Hermitage is a borough of Metropolitan Nashville, Tennessee, located in eastern Davidson County.
Though the area is incorporated as part of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County (“Metro Nashville” for short), Hermitage maintains its own identity as a residential and commercial area and is considered a small example of ‘urban sprawl.’
Hermitage is located just 10 miles from Downtown Nashville.
A popular historic point of interest in the area is The Hermitage, home of President Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States. The Hermitage deteriorated into post-Civil War dilapidation and was finally rescued to its current state as a public museum and National Historic Landmark.
Residents of Hermitage also enjoy Long Hunter State Park, situated along the shore of J. Percy Priest Lake. The park consists of four units including Couchville, Baker’s Grove, Bryant Grove and Sellars Farm. Picnicking, swimming, hiking, backpacking, boating, fishing, nature photography and wildlife observation are among the activities available to park visitors.
Nashville Shores is a popular 385-acre family recreation destination located in Hermitage, comprised of a water park, group event sites, festival areas, 323-slip marina and other attractions. The water park includes eight water slides, three pools, Kayak Cove, Parker Sandbox, an Aqua Park, thousands of feet of white, sandy beach.
Hermitage, TN Location and Climate
Hermitage is located immediately to the east of Donelson, a Nashville borough and just to the west of Mount Juliet in Wilson County. Hermitage has a humid subtropical climate, with mild to cool winters, and hot humid summers. Monthly averages range from 36.8 °F in January to 79.1 °F in July. In the winter months, snowfall is usually not heavy.
Hermitage, TN Economy
Hermitage, once considered a rural area only thirty years ago, has become a thriving district with a highly-developed network of retail stores and suburban tract homes ranging from starter homes to the executive homes. The technology headquarters of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (one of the Big Four auditors), is located in Hermitage and employs over 1,000 people.
The unemployment rate in Hermitage is 8.40%, with job growth at 3.15%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be around 37.90%. Hermitage’s sales tax rate is 9.25%. The income per capita is $27,809, which includes all adults and children the median household income in Hermitage is $54,921.
Hermitage, TN Population by Occupation
- Management, Business, and Financial Operations 14.26%
- Professional and Related Occupations 25.04%
- Service 13.12%
- Sales and Office 29.64%
- Farming, Fishing, and Forestry 0.02%
- Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance 7.29%
- Production, Transportation, and Material Moving 13.15%
Hermitage, TN Population
As of 2011, Hermitage’s population is 36,758 with 936 people per square mile (population density) and the median age is 37. 44.41% of people in Hermitage are married and 16.21% are divorced. The average household size is in Hermitage is 2.32 people. 42.75% of people are married with children and 61.68% have children and single.
Hermitage, TN Real Estate and Housing Statistics
If you’re in the market to buy real estate in Hermitage, TN or thinking about relocating to Hermitage, TN, you’ll find that Hermitage is a very affordable community with lots of different housing choices. Whether you’re looking for Hermitage luxury and estate homes, Hermitage single-family homes, Hermitage condominiums, Hermitage town homes or short sales in Hermitage, we can help you find exactly what you’re looking for!
- Median Home Age 23.9
- Median Home Cost $159,600
- Home Appreciation -1.66%
- Homes Owned 57.04%
- Housing Vacant 7.33%
- Homes Rented 35.63%
- Property Tax Rate $8.51
Hermitage, TN Public Schools and Education
Hermitage is served by Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools. Hermitage spends $5,141 per student. There are 15 pupils per teacher, 532 students per librarian, and 345 children per counselor in Hermitage (zip 37076), TN schools.
- Dupont Tyler Middle School
- Tulip Grove Elementary School
- Dodson Elementary School
- Hermitage Elementary School
Hermitage, TN Educational Statistics
- 2 yr College Grad.7.90%
- 4 yr College Grad.21.26%
- Graduate Degrees 8.77%
- High School Grads.91.10%
Colleges/Universities nearest to Hermitage, TN
- Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
- Belmont University (Nashville, TN)
- David Lipscomb University (Nashville, TN)
- Tennessee State University (Nashville, TN)
- Nashville State Technical Institute (Nashville, TN)
- Middle Tennessee State University (Murfreesboro, TN)
Hospitals/Medical Centers nearest to Hermitage, TN
- Baptist Hospital (about 2 miles; Nashville, TN)
- Baptist Womens Pavilion (about 2 miles; Nashville, TN)
- Centennial Medical Center (about 2 miles; Nashville, TN)
Hermitage, TN Golf Courses
- Hermitage Golf Course – Rated Top 10 in the State by Golf Digest and Nashville Scene Magazine’s “Best Public Golf Course”
- Golf Course near Hermitage, TN
Hermitage, TN Transportation
Major thoroughfares in Hermitage include U.S. Highway 70, Interstate 40, and State Route 45. The city also has a station on the new Music City Star commuter rail service. The average one-way commute in Hermitage takes approximately 28 minutes. 85% of commuters drive their own car alone, 8% carpool with others, 1% take mass transit and 4% work from home.
Hermitage, TN Real Estate – Hermitage, TN Short Sales, Foreclosures, Short Sale Help and Foreclosure Assistance
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