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People

Total Population 820
Male Share of the Population 43.3%
Female Share of the Population 56.7%
Senior Citizens 19%
Employed Population 16+ 207
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 46.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,500
% Above Poverty Level 63.8%
% Below Poverty Level 36.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.4%
% Using Public Transportation 1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.4%
Median Gross Rent $442
Median House Value $99,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.2%
Irish 6.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Tellico Plains Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles SW of Knoxville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 111 miles N of Atlanta, Georgia
County Monroe
Standard Zip Codes 37385
Phone Area Codes 423
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.362
Longitude -84.294

Tellico Plains Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ATHENS
Distance 17 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 TAPOCO
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 60 inches
Station ANDREWS
Distance 28.4 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 49 F
Apr Temp 40 to 69 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 71 F
Annual Precip 66.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Athens 13,634 $44,717
Englewood 1,869 $36,875
Etowah 3,493 $53,051
Madisonville 4,743 $31,159
Niota 875 $48,125
Vonore 1,775 $47,898

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Tellico Plains Public Libraries

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Tellico Plains Public Library
209 HIGHWAY 165
Tellico Plains, Tennessee
(423) 253-7388

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Tellico Plains High Schools

TELLICO PLAINS HIGH SCHOOL
9180 HWY 68
423-253-2530
Serves 515 students.

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