Belle Meade is a very small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 3,017 people and just one neighborhood, Belle Meade is the 180th largest community in Tennessee.
Real Estate Prices
Belle Meade home prices are not only among the most expensive in Tennessee, but Belle Meade real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Belle Meade is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 98.84% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Belle Meade is a city of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Belle Meade who work in management occupations (26.16%), healthcare (18.70%) and sales jobs (17.73%).
Of important note, Belle Meade is also a city of artists. Belle Meade has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Belle Meade’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Belle Meade is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Belle Meade is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Belle Meade’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Being a small city, Belle Meade does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.