Iron City is a tiny city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 316 people and just one neighborhood, Iron City is the 375th largest community in Tennessee. Much of the housing stock in Iron City was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Iron City is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 61.11% of the Iron City workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Iron City is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Iron City who work in sales jobs (26.67%), food service (7.78%) and management occupations (2.22%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Iron City is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Iron City has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Iron City a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small city, Iron City does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.