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Demographics

 

Population

 

Sullivan County 

Hawkins County

Kingsport-Bristol, TN-VA MSA

Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol CSA

(Tri-Cities Region)

State of Tennessee

2015 Population Estimate 157,047 56,735  309,670 510,761 6,547,779
 

 

Labor Force in the Tri-Cities Region

Civillian Labor Force 228,450
Number Employed 219,030
Number Unemployed 9,420
Unemployment Rate 4.1%

 


Educational Attainment in the Tri-Cities Region

Education Level

% of Population

High school graduate or higher 82.86%
Bachelor's degree or higher 20.33%
Graduate degree 7.36%

 

Labor

NAICS
Code 

Employment by Sector 

U.S.
Average

Sullivan
County

11 Crop & Animal Production 1.1% < 1%
21 Mining, Quarrying, & Oil and Gas Extraction 0.6% < 1%
22 Utilities 0.5% < 1%
23 Construction 5.6% 7.8%
31 Manufacturing 11% 16.5%
42 Wholesale Trade 5.2% 3.2%
44 Retail Trade 13.6% 11.8%
48 Transportation & Warehousing 3.7% 3.4%
51 Information 2.6% 2.1%
52 Finance & Insurance 5.3% 2.7%
53 Real Estate & Rental and Leasing 1.8% 1%
54 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 7% 2.2%
55 Management of Companies & Enterprises 1.7% 1.6%
56 Waste Management & Remediation Services 6.7% 4.9%
61 Educational Services 2.3% 1.1%
62 Health Care & Social Assistance 14.9% 16.8%
71 Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 1.8% < 1 %
72 Accommodation & Food Services 10.4% 8.8%
81 Other Services (except Public Administration) 4.1% 4%
99 Unclassified 0.2% < 1%

 

Household Characteristics in Tri-Cities Region

Housing Units 243,192
Occupied Housing Units 214,891
% Owner 153,626
% Renter 61,265
Vacant Housing Units 28,301
Homeowner Vacancy Rate 2.3
Rental Vacancy Rate 5.4
Average Household Size - Owner 2.37
Average Household Size - Renter 2.15
Median Value - Owner Occupied $125,600
Median Rent - Renter Occupied $620

    

Source of Business and Labor Numbers:  Troy University

Our Community

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Contacts

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423.279.7681
  10368 Wallace Alley St., Suite 1, Kingsport, TN 37663
PO Box 747, Blountville, TN 37617

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