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Sweetwater is a city in Monroe County.

The latitude of Sweetwater is 35.601N. The longitude is -84.461W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 912 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,784.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$28,323
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sweetwater demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 43. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 7.5 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Arts Celebration - June 9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Sweetwater web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Sweetwater demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Monroe County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 37874 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Sweetwater residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sweetwater ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sweetwater was $16,746, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

10% of Sweetwater residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Sweetwater festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Sweetwater, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $270.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $646.


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Libraries

Libraries in Sweetwater include Sweetwater Public Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Sweetwater include Monroe County Advocate & Democrat

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Politics

Monroe County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sweetwater political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Sweetwater workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Sweetwater include Best Value Sweetwater Hotel, Best Western Sweetwater, Comfort Inn Sweetwater, Comfort Inn West, Days Inn, Knights Inn, Quality Inn & Suites, Super 8.

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