Collegedale is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 10,743 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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Collegedale is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Collegedale is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Collegedale who work in office and administrative support (17.26%), sales jobs (11.49%), and healthcare (7.31%).
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.
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Collegedale, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Collegedale provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
Collegedale is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Collegedale is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.23% of adults in Collegedale have a college degree.
The per capita income in Collegedale in 2010 was $25,137, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,548 for a family of four. However, Collegedale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Collegedale is a somewhat 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. Important ancestries of people in Collegedale include English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Haitian.
The most common language spoken in Collegedale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.