Cottontown is a tiny town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 381 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Cottontown is the 371st largest community in Tennessee.
Cottontown real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although Cottontown house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Cottontown is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cottontown is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Cottontown who work in sales jobs (15.79%), management occupations (13.88%), and healthcare (13.40%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 18.04% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
The overall crime rate in Cottontown is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
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, Cottontown is worth considering.
Despite being a small town, Cottontown has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
In Cottontown, just 9.16% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Cottontown in 2018 was $32,438, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $129,752 for a family of four. However, Cottontown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Cottontown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cottontown residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Cottontown include Irish, German, French, Dutch, and European.
The most common language spoken in Cottontown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and African languages.