Spring City, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 1,857 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.3%
 
Males: 825  (44.5%)
Females: 1,032  (55.5%)
Median resident age:

42.5 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37381.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,721 (it was $27,009 in 2000)
Spring City:

$34,721
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,022 (it was $14,506 in 2000)

Spring City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $112,513 (it was $65,100 in 2000)
Spring City:

$112,513
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $139,446; detached houses: $147,368; mobile homes: $52,465

Median gross rent in 2017: $668.

March 2019 cost of living index in Spring City: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 29.4%
(31.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.7% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Spring City, TN (2010)
    • 1,82091.9%White alone
    • 733.7%Black alone
    • 422.1%Two or more races
    • 241.2%Hispanic
    • 130.7%American Indian alone
    • 60.3%Asian alone
    • 30.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Spring City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 43 registered sex offenders living in Spring City, Tennessee as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Spring City is 59 to 1.


Crime rates in Spring City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(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
(49.5)
1
(49.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(195.7)
1
(49.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.0)
3
(148.4)
4
(186.9)
1
(50.0)
10
(496.8)
3
(150.0)
1
(49.5)
4
(198.4)
0
(0.0)
11
(552.8)
7
(377.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(391.4)
6
(294.8)
5
(247.8)
6
(300.2)
5
(247.4)
6
(280.4)
8
(400.2)
5
(248.4)
8
(400.0)
11
(544.8)
15
(744.0)
15
(750.8)
7
(351.8)
4
(215.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
39
(1,908)
30
(1,474)
35
(1,734)
45
(2,251)
35
(1,732)
35
(1,636)
32
(1,601)
34
(1,689)
32
(1,600)
40
(1,981)
32
(1,587)
26
(1,301)
28
(1,407)
34
(1,832)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.6)
5
(250.1)
4
(197.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(100.1)
6
(298.1)
4
(200.0)
6
(297.2)
1
(49.6)
3
(150.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(107.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.0)
2
(99.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)142.989.490.7141.1147.0122.4125.1208.1138.0190.7213.8116.6191.5172.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Spring City, TN

Crime rate in Spring City 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:

4.31
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Ancestries: American (38.1%), Irish (8.2%), English (5.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.5%), Italian (1.7%), Polish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1953

Elevation: 773 feet

Land area: 2.44 square miles.

Population density: 761 people per square mile   (low).

Spring City, Tennessee map

17 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.7%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $843 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $670 (0.7%)

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 ),
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 ),
Lantana, TN (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 35.69 N, Longitude: 84.86 W

Area code: 423

Distribution of median household income in Spring City, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Spring City, TN in 2017
Spring City satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $129,800
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $67,700
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $67,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $80,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Spring City, TN residents
Average permit cost in Spring City, TN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Most common industries in Spring City, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (10.7%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.3%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (14.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.3%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.5%)
  • Educational services (16.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Spring City, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)

Average climate in Spring City, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Spring City, Tennessee average temperatures Spring City, Tennessee average precipitation Spring City, Tennessee humidity Spring City, Tennessee wind speed Spring City, Tennessee snowfall Spring City, Tennessee sunshine Spring City, Tennessee clear and cloudy days

Spring City, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.1. This is better than average.

City:

60.1
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 15.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.26
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Spring City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 6% 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 77% 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 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 181.3 miles away from Spring 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) earthquake occurred 253.6 miles away from Spring City center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 184.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 226.5 miles away from Spring 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 Rhea County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Spring City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Spring City:

  • SPRING CITY CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (331 HINCH STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Spring City:

  • (CLOSED) BAPTIST HOSPITAL OF ROANE COUNTY (Hospital, about 16 miles away; ROCKWOOD, TN)

Airports located in Spring City:

Nuclear power plants:

  • Watts Bar 1. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Tennessee Valley Authority. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Tennessee Valley Authority. Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 1177 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 01/1996. Commercial start: 05/1996..
  • Watts Bar 2. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Tennessee Valley Authority. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Tennessee Valley Authority. Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 1177 MWe. Suspended..

