Seymour, Tennessee

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Population in 2010: 10,919.
Population change since 2000: +23.4%
Males: 5,160  (47.3%)
Females: 5,759  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

42.9 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37865.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,609 (it was $40,896 in 2000)
Seymour:

$58,609
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,424 (it was $18,064 in 2000)

Seymour CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $177,512 (it was $96,400 in 2000)
Seymour:

$177,512
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $228,022; detached houses: $254,658; townhouses or other attached units: $226,447; in 2-unit structures: $252,844; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $141,319; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $153,342; mobile homes: $80,540; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $213,413

Median gross rent in 2017: $856.

March 2019 cost of living index in Seymour: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.5%
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  • Races in Seymour, TN (2010)
    • 10,47796.0%White alone
    • 1881.7%Hispanic
    • 970.9%Two or more races
    • 730.7%Black alone
    • 610.6%Asian alone
    • 120.1%American Indian alone
    • 100.09%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Seymour, Tennessee as of September 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Seymour is 436 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Seymour, TN City Guides:

Ancestries: American (29.1%), English (13.3%), Irish (12.5%), German (7.2%), Scotch-Irish (5.4%), European (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 12.6 square miles.

Population density: 864 people per square mile   (low).

Seymour, Tennessee map

233 residents are foreign born (0.8% Europe, 0.6% North America, 0.4% Asia).

This place:

2.2%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $730 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $841 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (11.7 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (150.3 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (463.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Chilhowee, TN (1.6 miles ),
Wildwood, TN (2.1 miles ),
Knob Creek, TN (2.6 miles ),
Fairfield, TN (3.0 miles),
Rockford, TN (3.1 miles ),
Walland, TN (3.2 miles ),
Park City, TN (3.2 miles ),
Eagleton Village, TN (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 35.87 N, Longitude: 83.78 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,061 (-28.3%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,014 (17.6%)

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

3.6%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Most common industries in Seymour, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Truck transportation (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.8%)
  • Educational services (15.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Construction (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Seymour, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Registered nurses (3.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Engineers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (7.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)

Average climate in Seymour, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Seymour, Tennessee average temperatures Seymour, Tennessee average precipitation Seymour, Tennessee humidity Seymour, Tennessee wind speed Seymour, Tennessee snowfall Seymour, Tennessee sunshine Seymour, Tennessee clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.6. This is about average.

City:

71.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.171. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.171
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.597. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.597
U.S.:

5.558
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.119. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.119
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.38
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 0.00868. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00868
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Seymour-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the Seymour place center killed one person and injured 55 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1993, a category F3 tornado 19.2 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 11.5 miles away from Seymour 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 161.7 miles away from Seymour center
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) earthquake occurred 141.6 miles away from Seymour center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 156.4 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) earthquake occurred 288.4 miles away from Seymour center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 157.3 miles away from Seymour 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 Sevier County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Heavy Rains: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Seymour topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Seymour:

  • BAPTIST HOMECARE EAST TN (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • ISLAND HOME PARK HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • DCI KNOXVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • HOLSTON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • BAPTIST HOSPICE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • BAPTIST HOSPITAL OF EAST TENNESSEE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • BAPTIST HOSP EAST TN TCU (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KNOXVILLE, TN)

Airports located in Seymour:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seymour:

  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 11 miles; Knoxville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 25,483)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 23 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Walters State Community College (about 38 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • Roane State Community College (about 48 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 50 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Western Carolina University (about 55 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 8,684)
  • Tusculum College (about 61 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)

Public high school in Seymour:

Private high schools in Seymour:

  • THE KING'S ACADEMY (Students: 452, Location: 202 SMOTHERS RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • SEYMOUR COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 112, Location: 994 S OLD SEVIERVILLE PIKE, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Seymour:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Seymour's Weekly only official broadsheet newspaper owned and operated in Seymour - The Seymour Herald.

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Seymour Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Seymour include: First Chilhowee Church (A), Bells Chapel (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Chilhowee Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Awesome Country (13314 Chapman Highway).

Birthplace of: Justin Johnson - College football player (Tennessee Volunteers), Scott Galyon - Football player.

