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Population (year 2000): 24,965. Estimated population in July 2005: 26,187 (+4.9% change)
Males: 12,041 (48.2%), Females: 12,924 (51.8%)

Hamblen County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 36.1 years
Median household income: $27,005 (year 2000)
Median house value: $72,800 (year 2000)

Morristown, TN residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Morristown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.9%)
  • Hispanic (10.4%)
  • Black (7.5%)
  • Other race (6.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (20.9%), English (9.4%), Irish (8.7%), German (7.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%), Dutch (2.0%).Tennessee

Elevation: 1350 feet

Land area: 20.9 square miles

Morristown,

For population 25 years and over in Morristown

  • High school or higher: 64.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morristown city

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

9.3% Foreign born (8.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,177 (+9.6%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TN Knoxville, (47.3 miles pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: KY Lexington-Fayette, (150.4 miles pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (492.3 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Pine, TN White (7.1 miles TN (11.5 miles Baneberry, City, TN (14.6 miles Jefferson Gap, TN Bulls (15.3 miles TN Dandridge, (15.4 miles TN (16.0 miles Rutledge, TN Newport, (18.4 miles Market, TN (19.0 miles New


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 57 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 1997: 80 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 1998: 59 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 1999: 43 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2000: 50 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2001: 32 buildings, average cost: $102,600
  • 2002: 34 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2003: 47 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2004: 54 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2005: 63 buildings, average cost: $137,400

Latitude: 36.21 N, Longitude: 83.30 W

Area code: 423

Morristown, Tennessee business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (36.7%), Educational,health and social services (13.3%), Retail trade (11.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +18,485 (+74.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,390 (76.5%)

Crime in Morristown by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 0 2 4 1 1
    per 100,000 8.0 0.0 8.0 16.0 4.0 4.0
Rapes 8 11 7 7 16 8
    per 100,000 32.0 44.1 28.0 28.0 64.1 32.0
Robberies 38 29 27 33 28 35
    per 100,000 152.2 116.2 108.2 132.2 112.2 140.2
Assaults 217 159 161 124 136 112
    per 100,000 869.2 636.9 644.9 496.7 544.8 448.6
Burglaries 138 206 242 211 206 189
    per 100,000 552.8 825.2 969.4 845.2 825.2 757.1
Thefts 1,277 1,209 1,450 1,426 1,511 1,572
    per 100,000 5115.2 4842.8 5808.1 5712.0 6052.5 6296.8
Auto thefts 171 166 128 116 157 145
    per 100,000 685.0 664.9 512.7 464.7 628.9 580.8
538.4 484.5 521.9 491.0 522.4 499.9

Average climate in Morristown, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Morristown,

Morristown-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/9/1988, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.3 miles away from the Morristown city 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 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Main business address for: JEFFERSON BANCSHARES INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospitals/medical centers in Morristown:
  • LAKEWAY REGIONAL HOSPITAL (726 MCFARLAND ST)
  • MORRISTOWN HAMBLEN HOSPITAL ASSOC (908 W 4TH NORTH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Morristown:
  • JEFFERSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; JEFFERSON CITY, TN)
  • BAPTIST HOSPITAL OF COCKE COUNTY (about 19 miles; NEWPORT, TN)
  • CLAIBORNE COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; TAZEWELL, TN)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Morristown:
  • MC GHEE TYSON (about 56 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; ID: TYS)
  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 65 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; ID: TRI)
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 76 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; ID: AVL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Morristown:
  • MOORE-MURRELL (about 6 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; ID: MOR)
  • NEW TAZEWELL MUNICIPAL (about 22 miles; TAZEWELL, TN; ID: 3A2)
  • GATLINBURG-PIGEON FORGE (about 30 miles; SEVIERVILLE, TN; ID: GKT)

