Erwin, TN

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Living in Erwin

Erwin is a somewhat small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 5,853 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Erwin is the 102nd largest community in Tennessee.

When you are in Erwin, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.23% of Erwin’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Erwin is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Erwin who work in office and administrative support (13.15%), sales jobs (9.96%), and food service (6.21%).

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, Erwin is worth considering.

The citizens of Erwin are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.76% of adults in Erwin have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Erwin in 2010 was $19,930, 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 $79,720 for a family of four. Erwin also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.13% of its population below the federal poverty line.

The people who call Erwin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Erwin residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Erwin include English, Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and French.

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

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