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Unicoi County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2014: 17,963 (55% urban, 45% rural); it was 17,667 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,714
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,923
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,755
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,089 (it was 1,761 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

32%

Land area: 186 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 97 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Unicoi County: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (30.0%), Manufacturing (22.7%), Construction (17.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 39%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 59%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Unicoi County, Tennessee:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Tennessee median age:  38.0 years
Males: 8,791  (48.9%)
Females: 9,172  (51.1%)
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Unicoi County,TN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Unicoi County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,291 ($29,863 in 1999)

This county:

$32291
Tennessee:

$44297

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $414 (lower quartile is $302, upper quartile is $551)
This county:

$414
State:

$589


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $116,816 (it was $76,800 in 2000)
Unicoi:

$116,816
Tennessee:

$140,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $62,604 - $173,950
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $852
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $288

Institutionalized population: 308

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 15
  • Burglaries: 34
  • Thefts: 120
  • Auto thefts: 9

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 36
  • Thefts: 159
  • Auto thefts: 14
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $272,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $240,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $186,600
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $147,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $719 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $657 (0.6%)

Unicoi County household income distribution in 2009 Unicoi County home values distribution Unicoi County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.7%
(20.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.3% for Black residents, 45.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 51.0% for American Indian residents, 23.9% for other race residents, 45.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.9%
Unicoi County:

21.9%
Tennessee:

17.8%
(21.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.3% for Black residents, 46.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.7% for American Indian residents, 21.6% for other race residents, 46.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 45 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 46 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46 years old, Black residents: 23 years old, American Indian residents: 47 years old, Asian residents: 35 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Area name: Johnson City, TN MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Unicoi County is $404 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $501 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $622 a month.

Cities in this county include: Erwin, Unicoi, Flag Pond, Banner Hill.

Unicoi County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Boone County, Arkansas , Avery County, North Carolina , Clay County, Arkansas , Burke County, North Carolina , Lauderdale County , Loudon County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.9%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 495
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 67.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 249 (30% naturalized citizens)

Unicoi County:

1.4%
Whole state:

2.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 7
  • 1990 to 1994: 103
  • 1985 to 1989: 32
  • 1980 to 1984: 40
  • 1975 to 1979: 9
  • 1970 to 1974: 15
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 43

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 54.1%

Unicoi County marital status for males Unicoi County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,961
  • One, attached: 73
  • Two: 214
  • 3 or 4: 219
  • 5 to 9: 77
  • 10 to 19: 96
  • 20 or more: 25
  • Mobile homes: 1,537
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Housing units in Unicoi County with a mortgage: 1,986 (214 second mortgage, 149 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,184

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

66.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Unicoi County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,23936
Mainline Protestant1,2057
Other21
None9,867-
Unicoi 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: 3
Unicoi County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Unicoi County:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Unicoi County:

14.4%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Unicoi County:

30.2%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.3%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Unicoi County:

Average size of farms: 56 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $24,837
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $17,578
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.95%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.48%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $33,336
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.76%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 28.41
Corn for grain: 14 harvested acres
Vegetables: 16 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 77 acres

Earthquake activity:

Unicoi County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 166.1 miles away from Unicoi County center
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 90.1 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 156.8 miles away from the county center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 74.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 78.3 miles away from Unicoi County 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 214.4 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:

  • TennesseeHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3217): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3217, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • TennesseeSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 16, 2004 to September 20, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1568): October 7, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1568, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • TennesseeSevere Storms & Flooding, Incident Period: July 27, 2001 to August 22, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1387): August 15, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1387, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • TennesseeSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 6, 1998 to February 12, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1197): January 13, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1197, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • TennesseeHeavy Rain, Flash Flooding, Incident Period: March 25, 1994 to April 3, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1022): April 14, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1022, Natural disaster type: Flash Flood, Heavy Rain
  • TennesseeSevere Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3095): March 14, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3095, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • TennesseeSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 6, 1984 to May 11, 1984, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-708): May 25, 1984, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-708, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • TennesseeSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: November 12, 1977, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-544): November 12, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-544, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • TennesseeHeavy Rains, Flooding, Incident Period: March 21, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-366): March 21, 1973, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-366, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Unicoi County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

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

  • Mexico (72%)
  • United Kingdom (8%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Italy (3%)
  • Other Northern Europe (3%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (3%)
  • Brazil (3%)

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

  • United States or American (32%)
  • English (17%)
  • Irish (13%)
  • German (8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (5%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • Dutch (3%)

Unicoi County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,399 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 837 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 26 (0%)
  • Walked: 41 (1%)
  • Other means: 39 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 129 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 228 people in nursing homes
  • 43 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 6 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 256 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 55 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 48 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 29 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 13 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,355.

6.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,368 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
Tennessee average:

6.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.06% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($18,395 average AGI)
2.31% relocated from other states ($12,973 average AGI)
Unicoi County:

2.31%
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 Washington County, TN  1.99% ($27,408 average AGI)
from Carter County, TN  0.94% ($30,831)
from Sullivan County, TN  0.37% ($27,087)
from Greene County, TN  0.22% ($21,500)


6.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,381 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
Tennessee average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.22% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($18,852 average AGI)
1.95% relocated to other states ($10,526 average AGI)
Unicoi County:

1.95%
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 Washington County, TN  2.19% ($26,759 average AGI)
to Carter County, TN  0.81% ($31,608)
to Sullivan County, TN  0.48% ($19,133)
to Greene County, TN  0.26% ($43,188)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3

