South Pittsburg, Tennessee

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Population in 2014: 3,110 (83% urban, 17% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.6%
 
Males: 1,369  (44.0%)
Females: 1,741  (56.0%)
Median resident age:  43.5 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 37380.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,900 (it was $26,000 in 2000)
South Pittsburg:

$34,900
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,044 (it was $15,021 in 2000)

South Pittsburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $112,784 (it was $66,700 in 2000)
South Pittsburg:

$112,784
TN:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $154,198; Detached houses: $167,186; Townhouses or other attached units: $205,714; Mobile homes: $81,043

Median gross rent in 2013: $513.

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  • Races in South Pittsburg, TN (2010)

    South Pittsburg races chart
    • 2,38279.6%White alone
    • 49116.4%Black alone
    • 571.9%Two or more races
    • 471.6%Hispanic
    • 110.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Asian alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in South Pittsburg: 87.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (18.9%), German (13.7%), English (12.6%), United States (8.0%), Scotch-Irish (4.0%), Dutch (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1901

Elevation: 624 feet

Land area: 5.92 square miles.

Population density: 525 people per square mile   (low).

South Pittsburg,TN real estate house value index trend

South Pittsburg, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in South Pittsburg:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Pittsburg city:

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

9 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Tennessee:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $600 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,023 (0.8%)

South Pittsburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (25.2 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (98.9 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (484.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: New Hope, TN (1.8 miles ), Kimball, TN (1.8 miles ), Bridgeport, AL (2.1 miles ), Orme, TN (2.3 miles) , Jasper, TN (2.6 miles ), Long Island, AL (3.2 miles ), Whiteside, TN (3.3 miles ), Sand Mountain, GA (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $35,700
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $115,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.01 N, Longitude: 85.71 W

Area code: 423

South Pittsburg household income distribution South Pittsburg home values distribution

Crime rates in South Pittsburg by Year
Type 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2014
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 300101001
per 100,000 94.10.00.032.10.032.00.00.032.1
Robberies 001210200
per 100,000 0.00.031.664.232.00.065.00.00.0
Assaults 51313233151444
per 100,000 156.8411.4411.0738.895.9480.0454.7132.5128.2
Burglaries 524392820161087
per 100,000 156.8759.51,233.0899.5639.4512.0324.8265.0224.4
Thefts 5883112936768582815
per 100,000 1,818.82,626.63,540.92,987.52,141.92,176.01,883.7927.5480.8
Auto thefts 713141275413
per 100,000 219.5411.4442.6385.5223.8160.0129.933.196.2
Arson 000110000
per 100,000 0.00.00.032.132.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.9) 213.1280.2363.9416.1181.5263.7224.386.996.2

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Crime rate in South Pittsburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Tennessee average:

2.56
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -34 (-1.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (39%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in South Pittsburg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in South Pittsburg, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

South Pittsburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.7 miles away from the South Pittsburg city center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

On 2/6/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 12 people.

Earthquake activity:

South Pittsburg-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 78% 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 35.9 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 112.7 miles away from South Pittsburg center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 141.8 miles away from the city center
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 267.0 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 241.9 miles away from South Pittsburg center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 199.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marion County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Fires: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South Pittsburg topographic map

Birthplace of: Eddie Moore - 2005 NFL player (Miami Dolphins, born: Jul 5, 1980), Jobyna Ralston - Actress, Harry Baumgartner - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in South Pittsburg:

  • BRIDGE AT SOUTH PITTSBURG, THE (201 EAST 10TH STREET)
  • RIVERMONT CONVALESCENT AND NURSING CTR (201 E TENTH ST BOX 704)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Pittsburg:

  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 24 miles; Chattanooga, TN; Full-time enrollment: 10,158)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 28 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 34 miles; Rainsville, AL; FT enrollment: 2,409)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 38 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Motlow State Community College (about 42 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,915)
  • Dalton State College (about 44 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • Lee University (about 49 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)

Public high schools in South Pittsburg:

Public elementary/middle school in South Pittsburg:

See full list of schools located in South Pittsburg

Library in South Pittsburg:

  • BEENE-PEARSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $95,747; Location: 208 ELM AVENUE; 17,843 books; 422 audio materials; 1,184 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 18 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Richard Hardy Memorial School is also a high school now.

