Jellico is a very small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 2,262 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Jellico is the 205th largest community in Tennessee.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Jellico is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Jellico is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jellico who work in sales jobs (13.90%), office and administrative support (13.12%), and teaching (8.70%).
Also of interest is that Jellico has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Jellico has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Jellico has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Jellico than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Jellico may be for you.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 19.16 minutes getting to work every day.
The percentage of people in Jellico with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.01% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Jellico in 2010 was $19,085, which is middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $76,340 for a family of four.
The people who call Jellico home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jellico residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Jellico include English, German, Welsh, and Swiss.
The most common language spoken in Jellico is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.