Sewanee, Tennessee Population 2022

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.

The average household income in Sewanee is $125,999 with a poverty rate of 12.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $966 per month, and the median house value is $250,500. 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: 88.46%
  • Two or more races: 5.52%
  • Black or African American: 3.47%
  • Asian: 2.55%
  • 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 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,32288.46%
Black or African American913.47%
Asian672.55%
Two or More Races1455.52%
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Sewanee Population by Race

Sewanee Population Pyramid 2022

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Sewanee Median Age

21.6


Total

22


Male

21.3


Female

Sewanee Adults

There are 2,433 adults, (400 of whom are seniors) in Sewanee.

Sewanee Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

9.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sewanee Sex Ratio

Female

1,414

53.87%

Male

1,211

46.13%

Sewanee Population by Age

Sewanee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sewanee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married91.4%8.6%
All80%20%
Non Family72.9%27.1%
Female0%100%

80.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sewanee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All501280
Married2212.8791.4
Male53.8100
Female91.890
Non Family2661.2572.9

2.8

Average Family Size

2

Average Household Size

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Sewanee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30.39%
9th to 12th Grade273.50%
High School Graduate496.35%
Some College567.25%
Associates Degree91.17%
Bachelors Degree16821.76%
Graduate Degree46059.59%
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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
Asian252525
2+ Races191919
Hispanic686868
White650620515
Black10101

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$63,233$62,951$63,494
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$27,125$$
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$64,700$65,750$64,231

$63,233

Average Earnings

$62,951

Average Male

$63,494

Average Female

Sewanee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sewanee Language by Age

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Sewanee Language

91.67% of Sewanee residents speak only English, while 8.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.09% of the population.

Sewanee Language

Sewanee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White79111915.04%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic10643.77%

12.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.20%

Male Poverty Rate

10.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sewanee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sewanee is White, with 15.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sewanee is Hispanic, with 3.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.68%.

Sewanee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
High School0.00%
Some College41.54%
Bachelors or Greater7.85%

Sewanee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.41%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed17.21%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Sewanee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sewanee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,793$114,989
Families$120,288$177,667
Married Families$121,635-
Non Families$31,875$59,229
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Income by Household Type

Sewanee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

19.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.1%

Male Marriage Rate

16.7%

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 35-44.

Sewanee Marital Status by Race

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Sewanee Marital Status

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67

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War16
First Gulf War24
Vietnam18
Korea17
World War II8

Sewanee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5424
55 to 64
65 to 7418
75+25

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

23.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sewanee Veterans by Education

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47.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.2%

Employment Rate

0.7%

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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22.74%

Born in Sewanee

93.75%

Native Born

6.25%

Foreign Born

5.33%

Non Citizen

0.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.75% of Sewanee residents were born in the United States, with 22.74% having been born in Tennessee. 5.33% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,3110.00%
20112,78147020.34%
20122,9591786.40%
20132,911-48-1.62%
20142,684-227-7.80%
20152,642-42-1.56%
20162,503-139-5.26%
20172,377-126-5.03%
20182,352-25-1.05%
20192,5051536.51%
20202,5050.00%
20212,5050.00%
20222,5050.00%

Sewanee Population by Year