Sewanee, Tennessee

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Population in 2010: 2,311.
Population change since 2000: -2.1%
Males: 995  (43.1%)
Females: 1,316  (56.9%)
Median resident age:

21.5 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37375.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $102,298 (it was $55,625 in 2000)
Sewanee:

$102,298
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,708 (it was $16,484 in 2000)

Sewanee CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $328,706 (it was $173,100 in 2000)
Sewanee:

$328,706
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $323,916; detached houses: $324,317

Median gross rent in 2017: $897.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sewanee: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.0%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sewanee, TN (2010)
    • 2,03788.1%White alone
    • 1134.9%Black alone
    • 672.9%Asian alone
    • 662.9%Hispanic
    • 160.7%Two or more races
    • 120.5%American Indian alone

Races in Sewanee detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Sewanee, Tennessee as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sewanee is 847 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Sewanee by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(85.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(125.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(40.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(84.5)
1
(41.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
17
(686.9)
34
(1,357)
16
(626.2)
23
(891.8)
31
(1,186)
14
(531.5)
35
(1,501)
20
(850.7)
31
(1,310)
10
(419.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
26
(1,051)
30
(1,197)
40
(1,566)
60
(2,326)
83
(3,176)
38
(1,443)
38
(1,630)
28
(1,191)
39
(1,648)
50
(2,096)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(40.4)
1
(39.9)
1
(39.1)
1
(38.8)
1
(38.3)
1
(38.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.3)
1
(38.0)
1
(42.9)
2
(85.1)
1
(42.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)101.4178.0117.4158.6213.297.9247.4107.2174.6222.2

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City-data.com crime index in Sewanee, TN

Crime rate in Sewanee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 14 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.77
Tennessee average:

2.70
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Ancestries: Irish (13.3%), English (10.0%), European (9.8%), Scottish (7.6%), German (5.9%), American (5.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1920 feet

Land area: 4.63 square miles.

Population density: 499 people per square mile   (low).

Sewanee, Tennessee map

72 residents are foreign born (1.9% Asia, 0.5% Latin America, 0.4% Africa).

This place:

3.0%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,585 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,461 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (38.5 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (81.1 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (468.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Monteagle, TN (2.4 miles ),
Cowan, TN (2.4 miles ),
Pelham, TN (2.6 miles ),
Decherd, TN (3.0 miles ),
Sherwood, TN (3.1 miles ),
Winchester, TN (3.3 miles ),
Tracy City, TN (3.3 miles ),
Estill Springs, TN (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 35.20 N, Longitude: 85.92 W

Area code: 931

Distribution of median household income in Sewanee, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sewanee, TN in 2017
Sewanee satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Most common industries in Sewanee, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (55.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
  • Social assistance (2.2%)
  • Book stores & news dealers (2.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (65.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.7%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (3.5%)
  • Construction (3.1%)
  • U. S. Postal service (2.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (46.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Private households (3.1%)
  • Book stores & news dealers (2.7%)
Most common occupations in Sewanee, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (18.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (18.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (12.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (4.5%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (18.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (11.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.6%)
  • Child care workers (5.2%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.0%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Religious workers (4.0%)

Average climate in Sewanee, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sewanee-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the Sewanee place center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

On 2/13/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 44 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sewanee-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 249.8 miles away from Sewanee center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 117.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 145.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 234.9 miles away from Sewanee center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 218.6 miles away from Sewanee center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sewanee topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sewanee:

  • EMERALD-HODGSON HEALTH CARE CENTER (1260 UNIVERSITY AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Sewanee:

  • RCG WINCHESTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; WINCHESTER, TN)
  • CARESOUTH HHA HOLDINGS OF WINCHESTER, LLC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; WINCHESTER, TN)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - MOUNTAIN VIEW (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WINCHESTER, TN)
  • SOUTHERN TENNESSEE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; WINCHESTER, TN)
  • WILLOWS AT WINCHESTER CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WINCHESTER, TN)
  • AMEDISYS HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; WINCHESTER, TN)

Airports located in Sewanee:

College/University in Sewanee:

  • Sewanee-The University of the South (Full-time enrollment: 1,747; Location: 735 University Avenue; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sewanee.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sewanee:

  • Motlow State Community College (about 25 miles; Tullahoma, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 37 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 40 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 46 miles; Rainsville, AL; FT enrollment: 2,409)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 47 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 51 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Middle Tennessee State University (about 52 miles; Murfreesboro, TN; FT enrollment: 21,628)

Private high school in Sewanee:

  • ST ANDREW'S-SEWANEE SCHOOL (Students: 255, Location: 290 QUINTARD RD, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Sewanee:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sewanee: Greens View (A), Sewanee Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (B), Sewanee Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (C), Grundy EMS Franklin County (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sewanee include: Sewanee Cumberland Presbyterian Church (A), Otey Memorial Parish Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Eastern Star Cemetery (1), University Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lake Cheston (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: John Calhoun Bell - Congressman and judge, Mike Forster - College basketball player (Lipscomb Bisons).

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.1 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

62.2%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

1.8%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
1,377 people in college/university student housing in 2010
1,277 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
19 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Sewanee (2011 data):

  • Southern Community Bank: Sewanee Branch at 91 University Avenue, Suite 3, branch established on 2011/12/12. Info updated 2011/09/06: Bank assets: $115.5 mil, Deposits: $91.9 mil, headquarters in Tullahoma, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Tennessee Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Sewanee Branch at 69 University Avenue, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Sewanee:

Marital status in Sewanee, TN
  • Never married: 75.4%
  • Now married: 17.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

For population 25 years and over in Sewanee:

  • High school or higher: 98.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 76.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 57.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Sewanee
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sewanee, TN (based on Franklin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,50280
Mainline Protestant3,52520
Catholic8001
Black Protestant4804
Other42
None20,741-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
Franklin County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Franklin County:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Franklin County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
This county:

6.57 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

5.11 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Franklin County:

10.6%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.1%
State:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.9%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

57.5%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sewanee:

48.9%
State:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.2
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

8.4%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sewanee:

4.9%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sewanee:

7.0
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sewanee:

22.7%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

63.4%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

85.2%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sewanee, TN Residents

6.30% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,122 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Coffee County, TN  1.77% ($36,638 average AGI)
from Rutherford County, TN  0.27% ($53,244)
from Bedford County, TN  0.24% ($38,472)


5.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,109 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Coffee County, TN  1.58% ($35,853 average AGI)
to Rutherford County, TN  0.32% ($42,306)
to Lincoln County, TN  0.30% ($37,556)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sewanee:

  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WZYX (1440 AM; 5 kW; COWAN, TN; Owner: TIMS FORD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WEPG (910 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: STONE/COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WMSR (1320 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCDT (1340 AM; 1 kW; WINCHESTER, TN; Owner: FRANKLIN COUNTY RADIO & B/CTING, INC)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sewanee:

