Wildwood, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 10,095.
Males: 4,995  (49.5%)
Females: 5,100  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 37804

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,758 (it was $41,692 in 2000)
Wildwood:

$50,758
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,716 (it was $18,466 in 2000)

Wildwood CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $168,768 (it was $95,900 in 2000)
Wildwood:

$168,768
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $171,974; Detached houses: $194,596; Townhouses or other attached units: $133,568; Mobile homes: $76,159
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  • White alone - 8,672 (96.9%)
  • Hispanic - 107 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 65 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 34 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 36 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 29 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.03%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.02%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wildwood: 160.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 49.2 square miles.

Population density: 205 people per square mile   (very low).

Wildwood, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Wildwood:

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wildwood CCD:

  • Never married: 16.2%
  • Now married: 70.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

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

Wildwood CCD:  0.5% ($513)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Wildwood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (13.0 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (146.0 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (465.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Seymour, TN (2.1 miles ), Fairfield, TN (2.1 miles) , Walland, TN (2.5 miles ), Chilhowee, TN (2.6 miles ), Rockford, TN (2.7 miles ), Eagleton Village, TN (2.7 miles ), Knob Creek, TN (3.0 miles ), Alcoa, TN (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 35.81 N, Longitude: 83.82 W

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

6.3%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Metal and metal products (9%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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

Average climate in Wildwood, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wildwood-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Wildwood place center killed one person and injured 55 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1993, a category F3 tornado 21.5 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wildwood-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 78% 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 8.2 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 165.5 miles away from Wildwood 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 137.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 154.1 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 289.1 miles away from Wildwood center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 161.1 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 Blount County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Wildwood:

  • BAPTIST HOMECARE EAST TN (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • ASBURY PLACE AT MARYVILLE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MARYVILLE, TN)
  • BLOUNT MEMORIAL TRANS CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MARYVILLE, TN)
  • EAST TN DIALYSIS CTR., INC. (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; MARYVILLE, TN)
  • DCI MARYVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; MARYVILLE, TN)
  • BLOUNT MEMORIAL HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; MARYVILLE, TN)
  • BLOUNT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; MARYVILLE, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wildwood:

  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 12 miles; Knoxville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 25,483)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 22 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Walters State Community College (about 42 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • Roane State Community College (about 46 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)
  • Western Carolina University (about 54 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 8,684)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 54 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Tusculum College (about 65 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)

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Church in Wildwood: Logans Chapel Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 96.2. This is worse than average.

City:

96.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.164. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.164
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.896. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.896
U.S.:

6.575

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.284. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.284
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 44.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

44.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0182. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0182
U.S.:

0.0147
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.3%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.1%
Whole state:  4.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

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

8.5%
Whole state:

13.5%

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

4.0%
Whole state:

5.8%
38 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children in 2000

Wildwood compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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 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 below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wildwood CCD (based on Blount County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.94%
Here: 59.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)Catholic Church
Adherents68.4%14.1%3.7%2.9%2.6%
Congregations53.8%13.9%5.7%4.4%1.3%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents1.6%1.2%0.8%0.8%3.9%
Congregations3.8%3.2%0.6%0.6%12.7%
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: 16
Blount County:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Blount County:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 61
Blount County:

5.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 75
Here:

6.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.9%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Blount County:

29.9%
Tennessee:

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

27.0%
State:

13.5%

5.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,381 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($141 average AGI)
Blount County:

0.02%
Tennessee average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Knox County, TN  1.57% ($65,752 average AGI)
from Sevier County, TN  0.29% ($27,258)
from Loudon County, TN  0.27% ($28,379)


5.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,227 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($293 average AGI)
Blount County:

0.03%
Tennessee average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Knox County, TN  1.63% ($28,682 average AGI)
to Sevier County, TN  0.31% ($32,664)
to Loudon County, TN  0.27% ($34,198)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wildwood:

  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WKCE (1120 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MARYVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSEV (930 AM; 5 kW; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WMEN (760 AM; daytime; 2 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: THOMAS MOFFIT JR.)
  • WBCR (1470 AM; 1 kW; ALCOA, TN)
  • WGAP (1400 AM; 1 kW; MARYVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMTY (670 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FARRAGUT, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wildwood:

  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WYLV (89.1 FM; ALCOA, TN; Owner: FOOTHILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WSEV-FM (105.5 FM; GATLINBURG, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WJBZ-FM (96.3 FM; SEYMOUR, TN; Owner: SEYMOUR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WYIL-FM (98.7 FM; OLIVER SPRINGS, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKHT (104.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WRMX-FM (106.7 FM; NORRIS, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WYFC (95.3 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNFZ (94.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: JOHN W. PIRKLE)
  • WTXM-FM (95.7 FM; MARYVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WEZG (99.3 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Wildwood:

  • 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.)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W46DC (Channel 46; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W50CG (Channel 50; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W56CM (Channel 56; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJZC-LP (Channel 22; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WFEM-LP (Channel 12; HEISKELL, ETC., TN; Owner: H. EARL MARLAR)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Wildwood Cell Site 4453 Stafford Road (Lat: 35.795917 Lon: -83.867389), Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: KNKA309
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/03/2005, Expiration Date: 05/15/2015
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Edward G Roach, Off Of Rock Hill Road (Lat: 35.817500 Lon: -83.841111), Type: 88.4, Overall height: 88.4 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PARKWAY NW
  • Edward G Roach, Off Of Rock Hill Road (Lat: 35.817500 Lon: -83.841222), Type: 85.6, Overall height: 85.6 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PARKWAY NW
  • Edward G Roach, Off Of Rock Hill Road (Lat: 35.817500 Lon: -83.841222), Type: 85.6, Overall height: 85.6 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PARKWAY NW
  • Edward G Roach, Off Of Rock Hill Road (Lat: 35.817500 Lon: -83.841222), Type: 85.6, Structure height: 47009 m, Overall height: 85.6 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Off Of Rock Hill Road (Lat: 35.817500 Lon: -83.841111), Type: 88.4, Overall height: 88.4 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Jwilliamson@sbasite.Com, ONE TOWN CENTER ROAD, THIRD FLOOR

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WILDWOOD, 4453 Stafford Road (Lat: 35.795917 Lon: -83.867389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQCU478
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/26/2005, Expiration Date: 05/26/2015, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

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