Maury City is a tiny town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 586 people and just one neighborhood, Maury City is the 326th largest community in Tennessee.
When you are in Maury City, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 41.23% of Maury City’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Maury City is a town of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Maury City who work in sales jobs (11.70%), healthcare suport services (10.23%), and management occupations (9.94%).
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, Maury City is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small town, Maury City doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The rate of college-level education in Maury City is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.76% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Maury City in 2018 was $26,951, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $107,804 for a family of four. However, Maury City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Maury City is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Maury City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Maury City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Maury City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.69% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Maury City include German, Irish, Scandinavian, English, and European.
The most common language spoken in Maury City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the neighborhood stands out by having 91.6% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.0% of all American neighborhoods.
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 31 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 92.5% of America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Maury City are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 76.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 17.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 63.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 38.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 21.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (20.1%), and 18.6% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (7.4%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Maury City, TN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (15.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (10.7%), and residents who report Mexican roots (7.6%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (4.2%), along with some Welsh ancestry residents (1.5%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (91.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.