Local government website:
Colleges/Universities in Morristown:
  • WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 3,893; Location: 500 S DAVY CROCKETT PKY; Public; Website: www.wscc.cc.tn.us)
  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGY CENTER AT MORRISTOWN (FT enrollment: 631; Location: 821 W LOUISE AVE; Public; Website: WWW.Morristown.Tec.TN.US)
  • HAMBLEN SCHOOL OF BEAUTY (Location: 133 W MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)
  • MORRISTOWN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (Location: 400 N HENRY ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Morristown:
  • CARSON-NEWMAN COLLEGE (about 15 miles; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,073)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE (about 49 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 23,333)
  • PELLISSIPPI STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 5,196)
  • EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN; FT enrollment: 9,498)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT ASHEVILLE (about 65 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 2,759)
  • ASHEVILLE BUNCOMBE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 67 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 2,728)
  • WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; CULLOWHEE, NC; FT enrollment: 5,843)
Public high schools in Morristown:
  • MORRISTOWN HIGH EAST (Students: 1,264; Location: ONE HURRICANE LA; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MORRISTOWN HIGH WEST (Students: 1,246; Location: 1025 SULPHUR SPRINGS RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Morristown:
  • LAKEWAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 49; Location: 415 CENTRAL CHURCH RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 46; Location: 1905 IVY LANE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • MORRISTOWN COVENANT ACADEMY (Students: 42; Location: PO BOX 1737 219 E FIRST NORTH; Grades: KG - 12)
  • FAIRVIEW CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 18; Location: 1330 MARGUERITE DRIVE; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Morristown:
  • ALPHA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 685; Location: 5620 US 11E HW; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WEST VIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 597; Location: ONE INDIAN PATH; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MEADOWVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 562; Location: 1623 MEADOWVIEW LN; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HILLCREST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 504; Location: 407 S LIBERTY HILL RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LINCOLN HEIGHTS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 490; Location: 219 LINCOLN AV; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MANLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 474; Location: 551 WEST ECONOMY RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FAIRVIEW MARGUERITE ELEMENTARY (Students: 434; Location: 2125 FAIRVIEW RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 398; Location: 235 W CONVERSE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LINCOLN HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY (Students: 362; Location: 215 LINCOLN AV; Grades: KG - 05)
  • UNION HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY (Students: 248; Location: 3366 ENKA HW; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Morristown:
  • ALL SAINTS' DAY SCHOOL (Students: 209; Location: 601 W. MAIN STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HELICON-YOUTH EMERGENCY SHELTE (Students: 41; Location: 407 W 5TH NORTH STREET; Grades: 4 - 11)
  • SEVENTH DAY ADV SCHOOL (Students: 19; Location: 360 ECONOMY ROAD WEST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • LAKE WAY ACADEMY (Students: 11; Location: 1923 SUIPHUR SPRINGS RD.; Grades: 6 - 8)
  • CHRISTIAN EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 2; Location: 420 JAYBIRD ROAD; Grades: UG - UG)
Library in Morristown:
  • MORRISTOWN-HAMBLEN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $497,240; Location: 417 WEST MAIN STREET; 113,972 books; 2,355 audio materials; 3,411 video materials; 187 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Morristown: The Country Club (A), Hamblen County Courthouse (B), Rose Center Historical Museum (C), Morristown City Hall (D).

Shopping Centers: Northgate Shopping Center (1), Northfield Court Shopping Center (2), Western Willow Shopping Center (3), Cresent Plaza Shopping Center (4), Sky City Shopping Center (5), Downtown Mall Shopping Center (6), Morristown Mall Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Morristown include: Centenary United Methodist Church (A), Solid Rock Church (B), Cherokee Hills Baptist Church (C), Church of God (D), Saint Patrick Church (E), Liberty Hill Church (F), Rock of Ages Church (G), Economy Church (H).

Cemetery: Morelock Cemetery (1).

Creeks: West Fork Creek (A), West Fork Turkey Creek (B), Thompson Creek (C).

Parks in Morristown include: Morristown College Historic District (1), Frank Lorino Park (2), Lon Price Park (3), Barron Park (4), Jaycee Park (5).

Post offices: Henry Street Station Morristown Post Office (A), Morristown Post Office (B).


Morristown compared to Tennessee state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Morristown:
  • 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)
  • WLIK (1270 AM; 5 kW; NEWPORT, TN; Owner: WLIK, INC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSEV (930 AM; 5 kW; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Strongest FM radio stations in Morristown:
  • WMXK (94.1 FM; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • 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)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • W284AL (105.1 FM; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WEZG (99.3 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Morristown:
  • W61DG (Channel 61; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WETP-TV (Channel 2; SNEEDVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WVLR (Channel 48; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: VOLUNTEER CHRISTIAN TELEVISION, INC.)

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