Bell Buckle is a tiny town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 512 people and just one neighborhood, Bell Buckle is the 355th largest community in Tennessee. Much of the housing stock in Bell Buckle was built prior to World War II, 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, construction workers and builders and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bell Buckle who work in teaching (19.11%), architecture and engineering (10.16%) and healthcare (9.35%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.54% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.