Michie is a tiny town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 593 people and just one neighborhood, Michie is the 343rd largest community in Tennessee.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Michie is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.51% of the Michie workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Michie is a town of professionals, managers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Michie who work in management occupations (12.64%), teaching (10.34%) and sales jobs (8.62%).
A relatively large number of people in Michie telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 17.24% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Michie has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Michie has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Michie than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Michie may be for you.
Michie is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Michie isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 97.92% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Michie is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.