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 85.61% 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 (18.19%), healthcare (10.52%), and management occupations (10.18%).
Of important note, Collegedale is also a city of artists. Collegedale has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Collegedale’s character.
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.
Collegedale is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Collegedale enrolled in college, Collegedale has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Being a small city, Collegedale does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Collegedale are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 39.01% of adults in Collegedale have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Collegedale in 2010 was $25,947, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,788 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 12.24% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Collegedale include English, German, Irish, French, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Collegedale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.