Tusculum is a very small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 2,663 people and just one neighborhood, Tusculum is the 191st largest community in Tennessee.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Tusculum isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Tusculum are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tusculum is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tusculum who work in office and administrative support (11.95%), sales jobs (11.08%) and management occupations (8.55%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Tusculum is a small town with a large college student population. Because of this, there is a real youthful, hip vibe to the place, and much of the life in the town is centered on the college. This has helped Tusculum to buck the trend of other small towns that have suffered declining populations over the past 20 to 30 years. Spending by students, and faculty and staff jobs, are a big part of the local economy.
The overall crime rate in Tusculum is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Tusculum spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.91 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Tusculum does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.