Cumberland Furnace is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 4,241 people and just one neighborhood, Cumberland Furnace is the 142nd largest community in Tennessee.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Cumberland Furnace is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.01% of the Cumberland Furnace workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Cumberland Furnace is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Cumberland Furnace who work in office and administrative support (10.91%), management occupations (9.96%) and food service (8.17%).
Setting & Lifestyle
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, Cumberland Furnace is worth considering.
In Cumberland Furnace, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.58 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Cumberland Furnace is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.