Sevier County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Seymour and their reported violations in the past:

SHILOH BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 220, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

74.4%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.7%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
46 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Banks with branches in Seymour (2011 data):

  • Citizens National Bank: Seymour Kroger Branch at 10721 Chapman Highway, branch established on 1997/10/31; Seymour Office Branch at 10225 S Chapman Hwy, branch established on 1968/12/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $859.8 mil, Deposits: $676.2 mil, headquarters in Sevierville, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Cnb Bancshares, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Seymour Branch at 10304 Chapman Highway, branch established on 2005/12/12. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Tennessee State Bank: Seymour Branch at 10727 Chapman Highway, branch established on 1999/04/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $720.6 mil, Deposits: $626.7 mil, headquarters in Pigeon Forge, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Tennessee State Bancshares, Inc.
  • Home Federal Bank of Tennessee: Seymour Branch at 11320 Chapman Highway, branch established on 2007/06/20. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,047.7 mil, Deposits: $1,646.0 mil, headquarters in Knoxville, TN, positive income, 23 total offices
  • Mountain National Bank: Seymour Office Branch at 10641 Chapman Hwy, branch established on 2002/08/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $509.3 mil, Deposits: $432.2 mil, headquarters in Sevierville, TN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Mountain National Bancshares, Inc.
  • Sevier County Bank: Harrison-Chilhowee Branch at 11403 Chapman Hwy, branch established on 1975/05/19. Info updated 2012/01/18: Bank assets: $333.8 mil, Deposits: $306.3 mil, headquarters in Sevierville, TN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Sevier County Bancshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Seymour Branch at 10232 Chapman Highway, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Seymour:

Marital status in Seymour, TN
  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

For population 25 years and over in Seymour:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Tennessee average:

11.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Seymour, TN (based on Sevier County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant37,789110
Mainline Protestant4,93829
Catholic2,8463
Other1,0165
None43,300-
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: 21
Sevier County:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
This county:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 71
Here:

8.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 130
Sevier County:

15.57 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

10.8%
State:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.3%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sevier County:

13.6%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Seymour:

49.3%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.3%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Seymour:

28.8
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Seymour:

22.9%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.0%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Seymour:

6.8
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Seymour:

35.0%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

56.7%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.2%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Seymour, TN Residents

8.05% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,209 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.05%
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 Knox County, TN  1.10% ($35,298 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, TN  0.59% ($29,068)
from Blount County, TN  0.48% ($34,028)


7.25% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,630 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($133 average AGI)
Sevier County:

0.05%
Tennessee average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Knox County, TN  1.53% ($40,346 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, TN  0.61% ($34,728)
to Blount County, TN  0.60% ($40,548)
Businesses in Seymour, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Papa John's Pizza1
AutoZone1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx1U-Haul1
Hardee's1U.S. Cellular1
KFC1UPS2
Kroger1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Seymour:

  • WKCE (1120 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MARYVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WMEN (760 AM; daytime; 2 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: THOMAS MOFFIT JR.)
  • WSEV (930 AM; 5 kW; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBCR (1470 AM; 1 kW; ALCOA, TN)
  • WJXB (1240 AM; 1 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WKXV (900 AM; 1 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RA-TEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Seymour:

  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WJBZ-FM (96.3 FM; SEYMOUR, TN; Owner: SEYMOUR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WYLV (89.1 FM; ALCOA, TN; Owner: FOOTHILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSEV-FM (105.5 FM; GATLINBURG, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WYIL-FM (98.7 FM; OLIVER SPRINGS, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WKHT (104.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WRMX-FM (106.7 FM; NORRIS, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WEZG (99.3 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WYFC (95.3 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNFZ (94.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: JOHN W. PIRKLE)

TV broadcast stations around Seymour:

