La Vergne, TN

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Living in La Vergne

La Vergne is a medium-sized city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 35,819 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, La Vergne is the 19th largest community in Tennessee.

La Vergne is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, La Vergne is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in La Vergne who work in office and administrative support (11.59%), management occupations (8.43%), and sales jobs (8.41%).

Also of interest is that La Vergne has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in La Vergne, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.83 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of La Vergne citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.90% of adults 25 and older in La Vergne have a college degree.

The per capita income in La Vergne in 2010 was $24,371, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,484 for a family of four. However, La Vergne contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

La Vergne is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call La Vergne home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of La Vergne residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. La Vergne also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.94% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in La Vergne include Irish, German, English, African, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in La Vergne is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.