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spring City:

  • Roane State Community College (about 20 miles; Harriman, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,302)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 34 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Lee University (about 37 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 44 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 46 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 46 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • Tennessee Technological University (about 50 miles; Cookeville, TN; FT enrollment: 9,761)

Public elementary/middle schools in Spring City:

See full list of schools located in Spring City

Library in Spring City:

  • AUDREY PACK MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $86,818; Location: 169 WEST RHEA AVENUE; 22,665 books; 534 audio materials; 1,231 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 56 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of - Cara Reed,College Basketball Player Tennessee Tech Golden Eaglettes

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Spring City: Spring City Dock (A), Spring City Resort (B), Rhea County Fire Department Station 500 (C), Spring City Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (D), Spring City Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Spring City include: Central Baptist Church (A), Four Square Church (B), Reed United Methodist Chapel (C), Shiloh Baptist Church (D), Spring City Church of Christ (E), Spring City Church of God (F), Spring City First Baptist Church (G), Spring City Presbyterian Church (H), Spring City United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cardwell Branch (A), Town Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Spring City: Spring City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Thomas T. Handy - General, Hargus "Pig" Robbins - Session musician, Homer Thompson (baseball) - Baseball player, Tommy Thompson (pitcher) - Baseball player.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Spring City and their reported violations in the past:

SPRING CITY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 2,556, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2012), St BCA signed (NOV-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-15-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2013)
  • Failure Submit Treatment Requirement Rpt - In JAN-02-2012, Contaminant: LT2ESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-15-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-31-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2011), St BCA signed (NOV-30-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2010. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-28-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-28-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JAN-28-2011 to FEB-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2011)
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
NORTH U.D. OF RHEA COUNTY (Population served: 2,551, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2012), St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2012), St BCA signed (MAY-29-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-02-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2012), St BCA signed (MAY-29-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2011), St Public Notif received (2 times from AUG-26-2011 to AUG-26-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2012), St BCA signed (MAY-29-2012)
NEWPORT RESORT WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 160, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-25-2010), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-25-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-09-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-25-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-03-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-03-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-09-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-27-2009), St Compliance Meeting conducted (APR-21-2009), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-25-2011)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
YOST TRAILER PARK (Population served: 15, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-2006)
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

62.4%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.9%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
121 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
126 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Spring City (2011 data):

  • Community National Bank: Spring City Branch at 22400 Rhea County Highway, branch established on 1986/06/17. Info updated 2009/03/16: Bank assets: $215.3 mil, Deposits: $188.0 mil, headquarters in Dayton, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • First Bank of Tennessee: First Bank Of Tennessee at 369 Front Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $226.4 mil, Deposits: $198.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • SouthEast Bank & Trust: Spring City Branch at 285 Front Street, branch established on 1975/02/08. Info updated 2007/04/23: Bank assets: $266.2 mil, Deposits: $233.4 mil, headquarters in Athens, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Southeast Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Spring City:

Marital status in Spring City, TN
  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 19.7%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

For population 25 years and over in Spring City:

  • High school or higher: 77.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Tennessee average:

11.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Spring City, TN (based on Rhea County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,30761
Mainline Protestant2,44115
Catholic4001
Black Protestant3683
Other1752
None16,118-
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: 6
This county:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
This county:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Rhea County:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
State:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Rhea County:

31.3%
State:

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

15.8%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Spring City:

52.9%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Spring City:

50.0%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.9%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.9%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Spring City:

6.9
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.1%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Spring City:

57.8%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Spring City:

76.8%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Spring City, 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 7$20,405$34,9800$0
Streets and Highways 4$8,654$25,9620$0
Sewerage 4$8,985$26,9550$0
Other Government Administration 3$8,947$35,7880$0
Solid Waste Management 3$6,512$26,0480$0
Financial Administration 2$5,829$34,9740$0
Water Supply 2$5,048$30,2882$1,594
Parks and Recreation 1$1,757$21,0840$0
Local Libraries 1$1,746$20,9524$3,324
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 27$67,883$30,1706$4,918

