Southwest Nolichucky, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 3,415.
Males: 1,685  (49.3%)
Females: 1,730  (50.7%)
Median resident age:  40.8 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 37743

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,569 (it was $29,531 in 2000)
Southwest Nolichucky:

$33,569
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,459 (it was $14,337 in 2000)

Southwest Nolichucky CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $106,939 (it was $73,700 in 2000)
Southwest Nolichucky:

$106,939
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $124,648; Detached houses: $142,895; Townhouses or other attached units: $62,424; Mobile homes: $79,848
Southwest Nolichucky races chart
  • White alone - 3,178 (97.2%)
  • Two or more races - 32 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 28 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 13 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.2%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Southwest Nolichucky: 148.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 75.1 square miles.

Population density: 45 people per square mile   (very low).

Southwest Nolichucky, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Southwest Nolichucky:

  • High school or higher: 66.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Southwest Nolichucky CCD:

  • Never married: 16.8%
  • Now married: 67.7%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Southwest Nolichucky CCD:  0.5% ($363)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Southwest Nolichucky satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Asheville, NC (37.2 miles , pop. 68,889).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (130.6 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (476.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Parrottsville, TN (3.1 miles ), Hot Springs, NC (3.2 miles ), Greeneville, TN (3.3 miles ), Southeast Nolichucky, TN (3.4 miles ), Del Rio, TN (3.4 miles ), Mosheim, TN (3.5 miles ), Centerview, TN (3.7 miles ), Mohawk, TN (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 36.03 N, Longitude: 82.92 W

Southwest Nolichucky household income distribution Southwest Nolichucky home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.4%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Paper (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Transportation equipment (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

Work and jobs in Southwest Nolichucky: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Southwest Nolichucky, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Southwest Nolichucky-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 34.0 miles away from the Southwest Nolichucky place center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/11/1963, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Southwest Nolichucky-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 160.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.5 miles away from Southwest Nolichucky center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 151.2 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 186.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 94.0 miles away from Southwest Nolichucky center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 155.5 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 Greene County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Southwest Nolichucky:

  • COMCARE INC WHIRLWIND (Hospital, about 10 miles away; GREENEVILLE, TN)
  • ADVANCED HOME CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; GREENEVILLE, TN)
  • LAUGHLIN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GREENEVILLE, TN)
  • LAUGHLIN HOSPICE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; GREENEVILLE, TN)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF GREENEVILLE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GREENEVILLE, TN)
  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF GREENEVILLE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GREENEVILLE, TN)
  • GREENEVILLE WEST HLTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GREENEVILLE, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Southwest Nolichucky:

  • Tusculum College (about 14 miles; Greeneville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,070)
  • Walters State Community College (about 24 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 35 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,312)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 37 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 12,774)
  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 38 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 6,992)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 43 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)
  • Western Carolina University (about 53 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 8,684)

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Notable locations in Southwest Nolichucky: Highrock Camp (A), Courtland Place (B), Paint Creek Campground (C), Wadders Picnic Area (D), Overlook Picnic Area (E), Moses Turn Picnic Area (F), Love Road Picnic Area (G), Dudley Falls Picnic Area (H), Meadow Creek Mill (I), Cove Creek Mill (J), Cedar Creek Volunteer Fire Department (K), South Greene Volunteer Fire Department (L), Caney Branch Volunteer Fire Department (M), Saint James Volunteer Fire Department (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Southwest Nolichucky include: Rehobeth Church (A), Shelton Chapel (B), Love Memorial Church (C), Ottering Shelton Chapel (D), Ottinger Shelton Chapel (E), Allen Chapel (F), Beersheba Church (G), Pine Spring Church (H), Broyles Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Olive Cemetery (1), Beersheba Cemetery (2), Rehobeth Cemetery (3), Lamb Cemetery (4), Haire Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Birdwell Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Shelton Branch (A), Kyker Branch (B), Brushy Branch (C), Cove Creek (D), Grassy Branch (E), Hipps Branch (F), Little Paint Creek (G), Meadow Creek (H), Pigeon Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Southwest Nolichucky include: Paint Creek Recreation Area (1), Andrew Johnson Wildlife Management Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Greene County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 56.8. This is better than average.

City:

56.8
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 4.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.41
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 4.34. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.34
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2006 was 36.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 30.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

20.2
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.5%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.2%
Whole state:  4.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

15.2%
Whole state:

13.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.4%
Whole state:

5.8%
28 people in nursing homes in 2000

Southwest Nolichucky compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (74%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Southwest Nolichucky CCD (based on Greene County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.97%
Here: 48.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsCumberland Presbyterian ChurchChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)
Adherents31.5%26.8%9.3%5.2%3.7%
Congregations11.9%35.1%14.3%8.3%3.6%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents3.2%2.9%2.7%2.7%12.1%
Congregations2.4%6.0%1.2%0.6%16.7%
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: 11
Greene County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Greene County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Greene County:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Here:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Greene County:

31.2%
Tennessee:

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

11.9%
State:

13.5%

4.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,999 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.54%
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 Washington County, TN  0.73% ($23,616 average AGI)
from Hawkins County, TN  0.29% ($24,986)
from Hamblen County, TN  0.27% ($23,708)


4.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
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 Washington County, TN  0.79% ($23,573 average AGI)
to Sullivan County, TN  0.29% ($21,696)
to Hawkins County, TN  0.23% ($25,182)

Strongest AM radio stations in Southwest Nolichucky:

  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WLIK (1270 AM; 5 kW; NEWPORT, TN; Owner: WLIK, INC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBK (1460 AM; 5 kW; MARSHALL, NC; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WGRV (1340 AM; 1 kW; GREENEVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO GREENEVILLE, INC.)
  • WWNC (570 AM; 5 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRK (1150 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: RADIO ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WSMG (1450 AM; 1 kW; GREENEVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO GREENEVILLE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Southwest Nolichucky:

  • WAEZ (94.9 FM; GREENEVILLE, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WNPC-FM (92.9 FM; NEWPORT, TN; Owner: HARRIS BROADCASTING INC DBA WNPC INC)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQNS (104.9 FM; WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WQUT (101.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCQS (88.1 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Southwest Nolichucky:

  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WEMT (Channel 39; GREENEVILLE, TN; Owner: WEMT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • W51CK (Channel 51; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W23BQ (Channel 23; ASHEVILLE, ETC., NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W12CI (Channel 12; HOT SPRINGS, NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
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