Sweetwater SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
3
Amenities
6
Education
5
Commute
8.5

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Sweetwater, Tennessee Info Snack

Sweetwater is a city in Monroe and McMinn counties in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the most populous city in Monroe County. The population was 5,586 at the 2000 census and 5,764 at the 2010 census. Sweetwater is the home of the Craighead Caverns which contains the Lost Sea, the United States' largest underground lake.
Population
5,877
Unemployment
10.4%
Poverty
17.1%
Median Home
$110,200
Median Income
$38,948
Median Rent
$566

Rankings for Sweetwater in Tennessee

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Map Of Sweetwater, TN

Population over time in Sweetwater

Year Population % Change
2016 5,877 0.1%
2015 5,872 0.3%
2014 5,856 0.3%
2013 5,839 0.2%
2012 5,827 0.1%
2011 5,820 0.2%
2010 5,807 -

Crime in Sweetwater Per 100k

Crime Sweetwater TN USA
Violent Crime 1141.5 632.9 386.3
Murder 16.8 7.3 5.3
Robbery 50.4 117.5 102.8
Aggravated Assault 1074.4 467.3 248.5
Property Crime 6446.2 2854.1 2450.7
Burglary 1712.3 606.1 468.9
Larceny 4163.2 2020.7 1745.0
Car Theft 570.8 227.3 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Sweetwater

White
86.0% (5,056)
African American
5.3% (311)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.5% (89)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.4% (80)
Hispanic
5.8% (341)
Race Sweetwater TN USA
White 86.0% 74.5% 60.6%
African American 5.3% 16.7% 10.4%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.5% 1.6% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 1.4% 1.8% 2.5%
Hispanic 5.8% 5.0% 17.3%

Household Income For Sweetwater, Tennessee

Less than $10,000
9.5% (558)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.1% (593)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.4% (905)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.2% (599)
$35,000 to $49,999
18.9% (1,110)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.9% (816)
$75,000 to $99,999
5.4% (317)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.8% (869)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.9% (52)
$200,000 or more
0.8% (47)
Income Sweetwater TN USA
Less than $10,000 9.5% 8.3% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.1% 6.1% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.4% 12.3% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.2% 11.6% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.9% 14.7% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.9% 18.3% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 5.4% 11.3% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.8% 10.5% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.9% 3.6% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 0.8% 3.5% 5.7%

Gender in Sweetwater

Female
52.3% (3,075)
Male
47.7% (2,801)
Gender Sweetwater TN USA
Female 52.3% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 47.7% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sweetwater for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.2% (421)
9-12th Grade
12.3% (721)
High School / GED
39.4% (2,315)
Some College
17.7% (1,037)
Associate's Degree
6.3% (368)
Bachelor's Degree
11.1% (654)
Master's Degree
3.0% (176)
Professional Degree
2.8% (165)
Doctorate Degree
0.3% (16)
Education Sweetwater TN USA
< 9th Grade 7.2% 5.4% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 12.3% 8.6% 7.4%
High School / GED 39.4% 32.8% 27.5%
Some College 17.7% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.3% 6.8% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 11.1% 16.1% 18.8%
Master's Degree 3.0% 6.5% 8.2%
Professional Degree 2.8% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.3% 1.2% 1.3%

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