Nashville is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 4,479 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Nashville is the 74th largest community in Arkansas.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Nashville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 43.12% of the Nashville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Nashville is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Nashville who work in sales jobs (14.30%), office and administrative support (8.62%), and management occupations (6.06%).
One of the benefits of Nashville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.76 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 Nashville are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.41% of adults in Nashville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Nashville in 2010 was $16,563, which is lower middle income relative to Arkansas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $66,252 for a family of four. However, Nashville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Nashville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.07% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Nashville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Nashville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Nashville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Nashville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.96% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Nashville include German, English, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Nashville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.