Cottontown, TN
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Cottontown profile

Living in Cottontown

Cottontown is a tiny town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 397 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Cottontown is the 346th largest community in Tennessee.

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

A relatively large number of people in Cottontown telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 16.67% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Cottontown is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Cottontown’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

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.

The education level of Cottontown citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.79% of adults in Cottontown have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Cottontown in 2018 was $44,990, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $179,960 for a family of four.

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 French, German, Irish, English, and Swiss.

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