Leoma is a somewhat small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 5,711 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Leoma is the 111th largest community in Tennessee.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Leoma is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.52% of the Leoma workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Leoma is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Leoma who work in sales jobs (12.04%), office and administrative support (10.95%), and healthcare (8.08%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Leoma has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Leoma has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Leoma than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Leoma may be for you.
In Leoma, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.43 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The rate of college-level education in Leoma is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.24% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Leoma in 2010 was $20,414, 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 $81,656 for a family of four.
The people who call Leoma home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Leoma residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Leoma include German, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Leoma is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.