Powell, TN
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Living in Powell


Powell is a medium-sized town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 30,089 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Powell is the 26th largest community in Tennessee.

Powell is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Powell is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Powell who work in sales jobs (11.61%), office and administrative support (11.19%), and management occupations (6.64%).

Also of interest is that Powell has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

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, Powell is worth considering.

The overall education level of Powell is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.36% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Powell in 2018 was $27,317, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $109,268 for a family of four. However, Powell contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Powell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Powell residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Powell include German, Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Powell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.