Medina is a very small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 4,058 people and just one neighborhood, Medina is the 164th largest community in Tennessee. Medina has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Medina, where the median household income is $62,091.
Real Estate Prices
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.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Medina isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Medina are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Medina is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Medina who work in healthcare (15.50%), office and administrative support (13.35%) and management occupations (9.34%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Medina is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Medina a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Medina has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Medina’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Medina is a very car-oriented city. 96.57% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Medina is a small city , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Medina has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
Being a small city, Medina does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.