Seymour, TN Profile: Facts & Data


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Seymour, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Seymour Census Designated Place had a population of 11,390 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

The Seymour Census Designated Place is located within Commissioner District 9, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sevier County.

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Seymour, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,390
Population in Households 11,389
Population in Familes 9,824
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 902
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $52,529
Average Household Income $61,760
Per Capita Income $23,877


Total Housing Units 4,854 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,394 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,044 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 417 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $172,590
Average Home Value $190,667


Total Households 4,437
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 3,277
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.51% 0.6%
Households 0.48% 0.57%
Families 0.39% 0.45%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

Seymour, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Seymour to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 51 88th
Population Density # 95 78th
Diversity Index # 344 19th
Median Household Income # 89 79th
Per Capita Income # 166 61st

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