Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (43.5 miles , pop. 55,469).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (143.9 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (456.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Bulls Gap, TN (1.9 miles ), Mohawk, TN (2.4 miles) , Morristown, TN (3.0 miles ), Mooresburg, TN (3.0 miles) , Mosheim, TN (3.2 miles ), Bean Station, TN (3.4 miles) , Centerview, TN (3.4 miles) , White Pine, TN (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 36.25 N, Longitude: 83.15 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 423
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Whitesburg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Whitesburg, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Whitesburg-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 46% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/9/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 37.2 miles away from the Whitesburg place center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 7/6/1980, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Whitesburg-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 63% 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 55.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 90.4 miles away from Whitesburg center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 94.6 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 39.3 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 55.7 miles away from Whitesburg 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 24.1 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 Hamblen County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Heavy Rains: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Whitesburg compared to Tennessee state average:
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Religion statistics for Whitesburg CCD (based on Hamblen County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.92%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 13
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,449 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:
6.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,421 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($244 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Whitesburg)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Whitesburg)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1