Collierville, TN

Collierville profile

Living in Collierville

Collierville is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 51,324 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Collierville is the 14th largest community in Tennessee.

Collierville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Tennessee, but Collierville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Collierville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.58% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Collierville is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Collierville who work in management occupations (15.39%), sales jobs (11.73%), and teaching (8.57%).

Also of interest is that Collierville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.95% 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.

Because of many things, Collierville is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Collierville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Collierville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Even though Collierville is not a small town, it doesn't have a public transportation system that anybody uses for their daily commute to work.

If knowledge is power, Collierville is a pretty powerful place. 57.65% of the adults in Collierville have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Collierville in 2018 was $52,314, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $209,256 for a family of four.

Collierville is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Collierville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Collierville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Collierville include English, German, Irish, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Collierville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Asian languages and Langs. of India.