Corryton, TN

Corryton profile

Living in Corryton

Corryton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 11,984 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Corryton is the 56th largest community in Tennessee.

Unlike some towns, Corryton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Corryton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Corryton is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Corryton who work in sales jobs (16.88%), office and administrative support (14.80%), and healthcare (8.56%).

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

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!) Corryton 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. Corryton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Corryton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Corryton may be for you.

One downside of living in Corryton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Corryton, the average commute to work is 32.03 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, Corryton is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.77% of adults 25 and older in Corryton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Corryton in 2018 was $27,141, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,564 for a family of four. However, Corryton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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