Sewanee, Tennessee Population 2021

2,505
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Sewanee is a city located in Franklin County Tennessee. Sewanee has a 2020 population of 2,505. Sewanee is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 8.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,311 in 2010. Sewanee reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Sewanee is $125,999 with a poverty rate of 5.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $919 per month, and the median house value is $269,500. The median age in Sewanee is 21.4 years, 21.9 years for males, and 21.2 years for females.

Sewanee Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sewaneewas:

  • White: 89.94%
  • Two or more races: 5.91%
  • Asian: 2.32%
  • Black or African American: 1.84%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sewanee, Tennessee is 2,505 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,505.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,311.

Sewanee, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,25389.94%
Two or More Races1485.91%
Asian582.32%
Black or African American461.84%
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Sewanee Population by Race

Sewanee Population Pyramid $2021

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Sewanee Median Age

21.4


Total

21.9


Male

21.2


Female

Sewanee Adults

There are 2,334 adults, (371 of whom are seniors) in Sewanee.

Sewanee Age Dependency

27.6

Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

8.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Sewanee Sex Ratio

Female

1,427

56.97%

Male

1,078

43.03%

Sewanee Population by Age

Sewanee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sewanee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female0%100%
Non Family69.5%30.5%
All80.8%19.2%
Married94.3%5.7%
Male100%0%

80.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sewanee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4691.8880.8
Married2302.5594.3
Non Family2201.0969.5
Female102.10
Male94.11100

2.54

Average Family Size

1.88

Average Household Size

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Sewanee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade141.92%
9th to 12th Grade273.71%
High School Graduate577.83%
Some College121.65%
Associates Degree50.69%
Bachelors Degree19727.06%
Graduate Degree41657.14%
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Sewanee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sewanee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White629588519
2+ Races525252
Hispanic343434
Asian777
Black661

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Sewanee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$63,699$63,549$63,895
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$40,125$40,542$
Graduate Degree$64,634$64,621$64,651

$63,699

Average Earnings

$63,549

Average Male

$63,895

Average Female

Sewanee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sewanee Language by Age

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Sewanee Language

93.18% of Sewanee residents speak only English, while 6.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.81% of the population.

Sewanee Language

Sewanee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White716283.91%
Multiple1082321.30%

5.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.67%

Male Poverty Rate

3.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sewanee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sewanee is Multiple, with 21.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sewanee is White, with 3.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.32%.

Sewanee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater6.57%
Some College0.00%
High School0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Sewanee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed4.08%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed4.60%

Sewanee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sewanee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$78,472$125,999
Families$117,768$185,486
Married Families$119,464-
Non Families-$57,840
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Income by Household Type

Sewanee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

19.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

23.6%

Male Marriage Rate

17.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Sewanee Married by Age and Sex

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Sewanee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Sewanee Marital Status by Race

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Sewanee Marital Status

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70

Number of Veterans

60

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam33
Korea18
World War II11
First Gulf War8
Second Gulf War

Sewanee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7433
75+29
35 to 548
55 to 64
18 to 34

Sewanee Veterans by Age

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Sewanee Veterans by Race

Sewanee Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sewanee Veterans by Education

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45.4%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

0.6%

Unemployment Rate

Sewanee Employment by Age

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Sewanee Employment by Race

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Sewanee Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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17.84%

Born in Sewanee

95.17%

Native Born

4.83%

Foreign Born

4.03%

Non Citizen

0.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.17% of Sewanee residents were born in the United States, with 17.84% having been born in Tennessee. 4.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sewanee Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,5050.00%
20202,5050.00%
20192,5051536.51%
20182,352-25-1.05%
20172,377-126-5.03%
20162,503-139-5.26%
20152,642-42-1.56%
20142,684-227-7.80%
20132,911-48-1.62%
20122,9591786.40%
20112,78147020.34%
20102,3110.00%

Sewanee Population by Year