Speedwell is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 2,839 people and just one neighborhood, Speedwell is the 181st largest community in Tennessee.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Speedwell is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 42.30% of the Speedwell workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Speedwell is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Speedwell who work in sales jobs (11.41%), healthcare (8.06%) and office and administrative support (6.70%).
Setting & Lifestyle
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!) Speedwell 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. Speedwell has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Speedwell than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Speedwell may be for you.
One downside of living in Speedwell, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.59 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Speedwell does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.