Williamson County, Tennessee has become a popular destination for people from all over the United States and beyond. This vibrant community is home to a highly educated population, with more than half of its residents born outside the state. This has allowed Williamson County to attract and grow a wide range of businesses and core operations, giving its citizens the opportunity to build successful careers in their own backyard. Tennessee is one of the most tax-friendly states in the country, with property taxes and income taxes ranking 44th and 43rd respectively.
This low tax burden leaves more disposable income for businesses and residents alike. The state also has a great deal of fiscal responsibility, with its per capita debt ranking 42nd in the country. The Nashville MSA Population Growth program has reported that Williamson County has seen a steady increase in population over the past five years. Of this population, over half have earned at least one high school diploma or equivalent, while a third have obtained a bachelor's degree or higher and 15.5% have achieved a graduate degree or higher. The U. S.
Census Bureau recently released data that ranked Williamson County seventh in the nation for average household income. This is further illustrated by the breakdown of jobs held by county residents, with the largest universities awarding degrees in Empire Beauty School-Nashville (57 and 67.9%), Franklin Hair Academy School of Cosmetology (14 and 16.7%) and Williamson Christian College (13 and 15.5%).The table below shows that Williamson County has a higher percentage of foreign-born residents than its neighboring and parent geographies:.