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Sequatchie County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2016: 14,941 (26% urban, 74% rural); it was 11,370 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,328
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,776
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,402
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,415 (it was 1,061 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

32%

Land area: 266 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 56 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sequatchie County: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (34.4%), Construction (22.5%), Educational, health and social services (19.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Sequatchie County, Tennessee:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (85.0%)
  • Two or more races (10.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.5%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  42.6 years
Tennessee median age:  38.6 years
Males: 7,417  (49.6%)
Females: 7,524  (50.4%)
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Sequatchie County,TN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Sequatchie County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,512 ($30,959 in 1999)

This county:

$48,512
Tennessee:

$48,547

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $487 (lower quartile is $379, upper quartile is $577)
This county:

$487
State:

$637


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $145,818 (it was $74,800 in 2000)
Sequatchie:

$145,818
Tennessee:

$157,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $83,875 - $230,934
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $982
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $345

Institutionalized population: 188

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 29
  • Burglaries: 47
  • Thefts: 80
  • Auto thefts: 34

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 31
  • Burglaries: 34
  • Thefts: 32
  • Auto thefts: 16
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $86,600
  • 2008: 31 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $70,800
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $93,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $876 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $729 (0.5%)

Sequatchie County household income distribution in 2009 Sequatchie County home values distribution Sequatchie County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.7%
Sequatchie County:

14.7%
Tennessee:

15.8%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.6% for American Indian residents, 16.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.6 years old
(Males: 41.4 years old, Females: 44.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.0 years old, Black residents: 32.5 years old, American Indian residents: 39.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 14.3 years old, Other race residents: 56.0 years old)

Area name: Chattanooga, TN-GA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sequatchie County is $496 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $584 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $719 a month.

Cities in this county include: Dunlap, Center Point.

Sequatchie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Cherokee County, North Carolina , Hamilton County , Loudon County , Okmulgee County, Oklahoma , Rowan County, North Carolina , Sampson County, North Carolina .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.9%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 316
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 130 (15.4% naturalized citizens)

Sequatchie County:

0.9%
Whole state:

4.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 12
  • 2000 to 2009: 61
  • 1990 to 1999: 41
  • 1980 to 1989: 17
  • 1970 to 1979: 15
  • Before 1970: 7
Note: State values scaled to Sequatchie County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 49.6%

Sequatchie County marital status for males Sequatchie County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,522
  • One, attached: 103
  • Two: 143
  • 3 or 4: 160
  • 5 to 9: 60
  • 10 to 19: 25
  • 20 to 49: 36
  • 50 or more: 14
  • Mobile homes: 1,365
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Housing units in Sequatchie County with a mortgage: 2,143 (29 second mortgage, 65 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,025

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sequatchie County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,00730
Mainline Protestant8262
Catholic2001
Other2-
None8,077-
Sequatchie County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Sequatchie County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Sequatchie County:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

9.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Sequatchie County:

11.0%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Sequatchie County:

30.9%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.4%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Sequatchie County:

Average size of farms: 136 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $23,068
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $117.22
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.52%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 85.21%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $14,437
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 21.33%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.23%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $36,544
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.67%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 28.95
Corn for grain: 964 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 330 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 627 harvested acres
Vegetables: 17 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Sequatchie County-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 77% 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 61.4 miles away from Sequatchie County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 86.4 miles away from the county 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 212.6 miles away from the county 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 254.1 miles away from the county 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 171.8 miles away from Sequatchie County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 195.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 05, 2014 to June 10, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4189: August 13, 2014, FEMA Id: 4189, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 25, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1974: May 01, 2011, FEMA Id: 1974, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 10, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1839: May 15, 2009, FEMA Id: 1839, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3217: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3217, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1464: May 08, 2003, FEMA Id: 1464, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 2003 to February 26, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1456: March 20, 2003, FEMA Id: 1456, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Chattanooga Complex Fire, Incident Period: November 03, 2001, Fire Management Assistance Declared: November 03, 2001, FEMA Id: 2387, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Tennessee Cagle Mountain Fire Complex, Incident Period: April 13, 1999, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 13, 1999, FEMA Id: 2250, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Tennessee Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 23, 1998 to December 29, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1260: January 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 1260, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 06, 1998 to February 12, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1197: January 13, 1998, FEMA Id: 1197, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Sequatchie County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, 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).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (63%)
  • Guatemala (19%)
  • Russia (10%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • England (7%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Sequatchie County (%):

  • American (21%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • English (12%)
  • German (6%)
  • European (6%)
  • Scottish (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Sequatchie County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,512 (77.4%)
  • Carpooled: 450 (13.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 18 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 7 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 17 (0.5%)
  • Worked at home: 248 (7.6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

115 people in nursing homes
10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
109 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
79 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,344.

6.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,993 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
Tennessee average:

6.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.04% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($19,016 average AGI)
2.55% relocated from other states ($16,977 average AGI)
Sequatchie County:

2.55%
Tennessee average:

3.16%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hamilton County, TN  2.00% ($33,925 average AGI)
from Marion County, TN  0.79% ($27,270)
from Bledsoe County, TN  0.30% ($20,929)


5.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($8,104 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
Tennessee average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.81% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($-1,520 average AGI)
2.01% relocated to other states ($9,625 average AGI)
Sequatchie County:

2.01%
Tennessee average:

2.90%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hamilton County, TN  2.32% ($-20,430 average AGI)
to Marion County, TN  0.37% ($23,588)
to Bledsoe County, TN  0.26% ($24,583)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9

Births per 1000 population in Sequatchie County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Sequatchie County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 2.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Sequatchie County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sequatchie County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sequatchie County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,376 (1,699 aged, 677 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 375 (11%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Sequatchie County, Tennessee in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (181)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (167)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (137)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (131)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (80)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (62)
  • Unspecified dementia (53)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (39)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (33)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (28)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,072
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 993

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 10
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 63

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 24

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,941
  • In family households: 13,047 (2,189 male householders, 1,991 female householders)
    3,216 spouses, 4,151 children (3,768 natural, 191 adopted, 195 stepchildren), 539 grandchildren, 92 brothers or sisters, 240 parents, 336 other relatives, 277 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,640 (761 male householders (645 living alone)), 657 female householders (592 living alone)), 221 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 224

Size of family households: 2,217 2-persons, 888 3-persons, 577 4-persons, 307 5-persons, 128 6-persons, 74 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,235 1-person, 162 2-persons, 16 3-persons.

