Farragut is a medium-sized town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 23,778 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Farragut is the 31st largest community in Tennessee.
Farragut home prices are not only among the most expensive in Tennessee, but Farragut real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Farragut is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 93.50% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Farragut is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Farragut who work in management occupations (15.90%), sales jobs (13.46%), and office and administrative support (10.06%).
Also of interest is that Farragut has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.17% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Farragut is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Farragut really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Farragut perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
As is often the case in a small town, Farragut doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Farragut, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Farragut is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 64.91% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Farragut in 2018 was $52,757, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $211,028 for a family of four.
The people who call Farragut home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Farragut residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Farragut include English, German, Irish, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Farragut is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.