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Population (year 2000): 8,458. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,342 (+22.3% change)
Males: 4,084 (48.3%), Females: 4,374 (51.7%)

Sumner County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 31.4 years
Median household income: $35,644 (year 2000)
Median house value: $85,000 (year 2000)

Portland, TN residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Portland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.7%)
  • Black (2.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (28.6%), Irish (10.5%), English (9.7%), German (6.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%), Dutch (1.7%).Tennessee

Elevation: 805 feet

Land area: 11.4 square miles

Portland,

For population 25 years and over in Portland

  • High school or higher: 68.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Portland city

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

2.5% Foreign born (2.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,703 (+47.0%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TN Nashville-Davidson, (34.1 miles www.LocalRealEstate.com )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (372.3 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: TN (3.8 miles Mitchellville, Grove, TN (9.6 miles Walnut TN (10.6 miles Orlinda, KY (10.6 miles Franklin, Plains, TN (11.2 miles Cross House, TN (13.0 miles White TN (14.6 miles Gallatin, KY (18.0 miles Woodburn,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 91 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 1997: 202 buildings, average cost: $65,500
  • 1998: 232 buildings, average cost: $57,200
  • 1999: 360 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2000: 157 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 2001: 166 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 2002: 173 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 2003: 139 buildings, average cost: $76,100
  • 2004: 136 buildings, average cost: $78,900
  • 2005: 171 buildings, average cost: $106,800

Latitude: 36.58 N, Longitude: 86.52 W

Area code: 615

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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (30.1%), Retail trade (13.2%), Educational,health and social services (13.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,142 (+25.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,898 (45.7%)

Crime in Portland (2001):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 8 rapes (93.8 per 100,000)
  • 4 robberies (46.9 per 100,000)
  • 73 assaults (855.5 per 100,000)
  • 89 burglaries (1043.0 per 100,000)
  • 198 thefts (2320.4 per 100,000)
  • 21 auto thefts (246.1 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 411.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime in Portland (2002):
  • 1 murder (11.6 per 100,000)
  • 5 rapes (58.0 per 100,000)
  • 4 robberies (46.4 per 100,000)
  • 71 assaults (823.9 per 100,000)
  • 65 burglaries (754.2 per 100,000)
  • 170 thefts (1972.6 per 100,000)
  • 29 auto thefts (336.5 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 379.2 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Average climate in Portland, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Portland,

Portland-area historical tornado activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1970, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Portland city center killed 3 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/27/1956, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Corey Brewer - College basketball player (Florida Gators).


Hospitals/medical centers near Portland:
  • MEDICAL CENTER AT FRANKLIN,THE (about 13 miles; FRANKLIN, KY)
  • SUMNER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 14 miles; GALLATIN, TN)
  • HENDERSONVILLE MEDICAL CENTER (about 20 miles; HENDERSONVILLE, TN)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Portland:
  • BOWLING GREEN-WARREN COUNTY RGNL (about 27 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; ID: BWG)
  • NASHVILLE INTL (about 34 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; ID: BNA)
  • SMYRNA (about 41 miles; SMYRNA, TN; ID: MQY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Portland:
  • PORTLAND MUNI (about 4 miles; PORTLAND, TN; ID: 1M5)
  • SUMNER COUNTY REGIONAL (about 17 miles; GALLATIN, TN; ID: M33)
  • RUSSELLVILLE-LOGAN COUNTY (about 25 miles; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; ID: 4M7)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 5 $14,332 $34,396 0 $0
Sewerage 6 $15,072 $30,144 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 5 $11,706 $28,094 14 $7,109
Other and Unallocable 17 $47,226 $33,336 0 $0
Other Government Administration 1 $3,193 $38,316 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $3,060 $36,720 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 21 $62,245 $35,568 1 $935
Fire - Other 1 $4,380 $52,560 0 $0
Streets and Highways 8 $17,805 $26,707 0 $0
Gas Supply 14 $34,139 $29,262 0 $0
Health 1 $1,767 $21,204 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 7 $14,461 $24,790 0 $0
Water Supply 14 $33,869 $29,030 0 $0
Police - Other 10 $18,810 $22,572 0 $0
Financial Administration 5 $14,009 $33,621 1 $1,497
Totals for Government 116 $296,074 $30,628 16 $9,540
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Portland:
  • VOLUNTEER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; GALLATIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,215)
  • WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; FT enrollment: 12,806)
  • VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • BELMONT UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,654)
  • DAVID LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,260)
  • TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 7,346)
  • NASHVILLE STATE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (about 38 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 3,642)
Public high school in Portland:
  • PORTLAND HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 995; Location: 600 COLLEGE ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Portland:
  • HIGHLAND ACADEMY (Students: 98; Location: 211 HIGHLAND CIRCLE DRIVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Portland:
  • PORTLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 866; Location: 604 S BROADWAY; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WATT HARDISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 586; Location: 300 GIBSON ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • J W WISEMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 497; Location: 922 SOUTH BROADWAY; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CLYDE RIGGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 470; Location: 211 FOUNTAIN HEAD RD; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Portland:
  • HIGHLAND ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 85; Location: 234 HIGHLAND CIRCLE DR.; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Portland:
  • ELMER HINTON MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $126,940; Location: 301 PORTLAND BOULEVARD; 30,420 books; 707 audio materials; 1,344 video materials; 88 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Portland: Richland Park Community Center (A), Cold Springs Museum (B), Portland City Hall (C), Elmer Hinton Memorial Library (D).

Churches in Portland include: Portland First Baptist Church (A), Pipers Chapel (B), Parkers Chapel (C), Union Chapel (D).

Cemeteries: Parkers Chapel Cemetery (1), Maple Hill Cemetery (2).

Reservoir: Larry Collins Lake (A).

Creek: Dry Fork Creek (A).

Parks in Portland include: Meadowbrook Park (1), Portland City Park (2).


Portland compared to Tennessee state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Portland:
  • WQKR (1270 AM; 1 kW; PORTLAND, TN; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHIN (1010 AM; 5 kW; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: WHIN, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WYXE (1130 AM; daytime; 2 kW; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: JON GARY ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WYFN (980 AM; 5 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: BIBLE BRADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMRO (1560 AM; 2 kW; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: CLASSIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKCT (930 AM; 5 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCOR (900 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, TN)
Strongest FM radio stations in Portland:
  • W230AD (93.9 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: TREVECCA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WGFX (104.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMAK (96.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WRVW (107.5 FM; LEBANON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCP (88.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: VOLUNTEER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMOT (89.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGGC (95.1 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: HERITAGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSM-FM (95.5 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKYU-FM (88.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WKDF (103.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNRQ (105.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNPL (106.7 FM; BELLE MEADE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSIX-FM (97.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPLN-FM (90.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WRLT (100.1 FM; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: TUNED-IN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WRQQ (97.1 FM; GOODLETTSVILLE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAYM (88.7 FM; COLUMBIA, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WJXA (92.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WQQK (92.1 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, TN; Owner: PHOENIX OF HENDERSONVILLE, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Portland:
  • WPGD (Channel 50; HENDERSONVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTVF (Channel 5; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NEWSCHANNEL 5 NETWORK, LP)
  • WNPX (Channel 28; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUXP-TV (Channel 30; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WUXP LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WSMV-TV (Channel 4; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WZTV (Channel 17; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WZTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNPX-LP (Channel 20; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WHTN (Channel 39; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNAB (Channel 58; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE LICENSE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W62CJ (Channel 62; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WIIW-LP (Channel 14; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W36AK (Channel 36; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

 

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