Sevier County

Countywide Planning Issues

Sevier County’s population has grown slower than other counties in the Coalition. The Tribal component of Seveir’s population is one of the lowest in the Coalition.

Socio-Economic Data: Sevier County
Socio-Economic Data: Sevier County
Socio-Economic Data: Sevier County

Land Issues

Sevier County has very little tribal land, and less state land than other areas in the Coalition. However, less than 20% of Sevier County is held privately.

Socio-Economic Data: Sevier County

The County has seen a decline in Forest Service land payments in recent years.

Socio-Economic Data: Sevier County

Economic Issues

The primary industries in Sevier County are government, retail trade, and transportation services. 

Socio-Economic Data: Sevier County

When compared to the rest of the Coalition area, Sevier County has a slightly higher amount of retirees in its economy.

Socio-Economic Data: Sevier County

The poverty rate in Sevier County is slightly higher for both individuals and families than it is for other areas of the Coalition.

Socio-Economic Data: Sevier County

Tourism plays a greater role in the Sevier County economy than most Coalition counties. 

Socio-Economic Data: Sevier County
Socio-Economic Data: Sevier County

Agriculture and Mining

The impact of agriculture on the Sevier economy is similar to other counties in the Coalition. The number of mining jobs is lower, but the mines in the region generate demand for support industries in Sevier County. 

Socio-Economic Data: Sevier County
Socio-Economic Data: Sevier County
Socio-Economic Data: Sevier County
Socio-Economic Data: Sevier County
 

The Coalition can support Sevier County with projects that create new ways to improve the connection to other interstate transportation corridors.