Wartburg, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 902 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.3%
 
Males: 488  (54.1%)
Females: 414  (45.9%)
Median resident age:

46.8 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37887.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,513 (it was $19,722 in 2000)
Wartburg:

$29,513
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,033 (it was $12,252 in 2000)

Wartburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $97,607 (it was $74,700 in 2000)
Wartburg:

$97,607
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $110,924; detached houses: $123,990; mobile homes: $29,425

Median gross rent in 2017: $425.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wartburg: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 36.7%
(36.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Wartburg, TN (2010)
    • 88095.9%White alone
    • 202.2%Two or more races
    • 101.1%Hispanic
    • 60.7%Black alone
    • 10.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 313 registered sex offenders living in Wartburg, Tennessee as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wartburg is 3 to 1.


Crime rates in Wartburg by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(108.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(107.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(221.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(219.3)
2
(217.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(109.6)
1
(108.0)
3
(325.7)
3
(328.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
7
(779.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
5
(540.5)
3
(328.9)
3
(326.1)
1
(107.3)
4
(438.6)
3
(324.0)
4
(434.3)
1
(109.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(110.7)
1
(111.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(334.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(324.0)
6
(648.6)
5
(548.2)
5
(543.5)
10
(1,073)
13
(1,425)
10
(1,080)
26
(2,823)
12
(1,316)
4
(438.1)
5
(553.7)
12
(1,332)
1
(110.7)
8
(890.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(216.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(107.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(216.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(109.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(110.7)
2
(222.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)13.0167.688.888.091.2109.6104.8208.5126.126.329.961.079.7232.7

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City-data.com crime index in Wartburg, TN

Crime rate in Wartburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.57
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Ancestries: American (26.4%), English (21.7%), Irish (9.7%), German (7.9%), Italian (4.7%), Scotch-Irish (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1905

Elevation: 1370 feet

Land area: 0.96 square miles.

Population density: 942 people per square mile   (low).

Wartburg, Tennessee map

10 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $591 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $853 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (37.5 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (121.3 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (430.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lancing, TN (2.8 miles ),
Petros, TN (2.9 miles ),
Oakdale, TN (2.9 miles ),
Coalfield, TN (3.1 miles ),
Sunbright, TN (3.3 miles ),
Harriman, TN (3.5 miles ),
New River, TN (3.9 miles ),
Oliver Springs, TN (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 36.10 N, Longitude: 84.59 W

Area code: 423

Distribution of median household income in Wartburg, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wartburg, TN in 2017
Wartburg satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $53,300
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $149,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Wartburg, TN residents
Average permit cost in Wartburg, TN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Most common industries in Wartburg, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.9%)
  • Public administration (12.2%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Apparel (6.8%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (21.2%)
  • Construction (14.4%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.5%)
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Apparel (12.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Wartburg, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
  • Woodworkers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (13.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.3%)

Average climate in Wartburg, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wartburg, Tennessee average temperatures Wartburg, Tennessee average precipitation Wartburg, Tennessee humidity Wartburg, Tennessee wind speed Wartburg, Tennessee snowfall Wartburg, Tennessee sunshine Wartburg, Tennessee clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.5. This is better than average.

City:

60.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.742. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.742
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 15.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.95. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.95
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Wartburg-area historical tornado activity is below Tennessee state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.2 miles away from the Wartburg city center killed 7 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/10/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 28 people and caused $970,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wartburg-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 77% 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 41.1 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 149.6 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 125.8 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 243.4 miles away from Wartburg center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 195.1 miles away from Wartburg 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 218.9 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 Morgan County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wartburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Wartburg:

  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF MORGAN CO (POTTERS FALLS RD BOX 250)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF MORGAN COUNTY (419 SOUTH KINGSTON STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Wartburg:

  • HARRIMAN CARE AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HARRIMAN, TN)
  • RENAISSANCE TERRACE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; HARRIMAN, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wartburg:

  • Roane State Community College (about 16 miles; Harriman, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,302)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 27 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 39 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 50 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • Tennessee Technological University (about 52 miles; Cookeville, TN; FT enrollment: 9,761)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 62 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 65 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)

Public high schools in Wartburg:

  • CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 1119 KNOXVILLE HW, Grades: 9-12)
  • MORGAN COUNTY VOCATIONAL CENTER (Location: 132 FLAT FORK RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Wartburg:

  • CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 319, Location: 146 LIBERTY RD, Grades: 6-8)
  • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY (Location: 1315 KNOXVILLE HW, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Wartburg

Library in Wartburg:

  • WARTBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $18,756; Location: 514 SPRING ST.; 3,934 books; 95 audio materials; 585 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 2 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wartburg: Morgan County Volunteer Fire Department (A), Wartburg Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: National Park Service (Recreation Areas; 208 North Maiden Lane).

