Tennessee City, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 4,488.
Males: 2,266  (50.5%)
Females: 2,222  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  35.5 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 37055

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,735 (it was $41,766 in 2000)
Tennessee City:

$46,735
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,437 (it was $17,749 in 2000)

Tennessee City CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $127,468 (it was $87,300 in 2000)
Tennessee City:

$127,468
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $138,586; Detached houses: $165,880; Mobile homes: $85,651; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $6,652
Tennessee City races chart
  • White alone - 3,915 (95.4%)
  • Black alone - 92 (2.2%)
  • Hispanic - 35 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 33 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 22 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.10%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.05%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tennessee City: 143.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 828 feet

Land area: 77.7 square miles.

Population density: 58 people per square mile   (very low).

Tennessee City, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Tennessee City:

  • High school or higher: 71.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tennessee City CCD:

  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 66.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

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

Tennessee City CCD:  0.6% ($517)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Tennessee City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (33.4 miles , pop. 103,455).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (40.9 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (398.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Dickson, TN (2.6 miles ), McEwen, TN (2.8 miles ), Burns, TN (3.2 miles ), Charlotte, TN (3.2 miles ), Vanleer, TN (3.3 miles ), Lyles-Wrigley, TN (3.6 miles ), Slayden, TN (3.8 miles) , Only, TN (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 36.09 N, Longitude: 87.49 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 615

Tennessee City household income distribution Tennessee City home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (28%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (3%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Work and jobs in Tennessee City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Tennessee City, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tennessee City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.9 miles away from the Tennessee City place center killed 3 people and injured 137 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1970, a category F4 tornado 32.2 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tennessee City-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 164.9 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 132.2 miles away from Tennessee City center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 133.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 135.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 161.9 miles away from Tennessee City center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 190.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dickson County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Tennessee City:

  • DCI DICKSON (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; DICKSON, TN)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, DICKSON (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DICKSON, TN)
  • DICKSON HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DICKSON, TN)
  • TRINITY HOSPICE OF TENNESSEE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; DICKSON, TN)
  • HARPETH DIALYSIS CLINIC (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; DICKSON, TN)

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

  • Austin Peay State University (about 32 miles; Clarksville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 8,621)
  • Nashville State Community College (about 36 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 6,436)
  • Tennessee State University (about 38 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,341)
  • Vanderbilt University (about 39 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 10,518)
  • Lipscomb University (about 39 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,827)
  • Belmont University (about 40 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 5,795)
  • Columbia State Community College (about 40 miles; Columbia, TN; FT enrollment: 3,383)

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Notable locations in Tennessee City: Tennessee City Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (A), Tennessee City Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tennessee City include: Maple Grove Missionary Baptist Church (A), Jason Chapel Church of the Nazarene (B), Union Church (C), Walnut Grove Baptist Church (D), Water Valley Primitive Baptist Church (E), Piney River Church (F), Mount Olive Church (G), Oak Grove United Methodist Church (H), Tennessee City Missionary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Thompson Cemetery (1), Vineyard Cemetery (2), Williams Cemetery (3), Lamastus Cemetery (4), Wright Cemetery (5), Yates Cemetery (6), Adams Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Indian Pond (A), Simmons Lake (B), Sawmill Branch Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Jenkins Creek (A), Hunt Branch (B), Fannie Branch (C), Dry Hollow Branch (D), Dodd Branch (E), Whiteoak Branch (F), Freeman Branch (G), East Fork Yellow Creek (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Dickson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 79.5. This is about average.

City:

79.5
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 2.09. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.09
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 38.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.4
U.S.:

32.0
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.1%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.0%
Whole state:  4.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

6.0%
Whole state:

13.5%

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

2.8%
Whole state:

5.8%

Tennessee City compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (47%)
  • Utility gas (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tennessee City CCD (based on Dickson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.40%
Here: 43.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents38.7%22.6%14.3%6.2%3.9%
Congregations15.3%30.6%20.4%1.0%6.1%
NameAssemblies of GodChurch of God of ProphecyCumberland Presbyterian ChurchChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.7%2.4%2.3%2.2%4.7%
Congregations1.0%7.1%3.1%2.0%13.3%
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: 10
Dickson County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Dickson County:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Dickson County:

30.0%
Tennessee:

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

11.0%
State:

13.5%

6.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,329 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Davidson County, TN  0.99% ($32,273 average AGI)
from Hickman County, TN  0.83% ($23,755)
from Cheatham County, TN  0.42% ($29,176)


5.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,345 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Davidson County, TN  1.03% ($29,729 average AGI)
to Hickman County, TN  0.58% ($23,583)
to Montgomery County, TN  0.37% ($22,415)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tennessee City:

  • WDKN (1260 AM; 5 kW; DICKSON, TN; Owner: EDMISSON & EUBANK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNKX (1570 AM; 5 kW; CENTERVILLE, TN; Owner: HICKMAN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WQSE (1030 AM; 1 kW; WHITE BLUFF, TN; Owner: BERNIE BISHOP BROADCASTING AND ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WAKM (950 AM; 5 kW; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: FRANKLIN RADIO ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tennessee City:

  • WVRY (105.1 FM; WAVERLY, TN; Owner: REACH SATELLITE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNRZ (91.5 FM; DICKSON, TN; Owner: TREVECCA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WQZQ-FM (102.5 FM; DICKSON, TN; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJXA (92.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WSM-FM (95.5 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKDF (103.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNRQ (105.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAK (96.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W201BH (88.1 FM; DICKSON, TN; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)
  • WGFX (104.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPLN-FM (90.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WSIX-FM (97.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAYM (88.7 FM; COLUMBIA, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRVW (107.5 FM; LEBANON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCVQ (107.9 FM; FORT CAMPBELL, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WFFI (93.7 FM; KINGSTON SPRINGS, TN; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFGZ (94.5 FM; LOBELVILLE, TN; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • WRLT (100.1 FM; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: TUNED-IN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WTPR-FM (101.5 FM; MCKINNON, TN; Owner: WENK BROADCAST GROUP)
  • WAYW (89.9 FM; NEW JOHNSONVILLE, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tennessee City:

  • WSMV-TV (Channel 4; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WZTV (Channel 17; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WZTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTVF (Channel 5; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NEWSCHANNEL 5 NETWORK, LP)
  • WKRN-TV (Channel 2; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WKRN, G.P.)
  • WNPX (Channel 28; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUXP-TV (Channel 30; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WUXP LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNAB (Channel 58; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE LICENSE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WNPT (Channel 8; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
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