Mount Juliet, Tennessee, is a mid-sized town located less than 20 miles away from Nashville. With over 28,000 residents, Mount Juliet has seen quite a bit of population growth in recent years, and is one of Tennessee’s fastest growing communities. This surge in population is due in part by new residents seeking affordable housing and employment opportunities, both of which are found in Mount Juliet.
Mount Juliet is separated into about eight neighborhood areas. Less expensive homes are found near the downtown city center, while larger homes with more square footage and more acreage per lot can be found on the outer edges of town to the north and south. There are a number of newer homes in the city that are located in mixed-use developments, with upscale condominiums and apartments existing alongside shops and markets for a truly modern and walkable community. Many homes in Mount Juliet have been built within the past decade, owing to recent population growth and a desire for newer and more modern homes. With the abundance of new homes and the many employment opportunities, Mount Juliet is a popular spot for families looking to buy a home and put down roots.
Retail shops are popular in Mount Juliet, with well-known merchants such as Best Buy, JC Penny, Kroger, Lowe’s, Old Navy, Publix, Target, and Wal-Mart all located within the city. Companies such as Amazon, FedEx, and Under Amour also have warehouse facilities near Mount Juliet, and these businesses combined with the retail shops and restaurants help contribute to the very low unemployment rate in the area. While Mount Juliet does not have its own school system, it does have four public middle schools, 11 elementary schools, and one high school located just outside the city limits, all of which provide employment to a large portion of Mount Juliet residents. With so many diverse industries operating within Mount Juliet, job growth is expected to grow nearly 40% over the next decade.