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Population (year 2000): 13,372. Estimated population in July 2005: 13,944 (+4.3% change)
Males: 6,038 (45.2%), Females: 7,334 (54.8%)

Carter County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 40.3 years
Median household income: $25,909 (year 2000)
Median house value: $75,000 (year 2000)

Elizabethton, TN residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Elizabethton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.7%)
  • Black (2.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (18.9%), German (12.8%), English (10.4%), Irish (8.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.7%), Scottish (3.4%).Tennessee

Elevation: 1560 feet

Land area: 9.2 square miles

Elizabethton,

For population 25 years and over in Elizabethton

  • High school or higher: 68.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elizabethton city

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 13.2%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -114 (-0.8%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: City, TN Johnson (9.2 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Charlotte, (124.4 miles pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (533.5 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: TN (4.2 miles Watauga, TN (4.3 miles Central, Crest, TN (5.5 miles Pine TN (6.4 miles Hunter, City, TN (9.1 miles Bluff City, TN Johnson (9.2 miles TN Unicoi, (10.5 miles TN (12.7 miles Midway,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 30 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 1997: 37 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $56,200
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2005: 39 buildings, average cost: $91,500

Latitude: 36.34 N, Longitude: 82.24 W

Area code: 423

Elizabethton, Tennessee business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.9%), Retail trade (15.3%), Manufacturing (15.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,336 (+24.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,038 (39.0%)

Crime in Elizabethton by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.5
Rapes 2 4 7 7 2 3
    per 100,000 15.0 29.9 52.3 52.3 15.0 22.4
Robberies 3 9 8 1 6 12
    per 100,000 22.4 67.3 59.8 7.5 44.9 89.7
Assaults 33 50 65 63 48 42
    per 100,000 246.8 373.9 486.1 471.1 359.0 314.1
Burglaries 104 129 121 140 125 135
    per 100,000 777.7 964.7 904.9 1047.0 934.8 1009.6
Thefts 511 688 693 586 635 666
    per 100,000 3821.4 5145.1 5182.5 4382.3 4748.7 4980.6
Auto thefts 37 47 35 36 67 32
    per 100,000 276.7 351.5 261.7 269.2 501.0 239.3
291.5 408.4 427.7 387.5 386.7 395.2

Average climate in Elizabethton, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Elizabethton,

Elizabethton-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1980, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.1 miles away from the Elizabethton city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1974, a category 3 tornado 41.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Jason Witten - 2005 NFL player (Dallas Cowboys, born: May 6, 1982), Wade Day - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Elizabethton, TN

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Hospital/medical center in Elizabethton:
  • SYCAMORE SHOALS HOSPITAL (1501 WEST ELK AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Elizabethton:
  • JOHNSON CITY SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN)
  • NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN)
  • WOODRIDGE HOSP (about 7 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Elizabethton:
  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 15 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; ID: TRI)
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 66 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; ID: AVL)
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 73 miles; HICKORY, NC; ID: HKY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Elizabethton:
  • JOHNSON CITY (about 5 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN; ID: 0A4)
  • ELIZABETHTON MUNI (about 6 miles; ELIZABETHTON, TN; ID: 0A9)
  • VIRGINIA HIGHLANDS (about 28 miles; ABINGDON, VA; ID: VJI)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 23 $64,653 $33,732 0 $0
Other Government Administration 4 $14,933 $44,799 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,148 $25,776 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 37 $96,010 $31,138 0 $0
Police - Other 3 $8,790 $35,160 0 $0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 218 $580,417 $31,949 40 $20,995
Firefighters 33 $81,125 $29,500 0 $0
Streets and Highways 17 $32,674 $23,064 0 $0
Health 2 $3,697 $22,182 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 10 $16,085 $19,302 0 $0
Sewerage 24 $53,634 $26,817 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 8 $16,552 $24,828 0 $0
Water Supply 20 $52,051 $31,230 0 $0
Electric Power 58 $208,340 $43,104 0 $0
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 90 $78,747 $10,499 13 $6,943
Local Libraries 6 $13,277 $26,554 3 $2,413
Other and Unallocable 8 $17,194 $25,791 0 $0
Totals for Government 562 $1,340,328 $28,619 56 $30,352
College/University in Elizabethton:
  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGY CENTER AT ELIZABETHTON (Full-time enrollment: 433; Location: 1500 ARNEY ST; Public; Website: elizabethton.tec.tn.us)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elizabethton:
  • EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,498)
  • NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,729)
  • APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; BOONE, NC; FT enrollment: 12,245)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT ASHEVILLE (about 54 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 2,759)
  • ASHEVILLE BUNCOMBE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 2,728)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 61 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; FT enrollment: 2,412)
  • WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 73 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; FT enrollment: 3,893)
Public high schools in Elizabethton:
  • ELIZABETHTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 752; Location: 907 WEST E ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HAPPY VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 563; Location: 121 WARPATH LA; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • UNAKA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 363; Location: 119 ROBINSON LA; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CARTER COUNTY ADULT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 9; Location: 412 SOUTH SYCAMORE ST; Grades: 12 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Elizabethton:
  • HUNTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 499; Location: 145 HOPE ST; Grades: KG - 08)
  • HAPPY VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 491; Location: 163 WARPATH LA; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • T A DUGGER JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 452; Location: 306 WEST E ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HAROLD MCCORMICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 403; Location: 226 CEDAR AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WEST SIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 356; Location: 1310 BURGIE ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • UNAKA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 323; Location: 120 UNAKA DR; Grades: KG - 08)
  • KEENBURG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 300; Location: 139 KEENBURG RD; Grades: KG - 08)
  • VALLEY FORGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 289; Location: 485 RIVERVIEW DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • EAST SIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 246; Location: 800 SIAM ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LIFT ACADEMY ALTERNATIVE (Students: 22; Location: 2453 SIAM RD; Grades: 07 - 10)
Private primary/middle school in Elizabethton:
  • HELICON INCORPORATED-ELIZABETH (Students: 14; Location: 208 PARKWAY BLVD; Grades: 4 - 11)
Library in Elizabethton:
  • ELIZABETHTON/CARTER CO. PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $316,099; Location: 201 N. SYCAMORE STREET; 43,690 books; 538 audio materials; 859 video materials; 89 serial subscriptions)
 

Elizabethton compared to Tennessee state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Elizabethton:
  • WBEJ (1240 AM; 1 kW; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: CB RADIO, INC.)
  • WHHQ (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ELIZABETHTON, TN)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WETB (790 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: MOUNTAIN SIGNALS, INC.)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHGG (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIO)
  • WKTP (1590 AM; 10 kW; JONESBOROUGH, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJCW (910 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFHG (980 AM; 5 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBCV (1550 AM; 5 kW; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WEMB (1420 AM; 5 kW; ERWIN, TN; Owner: W E M B, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Elizabethton:
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W214AP (90.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WQUT (101.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCSK (90.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: KINGSPORT CITY SCHOOLS BD. OF EDUC .)
  • W285DG (104.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W225AA (92.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WAEZ (94.9 FM; GREENEVILLE, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKOS (104.9 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Elizabethton:
  • WCYB-TV (Channel 5; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: APPALACHIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WOPI-CA (Channel 9; BRISTOL,VA/KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKPT-TV (Channel 19; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJHL-TV (Channel 11; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAPK-CA (Channel 36; BRISTOL,VA/KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

 

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