Loudon is a somewhat small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 5,890 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Loudon is the 115th largest community in Tennessee.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Loudon is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.81% of the Loudon workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Loudon is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Loudon who work in office and administrative support (9.58%), food service (8.61%), and management occupations (6.90%).
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!) Loudon 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. Loudon has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Loudon than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Loudon may be for you.
Loudon is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Loudon with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.13% of adults in Loudon have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Loudon in 2018 was $24,125, 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 $96,500 for a family of four. However, Loudon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Loudon is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Loudon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Loudon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Loudon also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.34% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Loudon include Irish, German, English, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Loudon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.