Hixson, TN

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Living in Hixson

Hixson is a somewhat small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 15,374 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.

Hixson is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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.

Hixson 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, Hixson’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

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.