Erwin is a somewhat small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 5,979 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Erwin is the 102nd largest community in Tennessee.
Unlike some towns, Erwin isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Erwin are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Erwin is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Erwin who work in office and administrative support (11.29%), sales jobs (9.64%), and teaching (7.77%).
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 rate of college-level education in Erwin is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.37% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Erwin in 2010 was $17,216, 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 $68,864 for a family of four.
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 German, English, Scots-Irish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Erwin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.