Seymour, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Seymour, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Seymour Census Designated Place had a population of 11,231 as of July 1, 2015. Seymour ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Seymour is located at latitude 35.8745 and longitude -83.7741 in Sevier County. The formal boundaries for the Seymour Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Sevier County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 935 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Seymour Census Designated Place are located in Sevier County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Blount County.

The Seymour Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402842) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Seymour population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Seymour Census Designated Place, TN Boundary Map

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Seymour, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 11,231
Population in Households 11,231
Population in Familes 9,660
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 889
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,373
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 3,253
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,727 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,138 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,234 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 354 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $154,171
Average Home Value $171,071
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,311
Average Household Income $58,488
Per Capita Income $22,600
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.92%
Households 0.47% 0.86%
Families 0.48% 0.79%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
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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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, 2015 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 # 98 77th
Diversity Index2 # 342 21st
Median Household Income # 98 77th
Per Capita Income # 127 71st

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