Chuckey, TN

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Living in Chuckey

Chuckey is a somewhat small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 8,484 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Chuckey is the 71st largest community in Tennessee.

When you are in Chuckey, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.54% of Chuckey’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Chuckey is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chuckey who work in sales jobs (9.90%), teaching (9.06%), and office and administrative support (8.29%).

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Chuckey has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Chuckey a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Being a small town, Chuckey does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Chuckey rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.04% of adults 25 and older in Chuckey have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Chuckey in 2018 was $23,421, which is middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $93,684 for a family of four. However, Chuckey contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Chuckey is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.