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Population (year 2000): 7,429. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,146 (-3.8% change)
Males: 3,470 (46.7%), Females: 3,959 (53.3%)

Hamilton County

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Median resident age: 43.6 years
Median household income: $66,900 (year 2000)
Median house value: $181,900 (year 2000)

Signal Mountain, TN residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Signal Mountain:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: English (25.9%), German (17.3%), Irish (14.5%), United States (9.0%), Scotch-Irish (8.8%), Scottish (5.3%).Mountain, Tennessee

Elevation: 1790 feet

Land area: 6.7 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Signal Mountain

  • High school or higher: 95.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 64.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Signal Mountain town

  • Never married: 14.5%
  • Now married: 69.2%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

2.9% Foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.5% North America, 0.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +316 (+4.4%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TN Chattanooga, (7.8 miles pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: GA Atlanta, (114.6 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (491.2 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: TN (3.0 miles Walden, TN (3.3 miles Fairmount, Bank, TN (3.4 miles Red TN Chattanooga, (7.8 miles TN (9.2 miles Ridgeside, Mountain, TN Lookout (9.2 miles Crossroads, TN (10.4 miles Powells Mountain, GA Lookout (10.7 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 33 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $279,600
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $205,900
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $247,800
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $424,000
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $224,300
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $185,500
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $256,600
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $331,700
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $490,800

Latitude: 35.13 N, Longitude: 85.34 W

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.2%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (15.2%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (11.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,625 (-21.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 659 (20.8%)

Crime in Signal Mountain by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 0 2 0
    per 100,000 13.5 0.0 26.9 0.0
Robberies 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Assaults 1 2 0 4
    per 100,000 13.5 26.9 0.0 53.8
Burglaries 8 6 5 8
    per 100,000 107.7 80.8 67.3 107.7
Thefts 60 35 38 48
    per 100,000 807.6 471.1 511.5 646.1
Auto thefts 3 1 0 3
    per 100,000 40.4 13.5 0.0 40.4
51.2 31.0 35.9 47.4

Average climate in Signal Mountain, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Signal Mountain-area historical tornado activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1997, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the Signal Mountain city center injured 44 people and caused $45 million in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 52.0 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.


Hospitals/medical centers near Signal Mountain:
  • MOCCASSIN BEND MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (about 4 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL - CHATTANOOGA (about 7 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • ERLANGER MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Signal Mountain:
  • LOVELL FIELD (about 12 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; ID: CHA)
  • RICHARD B RUSSELL (about 56 miles; ROME, GA; ID: RMG)
  • SMYRNA (about 101 miles; SMYRNA, TN; ID: MQY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Signal Mountain:
  • DALLAS BAY SKY PARK (about 13 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; ID: 1A0)
  • MARION COUNTY-BROWN FIELD (about 18 miles; JASPER, TN; ID: APT)
  • COLLEGEDALE MUNI (about 24 miles; COLLEGEDALE, TN; ID: 3M3)

Amtrak station near Signal Mountain:
  • 13 miles: CHATTANOOGA (GREYHOUND STA., 960 AIRPORT RD.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.
Local government website:

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
Local Libraries 2 $4,718 $28,308 4 $2,542
Streets and Highways 14 $26,466 $22,685 0 $0
Financial Administration 3 $12,381 $49,524 2 $1,479
Judicial and Legal 2 $4,167 $25,002 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 15 $39,263 $31,410 0 $0
Police - Other 2 $2,951 $17,706 0 $0
Water Supply 4 $7,521 $22,563 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 2 $3,288 $19,728 1 $1,457
Sewerage 4 $8,818 $26,454 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 9 $13,441 $17,921 1 $263
Firefighters 16 $35,451 $26,588 4 $3,476
Other and Unallocable 1 $2,260 $27,120 5 $2,380
Totals for Government 74 $160,725 $26,063 17 $11,597
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Signal Mountain:
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA (about 7 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,914)
  • CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; FT enrollment: 4,821)
  • LEE UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; CLEVELAND, TN; FT enrollment: 3,171)
  • CLEVELAND STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; CLEVELAND, TN; FT enrollment: 2,022)
  • MOTLOW STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 63 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 71 miles; COOKEVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 7,204)
  • ROANE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 79 miles; HARRIMAN, TN; FT enrollment: 3,490)
Public primary/middle schools in Signal Mountain:
  • NOLAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 525; Location: 4435 SHACKLEFORD RIDGE RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SIGNAL MOUNT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 355; Location: 315 AULT RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
Library in Signal Mountain:
  • SIGNAL MOUNTAIN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $135,023; Location: 1114 JAMES BOULEVARD; 17,959 books; 750 audio materials; 222 video materials; 26 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Signal Mountain: Signal Mountain Golf And Country Club (A), Alexian Brothers Home (B), Signal Mountain City Hall (C).

Churches in Signal Mountain include: Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church (A), Signal Mountain Church of Christ (B), Signal Mountain Baptist Church (C), Signal Crest United Methodist Church (D), Saint Timothys Episcopal Church (E), Log Cabin Chapel (F).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bee Branch (A), Stanley Branch (B).

Parks in Signal Mountain include: Norris Field (1), Green Gorge Park (2), Coolidge Park (3).

Post office: (A).  


Signal Mountain 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Signal Mountain:
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WDOD (1310 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WGOW (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WDEF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC)
  • WNOO (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: PYE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSDQ (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DUNLAP, TN; Owner: RODGSON, INC.)
  • WJOC (1490 AM; 1 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: SARAH MARGARETT FRYAR)
  • WLMR (1450 AM; 1 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: GRACE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WEPG (910 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: STONE/COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTTI (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DALTON, GA; Owner: PYE WILSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Signal Mountain:
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDYN (89.7 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WJTT (94.3 FM; RED BANK, TN; Owner: BREWER BROAD/TING OF CHATTANOOGA INC)
  • W268AA (101.5 FM; FALLING WATER, TN; Owner: S/WEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W203AZ (88.5 FM; FAIRMOUNT, TN; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W211BG (90.1 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)
  • WRXR-FM (105.5 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WAWL-FM (91.5 FM; RED BANK, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W284AE (104.7 FM; ORCHARD HILLS, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Signal Mountain:
  • WDEF-TV (Channel 12; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WRCB-TV (Channel 3; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WTVC (Channel 9; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TENNESSEE, INC.)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTCI (Channel 45; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP)
  • WOOT-LP (Channel 6; CHATTANOOGA, ETC., TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W26BE (Channel 26; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCNT-LP (Channel 65; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WYHB-CA (Channel 39; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: YING HUA BENNS)

 

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