La Vergne, TN

La Vergne profile

Living in La Vergne

La Vergne is a medium-sized city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 35,716 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, La Vergne is the 19th largest community in Tennessee.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, La Vergne is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, La Vergne is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in La Vergne who work in office and administrative support (12.95%), management occupations (8.78%), and sales jobs (8.26%).

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

One downside of living in La Vergne is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In La Vergne, the average commute to work is 32.46 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The population of La Vergne overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in La Vergne, 22.01% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in La Vergne in 2018 was $25,500, 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 $102,000 for a family of four. However, La Vergne contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

La Vergne is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call La Vergne home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of La Vergne residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. La Vergne also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.52% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in La Vergne include Irish, German, English, African, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in La Vergne is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Laotian.