Trenton, TN


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Trenton is a very small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 4,134 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Trenton is the 140th largest community in Tennessee.

When you are in Trenton, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.95% of Trenton’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Trenton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Trenton who work in sales jobs (12.15%), office and administrative support (12.08%), and personal care services (10.95%).

It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Trenton 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. Trenton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Trenton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Trenton may be for you.

Trenton is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The percentage of adults in Trenton with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.32% of adults in Trenton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Trenton in 2010 was $17,212, which is lower middle income relative to Tennessee, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,848 for a family of four.

Trenton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Trenton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Trenton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Trenton include German, English, African, and European.

The most common language spoken in Trenton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

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