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Beech Bluff, TN

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Overview


Beech Bluff is a tiny town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 379 people and just one neighborhood, Beech Bluff is the 348th largest community in Tennessee.

Occupations and Workforce

Beech Bluff is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 100.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Beech Bluff is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Beech Bluff who work in healthcare (32.74%), sales jobs (26.79%), and office and administrative support (16.67%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Beech Bluff’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Beech Bluff has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Beech Bluff a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Beech Bluff is a very car-oriented town. 100.00% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Beech Bluff is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Beech Bluff has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.

Beech Bluff is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Demographics

The population of Beech Bluff has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 4.93% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Beech Bluff in 2018 was $23,315, which is middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $93,260 for a family of four.

The people who call Beech Bluff home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Beech Bluff residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Beech Bluff include English, Irish, Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, and West Indian.

The most common language spoken in Beech Bluff is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and African languages.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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Real Estate

One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

People

If you are planning to retire in Tennessee, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Tennessee, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 96.4% of neighborhoods in TN. If a Tennessee retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

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 Beech Bluff are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 58.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.2% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 61.7% of America's neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 43.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 22.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.9%), and 12.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.6% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Beech Bluff, TN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (15.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (9.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.6%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (3.2%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (2.5%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (66.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (85.0%) 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 (9.8%) . 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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