Calhoun, TN Demographics


Population (year 2000): 496. Estimated population in July 2005: 513 (+3.4% change)
Males: 250 (50.4%), Females: 246 (49.6%)

McMinn County

Zip code: 37309

Median resident age: 41.3 years
Median household income: $38,438 (year 2000)
Median house value: $66,400 (year 2000)

Races in Calhoun:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.4%)
  • Hispanic (3.4%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (31.5%), Irish (7.7%), French (5.8%), Scottish (5.6%), German (5.0%), Dutch (4.8%).

Elevation: 742 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Calhoun

  • High school or higher: 77.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Calhoun town

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -65 (-11.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Calhoun:

  • CLEVELAND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; CLEVELAND, TN)
  • BRADLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; CLEVELAND, TN)
  • ATHENS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 14 miles; ATHENS, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Calhoun:

  • LOVELL FIELD (about 37 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; ID: CHA)
  • MC GHEE TYSON (about 64 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; ID: TYS)
  • RICHARD B RUSSELL (about 71 miles; ROME, GA; ID: RMG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Calhoun:

  • HARDWICK FIELD (about 8 miles; CLEVELAND, TN; ID: HDI)
  • CHILHOWEE (about 13 miles; BENTON, TN; ID: 92A)
  • MCMINN COUNTY (about 15 miles; ATHENS, TN; ID: MMI)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Calhoun:

  • LEE UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; CLEVELAND, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,171)
  • CLEVELAND STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; CLEVELAND, TN; FT enrollment: 2,022)
  • CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; FT enrollment: 4,821)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA (about 42 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; FT enrollment: 6,914)
  • ROANE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; HARRIMAN, TN; FT enrollment: 3,490)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE (about 73 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 23,333)
  • PELLISSIPPI STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 73 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 5,196)
Public primary/middle school in Calhoun:

  • CALHOUN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 421; Location: 150 SHERWOOD AV; Grades: KG – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Calhoun:

  • ADVENT HOME YOUTH SVCS INC (Students: 13; Location: 900 CR 950; Grades: 7 – 10; Boys only)

Libraries

Library in Calhoun:

  • CALHOUN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $30,055; Location: 746 HWY 163; 3,552 books; 191 audio materials; 256 video materials; 9 serial subscriptions)