South Pittsburg, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 3,039 (83% urban, 17% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.8%
 
Males: 1,434  (47.2%)
Females: 1,605  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

40.9 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37380.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,045 (it was $26,000 in 2000)
South Pittsburg:

$34,045
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,430 (it was $15,021 in 2000)

South Pittsburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $108,869 (it was $66,700 in 2000)
South Pittsburg:

$108,869
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $176,784; detached houses: $184,389; mobile homes: $42,006

Median gross rent in 2017: $585.

March 2019 cost of living index in South Pittsburg: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.2%
(21.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.7% for Black residents, 71.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 55.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in South Pittsburg, TN (2017)
    • 2,39976.9%White alone
    • 33410.7%Black alone
    • 2337.5%Two or more races
    • 752.4%Asian alone
    • 662.1%Hispanic
    • 100.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in South Pittsburg, Tennessee as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in South Pittsburg is 196 to 1.


Crime rates in South Pittsburg by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(64.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.6)
2
(64.2)
1
(32.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(65.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(96.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.3)
2
(66.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(411.4)
13
(411.0)
23
(738.8)
3
(95.9)
15
(480.0)
14
(454.7)
4
(132.5)
4
(128.2)
9
(289.3)
11
(353.1)
12
(387.5)
3
(99.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
24
(759.5)
39
(1,233)
28
(899.5)
20
(639.4)
16
(512.0)
10
(324.8)
8
(265.0)
7
(224.4)
14
(450.0)
7
(224.7)
9
(290.6)
11
(362.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
83
(2,627)
112
(3,541)
93
(2,987)
67
(2,142)
68
(2,176)
58
(1,884)
28
(927.5)
15
(480.8)
20
(642.9)
34
(1,091)
35
(1,130)
24
(791.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(411.4)
14
(442.6)
12
(385.5)
7
(223.8)
5
(160.0)
4
(129.9)
1
(33.1)
3
(96.2)
4
(128.6)
10
(321.0)
6
(193.7)
4
(132.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.1)
1
(32.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.3)
1
(33.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)273.4355.0406.0177.1257.3218.984.893.9154.3271.3168.2107.2

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Crime rate in South Pittsburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.64
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Ancestries: American (25.2%), Irish (12.0%), English (8.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), Norwegian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1901

Elevation: 624 feet

Land area: 5.92 square miles.

Population density: 513 people per square mile   (low).

South Pittsburg, Tennessee map

60 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $747 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $569 (0.5%)

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 )

Latitude: 35.01 N, Longitude: 85.71 W

Area code: 423

Distribution of median household income in South Pittsburg, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in South Pittsburg, TN in 2017
South Pittsburg satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $115,300
Number of permits per 10,000 South Pittsburg, TN residents
Average permit cost in South Pittsburg, TN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Historical population in South Pittsburg, TN
Historical housing units in South Pittsburg, TN
Most common industries in South Pittsburg, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (10.1%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.4%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (11.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (10.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
  • Utilities (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (9.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.0%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Social assistance (8.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.9%)
Most common occupations in South Pittsburg, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Child care workers (3.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Child care workers (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.2%)

Average climate in South Pittsburg, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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South Pittsburg, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.5. This is about average.

City:

64.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

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.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

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

City:

2.27
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

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.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.11. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.11
U.S.:

8.46

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 South Pittsburg 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 the city 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 South Pittsburg 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 (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 3, Fires: 2, Heavy Rains: 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

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.

Points of interest:

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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).

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

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in South Pittsburg:

Marital status in South Pittsburg, TN
  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

For population 25 years and over in South Pittsburg:

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - South Pittsburg
Presidential Elections Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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
This county:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.3%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

30.9%
Tennessee:

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

10.1%
Tennessee:

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
Police Protection - Officers 8$25,512$38,2680$0
Solid Waste Management 7$19,550$33,5140$0
Firefighters 4$10,574$31,7229$1,070
Other Government Administration 3$11,068$44,2729$3,022
Parks and Recreation 2$5,797$34,7822$2,538
Local Libraries 1$1,507$18,0842$1,065
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 4$574
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,511
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 25$74,008$35,52428$9,780

South Pittsburg government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,253,000 ($412.31)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $3,300,000 ($1085.88)
    Water Utilities: $1,047,000 ($344.52)
    Police Protection: $563,000 ($185.26)
    Regular Highways: $391,000 ($128.66)
    Central Staff Services: $386,000 ($127.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $218,000 ($71.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $180,000 ($59.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $80,000 ($26.32)
    Libraries: $42,000 ($13.82)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $33,000 ($10.86)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $8,000 ($2.63)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.66)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($2.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $466,000 ($153.34)
    Gas Utilities: $276,000 ($90.82)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $950,000 ($312.60)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $85,000 ($27.97)

