Mount Juliet has the 981st largest population in the United States. The population grew by 27.3% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Mount Juliet is part of the Nashville metro area. Unemployment in the Nashville area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Nashville has the 34th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Mount Juliet is below average at $44,700, and the median cost of a home in Mount Juliet is $200,000, which is above the national average. 34% of workers in Mount Juliet hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 93% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Mount Juliet. 86% of Mount Juliet workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Mount Juliet spend an average of 28 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.