Bradford is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 1,017 people and just one neighborhood, Bradford is the 298th largest community in Tennessee.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Bradford is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.39% of the Bradford workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Bradford is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bradford who work in sales jobs (10.93%), office and administrative support (9.98%) and management occupations (8.08%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Bradford 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 town’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, Bradford’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
It is a fairly quiet town 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!) Bradford 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. Bradford has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Bradford than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Bradford may be for you.
Being a small town, Bradford does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.