Mount Juliet, Tennessee

Mount Juliet, Tennessee Retirement

Mount Juliet (population 28,000) is a pleasant Nashville suburb situated in the north central region of Tennessee.  It started out in 1835, and the general consensus is that it was named after a castle in Ireland.  Lush and leafy, Mt. Juliet is quiet, very conservative, residential and has been growing.   It is known as a business-friendly place, and the cost of living is just above the national average.  Of the residents who call Mt. Juliet home, 31% are age 45 or better.   The median household income is well above the national average.

Parks and small lakes dot town, and Little League is very popular here.  There is a large, nice shopping area called Providence Marketplace, which is the largest shopping mall between Knoxville and Nashville (and there is a Wal-Mart).    Most neighborhoods are tidy and well-kept.

The good citizens of Mt. Juliet do not have a hospital of their own, but nearby Summit Medical Center is located in nearby Hermitage.  It is not a teaching hospital but is accredited by the Joint Commission.  Nashville is home to nine more hospitals, several of which are award-winning, including Vanderbilt University Hospital.

Mount Juliet’s crime rate is below the national average.

Nashville MTA provides public transportation within Mount Juliet.

The Mount Juliet Community Center has programs for the 55+ demographic.

Summer temperatures are in the 80s and 90s, and winter temperatures are in the 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s.  It rains an average of 55 inches per year, and snow happens a few inches of the year.