Sewanee demographics profile

StatisticSewaneeTennesseeNational
Population2,5036,548,009318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)64415391
Median age21.338.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)21%57%55%
Speak English97%93%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%
Sewanee, TN has a population of 2,503 and is the 9,851st largest city in the United States. The population density is 644 per sq mi which is 321% higher than the Tennessee average and 611% higher than the national average. The median age in Sewanee is 21 which is approximately 45% lower than the Tennessee average of 39. In Sewanee, 21% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 19% of Sewanee residents were born in Tennessee, 77% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Sewanee is 321% higher than Tennessee.
  • The median age in Sewanee is 45% lower than Tennessee.
  • In Sewanee 90.17% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Sewanee 3.96% of the population is African American.
  • In Sewanee 2.96% of the population is Asian.

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Sewanee population breakdown by race

RaceSewaneeTennesseeNational
Caucasian90.17%77.84%73.35%
African American3.96%16.81%12.63%
Asian2.96%1.61%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race2.92%2.03%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.38%4.75%
In Sewanee, 4.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Sewanee age breakdown

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Source: The Sewanee, TN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).