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Median resident age:  37.9 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 37891

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,971 (it was $33,947 in 2000)
Whitesburg:

$39,971
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,570

Whitesburg CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $123,393 (it was $82,900 in 2000)
Whitesburg:

$123,393
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $132,251; Detached houses: $150,081; Townhouses or other attached units: $194,757; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $637,386; Mobile homes: $71,583
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Whitesburg races chart
  • White alone - 4,374 (97.4%)
  • Black alone - 56 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 34 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.1%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Whitesburg: 145.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1234 feet




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According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Whitesburg, Tennessee as of November 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Whitesburg to the number of sex offenders is 682 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Whitesburg CCD:  0.5% ($417)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Whitesburg satellite photo by USGS

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

Whitesburg household income distribution Whitesburg home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.2%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation equipment (14%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (8%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Transportation equipment (8%)
  • Personal and laundry services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Woodworkers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

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).

Hospitals/medical centers near Whitesburg:

  • INTERIM HEALTH CARE OF EAST TENNESSEE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; MORRISTOWN, TN)
  • FMC MORRISTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; MORRISTOWN, TN)
  • LAKEWAY REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 10 miles away; MORRISTOWN, TN)

Political contributions by individuals in Whitesburg, TN

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Whitesburg:

  • Walters State Community College (about 7 miles; Morristown, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,878)
  • Tusculum College (about 23 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 37 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 2,182)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 44 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 11,642)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 45 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,537)
  • The University of Tennessee (about 48 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 26,308)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 55 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,135)

Public elementary/middle schools in Whitesburg:

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Notable locations in Whitesburg: Three Springs Dock (A), Sequoyah Council Boy Scout Reservation (B), Morristown State Fish Hatchery (C), Fall Creek Campground (D), Whites Little Mountain Orchard (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Whitesburg include: Ervin Chapel (A), Rocky Point Church (B), Tabernacle Church (C), Creech Chapel (D), Talley Chapel (E), Three Springs Church (F), Union Grove Church (G), Cedar Grove Church (H), Catherine Nenny Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hyatt Cemetery (1), Williams Cemetery (2), Lane Cemetery (3), Bent Creek Cemetery (4), Ramsey Cemetery (5), McKenney Cemetery (6), Cobb Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Stanifer Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lyons Creek (A), Kellar Branch (B), Hale Branch (C), Silver City Branch (D), Mud Creek (E), Dry Branch (F), Caney Fork (G), Whitesburg Branch (H), Bingham Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Hamblen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  -1.$%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  -1.0%
Whole state:  4.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

12.6%
Whole state:

13.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.0%
Whole state:

5.8%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Whitesburg, TN

Whitesburg compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Whitesburg CCD (based on Hamblen County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.92%
Here62.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents70.9%11.6%3.6%2.5%1.9%
Congregations48.9%14.1%1.1%5.4%3.3%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents1.5%1.5%1.1%1.0%4.4%
Congregations3.3%1.1%1.1%3.3%18.5%
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
Hamblen County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Hamblen County:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Hamblen County:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.2%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Hamblen County:

29.4%
Tennessee:

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

17.0%
State:

13.5%

6.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,449 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
Tennessee average:

7.52%

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:
from Jefferson County, TN  1.19% ($27,423 average AGI)
from Hawkins County, TN  0.58% ($24,508)
from Grainger County, TN  0.48% ($24,778)


6.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,421 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.72%
Tennessee average:

6.67%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($244 average AGI)
Hamblen County:

0.05%
Tennessee average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Jefferson County, TN  1.25% ($33,309 average AGI)
to Knox County, TN  0.69% ($29,972)
to Hawkins County, TN  0.63% ($29,061)

Strongest AM radio stations in Whitesburg:

  • WCRK (1150 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: RADIO ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WMTN (1300 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLIK (1270 AM; 5 kW; NEWPORT, TN; Owner: WLIK, INC)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WHGG (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIO)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Whitesburg:

  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WMXK (94.1 FM; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNPC-FM (92.9 FM; NEWPORT, TN; Owner: HARRIS BROADCASTING INC DBA WNPC INC)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WAEZ (94.9 FM; GREENEVILLE, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Whitesburg:

  • WETP-TV (Channel 2; SNEEDVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W61DG (Channel 61; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Whitesburg)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Whitesburg Detector, Detector, Rr Mp 79.0a (Lat: 36.271750 Lon: -83.136000), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WNUS505, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.950 MHz, 161.115 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/07/2005, Expiration Date: 11/15/2015
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Whitesburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2867S , Serial Number: 15066767, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 05/26/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Loyd F Jarrell, 1681 Warrensburg Rd, Whitesburg, TN 37891


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