Huron is a tiny town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 58 people and just one neighborhood, Huron is the 396th largest community in Tennessee.
Huron is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Huron is a town of professionals, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Huron who work in healthcare (31.36%), sales jobs (16.95%), and architecture and engineering (15.25%).
Huron’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents will find that the town 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, Huron is worth considering.
In Huron, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.80 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Huron does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Huron with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.86% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Huron in 2018 was $42,741, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $170,964 for a family of four.
The people who call Huron home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Huron residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Huron include Irish, Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, West Indian, and U.S. Virgin Islander.
The most common language spoken in Huron is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and German/Yiddish.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
The neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 9.2% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Tennessee. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Huron are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 81.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 20.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 68.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 34.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 27.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.8%), and 17.6% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.3% of households.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Huron, TN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (10.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (5.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (5.6%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (3.7%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (3.7%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.9% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (79.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.