Seymour, Tennessee Population 2024

16,718

Seymour is a city located in Blount County, Knox County, and Sevier County Tennessee. Seymour has a 2024 population of 16,718. Seymour is currently growing at a rate of 1.95% annually and its population has increased by 8.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,444 in 2020.

The average household income in Seymour is $102,629 with a poverty rate of 7.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Seymour is 42.4 years, 38.6 years for males, and 45.9 years for females.

Seymour Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Seymour was:

  • White: 95.32%
  • Two or more races: 3.11%
  • Other race: 0.81%
  • Asian: 0.76%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
16.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,043.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
8.25% (1,274)
The current population of Seymour, Tennessee is 16,718 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,444.

Seymour, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,32895.32%
Two or more races5003.11%
Other race1300.81%
Asian1230.76%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Seymour Population by Race

Seymour Population Pyramid 2024

Seymour Median Age

42.4

Total

38.6

Male

45.9

Female

Seymour Adults

There are 12,539 adults, (2,716 of whom are seniors) in Seymour.

Seymour Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Seymour Sex Ratio

Female8,56053.23%
Male7,52146.77%

Seymour Population by Age

Seymour Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,8962.7378.821.2
Married3,7023.383.716.3
Non Family1,5391.2373.426.6
Female4342.8259.940.1
Male2213.357129

3.14

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

78.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Seymour Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2221.99%
9th to 12th Grade7156.41%
High School Graduate4,04836.27%
Some College2,89925.98%
Associates Degree8787.87%
Bachelors Degree1,92117.21%
Graduate Degree4774.27%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Seymour Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Seymour Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White10,7909,8852,353
2+ Races24923735
Hispanic1048410
Other Race84640
Asian15150

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.81%.

Seymour Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$45,885$58,927$36,623
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$35,733$52,846$27,185
Some College$46,218$58,702$36,163
Bachelors Degree$55,976$0$43,889
Graduate Degree$91,000$121,098$66,827

$45,885

Average Earnings

$58,927

Average Male

$36,623

Average Female

Seymour Earnings by Educational Attainment

Seymour Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Seymour Language

97.25% of Seymour residents speak only English, while 2.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.95% of the population.

Seymour Language

Seymour Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White14,9971,0146.76%
Multiple50011623.2%
Hispanic2383012.61%

7.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.48%

Male Poverty Rate

8.8%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Seymour

The race most likely to be in poverty in Seymour is Multiple, with 23.2% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Seymour is White, with 6.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.5%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11%.

Seymour Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College9.56%
High School8.75%
Less Than 9th Grade3.95%
Bachelors or Greater1.71%

Seymour Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed18.89%
Female Employed5.01%
Male Employed1.67%
Male Unemployed0%

Seymour Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Seymour Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$78,898$102,629
Families$89,571$117,047
Married Families$95,513$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,360$58,829

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Seymour Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Seymour Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Seymour Marriage

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

Seymour Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Seymour Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,275

Number of Veterans

1,227

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam376
First Gulf War334
Second Gulf War208
Korea12
World War II0

Seymour Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64404
35 to 54315
75+255
65 to 74223
18 to 3478

Seymour Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,25010.3%
2+ Races259.54%

Seymour Veterans by Race

Seymour Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.1%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Seymour Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Seymour Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Seymour Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Seymour Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

55.62%

Born in Seymour

96.72%

Native Born

3.28%

Foreign Born

0.67%

Non Citizen

2.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.72% of Seymour residents were born in the United States, with 55.62% having been born in Tennessee. 0.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Seymour Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202416,7183191.95%
202316,3993181.98%
202216,0814482.87%
202115,6331891.22%
202015,4444,25137.98%
201911,1933202.94%
201810,8732992.83%
201710,574-590-5.28%
201611,1641050.95%
201511,0593563.33%
201410,703-302-2.74%
201311,005-186-1.66%
201211,1918428.14%
201110,349-570-5.22%
201010,91900%

Seymour Population by Year