For population 25 years and over in Spring City:
For population 15 years and over in Spring City town:
23 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $571 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (50.0 miles , pop. 155,554).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (111.1 miles , pop. 545,524).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (451.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Ten Mile, TN (3.0 miles ), Decatur, TN (3.5 miles ), Walden Ridge, TN (3.8 miles ), Crab Orchard, TN (3.9 miles ), Dayton, TN (4.0 miles ), Rockwood, TN (4.0 miles ), Barnard, TN (4.0 miles ), Lake Tansi, TN (4.1 miles ).
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Latitude: 35.69 N, Longitude: 84.86 W
Area code: 423
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Spring City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -175 (-8.0%).
Work and jobs in Spring City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Spring City, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Spring City-area historical tornado activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/2/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the Spring City town center killed 4 people and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/15/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Spring City-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 62% 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 93.3 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 51.2 miles away from Spring City center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 22.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 43.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 30.5 miles away from Spring City center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Rhea County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Thomas T. Handy - General, Hargus "Pig" Robbins - Session musician, Homer Thompson (baseball) - Baseball player, Tommy Thompson (pitcher) - Baseball player.
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Spring City and their reported violations in the past:NORTH U.D. OF RHEA COUNTY (Population served: 1968, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:NEWPORT RESORT WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 118, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 12.5%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
126 people in nursing homes in 2000
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Religion statistics for Spring City (based on Rhea County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.39%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
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6.96% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,110 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:
5.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,347 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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Spring City fatal accident list:
Dec 28, 2008 10:00 AM, Sr-302, Lat: 35.682081, Lon: -84.855100, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 19, 2000 11:33 AM, Us-Sr29, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Dec 15, 1993 11:40 AM, Sr29, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 3
Aug 30, 1978 02:30 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 2, 1978 04:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 17See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Spring City, TN
Total length: 90 meters (295ft)
Total costs: $813,000
Total average daily traffic: 44,570
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,516
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Spring City)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.