Tatum is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,383 people and just one neighborhood, Tatum is the 728th largest community in Texas.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Tatum is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.00% of the Tatum workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Tatum is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Tatum who work in office and administrative support (12.77%), sales jobs (11.57%) and management occupations (7.23%).
Setting & Lifestyle
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!) Tatum 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. Tatum has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Tatum than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Tatum may be for you.
As is often the case in a small city, Tatum doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.