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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Oliver Springs is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (24.08%), office and administrative support (11.40%), and teaching (6.10%).
Of important note, Oliver Springs is also a town of artists. Oliver Springs has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Oliver Springs’s character.
Also of interest is that Oliver Springs has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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!) Oliver Springs 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. Oliver Springs has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Oliver Springs than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Oliver Springs may be for you.
Being a small town, Oliver Springs does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Oliver Springs with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.88% of adults in Oliver Springs have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Oliver Springs in 2010 was $21,056, which is middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,224 for a family of four.
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, English, Italian, and Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Oliver Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.