South Pittsburg government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $160,000 ($52.65)
    Other: $71,000 ($23.36)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $500,000 ($164.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $326,000 ($107.27)
    General Revenue - Other: $310,000 ($102.01)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($0.33)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $3,609,000 ($1187.56)
    Water Utilities: $1,309,000 ($430.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $378,000 ($124.38)
    General Local Government Support: $293,000 ($96.41)
    Highways: $81,000 ($26.65)
    Gas Utilities: $1,000 ($0.33)
  • Tax - Property: $425,000 ($139.85)
    Other: $276,000 ($90.82)
    Other License: $8,000 ($2.63)

South Pittsburg government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,679,000 ($881.54)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,433,000 ($800.59)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $246,000 ($80.95)

South Pittsburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,382,000 ($2758.14)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,000 ($0.66)

5.06% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,641 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hamilton County, TN  1.35% ($47,941 average AGI)
from Jackson County, AL  0.58% ($35,086)
from Grundy County, TN  0.26% ($27,000)
Businesses in South Pittsburg, TN
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1
SONIC Drive-In1

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of South Pittsburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 24.8mTotal length
  • $2,039,000Total costs
  • 62,200Total average daily traffic
  • 4,016Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in South Pittsburg, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31940-1949
  • 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:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Patton School Rd (Lat: 35.020639 Lon: -85.734972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 49 m, Call Sign: WPKJ245,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.512 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/1997, Expiration Date: 03/10/2007, Cancellation Date: 08/09/2001, Certifier: Steven D Jacoby, Registrant: Fiorio Communications Consulting, 10451 Twin Rivers Rd Ste 207, Columbia, MD 21044, Fax: (301) 596-1121

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • City Hall 3rd St & Elm Ave (Lat: 35.013139 Lon: -85.706361), Call Sign: KTS791,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.100 MHz, Grant Date: 08/04/1998, Expiration Date: 09/28/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/30/2003, Registrant: 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: 160.290 MHz, 161.370 MHz, 160.845 MHz, Grant Date: 07/09/2014, Expiration Date: 10/04/2024, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2017, Expiration Date: 03/19/2027, Certifier: Shantrice Cruse, Registrant: Csx Transportation, 6735 Southpoint Dr. S, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/14/2012, Expiration Date: 09/14/2022, Certifier: David Alvarez, Registrant: Communications & Electronics, Inc., 2310 Belle Arbor Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37406, Phone: (423) 698-3306, Fax: (423) 698-0446, Email:
  • Lat: 34.996389 Lon: -85.643611, Call Sign: WRCI946,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.037 MHz, 452.637 MHz, 452.712 MHz, 457.037 MHz, 457.637 MHz, Grant Date: 10/16/2018, Expiration Date: 10/16/2028, Certifier: Jerry Pittman, Registrant: Mobile Communications America, 1201 Crutchfield St, Chattanooga, TN 37406, Phone: (423) 698-3306, Fax: (423) 698-0446, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • SOUTH PITTSBURG, Lat: 35.012861 Lon: -85.705722, Call Sign: WPQZ580, Licensee ID: L00292617,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHz, Grant Date: 12/14/2010, Expiration Date: 12/18/2020, Certifier: Donald Blansett, Registrant: 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: 6004.50 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz... (+3 more), Grant Date: 03/02/2010, Expiration Date: 03/01/2020, Cancellation Date: 04/03/2015, Certifier: John T Scott Iii, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Patton School Rd. (Lat: 35.020611 Lon: -85.734944), Overall height: 47.9 m, Call Sign: KNKO929,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.862 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 06/17/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia, Registrant: 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:

24 (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)

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 29. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 53 took place in 2009, and the least - 8 in 2016. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in South Pittsburg, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (30.8%), and Outside Fires (28.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in South Pittsburg, TN
    • 12430.8%Structure Fires
    • 11328.0%Outside Fires
    • 9122.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 7518.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for South Pittsburg, TN
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in South Pittsburg, TN
  • 50.6%Utility gas
  • 46.3%Electricity
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in South Pittsburg, TN
  • 46.4%Electricity
  • 44.0%Utility gas
  • 9.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


South Pittsburg compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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