-LP (Channel 48; SCOTTSVILLE, KY; Owner: PROCLAIM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSMV-TV (Channel 4; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHTN (Channel 39; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZTV (Channel 17; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WZTV LICENSEE, LLC)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Siloam, TN
  • 64.0%Electricity
  • 23.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.1%Wood
  • 1.0%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Siloam, TN
  • 65.1%Electricity
  • 24.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.0%Wood
  • 2.5%Utility gas


Siloam compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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