Sewanee, TN

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2020 Population
2,625
4.79% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
21.6
0.935% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
12.3%
113% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$66,793
14.9% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$250,500
7.05% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
1,166
8.16% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Sewanee, TN had a population of 2.63k people with a median age of 21.6 and a median household income of $66,793. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Sewanee, TN grew from 2,505 to 2,625, a 4.79% increase and its median household income declined from $78,472 to $66,793, a −14.9% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sewanee, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.7%), White (Hispanic) (5.79%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.52%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.47%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.55%).

None of the households in Sewanee, 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.

94.7% of the residents in Sewanee, TN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Sewanee, TN are The University of the South (221519) (525 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Sewanee, TN was $250,500, and the homeownership rate was 80%.

Most people in Sewanee, TN walked to work, and the average commute time was 13.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Sewanee, TN was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Sewanee, TN is home to a population of 2.63k people, from which 94.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 6.25% of Sewanee, TN residents were born outside of the country (164 people).

In 2020, there were 14.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.17k people) in Sewanee, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 152 White (Hispanic) and 145 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.7%
2020 Citizenship
96%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 94.7% of Sewanee, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Sewanee, TN was 96%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sewanee, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.17k ± 271
  2. White (Hispanic)
    152 ± 108
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    145 ± 77.1
5.79%
Hispanic Population
152 people

In 2020, there were 14.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.17k people) in Sewanee, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 152 White (Hispanic) and 145 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.79% of the people in Sewanee, TN are hispanic (152 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    88,072 ± 7,239 people
  2. India
    23,811 ± 3,782 people
  3. Guatemala
    14,944 ± 2,998 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Tennessee was Mexico, the natal country of 88,072 Tennessee residents, followed by India with 23,811 and Guatemala with 14,944.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.25%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
164 people
4.83%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
121 people

As of 2020, 6.25% of Sewanee, TN residents (164 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 Sewanee, TN was 4.83%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    18 ± 27
  2. Korea
    17 ± 22
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    16 ± 34

Sewanee, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Sewanee, TN employs 1.17k people. The largest industries in Sewanee, TN are Educational Services (620 people), Retail Trade (122 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (96 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($40,054), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($40,054), and Construction ($30,208).

Males in Tennessee have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,310. The income inequality in Tennessee (measured using the Gini index) is 0.463, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

1.17k
2020 Value
± 209
8.16%
1 Year growth
± 23.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Sewanee, TN grew at a rate of 8.16%, from 1.08k employees to 1.17k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sewanee, TN, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (360 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (140 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (109 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sewanee, TN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.17k
2020 Value
± 209
8.16%
1 Year growth
± 23.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Sewanee, TN grew at a rate of 8.16%, from 1.08k employees to 1.17k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sewanee, TN, are Educational Services (620 people), Retail Trade (122 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (96 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sewanee, TN, though some of these residents may live in Sewanee, 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

$7,634
Median earning men ± $5,550
$4,519
Median earning women ± $4,118

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($12,438), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($4,181), and Retail Trade ($3,946).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($23,594), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($4,464), and Retail Trade ($2,689).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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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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.

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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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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Tennessee over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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In 2020, universities in Sewanee, TN awarded 525 degrees. The student population of Sewanee, TN in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 859 male students and 941 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sewanee, TN are White (430 and 86.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (23 and 4.64%), Black or African American (18 and 3.63%), and Two or More Races (15 and 3.02%).

The largest universities in Sewanee, TN by number of degrees awarded are The University of the South (221519) (525 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Sewanee, TN are General Economics (62 and 11.8%), General English Language & Literature (56 and 10.7%), and General Psychology (41 and 7.81%).

The median tuition cost in Sewanee, TN for private four year colleges is $46,960.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2020 in Sewanee, TN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 56.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 20.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 1,800 (47.7% men and 52.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 1,800 students enrolled in Sewanee, TN, 47.7% men and 52.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,469 records, of which 52.1% were women and 47.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 41 degree-majors awarded
  2. 62 degree-majors awarded
  3. 49 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Sewanee, TN was General Psychology with 41 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Sewanee, TN according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
525 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was The University of the South (221519) with 525 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

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In 2020, 266 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Sewanee, TN, which is 1.03 times more than the 259 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 430 degrees mean that there were 18.7 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 23 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($46,960) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($272) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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 Sewanee, TN was $250,500 in 2020, which is 1.09 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $269,500 to $250,500, a 7.05% decrease. The homeownership rate in Sewanee, TN is 80%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Sewanee, TN have an average commute time of 13.1 minutes, and they walked to work. Car ownership in Sewanee, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$250,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$68,273
$401
Median Property Taxes
±$123

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 Sewanee, TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

80%
Homeownership
2020
69.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 80% of the housing units in Sewanee, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.8%.

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Income by Location

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

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Household Income

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$66,793
Median Household Income
± $29,117
501
Number of Households
± 144

In 2020, the median household income of the 501 households in Sewanee, TN declined from $66,793 from the previous year's value of $78,472.

The following chart displays the households in Sewanee, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Sewanee, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Walked (41.2%)
  2. Drove Alone (31.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (12.6%)

In 2020, 41.2% of workers in Sewanee, TN walked to work, followed by those who drove alone to work (31.3%) and those who worked at home (12.6%).

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

13.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sewanee, TN have a shorter commute time (13.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.42% of the workforce in Sewanee, 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 Sewanee, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sewanee, TN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sewanee, TN (123 out of 1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sewanee, TN is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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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99.5% of the population of Sewanee, TN has health coverage, with 47.8% on employee plans, 3.25% on Medicaid, 12.8% on Medicare, 33.1% on non-group plans, and 2.56% 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 Franklin County, TN see 1551 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.23% increase from the previous year (1488 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3247 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1919 patients per year.

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

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1,551 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Franklin County, TN

Primary care physicians in Franklin County, TN see an average of 1,551 patients per year. This represents a 4.23% increase from the previous year (1,488 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Franklin County, TN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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 15.1% under 18 years, 57.2% between 18 and 34 years, 12.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.5% were men and 52.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

0.459%
Uninsured
47.8%
Employer Coverage
3.25%
Medicaid
12.8%
Medicare
33.1%
Non-Group
2.56%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sewanee, TN declined by 4.59% from 0.481% to 0.459%.

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