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Population (year 2000): 44,905. Estimated population in July 2005: 44,130 (-1.7% change)
Males: 20,507 (45.7%), Females: 24,398 (54.3%)

Sullivan County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 41.9 years
Median household income: $30,524 (year 2000)
Median house value: $87,500 (year 2000)

Kingsport, TN residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Kingsport:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.7%)
  • Black (4.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (16.6%), English (13.1%), Irish (11.0%), German (10.0%), Scotch-Irish (4.4%), Scottish (2.3%).Tennessee

Elevation: 1208 feet

Land area: 44.1 square miles

Kingsport,

For population 25 years and over in Kingsport

  • High school or higher: 76.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kingsport city

  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

2.1% Foreign born (0.7% Europe, 0.5% Asia, 0.4% Latin America, 0.3% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,603 (+6.2%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: City, TN Johnson (18.2 miles pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Charlotte, (149.4 miles pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (509.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: TN (3.8 miles Bloomingdale, Heights, TN (4.8 miles Colonial City, VA (6.1 miles Weber City, VA Gate (7.5 miles Carmel, TN (7.9 miles Mount TN (8.5 miles Spurgeon, TN (9.4 miles Gray, Branch, TN Fall (10.0 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 214 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 1997: 202 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 1998: 135 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 1999: 123 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2000: 91 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2001: 85 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2002: 93 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2003: 142 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 2004: 165 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2005: 154 buildings, average cost: $134,500

Latitude: 36.54 N, Longitude: 82.54 W

Area code: 423

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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (20.7%), Educational,health and social services (18.7%), Retail trade (13.5%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +23,859 (+53.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 12,138 (70.0%)

Crime in Kingsport by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 2 2 2 2
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5
Rapes 21 23 26 29 40 39
    per 100,000 46.8 51.2 57.9 64.6 89.1 86.9
Robberies 36 35 36 43 63 66
    per 100,000 80.2 77.9 80.2 95.8 140.3 147.0
Assaults 279 267 320 295 282 310
    per 100,000 621.3 594.6 712.6 656.9 628.0 690.3
Burglaries 261 321 409 477 477 661
    per 100,000 581.2 714.8 910.8 1062.2 1062.2 1472.0
Thefts 1,858 1,720 2,065 2,267 2,377 2,654
    per 100,000 4137.6 3830.3 4598.6 5048.4 5293.4 5910.3
Auto thefts 125 103 134 135 161 209
    per 100,000 278.4 229.4 298.4 300.6 358.5 465.4
395.5 384.4 465.8 490.7 522.5 598.0

Average climate in Kingsport, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kingsport,

Kingsport-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1980, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.8 miles away from the Kingsport city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Gerald Sensabaugh - 2005 NFL player (Jacksonville Jaguars, born: Jun 13, 1983), Michael Clark II - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 5/4/69), Brownie McGhee - (1915-1996), musician.

