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Pigeon Forge, TN
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Pigeon Forge profile

Living in Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 6,215 people and three associated neighborhoods, Pigeon Forge is the 93rd largest community in Tennessee.

It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Pigeon Forge 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. Pigeon Forge has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Pigeon Forge than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Pigeon Forge may be for you.

As is often the case in a small city, Pigeon Forge doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In Pigeon Forge, just 9.97% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Pigeon Forge in 2018 was $23,481, 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 $93,924 for a family of four. However, Pigeon Forge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Pigeon Forge is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pigeon Forge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pigeon Forge residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Pigeon Forge also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.61% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pigeon Forge include German, Irish, Dutch, English, and Scots-Irish.

Pigeon Forge also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.10%.

The most common language spoken in Pigeon Forge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.

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