Elizabethton, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Elizabethton, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Elizabethton had a population of 14,183 as of July 1, 2016. Elizabethton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Elizabethton is located at latitude 36.3362 and longitude -82.2325 in Carter County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elizabethton (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Carter County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,526 feet.

The City of Elizabethton (GNIS ID: 2403552) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Elizabethton is located within Commissioner District 8, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carter County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elizabethton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elizabethton: Elizabeth, Sycamore Shoals.


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Elizabethton, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 14,183
Population in Households 13,328
Population in Familes 10,481
Population in Group Qrtrs 855
Population Density1 1,452
Diversity Index2 16
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,874
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 3,661
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,476 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,436 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,438 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 602 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $117,138
Average Home Value $151,135
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,224
Average Household Income $43,522
Per Capita Income $20,146
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% -0.18%
Households 0.02% -0.09%
Families -0.13% -0.22%
Median Household Income   -0.33%
Per Capita Income   1.3%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Elizabethton, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elizabethton to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 39 91st
Population Density1 # 23 95th
Diversity Index2 # 236 45th
Median Household Income # 389 9th
Per Capita Income # 238 44th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.