Corryton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 11,638 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Corryton is the 56th largest community in Tennessee.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Corryton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (15.37%), sales jobs (13.89%), and management occupations (8.57%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Corryton has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Corryton a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Corryton, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.00 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The percentage of adults in Corryton with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.59% of adults in Corryton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Corryton in 2010 was $26,828, 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 $107,312 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 Irish, German, English, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Corryton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.