Greenbrier is a somewhat small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 6,745 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Greenbrier is the 98th largest community in Tennessee.
Greenbrier real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although Greenbrier house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Greenbrier is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Greenbrier is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenbrier who work in office and administrative support (18.55%), sales jobs (12.93%), and management occupations (7.63%).
Greenbrier is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Greenbrier’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Greenbrier, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.81 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Greenbrier does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Greenbrier citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.75% of adults 25 and older in Greenbrier have a college degree.
The per capita income in Greenbrier in 2010 was $27,555, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $110,220 for a family of four. However, Greenbrier contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Greenbrier home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Greenbrier residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Greenbrier include English, German, European, and French .
The most common language spoken in Greenbrier is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.