Bell Buckle is a tiny town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 506 people and just one neighborhood, Bell Buckle is the 355th largest community in Tennessee. Bell Buckle has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Bell Buckle isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bell Buckle are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bell Buckle is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bell Buckle who work in teaching (24.65%), office and administrative support (11.63%) and management occupations (7.44%).
Of important note, Bell Buckle is also a town of artists. Bell Buckle has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Bell Buckle’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Bell Buckle telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.23% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Being a small town, Bell Buckle does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.