Hixson is a somewhat small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 15,188 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Hixson is the 45th largest community in Tennessee.
Hixson real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although Hixson 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, Hixson is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hixson is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hixson who work in office and administrative support (15.04%), sales jobs (10.42%), and management occupations (9.01%).
Also of interest is that Hixson has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Hixson is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Hixson really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Hixson perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The education level of Hixson citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.15% of adults in Hixson have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hixson in 2010 was $37,668, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $150,672 for a family of four. However, Hixson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hixson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hixson residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hixson include German, English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Hixson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.