Crab Orchard, Tennessee

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Crab Orchard, Tennessee

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Crab Orchard strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Tennessee):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 4% trophy Crab Orchard Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Crab Orchard, Tennessee

Comparing Crab Orchard to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Tennessee (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Age of the Population 6 5
Senior Citizens 4 3
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 4 6
People in Middle Class or Better 3 3
Median Family Income 2 2
College Educated Adults 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 8
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Working at Home 2 3
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Affordability of Rents 6 5
People Living Alone 6 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 4

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Crab Orchard Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 53 miles W of Knoxville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 108 miles E of Nashville, Tennessee
County Cumberland
Standard Zip Codes 37723
Phone Area Codes 931
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.909
Longitude -84.878

Crab Orchard Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ROCKWOOD 2
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 45 F
Apr Temp 42 to 69 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 60.2 inches
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 43 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 60.2 inches
Station LANCING 6 NW
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 43 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 51.8 inches
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Crab Orchard Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 838 100%
Male 415 49.5%
Female 423 50.5%
Under 18 195 23.3%
18+ 643 76.7%
65+ 110 13.1%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 2.93
White 833 99.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.4%

Estimated Crab Orchard Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 900
Growth 62
Growth % 7.4%

Crab Orchard Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 58%
Irish 12%
German 9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.4%
English 5.6%
Scottish 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Polish 1.4%
Welsh 0.8%
Italian 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Crab Orchard 838 $29,833
Crossville 8,981 $33,207
Harriman 6,744 $31,190
Midtown 1,306 $26,917
Oakdale 244 $27,083
Rockwood 5,774 $32,237
Spring City 2,025 $31,894
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