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Sequatchie County

Wage Information (2019) 
All Industries Average Wage$33,922
Manufacturing Average Wage$36,957

Commuting Patterns 
Workers 16 and Over9,713
Percent Working Outside County of Residence40.4

Educational Attainment 
Population 25 & Over17,736
Percent High School Graduate or Higher68.4
Percent Bachelor's Degree or Higher8.0

Employment Data
(August 2021)
Labor Force9,408
% Unemp3.6
% Participation Rate60.9

County Seat Dunlap
Nearest MSA Chattanooga, 30 Miles
Population 2020 - 15,826
Available Labor Force
Labor Force 6,213 (August 2021)
Unemployment 280
Unemployment Rate 4.5%
Tax Structure
Property Tax $2.44 per $100
Ratio of Assessment:
Residential 25%
Industrial 40%
Personal (Equipment Inventory) Raw Materials Only 30%
Sales Tax (County) 2.25%
Sales Tax (State) 7.0%
Income Tax: None
Personal 6.0% on interest and dividends
Excise (Corporate) 6.0% of net earnings
Franchise Tax .25 per $100 of Capital Properties
Unemployment Tax (New Employers) 2.7% of first $9,000
Railroads 0
Highways 1-US Hwy 127
I-75 28 miles to access (Adjacent)
Air Freight 0
Motor Freight 4
Navigable Waterway Tennessee River
Nearest Port Facility - Chattanooga, 36 miles
Channel Depth, 9'
Air Service
Commercial Service Chattanooga Metro Airport, 36 miles
Runway Length, 7,400'
General Aviation Marion County Airport, 31 miles
Runway Length, 3,500'
Number of High Schools 2-Sequatchie County High School, Whitwell High School
Number of Colleges Serving Sequatchie County (2 & 4 year) 1-Chattanooga State Technical Community College
Health Care
Hospitals 1-North Valley Hospital
Clinics 4
Doctors 7
Dentists 7
Nursing Homes 2-Alexian Healthcare Center, NHC Healthcare of Sequatchie
Major Employers Product Total Employees
Sequatchie County School District Schools 350
Mann + Hummel USA, Inc. Maufacturing 250
Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency Government 225
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Retail 175

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