Sewanee is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Sewanee Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Franklin County at latitude 35.2031 and longitude -85.9211. Franklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,929 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Sewanee Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 3.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Sewanee: University, University Place.Photos of the local Sewanee, TN area
Also See: Sewanee, TN ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||1,199|
|Population in Familes||964|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,198|
|Average Household Size||2.52|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||613 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||310 (50.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||165 (26.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||138 (22.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$223,770|
|Average Home Value||$242,581|
|Median Household Income||$59,818|
|Average Household Income||$77,888|
|Per Capita Income||$20,034|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||4.72%|
|Per Capita Income||3.16%|
The table below compares Sewanee to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 174||59th|
|Population Density1||# 169||61st|
|Diversity Index2||# 164||62nd|
|Median Household Income||# 37||92nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 197||54th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.