Cottontown, TN

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Living in Cottontown

Cottontown is a tiny town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 381 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Cottontown is the 371st largest community in Tennessee.

Cottontown real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although Cottontown house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Cottontown is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cottontown is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Cottontown who work in sales jobs (15.79%), management occupations (13.88%), and healthcare (13.40%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 18.04% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

Overall, Cottontown’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Cottontown is worth considering.

In Cottontown, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Cottontown is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The citizens of Cottontown have a very low rate of college education: just 9.16% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Cottontown in 2018 was $32,438, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $129,752 for a family of four. However, Cottontown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Cottontown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cottontown residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Cottontown include Irish, German, French, Dutch, and European.

The most common language spoken in Cottontown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and African languages.

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