La Vergne, TN
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La Vergne is a medium-sized city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 34,794 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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in La Vergne who work in office and administrative support (13.64%), sales jobs (9.48%), and food service (8.99%).

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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In La Vergne, the average commute to work is 32.97 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The percentage of adults in La Vergne who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.42% of the adults in La Vergne have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in La Vergne in 2010 was $21,846, 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 $87,384 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 18.12% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in La Vergne include German, English, French , and Italian.

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