Pegram is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 2,114 people and just one neighborhood, Pegram is the 223rd largest community in Tennessee.
Real Estate Prices
Pegram real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although Pegram house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pegram is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pegram is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pegram who work in sales jobs (13.66%), office and administrative support (10.94%) and management occupations (9.82%).
Of important note, Pegram is also a town of artists. Pegram has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Pegram’s character.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.20% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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
Because of many things, Pegram is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Pegram really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Pegram perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The town 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, Pegram has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Pegram a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Pegram, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.97 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Pegram does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.