Thompson's Station is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 3,180 people and just one neighborhood, Thompson's Station is the 219th largest community in Tennessee. Thompson's Station has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Thompson's Station, where the median household income is $97,054.
Real Estate Prices
Thompson's Station home prices are not only among the most expensive in Tennessee, but Thompson's Station real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Thompson's Station is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Thompson's Station is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Thompson's Station who work in management occupations (13.51%), office and administrative support (13.28%) and sales jobs (9.30%).
Of important note, Thompson's Station is also a town of artists. Thompson's Station has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Thompson's Station’s character.
Also of interest is that Thompson's Station has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.49% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Thompson's Station is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Thompson's Station’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Thompson's Station, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.61 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Thompson's Station doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.