The small city of Gallatin, Tennessee is home to slightly more than 33,000 people. At an average age of just under 39, the city's population is younger than most cities in Tennessee. Most residents own their homes in Gallatin, and 38% of residents rent. At $847 per month, the average rent is roughly on par with the state average.
Gallatin has a relatively high percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have earned a high school degree or GED (21%) compared to the national average. In addition, 11% possess a Bachelor's degree and 5% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree. There are three primary industries in Gallatin: retail, healthcare, and manufacturing. Together, these industries make up 21% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, as 8% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. Gallatin workers take home an average annual income of just under $68K, slightly more than their peers elsewhere in Tennessee. Gallatin, however, compares less favorably to the national average ($73,345).
Gallatin residents have an average commute of about 27 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the most common way to get to work, opted for by 40% of residents, while public transportation isn't used widely. A small percentage of commuters walk to work.