Located 20 miles outside of Nashville, the small city of La Vergne, TN, is home to just over 30,000 residents. Houses are abundant, with townhouses, condos and apartments available less frequently. An impressive one house to every three citizens creates as inviting a market as exists. Voted number 1 in America's Manliest Cities, the town is free of crowds and open to the great outdoors.
La Vergne boasts a strong economy. A miniscule unemployment rate of 4.8 percent means jobs are plentiful. The median income is higher than the national average at $53,455. Job availability is diverse, ranging from business and finance to engineering. Education in the region is also strong. Community colleges are abundant and the nearby Vanderbilt University offers world class programs. Public schools are also competitive, managing student to teacher ratios of 16.4 to one. The small city manages to offer opportunity to all of its diverse inhabitants.
Being so close to Nashville, La Vergne is home to anything and everything you could ever want. The food is legendary, with annual barbeque competitions and cook-offs. In the heart of the home of country music, festivals and events litter the calendar. Downtown Nashville is close, giving you access to one of the most beautiful and established city centers in the country. Sports are huge with the Titans and Vanderbilt University both in the vicinity. You can tour any of the historic homes and museums, including those of Johnny Cash, Opryland and Fontanel. Nashville nightlife contends with the best of them with no shortage of live music. If you prefer outdoor activities, Radnor Lake, several state parks and excellent whitewater adventures are ever at the ready. If you want to enjoy one of the cultural centers of America without sacrificing the space and comfort of small town living, you need look no further than La Vergne.