Sweetwater employment information

Income per capita$22,488$24,811$28,555
Median household income$34,684$44,621$53,482
Median income owner occupied$44,511$56,400$68,142
Median income renter occupied$15,925$26,708$33,219
Median earnings male$38,350$32,151$36,116
Median earnings female$17,667$23,376$25,692
Unemployment rate7.8%5.8%5.8%
Poverty level15.9%17.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Sweetwater is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sweetwater is 35% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sweetwater is 34% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sweetwater is 2% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Sweetwater median earnings by income bracket

Sweetwater employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector24.2%0.8%
Financial & insurance services5.0%1.2%
Wholesale & retail services19.1%16.3%
Public administration0.7%4.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.7%2.6%
Education, health & social services11.6%44.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Tellico Village, TN6,385$72,09635%
Riceville, TN662$39,10727%
Philadelphia, TN901$34,65935%
Loudon, TN5,606$34,19536%
Lenoir City, TN8,867$33,50037%
Sweetwater, TN5,856$34,68435%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Watchung, NJ5,855$104,82196%
Springs, NY5,855$80,30350%
Plain City, UT5,859$86,05961%
Covington, VA5,853$38,17629%
Doney Park, AZ5,860$81,30752%
Sweetwater, TN5,856$34,68435%
Source: The Sweetwater, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.