Gallatin, TN

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Living in Gallatin

Gallatin is a medium-sized city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 42,918 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Gallatin is the 21st largest community in Tennessee. Much of the housing stock in Gallatin was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Gallatin economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Gallatin, where the median household income is $59,745.00.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Gallatin is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Gallatin is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gallatin who work in sales jobs (14.15%), office and administrative support (12.15%), and management occupations (10.47%).

In terms of college education, Gallatin is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.77% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Gallatin in 2018 was $32,996, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $131,984 for a family of four. However, Gallatin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Gallatin is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Gallatin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gallatin residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Gallatin include German, English, Irish, European, and Scottish.

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