Lenoir City, TN
Real Estate & Demographic Data

Lenoir City profile

Living in Lenoir City

Lenoir City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 10,117 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Lenoir City is the 64th largest community in Tennessee. Lenoir City has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Lenoir City, where the median household income is $45,987.00.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Lenoir City is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.36% of the Lenoir City workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Lenoir City is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lenoir City who work in office and administrative support (9.71%), sales jobs (9.47%), and maintenance occupations (6.87%).

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.

As is often the case in a small city, Lenoir City doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The percentage of adults in Lenoir City who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.10% of the adults in Lenoir City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lenoir City in 2018 was $24,828, which is middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,312 for a family of four. However, Lenoir City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lenoir City is a somewhat 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 12.04% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lenoir City include Irish, German, English, Scottish, and French.

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