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Notable locations in South Pittsburg: Richard City Industrial Park (A), South Pittsburg City Hall (B), Beene-Pearson Memorial Library (C), South Pittsburg Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in South Pittsburg include: South Pittsburg First Baptist Church (A), Richard City First Baptist Church (B), Wesley Methodist Church (C), South Pittsburg Primitive Baptist Church (D), South Pittsburg Cumberland Presbyterian Church (E), South Pittsburg Church of Christ (F), South Pittsburg Church of the Nazarene (G), Richard City Church of Christ (H), Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lake: Blue Hole (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in South Pittsburg include: Beene Stadium (1), Loyd Park (2), South Pittsburg Historic District (3), South Pittsburg Municipal Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Holiday Inn Express and Suites (300 Battle Creek Road), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (300 Battle Creek), Days Inn (Interstate 24).

Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 49.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.6
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.44. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.44
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 36.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.21. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.21
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.3%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.7% for Black residents, 33.3% for American Indian residents, 59.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.9%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.3%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
133 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
9 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
150 people in nursing homes in 2000
9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

South Pittsburg, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in South Pittsburg (2011 data):

  • Peoples State Bank of Commerce: South Pittsburg Branch at 315 S. Cedar Avenue, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $225.2 mil, Deposits: $199.4 mil, headquarters in Nolensville, TN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • Citizens Tri-County Bank: South Pittsburg Branch at 402 Cedar Avenue, branch established on 1938/01/01. 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.
  • First Volunteer Bank of Tennessee: South Pittsburg Branch at 13108 Highway 28, branch established on 1981/06/15. Info updated 2008/10/30: Bank assets: $641.6 mil, Deposits: $561.9 mil, headquarters in Chattanooga, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: First Volunteer Corporation
  • First Jackson Bank, Inc.: South Pittsburg Branch at 201 Battlecreek Road, branch established on 2008/11/17. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $223.9 mil, Deposits: $188.7 mil, headquarters in Stevenson, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: 1st Jackson Bancshares, Inc.
  • Citizens State Bank: Cedar Avenue Branch at 404 Cedar Avenue, branch established on 1987/09/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $67.8 mil, Deposits: $59.7 mil, headquarters in Jasper, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: General Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Tennessee average:

12.1

South Pittsburg travel time to work - commute South Pittsburg mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for South Pittsburg city (based on Marion County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,84055
Mainline Protestant1,80315
Other2292
Catholic2002
Black Protestant301
None18,135-
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: 5
Marion County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Marion County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Marion County:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.3%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

30.9%
Tennessee:

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

10.1%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
South Pittsburg:

51.5%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.9%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
South Pittsburg:

19.5%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.2%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
South Pittsburg:

6.9
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
South Pittsburg:

35.1%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
South Pittsburg:

56.8%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
South Pittsburg:

77.9%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Pittsburg, TN Residents
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 3$11,068$44,2729$3,022
Police Protection - Officers 8$25,512$38,2680$0
Police - Other 0$0 4$574
Firefighters 4$10,574$31,7229$1,070
Solid Waste Management 7$19,550$33,5140$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,797$34,7822$2,538
Local Libraries 1$1,507$18,0842$1,065
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,511
Totals for Government 25$74,008$35,52428$9,780

4.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,361 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
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 Hamilton County, TN  1.34% ($30,600 average AGI)
from Jackson County, AL  0.31% ($38,433)
from Grundy County, TN  0.24% ($30,478)


4.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,791 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
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 Hamilton County, TN  1.23% ($33,546 average AGI)
to Jackson County, AL  0.43% ($28,024)
to Sequatchie County, TN  0.38% ($27,270)

Strongest AM radio stations in South Pittsburg:

  • WEPG (910 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: STONE/COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WYMR (1480 AM; 1 kW; BRIDGEPORT, AL; Owner: DADE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQRX (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VALLEY HEAD, AL; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGOW (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WDEF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC)
  • WDOD (1310 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WZYX (1440 AM; 5 kW; COWAN, TN; Owner: TIMS FORD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKWN (1420 AM; 3 kW; TRENTON, GA; Owner: RA-AD OF TRENTON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Pittsburg:

