Farragut, TN
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Living in Farragut


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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Farragut a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Farragut has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Farragut’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

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 have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Farragut. 64.91% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 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.