Sweetwater SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
2
Amenities
6
Education
5
Commute
8

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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
5,842
Unemployment
8.1%
Poverty
14.9%
Median Home
$113,700
Median Income
$40,042
Median Rent
$631

Rankings for Sweetwater in Tennessee

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Map Of Sweetwater, TN

Population over time in Sweetwater

Year Population % Change
2017 5,842 -0.6%
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 1259.0 651.5 382.9
Murder 0.0 7.8 5.3
Robbery 67.1 117.1 98.0
Aggravated Assault 1175.1 482.9 248.9
Property Crime 6328.7 2940.6 2362.0
Burglary 1393.3 576.5 430.4
Larceny 4532.5 2088.3 1694.0
Car Theft 402.9 275.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Sweetwater

White
84.4% (4,932)
African American
7.8% (458)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.9% (111)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.3% (78)
Hispanic
4.5% (263)
Race Sweetwater TN USA
White 84.4% 74.3% 61.5%
African American 7.8% 16.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.9% 1.7% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 1.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 4.5% 5.2% 17.6%

Household Income For Sweetwater, Tennessee

Less than $10,000
7.4% (43,230)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.3% (48,488)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.2% (82,956)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.3% (71,856)
$35,000 to $49,999
19.0% (110,998)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.4% (113,334)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.9% (46,151)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.4% (60,756)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.3% (1,752)
$200,000 or more
0.8% (4,673)
Income Sweetwater TN USA
Less than $10,000 7.4% 7.9% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.3% 5.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.2% 11.8% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.3% 11.1% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 19.0% 14.6% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.4% 18.5% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.9% 11.5% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.4% 11.2% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.3% 3.9% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 0.8% 3.9% 6.3%

Gender in Sweetwater

Female
54.2% (3,167)
Male
45.8% (2,674)
Gender Sweetwater TN USA
Female 54.2% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 45.8% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sweetwater for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.9% (342)
9-12th Grade
14.6% (850)
High School / GED
39.9% (2,331)
Some College
17.5% (1,022)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (466)
Bachelor's Degree
9.9% (580)
Master's Degree
2.4% (138)
Professional Degree
1.9% (109)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Sweetwater TN USA
< 9th Grade 5.9% 5.1% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 14.6% 8.4% 7.2%
High School / GED 39.9% 32.6% 27.3%
Some College 17.5% 20.9% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 9.9% 16.5% 19.1%
Master's Degree 2.4% 6.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.9% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.2% 1.4%

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