Seymour, TN Demographics


Population (year 2000): 8,850
Males: 4,320 (48.8%), Females: 4,530 (51.2%)

Sevier County

Zip code: 37865

Median resident age: 37.8 years
Median household income: $40,896 (year 2000)
Median house value: $97,200 (year 2000)

Races in Seymour:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.3%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (20.7%), Irish (11.6%), German (9.5%), English (8.1%), Scotch-Irish (3.3%), French (2.4%).

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 12.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Seymour

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Seymour CDP

  • Never married: 16.6%
  • Now married: 67.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

1.6% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Seymour:

  • UNIVERSITY OF TN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • EAST TENNESSEE CHILDRENS HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • FORT SANDERS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Seymour:

  • MC GHEE TYSON (about 16 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; ID: TYS)
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 92 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; ID: AVL)
  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 104 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; ID: TRI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Seymour:

  • KNOXVILLE DOWNTOWN ISLAND (about 9 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; ID: DKX)
  • GATLINBURG-PIGEON FORGE (about 18 miles; SEVIERVILLE, TN; ID: GKT)
  • POWELL (about 20 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; ID: 9A2)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seymour:

  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE (about 16 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 23,333)
  • PELLISSIPPI STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 5,196)
  • CARSON-NEWMAN COLLEGE (about 27 miles; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; FT enrollment: 3,893)
  • ROANE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; HARRIMAN, TN; FT enrollment: 3,490)
  • WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; CULLOWHEE, NC; FT enrollment: 5,843)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT ASHEVILLE (about 86 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 2,759)

Schools

Public high school in Seymour:

  • SEYMOUR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 944; Location: 732 BOYDS CREEK RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Seymour:

  • THE KING’S ACADEMY (Students: 256; Location: 202 SMOTHERS RD; Grades: KG – 12)
  • SEYMOUR CMTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 170; Location: PO BOX 220; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Seymour:

  • SEYMOUR MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 786; Location: 737 BOYDS CREEK HW; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SEYMOUR INTERMEDIATE (Students: 769; Location: 212 N PITNER RD; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • SEYMOUR PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 745; Location: 717 BOYDS CRK RD; Grades: KG – 02)