Erin, TN


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Erin is a very small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 1,295 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Erin is the 284th largest community in Tennessee.

Erin is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Erin is a city of service providers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Erin who work in healthcare suport services (11.41%), food service (9.78%), and management occupations (8.35%).

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, Erin is worth considering.

As is often the case in a small city, Erin doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Erin rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.39% of adults 25 and older in Erin have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Erin in 2010 was $17,231, 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 $68,924 for a family of four. However, Erin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Erin also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.07% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Erin is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Erin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Erin residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Erin include English, German, Dutch, and Swedish.

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