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Decherd is a very small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 2,373 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Decherd is the 204th largest community in Tennessee.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Decherd is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 44.39% of the Decherd workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Decherd is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Decherd who work in maintenance occupations (12.99%), office and administrative support (8.32%) and sales jobs (7.17%).
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.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Decherd spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.45 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The population of Decherd has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 5.38% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Decherd in 2010 was $16,434, 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 $65,736 for a family of four.
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, German and English.
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||73.47%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.20%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||14.89%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||4.10%|
|SIZE OF DECHERD HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.43%|
|AGE OF DECHERD HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||2.29%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||47.81%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||41.79%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||8.11%|
|DECHERD REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$94,984|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$424|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $46,000||25.08%|
|$46,001 - $93,000||43.23%|
|$93,001 - $185,000||27.23%|
|$185,001 - $278,000||4.46%|
|$278,001 - $371,000||0.00%|
|$371,001 - $463,000||0.00%|
|$463,001 - $695,000||0.00%|
|$695,001 - $927,000||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||73.72%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$28,125|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$16,434|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||24.78%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Manufacturing (22.87%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (13.10%)
Public Service (7.07%)
|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 (7.42%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (98.25%)
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