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Total population: 5,874 (Urban population: 4,548 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 638 (12 farm, 626 nonfarm))

Houses: 2,755 (2,403 occupied: 1,482 owner occupied, 924 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

38%
State:

35%

Housing density: 400 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $120,032.

Median contract rent in 2016: $270 (lower quartile is $370, upper quartile is $350)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $455


Median gross rent in Sweetwater, TN in 2016: $354

Housing units in Sweetwater with a mortgage: 709 (8 second mortgage, 51 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 781

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $65,769

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $40,125

Median monthly housing costs: $593


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Sweetwater, Tennessee Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $119,031 (it was $68,200 in 2000)
Sweetwater:

$119,031
Tennessee:

$157,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $83,766 - $203,778

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $162,292
Here:

$162,292
State:

$216,477

Mobile homes: $39,359
Here:

$39,359
State:

$72,294
Median year house/condo built: 1975

Median year apartment built: 1973

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,969
  • In family households: 5,047 (889 male householders, 824 female householders)
    1,462 spouses, 1,197 children (1,035 natural, 43 adopted, 120 stepchildren), 268 grandchildren, 10 brothers or sisters, 131 parents, 127 other relatives, 136 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 717 (247 male householders (230 living alone)), 431 female householders (416 living alone)), 34 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 192

Size of family households: 1,118 2-persons, 321 3-persons, 120 4-persons, 101 5-persons, 48 6-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 649 1-person, 28 2-persons.

757 married couples with children.
121 single-parent households (0 men, 121 women).

95.6% of residents of Sweetwater speak English at home.
4.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (17% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 42% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 320 (5.4%)
(39.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.0
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sweetwater, Tennessee:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 91 bedroom
  • 3312 bedrooms
  • 7473 bedrooms
  • 3174 bedrooms
  • 805+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sweetwater population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sweetwater, Tennessee:

  • 50no bedroom
  • 1241 bedroom
  • 3922 bedrooms
  • 2823 bedrooms
  • 824 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sweetwater population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Sweetwater in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 70no vehicle
  • 3431 vehicle
  • 6132 vehicles
  • 3663 vehicles
  • 344 vehicles
  • 505+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sweetwater population

Cars and other vehicles available in Sweetwater in renter-occupied apartments

  • 121no vehicle
  • 4541 vehicle
  • 3402 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sweetwater population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sweetwater, Tennessee:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 664 rooms
  • 3535 rooms
  • 3576 rooms
  • 1967 rooms
  • 2018 rooms
  • 3109+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Sweetwater population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sweetwater, Tennessee:

  • 511 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 763 rooms
  • 1784 rooms
  • 3005 rooms
  • 2006 rooms
  • 727 rooms
  • 308 rooms
  • 179+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Sweetwater population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Sweetwater, TN household income distribution

  • Sweetwater, TN household income distribution
  • 218Less than $10,000
  • 214$10,000 to $14,999
  • 199$15,000 to $19,999
  • 158$20,000 to $24,999
  • 38$25,000 to $29,999
  • 200$30,000 to $34,999
  • 176$35,000 to $39,999
  • 230$40,000 to $44,999
  • 50$45,000 to $49,999
  • 190$50,000 to $59,999
  • 144$60,000 to $74,999
  • 134$75,000 to $99,999
  • 231$100,000 to $124,999
  • 139$125,000 to $149,999
  • 24$150,000 to $199,999
  • 22$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Sweetwater, TN

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Sweetwater, TN
  • 5Less than $10,000
  • 11$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8$20,000 to $24,999
  • 16$25,000 to $29,999
  • 7$30,000 to $34,999
  • 34$35,000 to $39,999
  • 49$40,000 to $49,999
  • 45$50,000 to $59,999
  • 69$60,000 to $69,999
  • 111$70,000 to $79,999
  • 184$80,000 to $89,999
  • 75$90,000 to $99,999
  • 105$100,000 to $124,999
  • 98$125,000 to $149,999
  • 141$150,000 to $174,999
  • 119$175,000 to $199,999
  • 130$200,000 to $249,999
  • 79$250,000 to $299,999
  • 75$300,000 to $399,999
  • 25$400,000 to $499,999
  • 42$500,000 to $749,999
  • 10$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Sweetwater, TN

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Sweetwater, TN
  • 29$100 to $149
  • 57$200 to $249
  • 18$250 to $299
  • 54$300 to $349
  • 61$350 to $399
  • 131$400 to $449
  • 108$450 to $499
  • 114$500 to $549
  • 12$550 to $599
  • 17$600 to $649
  • 108$700 to $749
  • 30$750 to $799
  • 14$1,000 to $1,249
  • 104No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 902000 to 2009
  • 131990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 81970 to 1979
  • 0Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Sweetwater population
Sweetwater commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 224
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 573
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 323
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 130
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 309
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 103
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 98
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 49
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 22
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 287
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 94
  • 90 or more minutes: 54
Sweetwater, TN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 67.6%
Number of people working at home: 0 (0.0% of all workers)

Sweetwater mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,438 (93%)
  • Carpooled: 205 (4%)
  • Taxi: 27 (1%)
  • Walked: 104 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 1,220
 English: 533
 German: 264
 Irish: 113
 Scotch-Irish: 109
 Dutch: 87
 Scottish: 59
 Pennsylvania German: 46
 Italian: 33
 Haitian: 15
 Welsh: 13
 British: 11
 French Canadian: 9
 Danish: 9
 French (except Basque): 7
 Eastern European: 7
 Russian: 6
 Lithuanian: 4
 Polish: 4

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

  • 30%Nicaragua
  • 21%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 17%Cuba
  • 11%Philippines
  • 5%Haiti
  • 3%Canada
  • 1%Poland

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

  • This state: 4,085
  • Other state: 1,431
  • Northeast: 201
  • Midwest: 469
  • South: 547
  • West: 215

81% of Sweetwater residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Tennessee.

Sweetwater:

81.3%
State average:

85.8%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 18
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 31
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 88
  • 9th grade: 83
  • 10th grade: 83
  • 11th grade: 73
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 59
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 838
  • Less than 1 year of college: 102
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 152
  • Associate degree: 165
  • Bachelor's degree: 214
  • Master's degree: 16
  • Professional school degree: 34
  • Doctorate degree: 11

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 11
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 23
  • 7th and 8th grade: 99
  • 9th grade: 17
  • 10th grade: 71
  • 11th grade: 58
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 70
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 869
  • Less than 1 year of college: 225
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 300
  • Associate degree: 129
  • Bachelor's degree: 292
  • Master's degree: 121
  • Professional school degree: 91
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 9.3%Males
  • 5.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 22.8%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 25.6%Males
Sweetwater marital status for males
Sweetwater marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,172
  • One, attached: 11
  • Two: 127
  • 3 or 4: 69
  • 5 to 9: 121
  • 20 to 49: 58
  • 50 or more: 9
  • Mobile homes: 175

Median worth of mobile homes: $37,757

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 6.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Sweetwater:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sweetwater
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (49.6%)
  • Electricity (44.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • Electricity (61.6%)
  • Utility gas (34.1%)
  • Wood (2.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 37
Here:

7.5%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 13
Here:

4.8%
Tennessee:

12.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

12.7%
Tennessee:

22.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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)