Oliver Springs is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 3,237 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Oliver Springs is the 169th largest community in Tennessee.
Unlike some towns, Oliver Springs isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Oliver Springs are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oliver Springs is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Oliver Springs who work in sales jobs (28.27%), office and administrative support (12.34%), and teaching (6.28%).
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, Oliver Springs is worth considering.
Being a small town, Oliver Springs does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The rate of college-level education in Oliver Springs is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.78% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Oliver Springs in 2010 was $17,715, which is lower middle income relative to Tennessee, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,860 for a family of four. Oliver Springs also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.07% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Oliver Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oliver Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Oliver Springs include Irish, German, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Oliver Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.