Corryton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 11,261 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Corryton is the 56th largest community in Tennessee.
Unlike some towns, Corryton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Corryton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Corryton is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Corryton who work in office and administrative support (14.64%), sales jobs (14.30%), and management occupations (7.98%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Corryton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Corryton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Corryton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Corryton may be for you.
One downside of living in Corryton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Corryton, the average commute to work is 31.68 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Corryton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Corryton are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.10% of adults in Corryton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Corryton in 2010 was $25,086, 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 $100,344 for a family of four. However, Corryton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Corryton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Corryton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Corryton include English, German, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Corryton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.