Lookout Mountain is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 1,893 people and just one neighborhood, Lookout Mountain is the 235th largest community in Tennessee. Lookout Mountain has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Real Estate Prices
Lookout Mountain home prices are not only among the most expensive in Tennessee, but Lookout Mountain real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Lookout Mountain is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 97.73% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lookout Mountain is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lookout Mountain who work in management occupations (22.67%), healthcare (14.99%) and sales jobs (13.85%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Lookout Mountain is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Lookout Mountain is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Lookout Mountain’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small town, Lookout Mountain doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.