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Median resident age:  37.3 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 37681

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,963 (it was $30,397 in 2000)
Telford:

$38,963
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,506

Telford CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $118,746 (it was $77,100 in 2000)
Telford:

$118,746
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $138,219; Detached houses: $170,400; Townhouses or other attached units: $119,779; Mobile homes: $76,827; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $77,504
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Telford races chart
  • White alone - 9,611 (97.1%)
  • Hispanic - 116 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 72 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 61 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 23 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (0.09%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.02%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.02%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Telford: 147.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1552 feet




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According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Telford, Tennessee as of August 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Telford to the number of sex offenders is 768 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Telford CCD:  0.5% ($384)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Telford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (14.0 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (120.9 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (475.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rheatown-Chucky, TN (2.5 miles) , Bethesda, TN (2.5 miles) , Jonesborough, TN (2.8 miles ), Tusculum, TN (3.2 miles ), Midway, TN (3.2 miles ), Sulphur Springs, TN (3.3 miles) , Jearoldstown, TN (3.3 miles) , Erwin, TN (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 36.22 N, Longitude: 82.58 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 423

Telford household income distribution Telford home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (3%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (3%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Telford-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the Telford place center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.0 miles away from the place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Telford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 82.6 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 72.9 miles away from Telford center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 76.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 75.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 57.8 miles away from Telford center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 64.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Birthplace of: Eliza McCardle Johnson - Politician, Tilly Walker - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Telford:

  • DURHAM-HENSLEY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CHUCKEY, TN)
  • FOUR OAKS HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; JONESBOROUGH, TN)
  • JONESBOROUGH NH (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; JONESBOROUGH, TN)

Political contributions by individuals in Telford, TN

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Telford:

  • Tusculum College (about 11 miles; Greeneville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 13 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 11,642)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 21 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,537)
  • Walters State Community College (about 38 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 3,878)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 43 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,135)
  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 46 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,312)
  • Appalachian State University (about 51 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 14,923)

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Church in Telford: Telford Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Telford Cemetery (1), Sevier Cemetery (2), Patton Cemetery (3), Brown Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.8. This is about average.
City:

32.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 30.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

30.4
U.S.:

25.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 4.34. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.34
U.S.:

2.96
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.92
U.S.:

9.59


Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  -1.$%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  -1.0%
Whole state:  4.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

13.1%
Whole state:

13.5%

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

6.0%
Whole state:

5.8%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Telford, TN


72 people in nursing homes in 2000

Telford compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (76%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Wood (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Telford CCD (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.11%
Here54.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents39.8%19.8%12.3%3.7%3.4%
Congregations24.2%15.7%13.6%0.5%5.1%
NameNational Association of Free Will Baptists Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentChurches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.2%3.1%1.7%1.4%11.6%
Congregations8.1%0.5%4.0%0.5%27.8%
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: 20
Washington County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Washington County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 59
Washington County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 95
Here:

8.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

29.0%
Tennessee:

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

14.0%
State:

13.5%

8.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,011 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.87%
Tennessee average:

7.52%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($91 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.15%
Tennessee average:

0.09%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sullivan County, TN  1.63% ($36,262 average AGI)
from Carter County, TN  1.20% ($27,839)
from Greene County, TN  0.43% ($25,593)


7.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.19%
Tennessee average:

6.67%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($220 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.04%
Tennessee average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Sullivan County, TN  1.35% ($37,832 average AGI)
to Carter County, TN  0.94% ($24,932)
to Greene County, TN  0.44% ($28,033)

Strongest AM radio stations in Telford:

  • WKTP (1590 AM; 10 kW; JONESBOROUGH, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WETB (790 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: MOUNTAIN SIGNALS, INC.)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WEMB (1420 AM; 5 kW; ERWIN, TN; Owner: W E M B, INC.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHGG (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIO)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJCW (910 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIN (1320 AM; 5 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Telford:

  • WQUT (101.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAEZ (94.9 FM; GREENEVILLE, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • W214AP (90.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSK (90.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: KINGSPORT CITY SCHOOLS BD. OF EDUC .)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXIS (103.9 FM; ERWIN, TN; Owner: WEMB, INC.)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Telford:

  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCYB-TV (Channel 5; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: APPALACHIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKPT-LP (Channel 25; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEMT (Channel 39; GREENEVILLE, TN; Owner: WEMT LICENSEE L.P.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Telford)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Jct Us 11e & 16.5 N Of Greenville Tn S To South Rwy Tracks (Lat: 36.241778 Lon: -82.584306), Call Sign: KIX477, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/24/1999, Expiration Date: 01/22/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2003
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Co, 99 Spring St Sw, Atlanta, GA 30303, Phone: (404) 529-1254
  • Lat: 36.191389 Lon: -82.550278, Call Sign: WQAI926
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.837 MHz, 466.837 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/09/2004, Expiration Date: 06/09/2014, Certifier: Jim Montag
    Registrant: Race-Scan Communications, 5 Wesley Court, Johnson City, TN 37601, Phone: (423) 854-9117, Fax: (423) 854-9039
  • Lat: 36.260139 Lon: -82.562722, Call Sign: WQDY636
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.412 MHz, 466.512 MHz, 466.712 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/01/2005, Expiration Date: 12/01/2015, Certifier: Crawford Rogers Jr
    Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Telford)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2
  • KITE SAM DBA, 1397 Barkley Rd, Telford, TN 37690
    Certificate: D004214 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 03/03/2010, Expiration Date: 03/02/2011
  • KITE SAM B JR DBA, 1397 Barkley Rd, Telford, TN 37690
    Certificate: D004612 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 03/04/2011, Expiration Date: 03/03/2012

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2818U , Serial Number: 17250418, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Jasper E Ward, 3850 Old Stagecoach Rd, Telford, TN 37690
  • Aircraft: JABIRU USA SPORT AIRCRAFT LLC J250-SP (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: JABIRU 3300 (120 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 591J , Serial Number: 411, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 06/07/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Sam B Jr Kite, 1397 Barkley Rd, Telford, TN 37690
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6628U , Serial Number: 123, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 02/14/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Victor Jr Owens, 1725 Conklin Rd, Telford, TN 37690
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6655P , Serial Number: 24-1778, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 01/27/1960
    Registrant (Individual): George T Hensley, 545 Matthews Mill Rd, Telford, TN 37690
  • Aircraft: CGS AVIATION HAWK B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 82001 , Serial Number: H-6-192-K, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 11/21/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Steven L Preston, 468 John Carson Rd, Telford, TN 37690


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