Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (40.3 miles , pop. 173,890).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (128.6 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (441.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Bean Station, TN (2.6 miles) , Rutledge, TN (2.9 miles ), Tazewell, TN (3.1 miles ), New Tazewell, TN (3.3 miles ), Washburn, TN (3.4 miles) , Big War Creek, TN (3.5 miles) , Mooresburg, TN (3.6 miles) , Morristown, TN (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 36.38 N, Longitude: 83.42 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 865
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Thorn Hill: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Thorn Hill, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Thorn Hill-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/9/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.8 miles away from the Thorn Hill place center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 2/21/1993, a category F3 tornado 36.1 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Thorn Hill-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 60% 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 50.1 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 29.1 miles away from Thorn Hill center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 96.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 6.2 miles away from the city 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 49.6 miles away from Thorn Hill center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB) earthquake occurred 47.4 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 Grainger County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Thorn Hill:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thorn Hill:
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.127. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 4.34. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 4.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Thorn Hill compared to Tennessee state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Thorn Hill CCD (based on Grainger County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.03%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,186 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:
7.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,831 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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FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6