Births per 1000 population in Unicoi County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 14.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Unicoi County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Unicoi County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Unicoi County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Unicoi County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,352 (3,265 aged, 1,087 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 410 (11%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Unicoi County, Tennessee in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (524)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (262)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (216)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (181)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (179)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (160)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (152)
  • Unspecified dementia (136)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (117)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (61)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.65
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5789.980
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 530.980
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 81827.94

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1035.740
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1274.760

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 11.62
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 62.6

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5.69

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 218.8. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,908
  • In family households: 15,008 (3,864 male householders, 1,347 female householders)
    3,993 spouses, 4,483 children (4,042 natural, 155 adopted, 286 stepchildren), 519 grandchildren, 128 brothers or sisters, 121 parents, 120 other relatives, 347 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,900 (1,180 male householders (984 living alone)), 1,335 female householders (1,216 living alone)), 385 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 405 (308 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,661 2-persons, 1,248 3-persons, 821 4-persons, 326 5-persons, 98 6-persons, 57 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,200 1-person, 270 2-persons, 28 3-persons, 11 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

2,551 married couples with children.
702 single-parent households (189 men, 513 women).

97.4% of residents of Unicoi County speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 31% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $239,408,000 ($13524 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,164,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $64,799,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $28,382,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $174,000
Federal grants: $29,770,000
Federal procurement contracts: $110,925,000 ($6,462,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,358,000 ($956,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $990,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,919,000
Federal Government insurance: $10,458,000

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

Births: 898
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,307
Here:

74 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +338
Here:

+19 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Unicoi County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.21 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 114
  • 2000 to 2004: 898
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,593
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,339
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,017
  • 1960 to 1969: 872
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,152
  • 1940 to 1949: 742
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,073
Rooms in houses/apartments in Unicoi County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 21
  • 3 rooms: 140
  • 4 rooms: 765
  • 5 rooms: 1,541
  • 6 rooms: 1,386
  • 7 rooms: 979
  • 8 rooms: 549
  • 9+ rooms: 374
  • 1 room: 35
  • 2 rooms: 52
  • 3 rooms: 199
  • 4 rooms: 586
  • 5 rooms: 446
  • 6 rooms: 254
  • 7 rooms: 106
  • 8 rooms: 49
  • 9+ rooms: 34
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Unicoi County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 16
  • 1 bedroom: 144
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,468
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,336
  • 4 bedrooms: 658
  • 5+ bedrooms: 133
  • no bedroom: 35
  • 1 bedroom: 298
  • 2 bedrooms: 868
  • 3 bedrooms: 507
  • 4 bedrooms: 37
  • 5+ bedrooms: 16
Cars and other vehicles available in Unicoi County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 288
  • 1 vehicle: 1,299
  • 2 vehicles: 2,440
  • 3 vehicles: 1,118
  • 4 vehicles: 458
  • 5+ vehicles: 152
  • no vehicle: 263
  • 1 vehicle: 771
  • 2 vehicles: 533
  • 3 vehicles: 149
  • 4 vehicles: 35
  • 5+ vehicles: 10

65% of Unicoi County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 43% lived in Tennessee.

Unicoi County:

65.1%
State average:

54.7%

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

  • This state: 12504
  • Northeast: 520
  • Midwest: 902
  • South: 3146
  • West: 301

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $51,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Unicoi County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (40.4%)
  • Electricity (39.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11.9%)
  • Wood (4.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.2%)
  • Electricity (49.5%)
  • Utility gas (34.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.6%)
  • Wood (1.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 56
Here:

3.3%
Tennessee:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

0.9%
Tennessee:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16
Here:

4.1%
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)

Unicoi County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Elementary & Secondary Education: $517,000
    Own Hospitals: $500,000
    Regular Highways: $261,000
    General: $43,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $13,984,000
    Own Hospitals: $9,200,000
    Regular Highways: $1,721,000
    Police Protection: $718,000
    General - Other: $562,000
    Central Staff Services: $466,000
    Financial Administration: $457,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $318,000
    Corrections - Other: $308,000
    Solid Waste Management: $269,000
    Health Services - Other: $217,000
    General Public Buildings: $87,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $24,000
    Fire Protection: $18,000
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000
    Housing & Community Development: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $608,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $760,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $29,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $489,000
    Own Hospitals: $450,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $369,000
    General - Other: $57,000
    Police Protection: $39,000
    Health - Other: $14,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
    Central Staff: $4,000
    Judicial: $3,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,011,000

Unicoi County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $9,650,000
    All Other: $782,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $773,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $337,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $378,000
    All Other: $55,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $229,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $874,000
    Interest Earnings: $255,000
    Rents: $2,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $10,077,000
    Highways: $1,445,000
    All Other: $443,000
    General Support: $285,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,778,000
    Total General Sales: $2,017,000
    NEC: $198,000
    Other Selective Sales: $49,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $5,000

Unicoi County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $3,933,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $12,211,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $9,089,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $459,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $20,839,000
    Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $3,937,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $461,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $455,000

Unicoi County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,250,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $15,000,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $5,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 642
  • Number of aged recipients: 97
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 545
  • Number of recipients under 18: 42
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 407
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 193
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 324
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 261
Unicoi County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Unicoi County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Unicoi County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12873.1 years
William11974.3 years
Mary11280.2 years
John9476.8 years
Robert8873.6 years
Charles7070.7 years
George5076.6 years
Ethel4182.7 years
Gladys3776.0 years
Frank3676.6 years
Most common last names in Unicoi County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Tipton10375.1 years
Edwards9773.7 years
Harris9473.6 years
Hensley8676.7 years
Bailey8476.8 years
Wilson7871.6 years
Foster6972.1 years
Peterson6574.4 years
Miller6375.6 years
Lewis5575.8 years
Businesses in Unicoi County, TN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1Super 82
Hardee's1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1