Sequatchie County, Tennessee


Sequatchie County, Tennessee

Infobox U.S. County
county = Sequatchie County
state = Tennessee


seallink =
founded = 1857
seat = Dunlap
largest city = Dunlap
area_total_sq_mi = 266
area_total_km2 = 689
area_land_sq_mi = 266
area_land_km2 = 689
area_water_sq_mi = 0
area_water_km2 = 0
area percentage = .07%
census yr = 2000
pop = 11370
density_sq_mi = 43
density_km2 = 17
time zone = Central
UTC offset = -6
DST offset= -5
footnotes =
web = |

Sequatchie County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 11,370. Its county seat is DunlapGR|6.

Sequatchie County is part of the Chattanooga, TN–GA Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 266 square miles (689 km²), of which, 266 square miles (689 km²) of it is land and 0 square miles (0 km²) of it (0.07%) is water.

Adjacent counties

*Van Buren County (north)
*Bledsoe County (northeast)
*Hamilton County (southeast)
*Marion County (southwest)
*Grundy County (west)
*Warren County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 11,370 people, 4,463 households, and 3,311 families residing in the county. The population density was 43 people per square mile (17/km²). There were 4,916 housing units at an average density of 18 per square mile (7/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.66% White, 0.19% Black or African American, 0.33% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 0.48% from two or more races. 0.82% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,463 households out of which 33.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.80% were married couples living together, 11.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.80% were non-families. 22.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.60% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 30.00% from 25 to 44, 24.80% from 45 to 64, and 12.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 98.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $30,959, and the median income for a family was $36,435. Males had a median income of $27,535 versus $20,422 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,468. About 13.50% of families and 16.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.50% of those under age 18 and 20.30% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

*Dunlap
*Lone Oak

References

External links

*dmoz|Regional/North_America/United_States/Tennessee/Counties/Sequatchie/|Sequatchie County


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