Taft is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 3,331 people and just one neighborhood, Taft is the 170th largest community in Tennessee.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Taft is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Taft is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Taft who work in office and administrative support (12.53%), management occupations (9.12%) and sales jobs (8.18%).
Also of interest is that Taft has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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!) Taft 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. Taft has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Taft than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Taft may be for you.
One downside of living in Taft is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Taft, the average commute to work is 34.69 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.