Sharps Chapel is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 2,383 people and just one neighborhood, Sharps Chapel is the 202nd largest community in Tennessee.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sharps Chapel is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sharps Chapel is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sharps Chapel who work in sales jobs (16.62%), healthcare (12.60%) and management occupations (12.21%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Sharps Chapel is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
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!) Sharps Chapel 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. Sharps Chapel has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Sharps Chapel than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Sharps Chapel may be for you.
One downside of living in Sharps Chapel, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 38.90 minutes every day commuting to work.
Sharps Chapel is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.