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Decherd is a very small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 2,354 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Decherd is the 204th largest community in Tennessee.
When you are in Decherd, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.10% of Decherd’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Decherd is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Decherd who work in maintenance occupations (9.85%), office and administrative support (8.99%) and sales jobs (8.25%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Decherd has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Decherd has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Decherd than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Decherd may be for you.
One of the benefits of Decherd is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.89 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The citizens of Decherd have a very low rate of college education: just 9.09% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Decherd in 2010 was $17,353, which is lower middle income relative to Tennessee, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $69,412 for a family of four. However, Decherd contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Decherd is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Decherd home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Decherd residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Decherd include Irish, English, German, European and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Decherd is English.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||977|
|DECHERD HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||60.67%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||39.33%|
|TYPE OF DECHERD HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||75.37%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.75%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||15.09%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||4.28%|
|SIZE OF DECHERD HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.24%|
|AGE OF DECHERD HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||0.88%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||47.32%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||43.33%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||8.47%|
|DECHERD REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$80,749|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$380|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $47,000||20.21%|
|$47,001 - $95,000||39.38%|
|$95,001 - $189,000||38.00%|
|$189,001 - $284,000||2.42%|
|$284,001 - $379,000||0.00%|
|$379,001 - $473,000||0.00%|
|$473,001 - $710,000||0.00%|
|$710,001 - $947,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF DECHERD||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.14%|
|5 TO 17||18.55%|
|18 TO 24||8.13%|
|25 TO 34||12.58%|
|35 TO 54||25.79%|
|55 TO 64||12.07%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||16.73%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||72.58%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$27,778|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$17,353|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||25.49%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Manufacturing (20.69%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (15.15%)
Public Service (8.00%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||11.82%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.59%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.17%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.08%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.63%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||3.43%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (10.18%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (97.72%)
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