Sneedville, TN


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Sneedville is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 1,346 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sneedville is the 276th largest community in Tennessee.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Sneedville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 42.99% of the Sneedville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Sneedville is a town of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sneedville who work in healthcare suport services (15.29%), office and administrative support (9.24%), and teaching (8.60%).

Sneedville is a very car-oriented town. 0.97% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Sneedville is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Sneedville has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.

Sneedville 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.

In Sneedville, just 9.20% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Sneedville in 2010 was $9,891, which is low income relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $39,564 for a family of four. Sneedville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 57.38% of its population below the federal poverty line.

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

The most common language spoken in Sneedville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and African languages.

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