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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Sweetwater TN General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||5,899||6,495,978|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||5,790||6,346,113|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||1.9%||2.4%|
|Population, 2010 ||5,764||6,346,105|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||6.5%||6.4%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||22.9%||23.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||20.7%||13.4%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||53.6%||51.3% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||88.7%||77.6%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||6.4%||16.7%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.3%||0.3%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.9%||1.4%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.0%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||1.9%||1.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||3.2%||4.6%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||87.6%||75.6% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||79.8%||84.6%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||1.6%||4.6%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||2.4%||6.6%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||76.3%||84.4%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||10.5%||23.8%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||624||484,901|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||22.8||24.3|
|Housing units, 2010 ||2,738||2,812,133|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||63.5%||67.8%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||14.6%||18.3%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$105,100||$139,200|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||2,414||2,475,195|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.34||2.52|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$21,570||$24,409|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$37,351||$44,298|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||19.3%||17.6%|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||575||545,348|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||8.4%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||2.0%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||1.6%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||12.5%||25.9% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||260,692||140,447,760|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||D||80,116,528|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||208,171||77,547,291|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$32,100||$12,563|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||12,594||10,626,759|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||8.52||41,234.90|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||676.5||153.9|
|FIPS Code ||72540||47|
|Counties ||McMinn County|
| Monroe County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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