Westmoreland is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 2,291 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Westmoreland is the 217th largest community in Tennessee.
Westmoreland is a blue-collar town, with 41.01% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Westmoreland is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Westmoreland who work in office and administrative support (12.42%), healthcare (11.13%), and food service (9.57%).
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!) Westmoreland 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. Westmoreland has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Westmoreland than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Westmoreland may be for you.
One downside of living in Westmoreland, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.58 minutes every day commuting to work.
In Westmoreland, just 10.65% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Westmoreland in 2010 was $17,560, 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 $70,240 for a family of four. However, Westmoreland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Westmoreland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Westmoreland residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Westmoreland include Irish, English, French , and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Westmoreland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.