Sunbright, Tennessee

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Sunbright, Tennessee

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Sunbright Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Sunbright, Tennessee

Comparing Sunbright 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Age of the Population 3 3
Senior Citizens 3 2
Well-Paid Single Men 3 3
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 8
Portion of People Married 6 7


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 6 8
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 8
Affordability of Rents 8 7
Housing Recently Built 7 5
People Living Alone 5 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4

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Sunbright Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles NW of Knoxville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 118 miles E of Nashville, Tennessee
County Morgan
Standard Zip Codes 37872
Phone Area Codes 423
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.243
Longitude -84.67

Sunbright Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station LANCING 6 NW
Distance 7.4 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
Station ROCKWOOD 2
Distance 27.3 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 STEARNS 2 S
Distance 31.1 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 44 F
Apr Temp 39 to 68 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 69 F
Annual Precip 50.9 inches
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Sunbright Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 577 100%
Male 278 48.2%
Female 299 51.8%
Under 18 152 26.3%
18+ 425 73.7%
65+ 67 11.6%
Median Age 35.3
Average Family Size 3.06
White 568 98.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 5 0.9%
Mixed Race 3 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.9%

Estimated Sunbright Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 590
Growth 13
Growth % 2.3%

Sunbright 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 47.8%
German 15.9%
Irish 10.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.1%
English 7%
Italian 2.9%
Scottish 2%
French Canadian 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Hungarian 0.6%
Polish 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Sunbright, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Burrville (37872)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Sunbright 577 $31,094
Allardt 642 $35,938
Helenwood 846 $21,094
Huntsville 981 $25,804
Jamestown 1,839 $18,714
Oakdale 244 $27,083
Wartburg 890 $37,917

Sunbright Public Libraries

Sunbright Public Library
Sunbright, Tennessee
(423) 628-2439
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Sunbright High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 626 students.

Sunbright Colleges

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