TN

National Population : 333,590,059
Tennessee State Population : 7,172,444

About Sweetwater, TN

Sweetwater, TN is located in Monroe County in the state of Tennessee.

The total City Population for Sweetwater is about 5,553 with about 257 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 15,949.

The Average Home Value is $112,700.00, which is roughly 19% lower than the Average Home Value of $139,641.00 for the state of Tennessee, and roughly 40% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $39,866.00, which is roughly 16% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $47,415.00 for the state of Tennessee, and roughly 31% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Sweetwater is about 5.5%.

Tennessee is ranked #44 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 23.34 out of 100.

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Voting

Monroe County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 77.57% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 80.7%
Democratic: 18.1%
Other: 1.2%


Nearby Locations

Philadelphia, TN (6.17 mi.)
Madisonville, TN (7.84 mi.)
Niota, TN (7.89 mi.)
Loudon, TN (11.72 mi.)
Ten Mile, TN (12.19 mi.)
Athens, TN (13.37 mi.)
Greenback, TN (16.64 mi.)
Lenoir City, TN (17.16 mi.)
Englewood, TN (18.98 mi.)
Kingston, TN (19.22 mi.)
Etowah, TN (19.26 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 37874
Latitude : 35.586344
Longitude : -84.439720
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 1180 ft.
Area Code(s) : 423, 865

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.53
Male Population Estimate : 45.62%
Female Population Estimate : 48.30%
Median Age : 40.7
Male Median Age : 39.7
Female Median Age : 41.6

White Population Estimate : 86.49%
Black Population Estimate : 4.63%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 3.87%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.79%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.03%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.99%
Other Population Estimate : 2.56%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Sweetwater specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Monroe County: About 4 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2020)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Monroe County: About 475 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Monroe County is about 5% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 39% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.