Mountain City is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 2,475 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Mountain City is the 193rd largest community in Tennessee.
Mountain City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mountain City is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Mountain City who work in office and administrative support (13.90%), sales jobs (12.90%), and healthcare (9.45%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Mountain City is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small town, Mountain City doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The rate of college-level education in Mountain City is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.40% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mountain City in 2010 was $18,687, which is lower middle income relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $74,748 for a family of four.
The people who call Mountain City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mountain City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mountain City include Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Mountain City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.