Bell Buckle is a tiny town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 500 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
Bell Buckle is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.23% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.