Wartburg, Tennessee

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Wartburg, Tennessee

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Wartburg Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 6% Wartburg Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Wartburg Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Wartburg, Tennessee

Comparing Wartburg 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
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 9 9
Racial Diversity 6 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 1 1
Portion of People Married 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 7
Median Family Income 4 6
People in Middle Class or Better 3 3
People Above Poverty 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 6
Working at Home 2 3
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
Affordability of Rents 10 9
Housing Recently Built 9 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3


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

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Wartburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles W of Knoxville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles E of Nashville, Tennessee
County Morgan
Standard Zip Codes 37887
Phone Area Codes 423
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.104
Longitude -84.597

Wartburg 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 8.2 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 18.5 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 39.3 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 46 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 53.3 inches
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Wartburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 890 100%
Male 375 42.1%
Female 515 57.9%
Under 18 205 23%
18+ 685 77%
65+ 246 27.6%
Median Age 42.4
Average Family Size 2.95
White 865 97.2%
African-American 6 0.7%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 15 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 1.5%

Estimated Wartburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 913
Growth 23
Growth % 2.6%

Wartburg 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 29.4%
English 20.2%
Irish 18.7%
German 15.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.5%
Scottish 3.5%
Scotch-Irish 3.1%
Italian 1.9%
Swiss 0.8%
Dutch West Indian 0.8%
Northern European 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Portuguese 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wartburg 890 $37,917
Harriman 6,744 $31,190
Kingston 5,264 $44,979
Midtown 1,306 $26,917
Oakdale 244 $27,083
Oliver Springs 3,303 $39,066
Sunbright 577 $31,094

Wartburg Public Libraries

Wartburg Public Library
Wartburg, Tennessee
(423) 346-2479
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Wartburg High Schools (2004)

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Serves 421 students.

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