  • WUTS (91.3 FM; SEWANEE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH)
  • WMXF-FM (97.3 FM; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSGM (104.7 FM; COALMONT, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WUSX (93.3 FM; TULLAHOMA, TN; Owner: TENNNESSE VALLEY RADIO, INC)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWTN (99.7 FM; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WDYN (89.7 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Sewanee:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
Sewanee fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Sewanee fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.1mTotal length
  • $275,000Total costs
  • 610Total average daily traffic
  • 25Total average daily truck traffic
  • 976Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sewanee)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Sewanee, TN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • SEWANEE, Deep Woods Rd 2 Mi N Of Fire Tower Rd (Lat: 35.248861 Lon: -85.885556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 86.8 m, Overall height: 90.8 m, Call Sign: WMW575,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 09/06/2017, Certifier: John T Scott Iii, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • STATION, Sewanee Firetower (Lat: 35.219778 Lon: -85.888028), Structure height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WNEX883,
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.800 MHz, Grant Date: 02/20/2019, Expiration Date: 05/16/2029, Registrant: Tennessee Div. Of Forestry, Bruer Building, 440 Hogan Road, Nashville, TN 37220, Phone: (615) 837-5520, Fax: (615) 837-5003, Email:
  • KLEEPER, Klepper Point Adjacent To I24 Interchange 143 (Lat: 35.139778 Lon: -85.789417), Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WPJC691,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2162.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/27/1995, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 12/04/1997, Registrant: Chattanooga Cellular Telephone Company, One Gte Pl, Alpharetta, GA 30004-8511
  • SEWANEE, Deep Woods Rd 2 Mi N Of Fire Twr Rd (Lat: 35.248861 Lon: -85.885556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 86.8 m, Overall height: 90.8 m, Call Sign: WQNY479,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/07/2011, Expiration Date: 07/07/2021, Cancellation Date: 11/03/2017, Certifier: Scott Hedspeth, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • FRANKLIN MARION, 1810 South Pittsburgh Rd (Lat: 35.134667 Lon: -85.853306), Type: Mast, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQQF569,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.79 MHz, Grant Date: 11/27/2012, Expiration Date: 11/27/2022, Cancellation Date: 12/21/2012, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • 300 Airport Rd. (Lat: 35.206000 Lon: -85.900194), Type: Mast, Structure height: 7.3 m, Overall height: 7.9 m, Call Sign: WPYT622,
    Assigned Frequencies: 136.450 MHz, 136.475 MHz, Grant Date: 10/23/2003, Expiration Date: 03/23/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2004, Registrant: Honeywell International Inc., 23500 W. 105th Street, Olathe, KS 66061, Phone: (913) 712-2759, Email:
  • 300 Airport Rd. (Lat: 35.206000 Lon: -85.900194), Type: Mast, Structure height: 7.3 m, Overall height: 7.9 m, Call Sign: WPZU829,
    Assigned Frequencies: 136.450 MHz, 136.475 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/2010, Expiration Date: 12/31/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/23/2010, Registrant: Honeywell International, Inc., 23500 W. 105th Street, Olathe, KS 66061, Phone: (913) 712-2352, Fax: (913) 712-2951, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sewanee)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN GENERAL ACFT CORP AG5B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1191L , Serial Number: 10016, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 02/12/1991, Certificate Issue Date: 08/10/2016
    Registrant (Individual): James J Lang, 312 Old Sewanee Rd, Sewanee, TN 37375
  • Aircraft: BEECH E33C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1KY , Serial Number: CJ-3, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 10/04/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 01/08/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Catherines Aviation Services LLC, Po Box 3231, Sewanee, TN 37375
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7104W , Serial Number: 28-891, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 11/16/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 05/02/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel S Backlund, 735 University Ave, Sewanee, TN 37383
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 735YW , Serial Number: 18265800, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 06/20/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 08/12/2011
    Registrant (Individual): William C Kershner, 353 Bent Tree Ln, Sewanee, TN 37375
  • Aircraft: JAMES J LANG AR-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 4 Cycle
    N-Number: 737L , Serial Number: 0036, Certificate Issue Date: 03/27/2019
    Registrant (Individual): James J Lang, 312 Old Sewanee Rd, Sewanee, TN 37375
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7395L , Serial Number: A1520812, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 08/23/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 10/29/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Catherines Aviation Services LLC, Po Box 3231, Sewanee, TN 37375
  • Aircraft: PRUNTY EW/MCKERVEY JF RV-10 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-D4A5 (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 814BW , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 06/23/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 03/09/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Eugene W Prunty, 267 Claras Point Rd, Sewanee, TN 37375

Most common first names in Sewanee, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3074.7 years
Mary2777.4 years
John2371.8 years
James2274.0 years
George2174.8 years
Robert1773.1 years
Charles1672.9 years
Arthur875.5 years
Thomas875.1 years
Elizabeth880.6 years
Most common last names in Sewanee, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Green2473.2 years
Mcbee1772.7 years
Smith1680.4 years
Caldwell1272.1 years
Terrill1078.9 years
Garner1068.8 years
Yates1081.8 years
Taylor871.8 years
Reid776.0 years
Long781.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sewanee, TN
  • 61.8%Utility gas
  • 32.9%Electricity
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sewanee, TN
  • 61.2%Electricity
  • 38.8%Utility gas


Sewanee compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Sewanee on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) (population 1,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 females in this group)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in France (population 500+)"
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