Courts: Morgan County Chancery Court (415 North Kingston Street), Morgan County Circuit Court Clerk (415 North Kingston Street), Morgan CO Chancery Court (415 North Kingston Street).

Birthplace of: Joseph Knaffl - Photographer.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wartburg and their reported violations in the past:

PLATEAU UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 12,859, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-31-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2007)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

51.6%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.1%
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: 0.3% of all households
105 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
49 people in correctional residential facilities in 2010
114 people in nursing homes in 2000
7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Wartburg (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Wartburg Branch at 407 Eliza Street, branch established on 1906/01/01. 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
  • Citizens First Bank: at 1015 Main Street, branch established on 1997/02/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $155.8 mil, Deposits: $139.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Cfb Bancshares, Inc.
  • Progressive Savings Bank: Wartburg Branch at 705 Main St, branch established on 1980/06/06. Info updated 2010/11/23: Bank assets: $252.1 mil, Deposits: $228.4 mil, headquarters in Jamestown, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Wartburg:

Marital status in Wartburg, TN
  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 36.8%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 14.1%
  • Divorced: 21.6%

For population 25 years and over in Wartburg:

  • High school or higher: 70.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wartburg
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wartburg, TN (based on Morgan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,55632
Mainline Protestant3698
Black Protestant3572
Catholic561
Other11
None12,648-
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: 5
Morgan County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Morgan County:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Here:

5.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Morgan County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Morgan County:

11.3%
State:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Morgan County:

29.2%
State:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Morgan County:

14.0%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wartburg:

46.5%
State:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

38.5%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Wartburg:

27.9
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.8%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.5%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wartburg:

6.8
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

27.6%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Wartburg:

52.3%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Wartburg:

72.5%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wartburg, 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
Streets and Highways 6$57,279$114,5580$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$48,732$116,9570$0
Other Government Administration 3$13,993$55,9720$0
Sewerage 2$21,921$131,5260$0
Parks and Recreation 1$9,743$116,9160$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 17$151,668$107,0600$0

Wartburg government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $29,000 ($32.15)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $366,000 ($405.76)
    Sewerage: $347,000 ($384.70)
    Police Protection: $268,000 ($297.12)
    Central Staff Services: $78,000 ($86.47)
    General Public Buildings: $36,000 ($39.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($22.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($6.65)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($2.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000 ($60.98)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $32,000 ($35.48)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($21.06)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($11.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $396,000 ($439.02)

Wartburg government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $510,000 ($565.41)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $376,000 ($416.85)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000 ($4.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $47,000 ($52.11)
    Rents: $40,000 ($44.35)
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000 ($15.52)
    General Revenue - Other: $10,000 ($11.09)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($2.22)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($1.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $76,000 ($84.26)
    Highways: $26,000 ($28.82)
    Sewerage: $18,000 ($19.96)
    Other: $3,000 ($3.33)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $141,000 ($156.32)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $95,000 ($105.32)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000 ($4.43)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.11)

Wartburg government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,817,000 ($2014.41)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,723,000 ($1910.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $94,000 ($104.21)

Wartburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,242,000 ($1376.94)

6.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($32,509 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Roane County, TN  1.45% ($32,600 average AGI)
from Anderson County, TN  0.82% ($33,804)
from Knox County, TN  0.58% ($35,500)


6.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,921 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Roane County, TN  2.06% ($37,891 average AGI)
to Anderson County, TN  1.09% ($36,044)
to Knox County, TN  0.63% ($39,359)
Businesses in Wartburg, TN
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Rite Aid1
Ford1SONIC Drive-In1
GNC1Subway1
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Strongest AM radio stations in Wartburg:

  • WECO (940 AM; 5 kW; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WATO (1290 AM; 5 kW; OAK RIDGE, TN)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WMTY (670 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FARRAGUT, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOFE (580 AM; 1 kW; ROCKWOOD, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wartburg:

  • WECO-FM (101.3 FM; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WWSR (105.7 FM; ROCKWOOD, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBZH (92.7 FM; HARRIMAN, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WOWF (102.5 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: PEG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKTS (90.1 FM; KINGSTON, TN; Owner: THE KINGSTON CENTURY CLUB INC.)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGSQ (94.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYLV (89.1 FM; ALCOA, TN; Owner: FOOTHILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCLC-FM (105.1 FM; JAMESTOWN, TN; Owner: BIBLE BELIEVERS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAYA (93.9 FM; SPRING CITY, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WKZX-FM (93.5 FM; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: BP BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WYFC (95.3 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKXD-FM (106.9 FM; MONTEREY, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Wartburg:

