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.
Jellico is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 office and administrative support (17.57%), sales jobs (12.15%), and teaching (7.27%).
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.
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, Jellico has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Jellico a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Jellico, just 8.36% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Jellico in 2010 was $15,229, which is low income relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $60,916 for a family of four. Jellico also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.39% of its population below the federal poverty line.
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, Scottish, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Jellico is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.