Gatlinburg is a very small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 4,184 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Gatlinburg is the 150th largest community in Tennessee.
Gatlinburg real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although Gatlinburg house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Gatlinburg isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Gatlinburg are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Gatlinburg is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gatlinburg who work in sales jobs (18.89%), management occupations (12.00%), and office and administrative support (11.17%).
Another notable thing is that Gatlinburg is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the city’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
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, Gatlinburg is worth considering.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.22 minutes getting to work every day.
The education level of Gatlinburg citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.00% of adults 25 and older in Gatlinburg have a college degree.
The per capita income in Gatlinburg in 2010 was $24,048, 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 $96,192 for a family of four. However, Gatlinburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Gatlinburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gatlinburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Gatlinburg include Irish, Scots-Irish, German, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Gatlinburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian and Spanish.