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%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Loudon is worth considering.
Being a small town, Loudon does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
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.