  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W46DC (Channel 46; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W50CG (Channel 50; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W56CM (Channel 56; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJZC-LP (Channel 22; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WFEM-LP (Channel 12; HEISKELL, ETC., TN; Owner: H. EARL MARLAR)
  • WKXE-LP (Channel 4; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Seymour fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Seymour fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 17.6mTotal length
  • $2,552,000Total costs
  • 97,640Total average daily traffic
  • 3,058Total average daily truck traffic
  • 149,024Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Seymour, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 81930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Seymour, TN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Seymour)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 100 Ford Hill Ln (Lat: 35.878694 Lon: -83.764333), Call Sign: KNDV984,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.770 MHz, Grant Date: 07/03/2012, Expiration Date: 09/14/2022, Registrant: Metro Communications LLC, 1210 Elm Street, Knoxville, TN 37921, Phone: (865) 546-0311, Fax: (865) 546-8666, Email:
  • 204 Hilltop View Rd (Lat: 35.878972 Lon: -83.764056), Call Sign: KXM811,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.770 MHz, 154.310 MHz, Grant Date: 07/04/2012, Expiration Date: 09/14/2022, Registrant: Metro Communications, 1210 Elm St., Knoxville, TN 37921, Phone: (865) 546-3110, Email:
  • SUMMIT UPPER TANK, Summit Upper Tank - 718 Us411 (Lat: 35.858306 Lon: -83.773722), Type: Tank, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQHC820,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.312 MHz, Grant Date: 04/11/2017, Expiration Date: 06/28/2027, Certifier: Lynn Light, Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:
  • Lat: 35.874528 Lon: -83.743222, Call Sign: WQZT341, Licensee ID: L02118517,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.912 MHz, 451.362 MHz, 451.137 MHz, Grant Date: 07/27/2017, Expiration Date: 07/27/2027, Certifier: John W Grubb, Registrant: Harrison-Chilhowee Baptist Academy, 202 Smothers Road, Seymour, TN 37865, Phone: (865) 573-8321

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • SEYMOUR, 0.8 Mi West (Lat: 35.884167 Lon: -83.800000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WMW429,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6775.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/28/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2015, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Happy Creek TN 6, 874 Loposser Hollow Road (Lat: 35.868889 Lon: -83.712500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 86.9 m, Call Sign: WQIK544,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11605.0 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 03/04/2008, Expiration Date: 03/04/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/04/2009, Certifier: William Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • NA SHOOKS GP, Maples Road (Lat: 35.884167 Lon: -83.799889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 56.7 m, Call Sign: WQNP690,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11035.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/12/2011, Expiration Date: 04/12/2021, 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:
  • N CUNNINGHAM, 670 N Cunningham Rd (Lat: 35.897083 Lon: -83.775722), Type: Pole, Structure height: 29.3 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQYX417,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz... (+18 more), Grant Date: 02/21/2017, Expiration Date: 02/21/2027, Certifier: Michele Wilson, Registrant: Knoxville Utilities Board, 4505 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37921, Phone: (865) 558-2056, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Seymour Airpark (Lat: 35.807028 Lon: -83.779056), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WHJ8,
    Assigned Frequencies: 123.050 MHz, Grant Date: 02/19/1998, Expiration Date: 09/03/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/08/2002, Registrant: Seymour Airpark Inc, 1010 Boling Rd, Seymour, TN 37865

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

158 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Seymour)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Seymour)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$116,44459$120,620183$107,32913$25,52612$97,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$66,2309$91,03722$107,5840$02$134,560
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$97,58016$77,52959$95,4936$19,3722$78,670
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$124,8908$104,24034$107,6010$02$92,085
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$70,7401$99,5907$97,9170$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0802.00 , 0803.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$135,46320$124,2833$109,560
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$154,6054$127,4301$94,020
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$127,0201$97,8800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0802.00 , 0803.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Seymour, TN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Seymour, TN - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 66. The highest number of fires - 100 took place in 2016, and the least - 41 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Seymour, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (40.6%), and Structure Fires (33.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Seymour, TN
    • 43040.6%Outside Fires
    • 35733.7%Structure Fires
    • 17516.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 989.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Seymour, TN
Most common first names in Seymour, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9670.9 years
William7574.9 years
John6472.9 years
Robert5470.3 years
Mary4277.7 years
Charles3769.0 years
Carl3672.4 years
Ruth3478.6 years
George2979.2 years
Dorothy2674.3 years
Most common last names in Seymour, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rogers5374.5 years
Gibson3874.8 years
Davis3780.5 years
Thomas3172.0 years
Reagan2974.5 years
Ogle2874.0 years
Galyon2672.7 years
Johnson2569.4 years
Smith2472.4 years
Webb2374.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Seymour, TN
  • 71.9%Electricity
  • 25.6%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Seymour, TN
  • 93.0%Electricity
  • 7.0%Utility gas


Seymour compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.

Seymour on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 38 pilots and 36 other airmen in this city.
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