Ooltewah, TN

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Living in Ooltewah

Ooltewah is a tiny town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 667 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Ooltewah is the 331st largest community in Tennessee.

Ooltewah home prices are not only among the most expensive in Tennessee, but Ooltewah real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some towns, Ooltewah isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ooltewah are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ooltewah is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ooltewah who work in office and administrative support (24.15%), management occupations (13.39%), and maintenance occupations (12.07%).

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

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

The education level of Ooltewah ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Ooltewah, 45.33% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Ooltewah in 2018 was $26,284, 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 $105,136 for a family of four. However, Ooltewah contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Ooltewah is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ooltewah home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ooltewah residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Ooltewah also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.24% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ooltewah include English, European, Irish, Ukrainian, and Scottish.

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