Kingsport, TN: What you need to know

Kingsport, along with Johnson City and Bristol, make up the economically strong Tri-Cities region in the northeast corner of Tennessee. Kingsport has a robust healthcare sector with Holston Valley Medical Center and Indian Path Medical Center, and students can attend branch academic campuses of the University of Tennessee, East Tennessee State University and more. Major employers include Eastman Chemical and Domtar (paper mill), and a popular 10-mile Kingston Greenway walking and biking trail winds along the Holston River.

Kingsport, TN City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 52,898
Median Age 44
Median Household Income $37,465
Median Home Price $135,700
Walkscore 25

Kingsport, TN Real Estate

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Kingsport, TN Business and Economy

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Kingsport, TN Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 46.6%
  Female 53.4%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 25
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Median Population

Median Age 44.3%
Age 18 Over 79.4%
Age 21 Over 76.3%
Age 62 Over 25.8%
Age 65 Over 21.7%


  Ethnicity White 91.6%
  Ethnicity Black 3.4%
  Ethnicity Asian 1%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 2.8%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Other 1%


  Median Household Income $37,465
  Median Home Price $135,700
  Homes Owned 36.8%
  Homes Rent 63.2%
  Median Property Rent $582


  English Only 96.1%
  English Other 3.9%

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Commute Types

  Walked 0.7%
  Worked at Home 2.9%
  Public Transportation 0.1%
  Other Means 1.6%
  Drove Alone 86.2%
  Carpooled 8.4%

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