Spring City government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $409,000 ($220.25)
    Water Utilities: $401,000 ($215.94)
    Police Protection: $391,000 ($210.55)
    Central Staff Services: $207,000 ($111.47)
    Regular Highways: $198,000 ($106.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $131,000 ($70.54)
    General - Other: $128,000 ($68.93)
    Libraries: $66,000 ($35.54)
    General Public Buildings: $43,000 ($23.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000 ($14.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $21,000 ($11.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $46,000 ($24.77)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $100,000 ($53.85)
    Police Protection: $72,000 ($38.77)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($8.62)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($8.08)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($8.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $796,000 ($428.65)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $123,000 ($66.24)

Spring City government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $691,000 ($372.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $134,000 ($72.16)
    Other: $10,000 ($5.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.54)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $365,000 ($196.55)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $73,000 ($39.31)
    Rents: $32,000 ($17.23)
    General Revenue - Other: $27,000 ($14.54)
    Donations From Private Sources: $18,000 ($9.69)
    Sale of Property: $9,000 ($4.85)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($1.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $727,000 ($391.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $223,000 ($120.09)
    Highways: $55,000 ($29.62)
    Other: $4,000 ($2.15)
  • Tax - Property: $361,000 ($194.40)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $65,000 ($35.00)
    Other Selective Sales: $46,000 ($24.77)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.54)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.54)

Spring City government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,509,000 ($2428.11)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,201,000 ($2262.25)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $500,000 ($269.25)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $192,000 ($103.39)

Spring City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $90,000 ($48.47)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,352,000 ($1266.56)

6.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,840 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
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  1.56% ($42,146 average AGI)
from Bledsoe County, TN  0.42% ($26,043)
from Bradley County, TN  0.29% ($38,219)


6.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,905 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hamilton County, TN  1.40% ($32,248 average AGI)
to Bledsoe County, TN  0.43% ($22,340)
to Roane County, TN  0.26% ($45,414)
Businesses in Spring City, TN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
Howard Johnson1

Strongest AM radio stations in Spring City:

  • WXQK (970 AM; 1 kW; SPRING CITY, TN; Owner: J.L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WOFE (580 AM; 1 kW; ROCKWOOD, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WECO (940 AM; 5 kW; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDNT (1280 AM; 1 kW; DAYTON, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Spring City:

  • WAYA (93.9 FM; SPRING CITY, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WWSR (105.7 FM; ROCKWOOD, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WDNT-FM (104.9 FM; DAYTON, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WKTS (90.1 FM; KINGSTON, TN; Owner: THE KINGSTON CENTURY CLUB INC.)
  • WOWF (102.5 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: PEG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLLJ (103.1 FM; ETOWAH, TN; Owner: FRIENDSHIP BROADCASTING LLC.)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WBZH (92.7 FM; HARRIMAN, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAYB-FM (95.7 FM; GRAYSVILLE, TN; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WLOD-FM (98.3 FM; SWEETWATER, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WGSQ (94.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WJSQ (101.7 FM; ATHENS, TN; Owner: JAMES C. SLIGER)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Spring City:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WBXX-TV (Channel 20; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF TENNESSEE, LLC)
  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
Spring City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Spring City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 194ft / 59.1mTotal length
  • $4,232,000Total costs
  • 75,900Total average daily traffic
  • 11,597Total average daily truck traffic
  • 105,056Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Spring City, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 72000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Spring City, TN

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 23. The highest number of reported fires - 65 took place in 2016, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Spring City, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (46.8%), and Outside Fires (39.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Spring City, TN
    • 18546.8%Structure Fires
    • 15639.5%Outside Fires
    • 369.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 184.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Spring City, TN
Most common first names in Spring City, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9568.8 years
William8472.0 years
John6873.7 years
Mary6477.7 years
Robert6072.3 years
Charles4070.5 years
George3970.4 years
Thomas2273.1 years
Ruth2179.5 years
Alice1980.9 years
Most common last names in Spring City, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7775.7 years
Reed4975.8 years
Roberts3872.7 years
Hill2871.1 years
Brown2874.2 years
Thurman2666.9 years
Johnson2574.4 years
Cunningham2472.5 years
Miller2275.2 years
Fugate2274.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Spring City, TN
  • 53.7%Utility gas
  • 43.7%Electricity
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Spring City, TN
  • 62.1%Electricity
  • 37.9%Utility gas


Spring City compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above 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 significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 8 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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