Greenbrier, TN

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Living in Greenbrier

Greenbrier is a somewhat small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 6,898 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Greenbrier is the 89th 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, Greenbrier isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Greenbrier are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Greenbrier is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenbrier who work in office and administrative support (16.39%), management occupations (9.12%), and sales jobs (7.79%).

Also of interest is that Greenbrier has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Greenbrier telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.89% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

One downside of living in Greenbrier is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Greenbrier, the average commute to work is 33.72 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Greenbrier is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The population of Greenbrier overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Greenbrier, 21.36% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Greenbrier in 2018 was $27,901, 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 $111,604 for a family of four. However, Greenbrier contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Greenbrier is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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, Irish, European, and Russian.

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