Butler is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 1,566 people and just one neighborhood, Butler is the 259th largest community in Tennessee.
Occupations and Workforce
Butler is a blue-collar town, with 43.72% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Butler is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Butler who work in maintenance occupations (11.09%), management occupations (10.67%) and office and administrative support (9.62%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.37% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the town 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, Butler is worth considering.
In Butler, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 38.66 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.