  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W46DC (Channel 46; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBXX-TV (Channel 20; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF TENNESSEE, LLC)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • Wartburg, Tennessee
  • Fatal accident count22
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents37
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:7
  • Fatalities27
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents57
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Tennessee average
  • Fatal accident count18740
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents27844
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons6738
  • Fatalities20821
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents46435
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1251
See more detailed statistics of Wartburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 161ft / 49.4mTotal length
  • $2,498,000Total costs
  • 42,270Total average daily traffic
  • 3,364Total average daily truck traffic
  • 63,648Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wartburg, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 21970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wartburg, TN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wartburg)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Wartburg, TN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • WARTBURG, 0.5 Mi Ne (Lat: 36.110833 Lon: -84.592500), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WMV907,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • WARTBURG, Frozen Head Firetower (Lat: 36.122583 Lon: -84.458000), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WNEX889,
    Assigned Frequencies: 958.750 MHz, 957.550 MHz, 959.150 MHz, Grant Date: 03/26/2010, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020, Registrant: Tennessee Div. Of Forestry, Bruer Building, 440 Hogan Road, Nashville, TN 37220, Phone: (615) 837-5520, Fax: (615) 837-5003, Email:
  • WARTBURG, 142 Clayton Howard Rd. (Lat: 36.070000 Lon: -84.541667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 19.8 m, Overall height: 22.9 m, Call Sign: WQPD772,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.131 MHz, 952.131 MHz, Grant Date: 04/17/2012, Expiration Date: 04/17/2022, Cancellation Date: 05/30/2013, Certifier: J S Pittman, Registrant: Spectra Energy, 5400 Westheimer Ct., Houston, TX 77251-1642, Phone: (713) 627-5229, Fax: (713) 386-4185, Email:
  • Church & Eliza Streets (Lat: 36.107000 Lon: -84.598528), Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WLJ891,
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.012 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/1988, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020, Registrant: Morgan County Broadcasting Company, Inc., 305 North Church Street, Wartburg, TN 37887-0100
  • Church & Eliza Sts. (Lat: 36.107000 Lon: -84.598528), Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WLO930,
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.000 MHz, Grant Date: 08/01/1989, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020, Registrant: Morgan County Broadcasting Company, Inc., 305 North Church Street, Wartburg, TN 37887-0100

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • Water Tank Road, .1 Mile East Of Us Hwy 27 (Lat: 36.110611 Lon: -84.592972), Call Sign: KNKM781, Licensee ID: L00002852,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.690 MHz, Grant Date: 06/26/2018, Expiration Date: 07/01/2028, Registrant: Highland Telephone Cooperative, Inc., Sunbright, TN 37872-0000, Phone: (615) 927-8474
  • Pilot Mountain On Tower Road Near Hwy. 27 (Lat: 36.190333 Lon: -84.623250), Call Sign: KNKM781, Licensee ID: L00002852,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.4600 MHz, Grant Date: 06/26/2018, Expiration Date: 07/01/2028, Registrant: Highland Telephone Cooperative, Inc., Sunbright, TN 37872-0000, Phone: (615) 927-8474

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wartburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH F35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 131 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E225 SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3390C , Serial Number: D-4057, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 02/08/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 12/18/2007
    Registrant (Individual): James L Greene, 139 Green Dr, Wartburg, TN 37887

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 27. The highest number of reported fires - 52 took place in 2009, and the least - 10 in 2018. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Wartburg, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (50.3%), and Outside Fires (32.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wartburg, TN
    • 21750.3%Structure Fires
    • 13832.0%Outside Fires
    • 5212.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 245.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wartburg, TN
Most common first names in Wartburg, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3672.5 years
James2968.4 years
William2875.2 years
Mary2778.8 years
Robert2467.3 years
Charles1872.1 years
Anna1276.0 years
Ruby1278.7 years
Mildred1080.0 years
Edna1078.4 years
Most common last names in Wartburg, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones3878.0 years
Hamby2474.3 years
Armes2273.1 years
Davis2079.5 years
Phillips1973.2 years
Redmon1976.3 years
Bunch1873.3 years
Wilson1772.8 years
Heidel1579.4 years
Adkins1581.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wartburg, TN
  • 67.7%Utility gas
  • 30.5%Electricity
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wartburg, TN
  • 69.2%Electricity
  • 30.8%Utility gas


Wartburg compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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