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.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Chuckey is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.54% of the Chuckey workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. 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.
As is often the case in a small town, Chuckey doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Chuckey with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.04% of adults in Chuckey have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
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.