  • WMXF-FM (97.3 FM; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMXN-FM (101.7 FM; STEVENSON, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDYN (89.7 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)
  • W268AA (101.5 FM; FALLING WATER, TN; Owner: S/WEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WRXR-FM (105.5 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAWL-FM (91.5 FM; RED BANK, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WSGM (104.7 FM; COALMONT, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • W203AZ (88.5 FM; FAIRMOUNT, TN; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around South Pittsburg:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W64BJ (Channel 64; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDEF-TV (Channel 12; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRCB-TV (Channel 3; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WTCI (Channel 45; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP)
South Pittsburg fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of South Pittsburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 91m299ftTotal length
  • $1,515,000Total costs
  • 75,980Total average daily traffic
  • 4,928Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 91990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for South Pittsburg, TN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in South Pittsburg)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Patton School Rd (Lat: 35.020639 Lon: -85.734972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 49 m, Call Sign: WPKJ245
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.512 MHzGrant Date: 03/10/1997, Expiration Date: 03/10/2007, Cancellation Date: 08/09/2001, Certifier: Steven D JacobyRegistrant: Fiorio Communications Consulting, 10451 Twin Rivers Rd Ste 207, Columbia, MD 21044, Fax: (301) 596-1121

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • City Hall 3rd St & Elm Ave (Lat: 35.013139 Lon: -85.706361), Call Sign: KTS791
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.100 MHzGrant Date: 08/04/1998, Expiration Date: 09/28/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/30/2003Registrant: City Of South Pittsburg, 3rd St & Elm Ave, South Pittsburg, TN 37380, Phone: (615) 837-7511
  • MOBILES L2, Lat: 34.999472 Lon: -85.638500, Call Sign: WNAE894
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.830 MHz, 160.950 MHz, 161.370 MHz, 160.845 MHz, 160.275 MHzGrant Date: 07/09/2014, Expiration Date: 10/04/2024Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 529-6209, Email:
  • 6995 Hwy 156 @ Rr Mp30.0 (Lat: 34.994806 Lon: -85.618306), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4.6 m, Call Sign: WQGP757
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.305 MHz, 161.370 MHzGrant Date: 03/19/2007, Expiration Date: 03/19/2017, Certifier: Shantrice CruseRegistrant: Csx Transportation, 6735 Southpoint Drive South, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6048, Email:
  • Lat: 35.006889 Lon: -85.705444, Call Sign: WQPX950
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.562 MHz, 456.712 MHz, 456.762 MHz, 457.137 MHz, 457.162 MHz, 457.412 MHz, 457.837 MHz, 467.512 MHzGrant Date: 09/14/2012, Expiration Date: 09/14/2022, Certifier: David AlvarezRegistrant: Communications & Electronics, Inc., 2310 Belle Arbor Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37406, Phone: (423) 698-3306, Fax: (423) 698-0446, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • SOUTH PITTSBURG, Lat: 35.012861 Lon: -85.705722, Call Sign: WPQZ580, Licensee ID: L00292617
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHzGrant Date: 12/14/2010, Expiration Date: 12/18/2020, Certifier: Donald BlansettRegistrant: Marion Natural Gas & Board Of Water Works & Sewer
  • S PITTSBURG, 2700 South Pitts (Lat: 35.040083 Lon: -85.732472), Type: Mast, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 90.8 m, Call Sign: WLL395
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz... (+3 more)Grant Date: 03/02/2010, Expiration Date: 03/01/2020, Cancellation Date: 04/03/2015, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • Patton School Rd. (Lat: 35.020611 Lon: -85.734944), Overall height: 47.9 m, Call Sign: KNKO929
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.862 MHzGrant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 06/17/2004, Certifier: Paul H KuziaRegistrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in South Pittsburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in South Pittsburg)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 51
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - South Pittsburg

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for South Pittsburg, TN

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
Businesses in South Pittsburg, TN
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1
SONIC Drive-In1

South Pittsburg compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 6 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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