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.
McKenzie is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (16.28%), food service (8.94%), and healthcare (8.55%).
In addition, McKenzie is a college town. There are a lot of students in McKenzie attending college, and as a result McKenzie provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
McKenzie is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of McKenzie citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.01% of adults in McKenzie have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in McKenzie in 2010 was $15,275, which is low income relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $61,100 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 Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in McKenzie is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.