For population 25 years and over in Tellico Plains:
For population 15 years and over in Tellico Plains town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $306 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (46.5 miles , pop. 173,890).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (111.3 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (483.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Madisonville, TN (3.4 miles ), Englewood, TN (3.4 miles ), Etowah, TN (3.6 miles ), Turtletown, TN (4.1 miles ), Vonore, TN (4.1 miles ), Niota, TN (4.2 miles ), Athens, TN (4.2 miles ), Sweetwater, TN (4.3 miles ).
Latitude: 35.37 N, Longitude: 84.30 W
Area code: 423
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Crime in Tellico Plains detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Tellico Plains tourist attractions:
Population change in the 1990s: +201 (+30.5%).
Work and jobs in Tellico Plains: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Tellico Plains, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Tellico Plains-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.8 miles away from the Tellico Plains town center killed 4 people and injured 26 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/2/1953, a category F4 tornado 26.3 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Tellico Plains-area historical earthquake activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 47% 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 35.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 96.6 miles away from Tellico Plains center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 4.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 16.8 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 39.2 miles away from Tellico Plains center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.2 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 Monroe County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Bill Ervin - Former NASCAR driver.
Hospitals/medical centers near Tellico Plains:
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Private high school in Tellico Plains:
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.89. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Tellico Plains and their reported violations in the past:TELLICO RANGER STATION - USFS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 33.4%
(33.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.9% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Tellico Plains compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Tellico Plains (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Tellico Plains (based on Monroe County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.96%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,775 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:
5.84% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,114 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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Tellico Plains fatal accident list:
Apr 26, 2002 03:57 PM, Sr-68, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 3, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Oct 24, 1991 06:25 PM, Sr68, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Oct 28, 1990 02:30 PM, Smithst, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 25, 1986 01:10 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total costs: $682,000
Total average daily traffic: 7,820
Total average daily truck traffic: 392
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 11,936
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tellico Plains)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:5
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tellico Plains)
FAA Registered Aircraft:8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Tellico Plains)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2013.