Collegedale is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 11,492 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Collegedale is the 73rd largest community in Tennessee.
Collegedale real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although Collegedale house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Collegedale is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.16% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Collegedale is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Collegedale who work in office and administrative support (17.40%), management occupations (11.88%), and healthcare (10.12%).
Also of interest is that Collegedale has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Collegedale is a college town. There are a lot of students in Collegedale attending college, and as a result Collegedale provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
Collegedale is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 40.77% of adults in Collegedale have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Collegedale in 2010 was $27,824, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $111,296 for a family of four. However, Collegedale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Collegedale is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Collegedale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Collegedale residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Collegedale also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.95% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Collegedale include German, English, Irish, European, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Collegedale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.