Signal Mountain, TN
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Signal Mountain is a somewhat small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 8,852 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Signal Mountain is the 71st largest community in Tennessee.

Signal Mountain real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although Signal Mountain house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Signal Mountain is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 93.20% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Signal Mountain is a town of professionals, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Signal Mountain who work in management occupations (17.85%), teaching (14.62%), and healthcare (9.92%).

A relatively large number of people in Signal Mountain telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.18% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Because of many things, Signal Mountain is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Signal Mountain really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Signal Mountain perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Signal Mountain 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.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Signal Mountain, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Signal Mountain is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 73.59% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Signal Mountain in 2018 was $52,979, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $211,916 for a family of four.

The people who call Signal Mountain home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Signal Mountain residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Signal Mountain include English, Irish, German, French, and European.

The most common language spoken in Signal Mountain is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and West Germanic languages.


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