Tiptonville, Tennessee

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Population in 2014: 4,385 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +79.8%
Males: 3,250  (74.1%)
Females: 1,135  (25.9%)
Median resident age:  39.7 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 38079.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $21,973 (it was $19,475 in 2000)
Tiptonville:

$21,973
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $7,629 (it was $11,843 in 2000)

Tiptonville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $72,367 (it was $52,300 in 2000)
Tiptonville:

$72,367
TN:

$140,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $419.

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  • Races in Tiptonville, TN (2013)

    Tiptonville races chart
    • 2,49355.4%White alone
    • 1,75239.0%Black alone
    • 1824.0%Hispanic
    • 390.9%Two or more races
    • 250.6%Asian alone
    • 190.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tiptonville: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (10.4%), German (9.5%), United States (5.7%), English (5.4%), West Indian (3.3%), Greek (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1907

Elevation: 301 feet

Land area: 1.43 square miles.

Population density: 3,064 people per square mile   (average).

Tiptonville,TN real estate house value index trend

Tiptonville, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Tiptonville:

  • High school or higher: 70.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tiptonville town:

  • Never married: 45.6%
  • Now married: 26.5%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

136 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America).

This town:

3.0%
Tennessee:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $685 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $577 (0.7%)

Tiptonville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (63.2 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (91.5 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (389.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Samburg, TN (2.6 miles ), Ridgely, TN (2.8 miles ), Hornbeak, TN (3.2 miles ), Hayward, MO (3.3 miles) , Marston, MO (3.5 miles ), Elbridge-Cloverdale, TN (3.5 miles ), Portageville, MO (3.6 miles ), Dixie, TN (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.38 N, Longitude: 89.48 W

Area code: 731

Tiptonville household income distribution Tiptonville home values distribution

Crime rates in Tiptonville (2002):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 6 assaults (241.4 per 100,000)
  • 10 burglaries (402.3 per 100,000)
  • 23 thefts (925.2 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 118.1 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Tennessee average:

2.56

Tiptonville tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.2%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Tiptonville, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Tiptonville, Tennessee average temperatures Tiptonville, Tennessee average precipitation Tiptonville, Tennessee humidity Tiptonville, Tennessee wind speed Tiptonville, Tennessee snowfall Tiptonville, Tennessee sunshine Tiptonville, Tennessee clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Tiptonville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.4 miles away from the Tiptonville town center killed 4 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 24.3 miles away from the town center injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tiptonville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 23.2 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 54.7 miles away from Tiptonville center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 69.9 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 168.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 30.4 miles away from Tiptonville center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 39.3 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 Lake County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tiptonville topographic map

Birthplace of: Carl Perkins - (1932-1998), musician, Clifton B. Cates - 19th Commandant of the Marine Corps.

Hospitals and medical centers in Tiptonville:

  • REELFOOT MANOR HEALTH AND REHAB (1034 REELFOOT DRIVE)
  • REELFOOT MANOR NH (1034 REELFOOT DR)
  • TIPTONVILLE DIALYSIS (795 HAMRA STREET)

airports located in Tiptonville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tiptonville:

  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 24 miles; Dyersburg, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,211)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 35 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Bethel University (about 57 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)
  • Union University (about 60 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 60 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 64 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 65 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)

Public high school in Tiptonville:

Public elementary/middle school in Tiptonville:

See full list of schools located in Tiptonville

Library in Tiptonville:

  • TIPTONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $21,084; Location: 126 TIPTON STREET; 17,056 books; 1,806 audio materials; 733 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 26 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Tiptonville: Tiptonville Fire Department (A), Tiptonville Public Library (B), Tiptonville City Hall (C), Reelfoot Manor Nursing Home (D), Lake County Courthouse (E), Lake County EMS (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Lake County Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Cemetery: Citizen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Tiptonville: Lake County Recreational Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Reelfoot Lake Tourism Development Council (Highway 21).

Hotels: Blue Basin Cove Bed & Breakfast (100 Blue Basin Road), Cypress Point Resort (3535 State Route 21 East), Blue Bank Motel (3330 State Route 21 East).

Courts: Lake County - County Court Clerk (116 South Court Street), Lake County - Circuit Court Clerk (229 Church Street).

Lake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 44.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

44.0
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.30. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.30
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 1.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.35
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 34.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.93
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 41.8%
(35.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.8% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  59.3%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Tiptonville in 2010:

  • 2,312 people in state prisons
  • 60 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 39 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Tiptonville in 2000:

  • 291 people in state prisons
  • 76 people in nursing homes
  • 23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Tiptonville, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Tiptonville (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Tiptonville Branch at 221 Church, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Tennessee average:

12.1

Tiptonville travel time to work - commute Tiptonville mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tiptonville town (based on Lake County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,24618
Mainline Protestant3454
Black Protestant3442
None3,897-
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: 2
Lake County:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Lake County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Lake County:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

6.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

34.4%
Tennessee:

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

18.8%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Tiptonville:

49.5%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Tiptonville:

45.3%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.6
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Tiptonville:

20.1%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Tiptonville:

14.0%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Tiptonville:

35.7%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Tiptonville:

