Surgoinsville, Tennessee

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Population in 2019: 1,760 (1% urban, 99% rural).
Population change since 2000: +18.6%
Males: 760  (43.2%)
Females: 1,000  (56.8%)
Median resident age:

39.9 years
Tennessee median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 37873.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $46,108 (it was $35,391 in 2000)
Surgoinsville:

$46,108
TN:

$56,071

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,072 (it was $18,015 in 2000)

Surgoinsville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $145,761 (it was $69,100 in 2000)
Surgoinsville:

$145,761
TN:

$191,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $152,355; detached houses: $163,793; mobile homes: $59,498

Median gross rent in 2019: $780.

March 2019 cost of living index in Surgoinsville: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.1%
(21.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 89.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Surgoinsville, TN (2019)
    • 2,17396.1%White alone
    • 291.3%Hispanic
    • 271.2%Two or more races
    • 80.4%Asian alone
    • 70.3%Other race alone
    • 50.2%Black alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Surgoinsville, Tennessee as of December 09, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Surgoinsville is 454 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Surgoinsville by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

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)
3
(168.8)
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)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(56.6)
1
(56.3)
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)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(169.9)
1
(56.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.5)
2
(110.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(56.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(226.5)
7
(393.9)
2
(112.7)
4
(218.6)
3
(163.6)
6
(330.2)
1
(55.2)
3
(168.0)
2
(111.4)
1
(55.6)
1
(56.0)
6
(336.1)
3
(169.5)
1
(56.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(1,189)
18
(1,013)
19
(1,071)
8
(437.2)
12
(654.3)
16
(880.6)
20
(1,104)
14
(783.9)
14
(779.5)
11
(611.5)
19
(1,064)
13
(728.3)
12
(678.0)
5
(282.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(113.3)
1
(56.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.5)
2
(110.1)
2
(110.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(56.0)
1
(56.5)
2
(112.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.6)
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)
City-Data.com crime index123.4235.850.732.852.989.256.943.150.132.846.557.143.535.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Surgoinsville, TN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.56
Tennessee average:

2.59
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Ancestries: American (24.4%), Irish (9.2%), English (6.9%), Scotch-Irish (5.2%), European (3.5%), German (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1815

Elevation: 1136 feet

Land area: 4.04 square miles.

Population density: 436 people per square mile   (low).

Surgoinsville, Tennessee map

8 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Tennessee:

5.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,159 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,061 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (28.5 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (140.5 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (452.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Beech Creek, TN (2.3 miles ),
Church Hill, TN (2.8 miles ),
Rogersville, TN (3.0 miles ),
Baileyton, TN (3.2 miles ),
Kyles Ford, TN (3.5 miles ),
Jearoldstown, TN (3.5 miles ),
Mount Carmel, TN (3.6 miles ),
Fall Branch, TN (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 36.47 N, Longitude: 82.85 W

Area code: 423

Distribution of median household income in Surgoinsville, TN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Surgoinsville, TN in 2019
Surgoinsville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $75,400
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $75,400
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $75,400
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $75,400
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $75,400
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $75,400
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $74,700
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $74,700
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Surgoinsville, TN residents
Average permit cost in Surgoinsville, TN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.4%
Tennessee:

5.0%
Most common industries in Surgoinsville, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Printing & related support activities (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.8%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Printing & related support activities (14.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.9%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (8.4%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.0%)
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Surgoinsville, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (16.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.7%)
  • Printing workers (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)

Average climate in Surgoinsville, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Surgoinsville, Tennessee average temperatures Surgoinsville, Tennessee average precipitation Surgoinsville, Tennessee humidity Surgoinsville, Tennessee wind speed Surgoinsville, Tennessee snowfall Surgoinsville, Tennessee sunshine Surgoinsville, Tennessee clear and cloudy days
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 64.0. This is about average.

City:

64.0
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 4.41. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.41
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 4.34. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.34
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.25. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.25
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Surgoinsville-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/5/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the Surgoinsville town center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.9 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Surgoinsville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 39% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 97.9 miles away from Surgoinsville 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 133.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 288.5 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 77.5 miles away from Surgoinsville center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 181.2 miles away from Surgoinsville center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 128.4 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 Hawkins County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Surgoinsville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Surgoinsville:

  • CHURCH HILL CARE AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CHURCH HILL, TN)
  • WELLMONT HAWKINS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; ROGERSVILLE, TN)
  • ASBURY PLACE AT KINGSPORT (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; KINGSPORT, TN)
  • FMC WEST KINGSPORT (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; KINGSPORT, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Surgoinsville:

  • Tusculum College (about 22 miles; Greeneville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,070)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 25 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)
  • Walters State Community College (about 29 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 30 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 12,774)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 36 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • King University (about 40 miles; Bristol, TN; FT enrollment: 2,472)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 46 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)

Public elementary/middle schools in Surgoinsville:

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Notable location: Surgoinsville Municipal Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Surgoinsville include: Bass Chapel (A), Surgoinsville Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Young Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Billy Greer - Rock bass guitarist.

