Sevier County, TN

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2020 Population
98,007
0.967% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
42.9
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
14.2%
3.62% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$51,734
4.28% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$189,200
7.81% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Sevier County, TN had a population of 98k people with a median age of 42.9 and a median household income of $51,734. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Sevier County, TN grew from 97,068 to 98,007, a 0.967% increase and its median household income grew from $49,610 to $51,734, a 4.28% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sevier County, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.5%), White (Hispanic) (4.45%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.16%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.816%).

None of the households in Sevier County, TN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.4% of the residents in Sevier County, TN are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Sevier County, TN was $189,200, and the homeownership rate was 71.1%.

Most people in Sevier County, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Sevier County, TN was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Sevier County, TN is home to a population of 98k people, from which 96.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 5.25% of Sevier County, TN residents were born outside of the country (5.15k people).

In 2020, there were 20.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (87.8k people) in Sevier County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.36k White (Hispanic) and 2.12k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.4%
2020 Citizenship
96.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96.4% of Sevier County, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Sevier County, TN was 96.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sevier County, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    87.8k ± 73
  2. White (Hispanic)
    4.36k ± 375
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.12k ± 428
6.34%
Hispanic Population
6.21k people

In 2020, there were 20.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (87.8k people) in Sevier County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.36k White (Hispanic) and 2.12k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.34% of the people in Sevier County, TN are hispanic (6.21k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Sevier County, TN as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.25%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
5.15k people
5.2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
5.04k people

As of 2020, 5.25% of Sevier County, TN residents (5.15k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sevier County, TN was 5.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,699 ± 320
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    889 ± 258
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    785 ± 212

Sevier County, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.04 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Sevier County, TN employs 47.1k people. The largest industries in Sevier County, TN are Accommodation & Food Services (8,850 people), Retail Trade (6,665 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,146 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($76,625), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($54,531), and Utilities ($46,198).

Occupations

47.1k
2020 Value
± 1,977
0.324%
1 Year growth
± 5.57%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Sevier County, TN grew at a rate of 0.324%, from 46.9k employees to 47.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sevier County, TN, are Sales & Related Occupations (6,721 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,713 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (5,437 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sevier County, TN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

47.1k
2020 Value
± 1,977
0.324%
1 Year growth
± 5.57%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Sevier County, TN grew at a rate of 0.324%, from 46.9k employees to 47.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sevier County, TN, are Accommodation & Food Services (8,850 people), Retail Trade (6,665 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,146 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sevier County, TN, though some of these residents may live in Sevier County, TN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$31,727
Median earning men ± $1,327
$25,609
Median earning women ± $1,108

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($54,978), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($49,767), and Public Administration ($48,576).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($41,618), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($38,525), and Construction ($36,045).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Tennessee. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Tennessee.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 940
    Retail Trade
  2. 925
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  3. 627
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Tennessee.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $66B
  2. $49B
  3. $47B

In 2020, the top outbound Tennessee product (by dollars) was Electronics with $66B, followed by Mixed freight ($49B) and Pharmaceuticals ($47B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Tennessee products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$498B
2020 Value in Tennessee
$1.05T
Projected 2050 Value in Tennessee
111% growth

In 2020, total outbound Tennessee trade was $498B. This is expected to increase 111% to $1.05T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Tennessee trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Tennessee.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $36.6B
  2. $29.5B
  3. $26.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Tennessee domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $36.6B, followed by Texas with $29.5B and California and $26.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Tennessee shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Sevier County, TN went to Donald J. Trump with 77.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (20%), followed by Other (2.37%).

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing the state of Tennessee. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Tennessee

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Marsha Blackburn
Senator from Tennessee1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Bill Hagerty
Senator from Tennessee2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing Tennessee.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Tennessee

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Tennessee have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.713% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.697% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.71M), Some college (1.19M), and Bachelors Degree (883k).

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The median property value in Sevier County, TN was $189,200 in 2020, which is 0.823 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $175,500 to $189,200, a 7.81% increase. The homeownership rate in Sevier County, TN is 71.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Sevier County, TN have an average commute time of 25.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Sevier County, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Sevier County, TN is $51,734. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Sevier County, TN was Census Tract 802.02 with a value of $67,951, followed by Census Tract 803 and Census Tract 809.01, with respective values of $66,192 and $58,313.

Property

$189,200
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,883
$27,005
Median Property Taxes
±$1,259

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sevier County, TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Sevier County, TN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

71.1%
Homeownership
2020
70%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 71.1% of the housing units in Sevier County, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 802.02
  2. Census Tract 803
  3. Census Tract 809.01

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sevier County, TN was Census Tract 802.02 with a value of $67,951, followed by Census Tract 803 and Census Tract 809.01, with respective values of $66,192 and $58,313.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Sevier County, TN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$51,734
Median Household Income
± $2,485
38k
Number of Households
± 1,627

In 2020, the median household income of the 38k households in Sevier County, TN grew to $51,734 from the previous year's value of $49,610.

The following chart displays the households in Sevier County, TN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Sevier County, TN is from Tennessee.
0.463
2020 Wage GINI in Tennessee
0.465
2019 Wage GINI in Tennessee

In 2020, the income inequality in Tennessee was 0.463 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.436% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Tennessee was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Tennessee in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Tennessee across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (77.8%)
  2. Carpooled (13.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.72%)

In 2020, 77.8% of workers in Sevier County, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.3%) and those who worked at home (5.72%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

25.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sevier County, TN have a shorter commute time (25.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.38% of the workforce in Sevier County, TN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Sevier County, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sevier County, TN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sevier County, TN (13.7k out of 96.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sevier County, TN is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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86.2% of the population of Sevier County, TN has health coverage, with 35.5% on employee plans, 19.5% on Medicaid, 15.8% on Medicare, 13.5% on non-group plans, and 1.88% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Tennessee was $7,372 in 2014. This is a 3.74% increase from the previous year ($7,106).

Primary care physicians in Sevier County, TN see 2576 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.272% increase from the previous year (2569 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2807 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1384 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Tennessee, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,576 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Sevier County, TN

Primary care physicians in Sevier County, TN see an average of 2,576 patients per year. This represents a 0.272% increase from the previous year (2,569 patients).

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Tennessee across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.7% under 18 years, 18.5% between 18 and 34 years, 40.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

13.8%
Uninsured
35.5%
Employer Coverage
19.5%
Medicaid
15.8%
Medicare
13.5%
Non-Group
1.88%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sevier County, TN declined by 9.56% from 15.3% to 13.8%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 43.3 in Sevier County, TN.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 44% in Sevier County, TN.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 17.5% in Sevier County, TN.

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