54.6%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Tiptonville:

78.4%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tiptonville, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,669$44,0280$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$3,022
Police Protection - Officers 7$20,903$35,8344$3,923
Firefighters 0$0 42$1,390
Streets and Highways 5$9,620$23,0880$0
Solid Waste Management 3$5,261$21,0440$0
Sewerage 2$6,897$41,3820$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,816$33,7920$0
Water Supply 8$19,615$29,4232$2,845
Totals for Government 27$68,781$30,56959$11,180

Tiptonville government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $551,000 ($125.66)
    Police Protection: $332,000 ($75.71)
    General - Other: $288,000 ($65.68)
    Regular Highways: $268,000 ($61.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $182,000 ($41.51)
    Sewerage: $146,000 ($33.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $64,000 ($14.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $63,000 ($14.37)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($2.05)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($1.37)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($1.14)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $5,000 ($1.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($2.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $841,000 ($191.79)
    Regular Highways: $97,000 ($22.12)
    Police Protection: $69,000 ($15.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000 ($3.42)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($1.37)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $830,000 ($189.28)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $130,000 ($29.65)

Tiptonville government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $182,000 ($41.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($4.33)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $11,000 ($2.51)
    All Other: $3,000 ($0.68)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $110,000 ($25.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $256,000 ($58.38)
    Rents: $14,000 ($3.19)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($2.51)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($0.68)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($0.68)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,037,000 ($236.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $700,000 ($159.64)
    General Local Government Support: $402,000 ($91.68)
    Highways: $145,000 ($33.07)
    All Other: $64,000 ($14.60)
  • Tax - Property: $242,000 ($55.19)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $74,000 ($16.88)
    Public Utilities Sales: $11,000 ($2.51)
    Other License: $4,000 ($0.91)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.23)

Tiptonville government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,380,000 ($770.81)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,100,000 ($706.96)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $280,000 ($63.85)

Tiptonville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,356,000 ($309.24)

6.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,667 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
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 Dyer County, TN  1.87% ($27,088 average AGI)
from Obion County, TN  1.43% ($28,462)


6.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,724 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
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 Dyer County, TN  1.75% ($19,781 average AGI)
to Obion County, TN  1.75% ($33,063)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tiptonville:

  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KMIS (1050 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PORTAGEVILLE, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • KCRV (1370 AM; 1 kW; CARUTHERSVILLE, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tiptonville:

  • KTMO (106.5 FM; NEW MADRID, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WASL (100.1 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: DR PEPPER PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO.)
  • WKNQ (90.7 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMS. FOUNDATION)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W205BN (88.9 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KCRV-FM (105.1 FM; CARUTHERSVILLE, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFEB (107.5 FM; CAMPBELL, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WQAK (105.7 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: TWIN STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLSC (92.9 FM; MALDEN, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • W202BG (88.3 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tiptonville:

  • WDYR-CA (Channel 33; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WUWT-CA (Channel 9; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: JOSEPH H. HARPOLE, SR.)
Tiptonville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Tiptonville fatal accident list:

Jun 17, 2004 07:20 PM, Sr-21, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 27, 1993 10:30 PM, Leveerd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
Jan 22, 1992 07:99 PM, Mooringst, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Reelfoot Lake State Park (Lat: 36.351167 Lon: -89.392028), Call Sign: KFO813
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.160 MHz, 151.160 MHzGrant Date: 04/10/2012, Expiration Date: 07/06/2022Registrant: State Of Tennessee, 245 Blanton Ave., Nashville, TN 37210, Phone: (615) 741-0671, Fax: (615) 532-7515, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • TIPTONVILLE, South Court St (Lat: 36.377000 Lon: -89.465083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WEG773
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHzGrant Date: 04/23/2010, Expiration Date: 05/02/2020Registrant: Gibson Electric Membership Corp., Trenton, TN 38382, Phone: (731) 562-1710, Fax: (731) 855-3944, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Mi 870.8 On E Bank Of Lower Ms River (Lat: 36.347278 Lon: -89.515361), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: KPB633
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 12/29/2011, Expiration Date: 02/24/2022Registrant: Cargill, Incorporated, Minneapolis, MN 55440-5606, Phone: (952) 742-6183, Fax: (952) 404-6240, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tiptonville)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Tiptonville that have no violations reported:

  • TIPTONVILLE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 2,442, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • REELFOOT UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 628, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Most common first names in Tiptonville, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6871.1 years
William4873.7 years
Mary4175.8 years
John3674.6 years
Robert3674.7 years
Willie3174.8 years
Charles2269.2 years
Joe1772.2 years
George1768.4 years
Dorothy1766.2 years
Most common last names in Tiptonville, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones4773.0 years
Smith4175.1 years
Moore2570.6 years
Williams2074.3 years
Parker1873.3 years
Davis1566.3 years
Taylor1576.1 years
Johnson1383.8 years
Whitson1371.4 years
Haynes1278.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Utility gas (44%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Tiptonville, TN
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1Subway1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
SONIC Drive-In1

Tiptonville compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Tiptonville on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married males and females (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 males never married)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males"
There are no pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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