Main business address for: EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO (PLASTICS, MATERIALS, SYNTH RESINS & NONVULCAN ELASTOMERS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Kingsport:
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (113 CASSEL DRIVE)
  • HOLSTON VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (130 WEST RAVINE ROAD PO BOX 238)
  • INDIAN PATH MEDICAL CENTER (2000 BROOKSIDE DR)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kingsport:
  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 11 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; ID: TRI)
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 76 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; ID: AVL)
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 98 miles; HICKORY, NC; ID: HKY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kingsport:
  • JOHNSON CITY (about 22 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN; ID: 0A4)
  • HAWKINS COUNTY (about 25 miles; ROGERSVILLE, TN; ID: RVN)
  • ELIZABETHTON MUNI (about 29 miles; ELIZABETHTON, TN; ID: 0A9)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 29 $79,739 $32,995 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 33 $94,095 $34,216 6 $8,867
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $6,784 $40,704 0 $0
Water Supply 93 $232,900 $30,051 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 67 $167,241 $29,953 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 5 $19,926 $47,822 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 89 $290,098 $39,114 0 $0
Police - Other 39 $95,128 $29,270 12 $7,681
Other Government Administration 12 $47,349 $47,349 9 $2,856
Firefighters 90 $292,097 $38,946 0 $0
Financial Administration 41 $131,965 $38,623 1 $1,127
Transit 14 $32,351 $27,729 8 $6,879
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 270 $487,956 $21,686 104 $46,827
Fire - Other 2 $4,926 $29,556 0 $0
Correction 6 $11,865 $23,730 0 $0
Streets and Highways 35 $105,397 $36,136 0 $0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 669 $2,381,892 $42,724 114 $113,300
Local Libraries 12 $29,699 $29,699 6 $7,638
Other and Unallocable 71 $153,023 $25,863 0 $0
Totals for Government 1579 $4,664,431 $35,448 260 $195,175
Colleges/Universities in Kingsport:
  • KINGSPORT BEAUTY SCHOOL (Location: 2753 E CENTER ST; Private, for-profit)
  • BARTON'S COLLEGE OF COSMETOLOGY (Location: 121 W MARKET ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kingsport:
  • NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,729)
  • EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN; FT enrollment: 9,498)
  • WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 57 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; FT enrollment: 3,893)
  • APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; BOONE, NC; FT enrollment: 12,245)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT ASHEVILLE (about 62 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 2,759)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 64 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; FT enrollment: 2,412)
  • ASHEVILLE BUNCOMBE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 65 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 2,728)
Public high schools in Kingsport:
  • DOBYNS BENNETT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,786; Location: 1800 LEGION DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SULLIVAN SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,022; Location: 1236 MORELAND DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SULLIVAN NORTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 787; Location: 2533 J B DENNIS BYPASS; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Kingsport:
  • KINGSPORT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 217; Location: 1044 NEW BEASON WELL RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CHRISTIAN LIFE ACADEMY (Students: 78; Location: 2401 JOHNS B DENNIS PO BOX1383; Grades: PK - 12)
  • GOSPEL ASSEMBLY CHRISTIAN ACAD (Students: 40; Location: 376 BOB JOBE RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • LINK HOUSE SCHOOL (Students: 30; Location: 433 NEW BEASON WELL RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • GRAVELY APOSTOLIC CHRN SCHOOL (Students: 22; Location: 479 GRAVELY ROAD; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Kingsport:
  • SEVIER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 846; Location: 1200 WATEREE ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ROBINSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 744; Location: 1517 JESSEE ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MILLER PERRY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 635; Location: 904 FORDTOWN RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • COLONIAL HEIGHTS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 601; Location: 415 LEBANON DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • INDIAN SPRINGS ELEMENTARY (Students: 559; Location: 333 HILL RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JOHNSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 540; Location: 1001 ORMOND DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 517; Location: 2216 WESTMORELAND DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 516; Location: 1100 BELLINGHAM DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ROCK SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 510; Location: 1238 MORELAND DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • KETRON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 500; Location: 3301 BLOOMINGDALE PK; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Kingsport:
  • ST. DOMINIC SCHOOL (Students: 108; Location: 1474 E CENTER STREET; Grades: PK - 5)
  • TRI-CITIES CHRISTIAN SCHLS (Students: 42; Location: 1200 E. SEVIER AVENUE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CCS ADOLESCENT TREATMENT CENTE (Students: 40; Location: 6145 TEMPLE STAR ROAD; Grades: UG - UG)
  • ST PAUL'S DAY SCHOOL (Students: 5; Location: 161 E RAVINE RD; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Kingsport:
  • KINGSPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $762,921; Location: 400 BROAD STREET; 128,972 books; 4,498 audio materials; 1,855 video materials; 418 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Kingsport: Civilian Conservation Corps Camp Number 2427 (A), Church Circle (B), Valley Grove Farm (C), Kingsport Rifle Range (D), Meadow View Golf Course (E), Ridgefields Golf and Country Club (F), Riverview Recreation Center (G), Allandale Mansion (H), Kingsport City Hall (I), Kingsport Fine Arts Center (J).

Shopping Centers: Green Acres Shopping Center (1), Crown Point Shopping Center (2), Midtown Shopping Center (3), Kingsport Mall Shopping Center (4), Southland Shopping Center (5), Parkway Plaza Shopping Center (6), Fort Henry Mall Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Kingsport include: Central Baptist Church (A), Clouds Bend Church (B), Concordia Lutheran Church (C), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (D), Saint Matthew United Methodist Church (E), Saint Dominics Catholic Church (F), Riverside Avenue Baptist Church (G), Ebenezer Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Barnes Cemetery (1), Bear Cemetery (2), Wilson Cemetery (3), Easley Cemetery (4), Cloud Cemetery (5), Webb Cemetery (6), Waterman Cemetery (7).

Reservoirs: Fort Patrick Henry Lake (A), Kingsport Reservoir (B), Bays Mountain Reservoir (C).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gaines Branch (A), North Fork Holston River (B), Horse Creek (C), Miller Branch (D), Gravelly Branch (E), Cooks Valley Branch (F), Reedy Creek (G), Clark Branch (H), Slate Branch (I).

Parks in Kingsport include: Cloud Park (1), Eastman Recreation Area (2), Riverfront Park (3), Centennial Boat Yard Park (4), Bays Mountain Park (5), J Fred Johnson Park (6).

Post offices: Colonial Heights Post Office (A), Kingsport Post Office (B), Lynn Garden Post Office (C).


Kingsport compared to Tennessee state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Kingsport:
  • WKPT (1400 AM; 1 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKIN (1320 AM; 5 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WHGG (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIO)
  • WJCW (910 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKTP (1590 AM; 10 kW; JONESBOROUGH, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WETB (790 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: MOUNTAIN SIGNALS, INC.)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGAT (1050 AM; 1 kW; GATE CITY, VA; Owner: TRI-CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Kingsport:
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCSK (90.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: KINGSPORT CITY SCHOOLS BD. OF EDUC .)
  • WKOS (104.9 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WQUT (101.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W214AP (90.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEYE (104.3 FM; SURGOINSVILLE, TN; Owner: TRI-CITY RADIO, LLC)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
TV broadcast stations around Kingsport:
  • WKPT-LP (Channel 25; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCYB-TV (Channel 5; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: APPALACHIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)

 

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