Rockvale is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 4,144 people and just one neighborhood, Rockvale is the 154th largest community in Tennessee.
Real Estate Prices
Rockvale real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although Rockvale 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, Rockvale is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rockvale is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rockvale who work in office and administrative support (14.71%), management occupations (9.40%) and teaching (9.40%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Rockvale is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
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!) Rockvale 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. Rockvale has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Rockvale than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Rockvale may be for you.
One downside of living in Rockvale is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Rockvale, the average commute to work is 31.35 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Rockvale doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.