White House, TN
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White House profile

Living in White House

White House is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 13,661 people and four constituent neighborhoods, White House is the 50th largest community in Tennessee. Much of the housing stock in White House was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local White House economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in White House, where the median household income is $80,504.00.

White House real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although White House house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Also of interest is that White House has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in White House telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.87% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Because of many things, White House is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, White House really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is White House perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One downside of living in White House, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.87 minutes every day commuting to work.

As is often the case in a small city, White House doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The education level of White House citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.75% of adults in White House have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in White House in 2018 was $37,662, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $150,648 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in White House is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.