Viola, Tennessee

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Population in 2013: 132 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.3%
 
Males: 61  (46.4%)
Females: 71  (53.6%)
Median resident age:  42.2 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip code: 37394

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,431 (it was $37,188 in 2000)
Viola:

$39,431
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,575 (it was $18,803 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $76,500 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Viola:

$76,500
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $94,000; Detached houses: $94,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $540.

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  • White alone - 112 (85.5%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (7.6%)
  • Black alone - 8 (6.1%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.8%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Viola: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (21.1%), English (6.6%), German (2.0%), Italian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1901

Elevation: 995 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 794 people per square mile   (low).

Viola, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Viola:

  • High school or higher: 46.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Viola town:

  • Never married: 49.4%
  • Now married: 27.3%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 0.6%
  • Divorced: 19.2%

10 residents are foreign born

This town:  6.5%
Tennessee:  4.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,050 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $357 (0.5%)

Viola satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Murfreesboro, TN (37.3 miles , pop. 68,816).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (66.1 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (446.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Morrison, TN (2.4 miles ), Summitville, TN (2.6 miles ), Altamont, TN (3.2 miles ), McMinnville, TN (3.4 miles ), Irving College, TN (3.4 miles ), Beersheba Springs, TN (3.4 miles ), Hillsboro, TN (3.5 miles ), New Union, TN (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 35.54 N, Longitude: 85.86 W

Area code: 931

Viola household income distribution Viola home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.2%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +6 (+4.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (44%)
  • Information (30%)
  • Utilities (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (73%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Utilities (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (20%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (14%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (14%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Engineers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)

Average climate in Viola, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Viola town center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the town center killed 11 people and injured 121 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Viola-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 73.4 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 230.5 miles away from Viola center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 108.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 212.8 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 200.0 miles away from Viola center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 167.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Warren County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Viola topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Viola:

  • FRIENDSHIP HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; MC MINNVILLE, TN)
  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; MC MINNVILLE, TN)
  • CAREALL HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; MC MINNVILLE, TN)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, MCMINNVILLE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MC MINNVILLE, TN)
  • MANCHESTER DIALYSIS CLINIC (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; MANCHESTER, TN)
  • MANCHESTER HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MANCHESTER, TN)
  • MEDICAL CENTER OF MANCHESTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; MANCHESTER, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Viola:

  • Motlow State Community College (about 28 miles; Tullahoma, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)
  • Middle Tennessee State University (about 36 miles; Murfreesboro, TN; FT enrollment: 21,628)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 47 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 47 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • Tennessee Technological University (about 49 miles; Cookeville, TN; FT enrollment: 9,761)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 57 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 61 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)

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Notable location: Viola Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Viola include: Viola United Methodist Church (A), Viola Church of Christ (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Warren 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 2004 was 75.7. This is about average.

City:

75.7
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 2.46. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.46
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 1.58. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.58
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 33.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.5
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.6%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.7%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.3%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.9% of all households

Viola compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Viola (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of McMinnville: Viola Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1966/09/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $455.7 mil, Deposits: $371.9 mil, headquarters in Mcminnville, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First Mcminnville Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (19%)

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 Viola town (based on Warren County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.55%
Here: 52.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchDuck River and Kindred Baptists AssociationsAssemblies of God
Adherents37.3%29.7%10.0%5.0%2.8%
Congregations17.5%35.0%12.5%5.8%3.3%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) ChurchCumberland Presbyterian ChurchCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents2.6%2.1%2.0%1.6%6.9%
Congregations4.2%0.8%5.8%0.8%14.2%
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: 13
Warren County:

3.28 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Warren County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Warren County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

5.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Warren County:

31.7%
Tennessee:

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

9.3%
State:

13.5%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$300
Totals for Government 0$0 1$300

4.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,285 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
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 Rutherford County, TN  0.44% ($28,983 average AGI)
from Coffee County, TN  0.42% ($25,825)
from DeKalb County, TN  0.39% ($22,340)


4.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,987 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
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 Coffee County, TN  0.53% ($26,653 average AGI)
to Rutherford County, TN  0.52% ($29,535)
to DeKalb County, TN  0.38% ($28,308)

Strongest AM radio stations in Viola:

  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WMSR (1320 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAKI (1230 AM; 1 kW; MCMINNVILLE, TN; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBMC (960 AM; 1 kW; MCMINNVILLE, TN; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSDQ (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DUNLAP, TN; Owner: RODGSON, INC.)
  • WZYX (1440 AM; 5 kW; COWAN, TN; Owner: TIMS FORD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Viola:

  • WSGM (104.7 FM; COALMONT, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WWTN (99.7 FM; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTRZ-FM (103.9 FM; MCMINNVILLE, TN; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKZP (107.3 FM; SPENCER, TN; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZYZ (90.1 FM; SPENCER, TN; Owner: CHURCH FAITH TRINITY ASSEMBLIES)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMXF-FM (97.3 FM; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W211AS (90.1 FM; SPENCER, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFTZ (101.5 FM; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: PHASE TWO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDYN (89.7 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Viola:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)


FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 71255 , Serial Number: 18259552, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 02/04/1969
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Franklin T Basham, Po Box 27, Viola, TN 37394, Other Owners: Patricia A Basham, Jerry W Basham, Travis Thaxton, Zane Thaxton

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