10 Wealthiest Neighborhoods in Tennessee

By Amanda Weiss

For some people, the southern United States has, and always will be, home. If you are not from that region, you may have a preconceived notion of what the South is like. But luckily, there is some variety, including of lifestyle and wealth. So, regardless of where you’re from, you can find somewhere that makes you comfortable. Tennessee is one such state with plenty of cities and towns that have many resources and benefits. Even if you have never considered moving there, you may think again. To help you decide if you’re interested, here are the 10 wealthiest neighborhoods in Tennessee, based on per capita income data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

1) Belle Meade

Belle Meade, the neighborhood with the highest per capita income in Tennessee, is a Nashville suburb. There are over 2,800 residents of whom the median age is 46, according to Livability. The per capita income here is $104,016, so residents can afford a comfortable life. Because the neighborhood residents are wealthy, Belle Meade tends to be thought of as an exclusive place to live. If you do choose to settle here though, you can be sure of your safety. The police are known for enforcing laws well, and Niche ranks this town as the safest place in Tennessee. Home values and taxes are quite high, but buildings remain traditional and appealing. Additionally, Belle Meade allows for easy transport into the city and nearby parks. So, regardless of whether you have a preconceived notion of Belle Meade, you may want to see if it is a good fit for you.