For population 25 years and over in South Carthage:
For population 15 years and over in South Carthage town:
24 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $644 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Murfreesboro, TN (36.3 miles , pop. 68,816).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (45.3 miles , pop. 545,524).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (397.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Carthage, TN (0.9 miles ), Gordonsville, TN (2.2 miles ), Forks of the River, TN (2.3 miles ), Alexandria, TN (3.5 miles ), Granville, TN (3.7 miles ), Watertown, TN (3.8 miles ), Buffalo Valley, TN (3.9 miles ), Underhill, TN (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.25 N, Longitude: 85.96 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 615
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Crime in South Carthage detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +191 (+17.2%).
Work and jobs in South Carthage: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in South Carthage, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
South Carthage-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 138% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.3 miles away from the South Carthage town center killed 10 people and injured 51 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/26/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.3 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:South Carthage-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 89.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.4 miles away from South Carthage center
On 6/19/2007 at 18:16:27, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 46.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/1995 at 22:06:21, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 10.6 mi) earthquake occurred 81.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/7/2001 at 17:12:25, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 82.0 miles away from South Carthage center
On 4/5/1994 at 22:21:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Smith County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Flash Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Carthage:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 23.8%
(22.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.5% for Black residents, 55.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
South Carthage compared to Tennessee state average:
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Religion statistics for South Carthage (based on Smith County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.46%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
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South Carthage government finances in 2002:
7.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,890 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.93% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,111 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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South Carthage fatal accident list:
Feb 18, 1999 07:36 AM, Us-Sr24, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 10, 1996 00:32 AM, Sr24, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total average daily traffic: 16,880
Total average daily truck traffic: 751