Decherd, TN


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Decherd is a very small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 2,424 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Decherd is the 204th largest community in Tennessee.

Decherd is a blue-collar town, with 42.29% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Decherd is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Decherd who work in office and administrative support (13.79%), food service (10.04%), and sales jobs (7.00%).

Residents will find that the city 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, Decherd is worth considering.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.35 minutes getting to work every day.

Being a small city, Decherd does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The population of Decherd has a very low overall level of education: only 8.67% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Decherd in 2010 was $17,165, which is lower middle income relative to Tennessee, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,660 for a family of four.

Decherd is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Decherd home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Decherd residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Decherd also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.21% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Decherd include German, English, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Decherd is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

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