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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
(September 2020)
Labor Force9,568
% Unemp6.5
% Participation Rate60.9

County Seat Dunlap
Nearest MSA Chattanooga, 30 Miles
Population 2019 - 14,953
Available Labor Force
Labor Force 6,268 (September 2020)
Unemployment 354
Unemployment Rate 5.6%
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
Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency Government 225
Citizens Tri County Bank Banking 200
County of Sequatchie Government 100
National Healthcare Corporation Healthcare 120
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Retail 175

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