Friendship is a tiny city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 617 people and just one neighborhood, Friendship is the 321st largest community in Tennessee.
Friendship is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Friendship is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Friendship who work in sales jobs (17.65%), teaching (9.69%), and food service (8.30%).
Of important note, Friendship is also a city of artists. Friendship has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Friendship’s character.
Also of interest is that Friendship has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Friendship is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Friendship are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.55% of adults in Friendship have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Friendship in 2018 was $22,052, 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 $88,208 for a family of four. Friendship also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 38.29% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Friendship is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Friendship home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Friendship residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Friendship include Irish, Scots-Irish, Dutch, English, and German.
The most common language spoken in Friendship is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
The neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 96.7% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 32 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 92.3% of America.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Friendship are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 63.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 23.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 73.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 33.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 33.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.7%), and 12.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.0%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Friendship, TN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (17.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (7.6%), and residents who report Dutch roots (4.7%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (3.8%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (2.9%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.9% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (76.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (15.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.