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

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

SURGOINSVILLE UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 2,357, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In DEC-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-19-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-23-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-23-2010)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2010)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2010)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: LT2ESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2009)
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.2%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.9%
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

Banks with branches in Surgoinsville (2011 data):

  • Capital Bank, National Association: Surgoinsville Branch at 290 Bellamy Avenue, branch established on 1961/09/05. Info updated 2011/09/21: Bank assets: $6,448.0 mil, Deposits: $5,135.4 mil, headquarters in Miami, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 152 total offices, Holding Company: North American Financial Holdings, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Surgoinsville:

Marital status in Surgoinsville, TN
  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 58.1%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Surgoinsville:

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Surgoinsville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Surgoinsville, TN (based on Hawkins County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant26,592114
Mainline Protestant4,03435
Black Protestant5144
Other2482
Catholic1561
None25,289-
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: 8
Here:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
This county:

4.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Hawkins County:

3.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.9%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Hawkins County:

32.2%
Tennessee:

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

14.4%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.5%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Surgoinsville:

45.6%
Tennessee:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.5
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Surgoinsville:

23.6%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Surgoinsville:

12.9%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Surgoinsville:

38.7%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

54.9%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Surgoinsville:

76.0%
Tennessee:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Surgoinsville, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 2$4,557$27,3420$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,542$30,5040$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,649$43,7882$343
Financial Administration 1$3,831$45,9723$5,412
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$2,261
Sewerage 0$0 1$461
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,295
Totals for Government 5$14,579$34,9909$9,771

Surgoinsville government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $166,000 ($94.32)
    Police Protection: $137,000 ($77.84)
    Regular Highways: $130,000 ($73.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $95,000 ($53.98)
    Central Staff Services: $78,000 ($44.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $47,000 ($26.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $46,000 ($26.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000 ($14.77)
    General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($9.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($9.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $75,000 ($42.61)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($5.11)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($5.11)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000 ($5.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,000 ($14.20)

Surgoinsville government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $19,000 ($10.80)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $165,000 ($93.75)
    Other: $10,000 ($5.68)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $38,000 ($21.59)
    General Revenue - Other: $35,000 ($19.89)
    Special Assessments: $12,000 ($6.82)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.14)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $50,000 ($28.41)
    General Local Government Support: $27,000 ($15.34)
    Other: $6,000 ($3.41)
  • Tax - Property: $437,000 ($248.30)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $93,000 ($52.84)
    Other License: $3,000 ($1.70)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.57)

Surgoinsville government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $304,000 ($172.73)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $233,000 ($132.39)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $71,000 ($40.34)

Surgoinsville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $611,000 ($347.16)

6.45% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,903 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
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 Sullivan County, TN  1.97% ($36,384 average AGI)
from Hamblen County, TN  0.49% ($28,396)
from Washington County, TN  0.45% ($38,337)


6.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,453 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
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 Sullivan County, TN  2.11% ($33,881 average AGI)
to Hamblen County, TN  0.61% ($33,602)
to Washington County, TN  0.55% ($44,676)

Strongest AM radio stations in Surgoinsville:

  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WHGG (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIO)
  • WMCH (1260 AM; 1 kW; CHURCH HILL, TN; Owner: TRI-CITY RADIO, LLC)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WKTP (1590 AM; 10 kW; JONESBOROUGH, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRGS (1370 AM; 1 kW; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: WRGS, INC.)
  • WJCW (910 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WETB (790 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: MOUNTAIN SIGNALS, INC.)
  • WKIN (1320 AM; 5 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Surgoinsville:

  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEYE (104.3 FM; SURGOINSVILLE, TN; Owner: TRI-CITY RADIO, LLC)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WCSK (90.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: KINGSPORT CITY SCHOOLS BD. OF EDUC .)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQUT (101.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • W214AP (90.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WAEZ (94.9 FM; GREENEVILLE, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Surgoinsville:

