Rhea County, Tennessee (TN)

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County population in 2012: 32,247 (32% urban, 68% rural); it was 28,400 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,811
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,903
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,431
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,562 (it was 2,753 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

32%

Land area: 316 sq. mi.

Water area: 20.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 102 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Rhea County: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (32.0%), Educational, health and social services (23.8%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (18.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Rhea County, Tennessee:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (92.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Tennessee median age:  38.0 years
Males: 15,568  (43.3%)
Females: 16,241  (56.7%)
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Rhea County,TN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Rhea County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,447 ($30,418 in 1999)

This county:

$38447
Tennessee:

$44297

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $403 (lower quartile is $341, upper quartile is $548)
This county:

$403
State:

$589


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $105,225 (it was $70,100 in 2000)
Rhea:

$105,225
Tennessee:

$140,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $60,116 - $168,476
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $927
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $304

Institutionalized population: 345

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 134 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2008: 98 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2009: 57 buildings, average cost: $143,500

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $641 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $565 (0.6%)

Rhea County household income distribution in 2009 Rhea County home values distribution Rhea County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.3%
(19.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.9% for Black residents, 52.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.8% for American Indian residents, 36.6% for other race residents, 60.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.0%
Rhea County:

22.0%
Tennessee:

17.8%
(19.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.6% for Black residents, 53.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.2% for American Indian residents, 32.9% for other race residents, 62.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 39 years old, American Indian residents: 34 years old, Asian residents: 25 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 18 years old, Other race residents: 21 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Rhea County is $368 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $460 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $611 a month.

Cities in this county include: Dayton, Spring City, Graysville.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Rhea County: Watts Bar Resort (A), Watts Bar Nuclear Plant (B), Walden Ridge (C), Ponderosa Resort (D), Clear Creek Mill (E), Terrace View Resort (F), Washington Landing (G), Toestring Cove Resort (H), Rhea Harbor (I), Piney Point Dock (J), Chub Arnold Landing (K), Blue Water Campground (L), Bills Pier (M), Bells Landing (N), Arrowhead Dock (O), Cedine Bible Camp (P), Whites Creek Boat Dock (Q), Stump Hollow Campground (R), Lake Richland Boat Dock (S), Lakeside Lodge (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rhea County include: Euchee Chapel (A), Smyrna Church (B), Friendship Church (C), Spivey Church (D), Bethel Baptist Church (E), Salem Church (F), Cranmore Cove Baptist Church (G), Grandview Baptist Church (H), Monmouth Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Horst Cemetery (1), Howerton Cemetery (2), Swafford Cemetery (3), Taylor Cemetery (4), Hurst Cemetery (5), Ingle Cemetery (6), Thompson Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Blue Spring Slough (A), Hill Lake (B), Porter Lake (C), Sinclair Lake (D), Dayton Reservoir (E), T Industries Lake (F), Huckleberry Pond (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lowry Creek (A), Lowe Branch (B), Long Branch (C), Little Rocky Branch (D), Litchfield Branch (E), Lick Branch (F), Bearpen Branch (G), Laurel Ford Branch (H), Laurel Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Rhea County include: Cotton Port Wildlife Management Area (1), Whites Creek Small Wildlife Area (2), Yellow Creek Wildlife Management Area (3), Rhea Springs Recreation Area (4), Boy Scout Memorial (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bledsoe County , Cumberland County , Hamilton County , Meigs County , Roane County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.6%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,202
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 65.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 373 (42% naturalized citizens)

Rhea County:

1.3%
Whole state:

2.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 111
  • 1990 to 1994: 80
  • 1985 to 1989: 51
  • 1980 to 1984: 28
  • 1975 to 1979: 8
  • 1970 to 1974: 4
  • 1970 to 1974: 18
  • 1965 to 1969: 73

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.5%

Rhea County marital status for males Rhea County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Rhea County with a mortgage: 2,736 (172 second mortgage, 147 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,508

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

66.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Rhea County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,30761
Mainline Protestant2,44115
Catholic4001
Black Protestant3683
Other1752
None16,118-
Rhea County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Rhea County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Rhea County:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Rhea County:

11.3%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Rhea County:

31.3%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Rhea County:

Average size of farms: 134 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $39,140
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $449.53
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 55.63%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $19,482
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 28.93%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.39%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $37,755
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.09%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.82
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.26%
Corn for grain: 287 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 372 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,427 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Rhea County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 33314839.4 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Rhea County-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 84.8 miles away from Rhea County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 56.9 miles away from the county 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 189.6 miles away from the county 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 256.6 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 182.8 miles away from Rhea County 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 228.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Rhea County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (52%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Thailand (3%)
  • Israel (3%)
  • Cambodia (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Rhea County (%):

  • United States or American (38%)
  • English (11%)
  • German (10%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Rhea County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,523 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 2,139 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 30 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 18 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0%)
  • Walked: 192 (2%)
  • Other means: 39 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 315 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Rhea County, Tennessee in 2000:

  • 406 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 270 people in nursing homes
  • 66 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 52 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Rhea County, Tennessee in 2010:

  • 549 people in college/university student housing
  • 253 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 92 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 20 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,002.

