Sevier County TN Information

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Sevier County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sevier County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 15 85th
Population Density1 # 21 79th
Diversity Index2 # 36 64th
Median Household Income # 30 69th
Per Capita Income # 29 71st

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Sevier County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 94,662
Population in Households 93,680
Population in Familes 76,663
Population in Group Qrtrs 982
Population Density1 160
Diversity Index2 26
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 37,157
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 26,031
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 60,078 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24,536 (40.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,621 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 22,921 (38.2%)
Median Home Value $143,681
Average Home Value $172,135
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,627
Average Household Income $53,201
Per Capita Income $20,947
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.22% 1.44%
Households 1.18% 1.41%
Families 0.95% 1.26%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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