Sweetwater, TN


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Sweetwater is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 5,931 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sweetwater is the 108th largest community in Tennessee.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sweetwater is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sweetwater is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sweetwater who work in office and administrative support (17.28%), sales jobs (13.72%), and healthcare (12.06%).

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Sweetwater has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Sweetwater a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

As is often the case in a small city, Sweetwater doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The percentage of people in Sweetwater with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.18% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Sweetwater in 2010 was $22,488, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,952 for a family of four. However, Sweetwater contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Sweetwater home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sweetwater residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sweetwater include German, English, Scots-Irish, and Pennsylvania German.

The most common language spoken in Sweetwater is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hungarian.

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