  • WKPT-LP (Channel 25; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • Surgoinsville, Tennessee
  • Fatal accident count23
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents38
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:10
  • Fatalities25
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents54
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Tennessee average
  • Fatal accident count16942
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents25785
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons5230
  • Fatalities18635
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents41667
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1746
See more detailed statistics of Surgoinsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 35.8mTotal length
  • $2,918,000Total costs
  • 49,880Total average daily traffic
  • 4,107Total average daily truck traffic
  • 74,560Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Surgoinsville, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41920-1929
  • 21950-1959
  • 91970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Surgoinsville, TN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Surgoinsville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lat: 36.494750 Lon: -82.779000, Call Sign: WQPG908,
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.800 MHz, Grant Date: 05/15/2012, Expiration Date: 05/15/2022, Certifier: Brian Hill, Registrant: Agc North American Flat Glass, Inc., 600 Afg Road, Church Hill, TN 37642, Phone: (423) 357-2419, Fax: (423) 357-2473, Email:
  • Lat: 36.474278 Lon: -82.808222, Call Sign: WQRM910,
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.462 MHz, 466.937 MHz, 467.012 MHz, 468.662 MHz, 469.612 MHz, Grant Date: 06/20/2013, Expiration Date: 06/20/2023, Certifier: John Shockley, Registrant: Tri-Cities Communications, Inc., Johnson City, TN 37602-3008, Phone: (423) 283-0618, Fax: (423) 283-0238, Email:
  • Lat: 36.473472 Lon: -82.810750, Call Sign: WQRT732,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.237 MHz, 462.212 MHz, 467.212 MHz, 462.337 MHz, 467.337 MHz, 462.237 MHz, 462.312 MHz, 467.312 MHz, 462.387 MHz, 467.387 MHz, Grant Date: 07/25/2013, Expiration Date: 07/25/2023, Certifier: Brian J O'Loughlin, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • SURGOINSVILLE, 245 Gatewood Road (Lat: 36.494056 Lon: -82.848028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WPNG924,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6565.00 MHz, 6825.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/08/2011, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Hawkins County Airport (Lat: 36.455917 Lon: -82.884889), Type: Building, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WFO5, Licensee ID: L00010169,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz, Grant Date: 09/09/2016, Expiration Date: 05/16/2026, Registrant: County Of Hawkins, 150 Washington St, Rogersville, TN 37857, Email:
  • Hawkins County Airport (Lat: 36.455917 Lon: -82.884889), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRLB3245,
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.32900 MHz, Grant Date: 05/19/2017, Expiration Date: 05/13/2027, Registrant: Hawkins County Mayor, 150 E Washington Street Ste #2, Rogersville, TN 37857, Phone: (423) 272-7359, Fax: (423) 272-1867, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Surgoinsville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • FINLEY MARK DBA, 675 Main St, Surgoinsville, TN 37873
    Certificate: D005529 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 11/09/2018, Expiration Date: 11/08/2019

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1908H, N1908H, N-1908H, Serial Number: 32R-7780201, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 02/10/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 08/31/2015
    Registrant (Individual): James B Sandlin, 114 Cherokee St, Surgoinsville, TN 37873
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 28309, N28309, N-28309, Serial Number: AA5B0553, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 08/04/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 09/12/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey J Hesoun, 797 Main St, Surgoinsville, TN 37873
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6802A, N6802A, N-6802A, Serial Number: 28902, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 06/27/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 03/11/2003
    Registrant (Corporation): Aeromasters Inc, 675 Main St, Surgoinsville, TN 37873
  • Aircraft: BEECH 77 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 822PJ, N822PJ, N-822PJ, Serial Number: WA-47, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 10/02/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 10/17/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Alex Buga Rezso, 285 Lone Oak Rd, Surgoinsville, TN 37873
  • Aircraft: JOHNSON B-8M (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 45 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 17GJ, N17GJ, N-17GJ, Serial Number: 05907, Year manufactured: 1973, Certificate Issue Date: 06/07/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Gary L Johnson, Rural Route 1, Surgoinsville, TN 37873

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$66,1002$106,5955$131,1501$162,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$59,8603$84,6500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$110,6100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0504.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$130,660
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2002 2001

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0504.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Surgoinsville, TN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Surgoinsville, TN - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 27. The highest number of fires - 73 took place in 2007, and the least - 10 in 2010. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Surgoinsville, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (45.3%), and Outside Fires (34.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Surgoinsville, TN
    • 21145.3%Structure Fires
    • 15934.1%Outside Fires
    • 5912.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 377.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Surgoinsville, TN
Most common first names in Surgoinsville, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4370.5 years
William3372.4 years
Mary3274.1 years
John1974.0 years
George1978.2 years
Robert1870.9 years
Ralph1171.3 years
Margaret1182.3 years
Charles1168.7 years
Carl1075.1 years
Most common last names in Surgoinsville, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2776.7 years
Williams2573.4 years
Christian2279.2 years
Mauk2073.5 years
Anderson1772.7 years
Greer1778.6 years
Manis1567.8 years
Sandidge1479.6 years
Barton1473.1 years
Vaughn1476.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Surgoinsville, TN
  • 48.7%Electricity
  • 46.0%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 1.0%Coal or coke
  • 0.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Surgoinsville, TN
  • 62.0%Electricity
  • 36.5%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Wood


Surgoinsville compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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