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Seymour, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Seymour Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Sevier County at latitude 35.8906 and longitude -83.7246. Sevier County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 935 feet.

The formal official name is the Seymour Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Seymour, Tennessee.

The U5 Census Class Code for Seymour indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The has a Functional Status Code ""

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


Total Population 11,135
Population in Households 11,134
Population in Familes 9,577
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 882
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 4,343
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 3,225
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,671 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,144 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,199 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 328 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $147,409
Average Home Value $167,152


Median Household Income $47,968
Average Household Income $57,159
Per Capita Income $22,125
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.46% 0.76%
Households 0.42% 0.73%
Families 0.38% 0.62%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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.

Seymour, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Seymour 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 50 89th
Population Density1 # 99 77th
Diversity Index2 # 323 25th
Median Household Income # 87 80th
Per Capita Income # 128 70th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.