Friendsville is a tiny city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 901 people and just one neighborhood, Friendsville is the 288th largest community in Tennessee.
Unlike some cities, Friendsville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Friendsville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Friendsville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Friendsville who work in maintenance occupations (16.80%), office and administrative support (11.94%), and food service (9.51%).
Residents will find that the city 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, Friendsville is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small city, Friendsville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Friendsville, just 6.80% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Friendsville in 2018 was $27,163, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,652 for a family of four. However, Friendsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Friendsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Friendsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Friendsville include Irish, German, English, Scottish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Friendsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and German/Yiddish.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more British ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.5% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Friendsville are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 45.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 9.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 51.9% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 38.5% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.3%), and 14.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.2%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Friendsville, TN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (11.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.6%), and residents who report English roots (6.6%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (3.5%), along with some British ancestry residents (2.5%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (77.3%) 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 (7.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.