Unicoi is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 3,574 people and just one neighborhood, Unicoi is the 157th largest community in Tennessee.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Unicoi, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 39.42% of Unicoi’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Unicoi is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Unicoi who work in office and administrative support (9.35%), sales jobs (9.28%) and farm management occupations (8.77%).
In addition, many people in Unicoi have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
Of important note, Unicoi is also a town of artists. Unicoi has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Unicoi’s character.
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!) Unicoi 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. Unicoi has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Unicoi than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Unicoi may be for you.
For a small town, Unicoi has a lot of people who use public transit to get to work, and those that do mostly ride the bus. This suggests that a real need for low-cost transportation in Unicoi exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.