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Oliver Springs is a town in Anderson County, in the Knoxville metro area. (The community straddles Anderson, Roane and Morgan counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named for mineral springs developed as a tourist attraction by John Oliver

The latitude of Oliver Springs is 36.044N. The longitude is -84.344W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 797 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,284.


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Median household income
Local
$32,620
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Oliver Springs demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 9. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.7 per 1,000 people.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Oliver Springs demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Anderson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Knoxville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 37840 ZIP code.

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6% of Oliver Springs residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oliver Springs ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oliver Springs was $15,818, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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7% of Oliver Springs residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Oliver Springs, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $290.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $747.


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Libraries in Oliver Springs include Oliver Springs Public Library ... View libraries

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Anderson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oliver Springs political report.

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The average commute time for Oliver Springs workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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