Slayden, Tennessee

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Population in 2013: 179 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.2%
Males: 83  (46.6%)
Females: 96  (53.4%)
Median resident age:  51.4 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 37051, 37165.

Slayden Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,888 (it was $36,071 in 2000)
Slayden:

$28,888
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,673 (it was $20,189 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $115,102 (it was $67,500 in 2000)
Slayden:

$115,102
TN:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $129,702; Detached houses: $120,421; Mobile homes: $175,985

Median gross rent in 2013: $623.

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  • Races in Slayden, TN (2010)

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    • 16994.9%White alone
    • 42.2%Hispanic
    • 31.7%Black alone
    • 21.1%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Slayden: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Slayden, TN collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: United States (28.9%), Irish (17.0%), English (11.3%), German (10.1%), Italian (1.9%), French Canadian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1913

Elevation: 740 feet

Land area: 0.54 square miles.

Population density: 331 people per square mile   (very low).

Slayden, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Slayden:

  • High school or higher: 64.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Slayden town:

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 16.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $904 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $545 (0.8%)

Slayden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (19.4 miles , pop. 103,455).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (40.5 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (383.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Vanleer, TN (2.0 miles ), Palmyra-Shiloh, TN (2.6 miles ), Lone Oak, TN (2.9 miles ), Charlotte, TN (3.3 miles ), Cumberland City, TN (3.4 miles ), Erin, TN (3.6 miles ), Cumberland Heights, TN (3.7 miles ), Woodlawn-Dotsonville, TN (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 36.29 N, Longitude: 87.47 W

Slayden household income distribution Slayden home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (28%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Information (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (21%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (29%)
  • Production occupations (29%)
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Slayden, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Slayden-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.8 miles away from the Slayden town center killed 3 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/7/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the town center caused $6 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Slayden-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 74% 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 151.0 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 118.3 miles away from Slayden 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 129.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 132.2 miles away from the city 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 176.2 miles away from Slayden center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 166.2 miles away from the city 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 Dickson County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Slayden topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Slayden:

  • PALMYRA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PALMYRA, TN)
  • PATIENTS' CHOICE MEDICAL CENTER OF ERIN Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; ERIN, TN)
  • (CLOSED) TRINITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 13 miles away; ERIN, TN)
  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF ERIN (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ERIN, TN)
  • GENERAL CARE CONVALESCENT CENTER ICF (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CLARKSVILLE, TN)
  • DICKSON HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; DICKSON, TN)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, DICKSON (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; DICKSON, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Slayden:

  • Austin Peay State University (about 18 miles; Clarksville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 8,621)
  • Nashville State Community College (about 36 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 6,436)
  • Tennessee State University (about 37 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,341)
  • Vanderbilt University (about 39 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 10,518)
  • Belmont University (about 40 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 5,795)
  • Lipscomb University (about 40 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,827)
  • Hopkinsville Community College (about 41 miles; Hopkinsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,269)

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Churches in Slayden include: Slayden Church of Christ (A), Slayden Presbyterian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Slayden Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Dickson 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 52.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.6
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.76. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.76
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.48
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.0%
(25.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.3%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.7%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Slayden compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age 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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
Tennessee average:

12.1

Slayden travel time to work - commute Slayden mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (7%)

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 Slayden town (based on Dickson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,81881
Mainline Protestant2,05121
Other8423
Catholic8001
Black Protestant4334
None28,722-
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: 10
Dickson County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Dickson County:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Dickson County:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Dickson County:

30.0%
Tennessee:

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

11.0%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$310
Totals for Government 0$0 2$310

Slayden government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,000 ($61.45)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($44.69)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($16.76)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($44.69)

Slayden government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,000 ($16.76)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($50.28)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($5.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $13,000 ($72.63)
    Highways: $6,000 ($33.52)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $46,000 ($256.98)

6.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,329 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
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 Davidson County, TN  0.99% ($32,273 average AGI)
from Hickman County, TN  0.83% ($23,755)
from Cheatham County, TN  0.42% ($29,176)


5.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,345 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
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 Davidson County, TN  1.03% ($29,729 average AGI)
to Hickman County, TN  0.58% ($23,583)
to Montgomery County, TN  0.37% ($22,415)

Strongest AM radio stations in Slayden:

  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • 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)
  • WDKN (1260 AM; 5 kW; DICKSON, TN; Owner: EDMISSON & EUBANK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WCTZ (1550 AM; 3 kW; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Owner: WINSTON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJQI (540 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WQSE (1030 AM; 1 kW; WHITE BLUFF, TN; Owner: BERNIE BISHOP BROADCASTING AND ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • WCOR (900 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, TN)
  • WAKM (950 AM; 5 kW; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: FRANKLIN RADIO ASSOCIATES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Slayden:

  • WQZQ-FM (102.5 FM; DICKSON, TN; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCVQ (107.9 FM; FORT CAMPBELL, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WVRY (105.1 FM; WAVERLY, TN; Owner: REACH SATELLITE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMAK (96.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WJXA (92.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WSM-FM (95.5 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGFX (104.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRVW (107.5 FM; LEBANON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKDF (103.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNRQ (105.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WTPR-FM (101.5 FM; MCKINNON, TN; Owner: WENK BROADCAST GROUP)
  • WPLN-FM (90.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WSIX-FM (97.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFFI (93.7 FM; KINGSTON SPRINGS, TN; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAYM (88.7 FM; COLUMBIA, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVU (91.1 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: VANDERBILT STUDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNRZ (91.5 FM; DICKSON, TN; Owner: TREVECCA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • W201BH (88.1 FM; DICKSON, TN; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Slayden:

  • WTVF (Channel 5; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NEWSCHANNEL 5 NETWORK, LP)
  • WSMV-TV (Channel 4; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WZTV (Channel 17; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WZTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNPX (Channel 28; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUXP-TV (Channel 30; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WUXP LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKRN-TV (Channel 2; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WKRN, G.P.)
  • WCKV-LP (Channel 49; CLARKSVILLE, ETC., TN; Owner: TN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WNAB (Channel 58; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE LICENSE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WNPT (Channel 8; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNPX-LP (Channel 20; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • $83,000Total costs
  • 180Total average daily traffic
  • 3Total average daily truck traffic
  • 288Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • State Fire Twr 6-14 8 Mi Sw (Lat: 36.265333 Lon: -87.512500), Call Sign: KTH622, Licensee ID: L00002923
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.6200 MHz, 42.3600 MHz, 42.4200 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/27/2004, Expiration Date: 04/17/2014
    Registrant: State Of Tennessee, 225 Ezell Pike, Nashville, TN 37217-2905, Phone: (615) 365-1620
  • SLAYDEN FIRETOWER, Slayden Firetower 9 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 36.265333 Lon: -87.512500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WPTF708
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.465 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/30/2011, Expiration Date: 09/21/2021, Certifier: Richard S Pollock
    Registrant: Tennessee Div. Of Forestry, Bruer Building, 440 Hogan Road, Nashville, TN 37220, Phone: (615) 837-5520, Fax: (615) 837-5003, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, Slayden Firetower 9 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 36.265333 Lon: -87.512500), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WNTA815
    Assigned Frequencies: 958.600 MHz, 959.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/26/2010, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020
    Registrant: Tennessee Div. Of Forestry, Bruer Building, 440 Hogan Road, Nashville, TN 37220, Phone: (615) 837-5520, Fax: (615) 837-5003, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$59,590
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0601.00
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