Farragut, TN


Farragut profile

Living in Farragut

Farragut is a medium-sized town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 22,282 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 92.94% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Farragut is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Farragut who work in management occupations (15.70%), sales jobs (13.86%), and teaching (9.70%).

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.

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.

Farragut is a very car-oriented town. This is because most people -91.90% - drive by car to work every day, and few people choose alternative modes of transportation, such as public transit, cycling, or walking. In general, car-oriented communities have a layout that emphasizes streets, highways, and ease of parking, and sometimes this can be to the detriment of human-scale priorities such as walkability alongside roads, and public spaces. For example, strip malls are something you will find in Farragut.

Farragut is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

If knowledge is power, Farragut is a pretty powerful place. 62.55% of the adults in Farragut have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Farragut in 2010 was $48,264, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $193,056 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 German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Italian.

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