McKenzie, TN


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Living in McKenzie

McKenzie is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 5,296 people and two constituent neighborhoods, McKenzie is the 117th largest community in Tennessee.

Unlike some cities, McKenzie isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in McKenzie are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, McKenzie is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in McKenzie who work in teaching (18.59%), office and administrative support (8.02%), and food service (7.60%).

McKenzie is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in McKenzie enrolled in college, McKenzie has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.

Being a small city, McKenzie does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of people in McKenzie who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.56% of adults in McKenzie have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in McKenzie in 2010 was $17,519, which is lower middle income relative to Tennessee, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,076 for a family of four.

McKenzie is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call McKenzie home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of McKenzie residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in McKenzie include German, English, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in McKenzie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Serbo-Croatian and French.

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