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. 39.32% of the Sneedville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Sneedville is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sneedville who work in sales jobs (15.59%), healthcare suport services (11.53%), and office and administrative support (7.46%).
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, Sneedville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Sneedville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small town, Sneedville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Sneedville with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.10% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Sneedville in 2010 was $10,366, which is low income relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $41,464 for a family of four. Sneedville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 58.49% 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, German, Danish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Sneedville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and African languages.