Niota, Tennessee

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Niota Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Niota Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 19% Niota Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Niota, Tennessee

Comparing Niota 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
Age of the Population 7 7
Female Share of the Population 6 5
Senior Citizens 6 6
Racial Diversity 6 4
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Well-Paid Single Men 3 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 7
Average Household Size 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 5 7
People in Middle Class or Better 4 5
Median Family Income 4 5
College Educated Adults 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Short Commute Times 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 1 2
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
People Living Alone 6 5
Affordability of Rents 5 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
Housing Recently Built 4 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 10
Low Property Crime 7 9

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Niota Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles SW of Knoxville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles N of Atlanta, Georgia
County McMinn
Standard Zip Codes 37826
Phone Area Codes 423
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.513
Longitude -84.545

Niota Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ATHENS
Distance 5.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 47 F
Apr Temp 43 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 58.3 inches
Station ROCKWOOD 2
Distance 24.9 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
Station DAYTON 2 SE
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 46 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 58.2 inches
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Niota Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 781 100%
Male 373 47.8%
Female 408 52.2%
Under 18 171 21.9%
18+ 610 78.1%
65+ 127 16.3%
Median Age 40
Average Family Size 2.76
White 755 96.7%
African-American 16 2%
Asian 3 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 7 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.5%

Estimated Niota Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 796
Growth 15
Growth % 1.9%

Niota 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 41.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.7%
English 12.3%
German 10.6%
Irish 8.8%
Scottish 2.6%
Swedish 1.7%
European 1.5%
Dutch 1.5%
Italian 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Canadian 0.6%
Romanian 0.6%
Welsh 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
African 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Niota 781 $36,136
Athens 13,220 $39,563
Englewood 1,590 $29,792
Etowah 3,663 $33,034
Madisonville 3,939 $31,918
Philadelphia 533 $39,792
Sweetwater 5,586 $35,269

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