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 real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although La Vergne house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, La Vergne is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (13.18%), sales jobs (9.61%), and food service (8.88%).

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 32.41 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%: 18.62% of the adults in La Vergne have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in La Vergne in 2010 was $21,130, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,520 for a family of four. However, La Vergne contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

La Vergne is a very 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 19.29% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in La Vergne include German, English, Italian, and French .

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