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Sevierville, Tennessee

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Sevierville is a city located in Sevier County, Tennessee, and is its county seatTemplate:GR. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 11,757.

The town is along the Little Pigeon River, which flows down from Gatlinburg and through Pigeon Forge. Sevierville (pronounced severe-ville, not sev-E-R-ville) is also the birthplace of singer Dolly Parton.

The city's website is at http://www.seviervilletn.org.

Geography

Location of Sevierville, Tennessee

Sevierville is located at 35°52'39" North, 83°34'12" West (35.877560, -83.569927)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 51.8 km² (20.0 mi²). 51.5 km² (19.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.50% water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 11,757 people, 5,002 households, and 3,206 families residing in the city. The population density is 228.2/km² (591.1/mi²). There are 5,787 housing units at an average density of 112.3/km² (291.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 95.64% White, 1.17% African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.93% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.73% from other races, and 1.16% from two or more races. 1.62% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 5,002 households out of which 28.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.3% are married couples living together, 13.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.9% are non-families. 30.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.27 and the average family size is 2.82.

In the city the population is spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 89.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 84.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $30,623, and the median income for a family is $37,972. Males have a median income of $27,247 versus $19,401 for females. The per capita income for the city is $18,576. 16.9% of the population and 14.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 24.1% of those under the age of 18 and 17.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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