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Population in 2012: 180 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.7%
Males: 80  (45.0%)
Females: 100  (55.0%)

Median resident age:  48.4 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 37051, 37165.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,514 (it was $36,071 in 2000)
Slayden:

$34,514
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,423

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $115,148 (it was $67,500 in 2000)
Slayden:

$115,148
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $134,394; Detached houses: $126,305; Mobile homes: $164,545

Median gross rent in 2012: $600.

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  • White alone - 169 (94.9%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (2.2%)
  • Black alone - 3 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.1%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Slayden: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (35.4%), Irish (14.9%), English (8.3%), German (7.2%), French Canadian (5.0%), Italian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1913

Elevation: 740 feet

Land area: 0.54 square miles.

Population density: 332 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Slayden:

  • High school or higher: 62.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 23.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Slayden town:

  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $763 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $563 (0.5%)

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+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (40.7 miles , pop. 545,524).

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (35%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (18%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Printing workers (7%)
  • Plant and system operators (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (14%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (11%)
  • Top executives (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)


Average climate in Slayden, Tennessee

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Tornado activity:

Slayden-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 141% 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 significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/2003 at 12:29:34, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 1.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2005 at 12:21:42, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, 3.6 MW, Depth: 13.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.3 miles away from Slayden center
On 9/26/1994 at 14:23:22, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 MD, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 02:26:56, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/8/1998 at 18:16:49, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 8.6 mi) earthquake occurred 96.9 miles away from Slayden center
On 11/6/1994 at 12:50:38, a magnitude 3.1 (2.7 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), 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: 7, Winds: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Slayden:

  • PALMYRA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PALMYRA, TN)
  • PATIENTS' CHOICE MEDICAL CENTER OF ERIN (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Proprietary, about 13 miles away; ERIN, TN)
  • (CLOSED) TRINITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 13 miles away; ERIN, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Slayden:

  • Austin Peay State University (about 18 miles; Clarksville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,264)
  • Nashville State Community College (about 36 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,260)
  • Tennessee State University (about 37 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 6,184)
  • Vanderbilt University (about 39 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 11,691)
  • Belmont University (about 40 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,540)
  • Lipscomb University (about 40 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,922)
  • Nashville Auto Diesel College Inc (about 42 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,537)

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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
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AQI  SO2 PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.0. This is about average.
City:

33.0
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.53. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.53
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.6%
(32.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Slayden, TN

Slayden compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage above 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Slayden travel time to work - commute


Slayden mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Wood (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Slayden town (based on Dickson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.40%
Here43.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents38.7%22.6%14.3%6.2%3.9%
Congregations15.3%30.6%20.4%1.0%6.1%
NameAssemblies of GodChurch of God of ProphecyCumberland Presbyterian ChurchChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.7%2.4%2.3%2.2%4.7%
Congregations1.0%7.1%3.1%2.0%13.3%
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: 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 2007)
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 5$275
Totals for Government 0$0 5$275

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,000 ($61.11)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($44.44)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($16.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($44.44)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,000 ($16.67)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($50.00)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($5.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $13,000 ($72.22)
    Highways: $6,000 ($33.33)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $46,000 ($255.56)

7.88% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,279 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.88%
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 Davidson County, TN  1.53% ($39,494 average AGI)
from Hickman County, TN  0.88% ($23,000)
from Cheatham County, TN  0.58% ($35,242)


6.92% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,965 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
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 Davidson County, TN  1.34% ($34,697 average AGI)
to Hickman County, TN  0.90% ($22,585)
to Humphreys County, TN  0.52% ($31,765)

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.)


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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