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Total population: 6,654 (Urban population: 5,835 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 819 (15 farm, 803 nonfarm))

Sweetwater,TN index of house prices


Houses: 2,500 (2,292 occupied: 1,563 owner occupied, 729 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

32%
State:

37%

Housing density: 363 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $181,122.


Median contract rent in 2009: $365 (lower quartile is $263, upper quartile is $521)


Median gross rent in Sweetwater, TN in 2009: $472


Housing units in Sweetwater with a mortgage: 692 (56 second mortgage, 50 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 590


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $48,711


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $43,304


Median monthly housing costs: $539





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Sweetwater, Tennessee Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $103,429 (it was $68,200 in 2000)
Sweetwater:

$103,429
Tennessee:

$137,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,909 - $158,206

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $122,285
Here:

$122,285
State:

$188,484

Townhouses or other attached units: $84,468
Here:

$84,468
State:

$164,698

In 2-unit structures: $187,646
Here:

$187,646
State:

$141,233

Mobile homes: $47,562
Here:

$47,562
State:

$44,109

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $29,385
Here:

$29,385
State:

$46,838

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,979
  • In family households: 4,083 (1,055 male householders, 419 female householders)
    1,052 spouses, 1,360 children (1,231 natural, 36 adopted, 93 stepchildren), 58 grandchildren, 15 brothers or sisters, 32 parents, 44 other relatives, 48 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 896 (246 male householders (200 living alone)), 569 female householders (534 living alone)), 81 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 207 (201 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 817 2-persons, 322 3-persons, 221 4-persons, 104 5-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 734 1-person, 75 2-persons, 6 3-persons.

702 married couples with children.
401 single-parent households (65 men, 336 women).

99.1% of residents of Sweetwater speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (41% speak English very well, 59% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 8 (0.2%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Sweetwater, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 28
  • 4 rooms: 286
  • 5 rooms: 401
  • 6 rooms: 388
  • 7 rooms: 199
  • 8 rooms: 124
  • 9 or more rooms: 130
  • 1 room: 33
  • 2 rooms: 33
  • 3 rooms: 120
  • 4 rooms: 265
  • 5 rooms: 161
  • 6 rooms: 81
  • 7 rooms: 29
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 7
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sweetwater, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 42
  • 2 bedrooms: 457
  • 3 bedrooms: 838
  • 4 bedrooms: 174
  • 5+ bedrooms: 45
  • no bedroom: 33
  • 1 bedroom: 184
  • 2 bedrooms: 350
  • 3 bedrooms: 162
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Sweetwater, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 144
  • 1 vehicle: 492
  • 2 vehicles: 603
  • 3 vehicles: 222
  • 4 vehicles: 60
  • 5+ vehicles: 42
  • no vehicle: 98
  • 1 vehicle: 442
  • 2 vehicles: 161
  • 3 vehicles: 23
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 35
  • 2000 to 2004: 213
  • 1990 to 1999: 298
  • 1980 to 1989: 443
  • 1970 to 1979: 475
  • 1960 to 1969: 453
  • 1950 to 1959: 376
  • 1940 to 1949: 218
  • 1939 or earlier: 398

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Sweetwater, TN house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Sweetwater, TN:

  • Less than $10,000: 51
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 25
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 16
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 19
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 25
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 13
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 23
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 134
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 115
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 90
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 91
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 113
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 131
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 404
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 258
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 84
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 48
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 84
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 69
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 34
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 14
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 13
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 5
  • $1,000,000 or more: 3
 


Sweetwater rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Sweetwater:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 14
  • $150 to $199: 42
  • $200 to $249: 87
  • $250 to $299: 67
  • $300 to $349: 9
  • $350 to $399: 49
  • $400 to $449: 130
  • $450 to $499: 50
  • $500 to $549: 28
  • $550 to $599: 80
  • $600 to $649: 24
  • $650 to $699: 110
  • $700 to $749: 18
  • $750 to $799: 20
  • $800 to $899: 83
  • $900 to $999: 15
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 13
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 0
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 104
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1985 to 1989: 0
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 8
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 0


Sweetwater, TN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 59.2%
Number of people working at home: 79 (3.4% of all workers)


Sweetwater commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 147
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 468
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 305
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 279
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 327
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 94
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 164
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 48
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 114
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 160
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 75
  • 90 or more minutes: 81
 


Sweetwater mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,948 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 248 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 11 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 18 (1%)
  • Walked: 16 (1%)
  • Other means: 21 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 79 (3%)
 


Sweetwater, TN household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 376
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 235
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 158
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 258
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 198
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 162
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 118
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 142
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 84
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 121
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 203
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 71
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 80
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 49
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 20
  • $200,000 or more: 14
 

First ancestries reported:

 United States or American: 1174
 Other groups: 581
 Irish: 328
 English: 199
 German: 179
 Scotch-Irish: 62
 French (except Basque): 44
 Scottish: 44
 Italian: 41
 Greek: 28
 Dutch: 26
 Norwegian: 23
 Polish: 23
 European: 16
 British: 12
 Welsh: 12
 Hungarian: 6
 Danish: 5
 Canadian: 5


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



  • Philippines (100%)


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

  • This state: 4067
  • Northeast: 139
  • Midwest: 336
  • South: 550
  • West: 69

57% of Sweetwater residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in Tennessee.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 14
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 59
  • 5th and 6th grade: 53
  • 7th and 8th grade: 184
  • 9th grade: 78
  • 10th grade: 46
  • 11th grade: 47
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 37
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 594
  • Less than 1 year of college: 68
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 194
  • Associate degree: 81
  • Bachelor's degree: 97
  • Master's degree: 15
  • Professional school degree: 16
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 50
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 67
  • 5th and 6th grade: 50
  • 7th and 8th grade: 290
  • 9th grade: 66
  • 10th grade: 82
  • 11th grade: 53
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 51
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 853
  • Less than 1 year of college: 98
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 183
  • Associate degree: 97
  • Bachelor's degree: 188
  • Master's degree: 36
  • Professional school degree: 33
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 7.0%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 6.9%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 16.7%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 5.7%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $34,281
  • Black householders: $23,140
  • Two or more races householders: $33,476
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $16,251
Sweetwater household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Sweetwater household income for Black householders
Sweetwater household income for Asian householders
Sweetwater household income for Two or more races householders
Sweetwater household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Sweetwater marital status for males
Sweetwater marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $108,130
  • Black or African American householders: $96,756
  • Two or more races householders: $113,741
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $56,870

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,764
  • One, attached: 13
  • Two: 161
  • 3 or 4: 157
  • 5 to 9: 74
  • 10 to 19: 76
  • 20 to 49: 23
  • Mobile homes: 226
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Median worth of mobile homes: $26,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Sweetwater:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sweetwater
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (50.9%)
  • Electricity (43.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.3%)
  • Wood (1.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (52.4%)
  • Electricity (46.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 29
Here:

8.1%
Tennessee:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 16
Here:

5.2%
Tennessee:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16
Here:

12.8%
Tennessee:

22.8%

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 (Noninst.)


 

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