Tennessee Colony is a somewhat small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 7,442 people and just one neighborhood, Tennessee Colony is the 267th largest community in Texas.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Tennessee Colony isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Tennessee Colony are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tennessee Colony is a town of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tennessee Colony who work in law enforcement and fire fighting (28.93%), healthcare suport services (17.36%) and office and administrative support (14.88%).
A relatively large number of people in Tennessee Colony telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.22% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Tennessee Colony, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Tennessee Colony provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Tennessee Colony is worth considering.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 13.64 minutes getting to work every day.
Tennessee Colony is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Tennessee Colony, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 100.00% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
Being a small town, Tennessee Colony does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.