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Nashville, MI

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Overview


Nashville is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,612 people and just one neighborhood, Nashville is the 401st largest community in Michigan. Nashville has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.

Occupations and Workforce

Nashville is a blue-collar town, with 36.83% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Nashville is a village of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Nashville who work in office and administrative support (11.09%), maintenance occupations (8.17%), and healthcare suport services (8.17%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Nashville is worth considering.

One downside of living in Nashville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.60 minutes every day commuting to work.

Demographics

In Nashville, just 11.21% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Nashville in 2018 was $25,530, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,120 for a family of four. However, Nashville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Nashville include German, English, Irish, French, and British.

The most common language spoken in Nashville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Dutch and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 0.5% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Nashville are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 75.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 14.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 57.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 35.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.5%), and 16.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.4% of households. Some people also speak Polish (3.5%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Nashville, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (26.7%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (17.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.7%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (6.3%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (3.0%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (82.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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