Lenoir City, TN

Lenoir City profile

Living in Lenoir City

Lenoir City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 9,324 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Lenoir City is the 66th largest community in Tennessee.

Lenoir City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lenoir City is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lenoir City who work in office and administrative support (11.09%), sales jobs (9.70%), and food service (8.60%).

Of important note, Lenoir City is also a city of artists. Lenoir City has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Lenoir City’s character.

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

The percentage of adults in Lenoir City who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.95% of the adults in Lenoir City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lenoir City in 2018 was $19,675, which is lower middle income relative to Tennessee, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $78,700 for a family of four. However, Lenoir City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lenoir City is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lenoir City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lenoir City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Lenoir City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.22% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lenoir City include Irish, German, English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Lenoir City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.