Sevier County, Tennessee Population 2021

Sevier County, Tennessee's estimated population is 98,960 with a growth rate of 0.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sevier County, Tennessee is the 15th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 Population was 89,923 and has seen a growth of 10.05% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202198,9603550.36%
202098,6053550.36%
201998,2503550.36%
201897,8955880.60%
201797,3078370.87%
201696,4701,0531.10%
201595,4177570.80%
201494,6601,1831.27%
201393,4771,1151.21%
201292,3621,1701.28%
201191,1921,2691.41%
201089,92338,88076.17%
199051,0439,62523.24%
198041,41813,17746.66%
197028,2413,99016.45%
196024,2518763.75%
195023,375840.36%
194023,2912,81113.73%
193020,480-1,904-8.51%
192022,384880.39%
191022,2962751.25%
190022,0213,26017.38%
189018,7613,22020.72%
188015,5414,51340.92%
187011,0281,90620.89%
18609,1222,20231.82%
18506,9204787.42%
18406,44272512.68%
18305,71794519.80%
18204,7721773.85%
18104,5951,17634.40%
18003,419-200-5.53%
17903,6190.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.36%
County Website
Founded
September 28, 1794
County Seat
2010 Population
89,923
Growth Since 2010
10.05%
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Sevier County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White91,96494.74%
Two or More Races1,9912.05%
Some Other Race9981.03%
Black or African American9100.94%
Asian7590.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native4270.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.02%
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Sevier County, Tennessee Population by Race

Sevier County, Tennessee Population Pyramid $2021

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Sevier County, Tennessee Median Age

42.9


Total

41


Male

45.1


Female

Sevier County, Tennessee Adults

There are 77,173 adults, (18,688 of whom are seniors) in Sevier County, Tennessee.

Sevier County, Tennessee Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Sevier County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

49,373

50.86%

Male

47,695

49.14%

Sevier County, Tennessee Population by Age

Sevier County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sevier County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.9%20.1%
All69.4%30.6%
Non Family59%41%
Female53.2%46.8%
Male47.2%52.8%

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sevier County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All37,2102.5869.4
Married20,4803.0279.9
Non Family11,0341.3659
Female4,1553.4153.2
Male1,5413.247.2

3.01

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Sevier County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,7685.42%
9th to 12th Grade6,6689.59%
High School Graduate25,89937.23%
Some College15,88122.83%
Associates Degree5,2147.50%
Bachelors Degree8,24111.85%
Graduate Degree3,8885.59%
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Sevier County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sevier County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White64,22255,05111,456
Hispanic2,8621,728122
2+ Races810733111
Black730665105
Asian615615231
Other Race54828051
Native American31631691
Islander1919

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.56%.

Sevier County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,450$31,758$24,769
Less Than 9th Grade$19,943$23,545$16,832
High School Graduate$25,914$31,250$20,898
Some College$28,307$33,478$24,623
Bachelors Degree$39,332$42,184$35,818
Graduate Degree$50,625$54,119$48,672

$28,450

Average Earnings

$31,758

Average Male

$24,769

Average Female

Sevier County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sevier County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Sevier County, Tennessee Language

93.13% of Sevier County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 6.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.85% of the population.

Sevier County, Tennessee Language

Sevier County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White86,0149,69511.27%
Hispanic5,8022,30939.80%
Multiple1,95685243.56%
Other99831331.36%
Asian75818724.67%
Black84915518.26%
Native387246.20%

13.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.65%

Male Poverty Rate

14.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sevier County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sevier County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 43.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sevier County, Tennessee is Native, with 6.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.30%.

Sevier County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.34%
High School12.06%
Some College8.19%
Bachelors or Greater5.24%

Sevier County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed34.89%
Male Unemployed27.32%
Female Employed8.75%
Male Employed8.03%

Sevier County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sevier County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,610$63,337
Families$58,230$71,569
Married Families$64,933$80,486
Non Families$30,792$41,335
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Income by Household Type

Sevier County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Sevier County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Sevier County, Tennessee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sevier County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Sevier County, Tennessee Marital Status

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6,485

Number of Veterans

5,886

Male Veterans

599

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,850
First Gulf War1,055
Second Gulf War657
Korea489
World War II193

Sevier County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,212
75+1,547
55 to 641,350
35 to 541,187
18 to 34189

Sevier County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,4218.76%
Hispanic320.92%
Native American278.11%
Black213.21%
2+ Races161.21%

Sevier County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Sevier County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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7.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sevier County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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62%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Sevier County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Sevier County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Sevier County, Tennessee 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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50.65%

Born in Sevier County, Tennessee

94.79%

Native Born

5.21%

Foreign Born

3.84%

Non Citizen

1.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.79% of Sevier County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 50.65% having been born in Tennessee. 3.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sevier County, Tennessee Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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