1,981 married couples with children.
750 single-parent households (282 men, 468 women).

98.4% of residents of Sequatchie speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 18% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $77,499,000 ($6,270 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,640,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $26,807,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,963,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $121,000
Federal grants: $15,591,000
Federal procurement contracts: $19,865,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,152,000 ($431,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,947,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,538,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,210,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 787
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 573
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +44
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,087
Here:

+86 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Sequatchie County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.65 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 163
  • 2010 to 2013: 414
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,813
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,506
  • 1980 to 1989: 596
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,000
  • 1960 to 1969: 385
  • 1950 to 1959: 273
  • 1940 to 1949: 187
  • 1939 or earlier: 250
Note: State values scaled to Sequatchie population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sequatchie County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Sequatchie County population
  • 1 room: 55
  • 2 rooms: 39
  • 3 rooms: 191
  • 4 rooms: 503
  • 5 rooms: 797
  • 6 rooms: 818
  • 7 rooms: 811
  • 8 rooms: 353
  • 9+ rooms: 578
  • 1 room: 36
  • 2 rooms: 82
  • 3 rooms: 181
  • 4 rooms: 443
  • 5 rooms: 379
  • 6 rooms: 252
  • 7 rooms: 17
  • 8 rooms: 32
  • 9+ rooms: 22
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sequatchie County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Sequatchie County population
  • no bedroom: 54
  • 1 bedroom: 84
  • 2 bedrooms: 849
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,462
  • 4 bedrooms: 522
  • 5+ bedrooms: 179
  • no bedroom: 35
  • 1 bedroom: 213
  • 2 bedrooms: 500
  • 3 bedrooms: 659
  • 4 bedrooms: 20
  • 5+ bedrooms: 7
Cars and other vehicles available in Sequatchie County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Sequatchie County population
  • no vehicle: 103
  • 1 vehicle: 895
  • 2 vehicles: 1,682
  • 3 vehicles: 813
  • 4 vehicles: 436
  • 5+ vehicles: 240
  • no vehicle: 144
  • 1 vehicle: 626
  • 2 vehicles: 469
  • 3 vehicles: 125
  • 4 vehicles: 90
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

91% of Sequatchie County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Tennessee.

Sequatchie County:

91.4%
State average:

85.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 9,965
  • Other state: 4,798
  • Northeast: 444
  • Midwest: 1,178
  • South: 2,627
  • West: 546

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sequatchie County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (58.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20.0%)
  • Utility gas (14.5%)
  • Wood (4.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)
  • Electricity (81.0%)
  • Utility gas (10.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.0%)
  • Wood (3.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 106
Here:

6.5%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 43
Here:

5.6%
Tennessee:

12.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 27
Here:

5.5%
Tennessee:

22.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Sequatchie County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Elementary & Secondary Education: $29,000
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $9,963,000
    Regular Highways: $1,493,000
    Police Protection: $421,000
    Central Staff Services: $409,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $263,000
    Solid Waste Management: $253,000
    Financial Administration: $252,000
    General - Other: $233,000
    Health Services - Other: $134,000
    Corrections - Other: $103,000
    General Public Buildings: $101,000
    Housing & Community Development: $58,000
    Libraries: $58,000
    Parks & Recreation: $40,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $37,000
    Fire Protection: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $538,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $232,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $19,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $460,000
    Police Protection: $47,000
    Regular Highways: $17,000
    Central Staff: $3,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
    Judicial: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,595,000

Sequatchie County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $442,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $334,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $298,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $8,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $209,000
    Rents: $168,000
    Interest Earnings: $115,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $7,703,000
    Highways: $1,313,000
    General Support: $272,000
    All Other: $262,000
    Housing & Community Development: $57,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,691,000
    Total General Sales: $1,407,000
    NEC: $112,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $30,000
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000

Sequatchie County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $52,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $10,376,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,596,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $9,747,000
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,334,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $40,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $20,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $629,000
    Other, NEC: $262,000

Sequatchie County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $249,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,597,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $420,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 437
  • Number of aged recipients: 47
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 390
  • Number of recipients under 18: 41
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 301
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 95
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 187
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 201
Sequatchie County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Sequatchie County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Sequatchie County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7870.0 years
Mary7079.7 years
William5972.9 years
John5272.0 years
Charles3972.4 years
Robert3068.8 years
George2576.2 years
Walter1775.1 years
Ruth1780.1 years
Joe1665.2 years
Most common last names in Sequatchie County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson11275.3 years
Smith9069.8 years
Barker3879.8 years
Ewton3779.0 years
Hixson3277.8 years
Harvey3273.7 years
Lewis3076.6 years
Hatfield2973.3 years
Lockhart2970.9 years
Seals2776.4 years
Businesses in Sequatchie County, TN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Rite Aid1
AutoZone1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
McDonald's1