6.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,810 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Tennessee average:

6.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.56% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($18,569 average AGI)
2.76% relocated from other states ($19,240 average AGI)
Rhea County:

2.76%
Tennessee average:

3.16%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hamilton County, TN  1.45% ($33,549 average AGI)
from Bledsoe County, TN  0.34% ($37,083)
from Bradley County, TN  0.22% ($29,087)
from Roane County, TN  0.21% ($26,182)
from Knox County, TN  0.20% ($52,667)
from Meigs County, TN  0.15% ($15,813)
from Cumberland County, TN  0.13% ($29,214)


5.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,611 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
Tennessee average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.45% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($18,553 average AGI)
2.07% relocated to other states ($12,059 average AGI)
Rhea County:

2.07%
Tennessee average:

2.90%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hamilton County, TN  1.28% ($29,888 average AGI)
to Bradley County, TN  0.28% ($27,552)
to Bledsoe County, TN  0.26% ($35,000)
to Knox County, TN  0.24% ($30,040)
to Meigs County, TN  0.19% ($23,450)
to Roane County, TN  0.19% ($33,750)
to Cumberland County, TN  0.17% ($29,111)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.9

Births per 1000 population in Rhea County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 11.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Rhea County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Rhea County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 5,291 (4,223 aged, 1,068 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.36
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3910.450
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 439.720
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 30367.21

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1443.950
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1029.480

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32.33
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 83.56

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6.68

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 137.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 102.8
  • Other - 34.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 30,885

Size of family households: 4,055 2-persons, 1,960 3-persons, 1,504 4-persons, 709 5-persons, 281 6-persons, 171 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,025 1-person, 462 2-persons, 65 3-persons, 28 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

4,464 married couples with children.
1,562 single-parent households (345 men, 1,217 women).

97.3% of residents of Rhea County speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 35% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (48% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 29% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $250,338,000 ($8403 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,121,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $81,937,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $42,880,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $760,000
Federal grants: $50,094,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,485,000 ($463,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $70,182,000 ($691,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,054,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,521,000
Federal Government insurance: $17,424,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,076
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,596
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +58
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,013
Here:

+34 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Rhea County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.50 millions of gallons per day (23% from ground, 77% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 399
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,434
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,462
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,737
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,576
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,333
  • 1950 to 1959: 814
  • 1940 to 1949: 731
  • 1939 or earlier: 907
Rooms in houses/apartments in Rhea County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 91
  • 3 rooms: 293
  • 4 rooms: 1,081
  • 5 rooms: 2,652
  • 6 rooms: 2,012
  • 7 rooms: 1,145
  • 8 rooms: 605
  • 9+ rooms: 546
  • 1 room: 27
  • 2 rooms: 131
  • 3 rooms: 367
  • 4 rooms: 775
  • 5 rooms: 833
  • 6 rooms: 353
  • 7 rooms: 144
  • 8 rooms: 109
  • 9+ rooms: 14
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Rhea County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 324
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,120
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,761
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,085
  • 5+ bedrooms: 135
  • no bedroom: 33
  • 1 bedroom: 422
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,186
  • 3 bedrooms: 973
  • 4 bedrooms: 104
  • 5+ bedrooms: 35
Cars and other vehicles available in Rhea County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 449
  • 1 vehicle: 2,193
  • 2 vehicles: 3,377
  • 3 vehicles: 1,598
  • 4 vehicles: 581
  • 5+ vehicles: 233
  • no vehicle: 326
  • 1 vehicle: 1,233
  • 2 vehicles: 922
  • 3 vehicles: 218
  • 4 vehicles: 40
  • 5+ vehicles: 14

59% of Rhea County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Tennessee.

Rhea County:

58.9%
State average:

54.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $64,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Rhea County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (52.0%)
  • Electricity (34.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.6%)
  • Wood (3.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.7%)
  • Electricity (47.3%)
  • Utility gas (41.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.3%)
  • Wood (2.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 153
Here:

4.9%
Tennessee:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 100
Here:

6.7%
Tennessee:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 163
Here:

14.4%
Tennessee:

22.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Rhea County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $474,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $111,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $26,117,000
    Hospitals: $16,587,000
    Police Protection: $1,477,000
    Regular Highways: $1,323,000
    General - Other: $1,147,000
    Correctional Institutions: $975,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $882,000
    Financial Administration: $830,000
    Central Staff Services: $582,000
    General Public Buildings: $539,000
    Solid Waste Management: $477,000
    Health - Other: $201,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $157,000
    Local Fire Protection: $131,000
    Housing and Community Development: $27,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $760,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $2,646,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,683,000
    Regular Highways: $950,000
    General - Other: $484,000
    Local Fire Protection: $352,000
    Police Protection: $112,000
    Financial Administration: $29,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000
    Central Staff Services: $7,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $27,241,000

Rhea County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $18,488,000
    All Other: $1,188,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,185,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $684,000
    Solid Waste Management: $108,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $0
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $318,000
    Education: $49,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $409,000
    General Local Government Support: $77,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $527,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $493,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $463,000
    Interest Earnings: $334,000
    Sale of Property: $167,000
    Rents: $121,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $20,008,000
    Highways: $1,982,000
    All Other: $777,000
    Health and Hospitals: $184,000
    General Local Government Support: $147,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,333,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,092,000
    Other Selective Sales: $308,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $192,000
    Severance: $103,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $85,000
    Other License: $12,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000

Rhea County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,116,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,491,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,584,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,959,000

Rhea County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,734,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $405,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Rhea County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Rhea County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Rhea County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James27170.5 years
William20372.6 years
John19573.5 years
Mary16677.1 years
Robert14772.1 years
Charles11571.1 years
George9372.9 years
Thomas7073.0 years
Ruth5579.2 years
Roy5074.8 years
Most common last names in Rhea County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16574.0 years
Reed8374.4 years
Morgan8273.2 years
Brown6773.6 years
Roberts6273.6 years
Johnson5873.0 years
Harris5675.0 years
Thurman5670.9 years
Clark5274.6 years
Miller4677.2 years
Businesses in Rhea County, TN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's3
Arby's1Nike1
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx2Rite Aid1
Ford1SONIC Drive-In1
GameStop1Sears1
Goodwill2Subway3
H&R Block1T-Mobile2
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Howard Johnson1U-Haul2
Jones New York1UPS1
KFC1Vans1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1
Lowe's1YMCA1