Shady Valley is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 996 people and just one neighborhood, Shady Valley is the 300th largest community in Tennessee.
Occupations and Workforce
Shady Valley is a blue-collar town, with 45.87% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Shady Valley is a town of construction workers and builders, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shady Valley who work in food service (10.74%), healthcare (9.92%) and teaching (6.61%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.65% 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
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, Shady Valley has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Shady Valley a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Shady Valley, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 39.05 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small town, Shady Valley doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.