Medina is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 5,234 people and just one neighborhood, Medina is the 115th largest community in Tennessee. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Medina, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Medina, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Medina’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Medina does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $71,224.00.
Medina real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although Medina house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Medina is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Medina is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Medina who work in office and administrative support (18.90%), sales jobs (13.20%), and healthcare (13.20%).
Of important note, Medina is also a city of artists. Medina has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Medina’s character.
Also of interest is that Medina has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.97% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Medina is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Medina’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Medina 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.
In terms of college education, Medina is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.12% of adults in Medina have a college degree.
The per capita income in Medina in 2018 was $30,931, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $123,724 for a family of four. However, Medina contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Medina is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Medina home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Medina residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Medina include English, Irish, German, European, and French.
The most common language spoken in Medina is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 96.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is among the best neighborhoods for families in Tennessee. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 95.3% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Tennessee. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students.
Significantly, 2.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Tagalog, which is the first language of the Philippine region, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in 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 Medina are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 76.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.1% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 64.9% of America'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, 44.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 21.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.1%), and 16.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.1% of households. Some people also speak Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region) (2.7%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Medina, TN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (15.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.2%), and residents who report German roots (8.4%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.0%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (3.7%), 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 (53.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (81.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.