Loudon : Tennessee

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What Loudon is like for active adults
Loudon is a small town in eastern Tennessee about 30 minutes from Knoxville and the University of Tennessee. It is the county seat of Loudon County.  Loudon itself has under 5,000 residents and growing. Average age in Loudon is about the national average, about 41 years of age. This area of Tennessee has become extremely popular with active adults looking for good recreation opportunities and a lower cost of living.  The nearby Tellico Dam (created by the TVA and which dammed the Little Tennessee River near the Tennessee River) resulted in a vast recreational area.
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Where to Live & Real Estate Values

Loudon is also the home of Tellico Village,  one of the larger active adult communities in the country with almost 7,000 residents.

Median price of homes in Loudon have see-sawed widely in recent years. In mid-2013, the median was about $232,000., according to Zillow.com.  Prices in Tellico Village undoubtedly are higher than in the surrounding community, bringing up the average.

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What is special about this retirement community
Recreational opportunities, specifically fishing, are suberb in Loudon.
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What is not special about this retirement community
The snail darter, an endangered species indigenous to this area, became an infamous environmental episode.
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What kinds of people like retiring here
People who like a relaxed, outdoor lifestyle like it in Loudon. Fishermen and boaters will especially like it.
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Local economy is driven by
Tourism and construction are important drivers of the Loudon economy.
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Climate and Physical Environment
Located in eastern Tennessee about 30 miles from Knoxville.  The Little Tennessee enters the Tennessee River near here. The terrain can be very hilly.
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Restaurants & Cultural Scene
For culture Knoxville and the University of Tennessee are the top draws.
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Crime
The crime rate is about half the national average.
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Medical facilities
Fort Sanders Loudon Medical Center is in Loudon, other facilities are nearby.
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Transportation
The Knoxville Airport is about 30 minutes.
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Valuable Links
Tennessee retirement guide
Tellico Village
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Facts about LOUDON
  • State: TN
  • Environment: Mountain,Lake,
  • City Population: Less than 10,000
  • Median age of Population: 45-64
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 21-40
  • Avg July Temperature: 81+
  • Median HH Income: 20,001-40,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $200,001-$300,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 101-110 (slightly above average)
  • Culture Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: No
  • Name of the Guide: Rob Sassano

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