Orlinda is a tiny city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 961 people and just one neighborhood, Orlinda is the 281st largest community in Tennessee. Much of the housing stock in Orlinda was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Orlinda economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Orlinda, where the median household income is $80,893.00.
Orlinda real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although Orlinda house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Orlinda isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Orlinda are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Orlinda is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Orlinda who work in management occupations (27.53%), business and financial occupations (12.02%), and office and administrative support (6.79%).
Of important note, Orlinda is also a city of artists. Orlinda has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Orlinda’s character.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Orlinda has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Orlinda a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Orlinda is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Orlinda, the average commute to work is 41.68 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Orlinda rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.92% of adults 25 and older in Orlinda have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Orlinda in 2018 was $37,939, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $151,756 for a family of four. However, Orlinda contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Orlinda home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Orlinda residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Orlinda include Irish, English, German, Scottish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Orlinda is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more French Canadian and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.6% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 4.9% have Scottish ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Orlinda are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 53.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 10.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 50.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 34.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 32.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.2%), and 10.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.9%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Orlinda, TN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (11.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (10.5%), and residents who report German roots (8.2%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (4.9%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (2.6%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (32.2% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (82.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (10.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.