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Johnson City, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Johnson City is the 9th largest city in Tennessee with a population of 66,907 as of July 1, 2019. Johnson City 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 Johnson City is located at latitude 36.3134 and longitude -82.3535 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Johnson City encompass a land area of 42.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.31 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,634 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Johnson City are located in Washington County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Carter County, and Sullivan County.

The City of Johnson City (GNIS ID: 2404808) 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 Johnson City is located within Commissioner District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Johnson City: Blue Plum Station, Haynesville, Johnsons Depot, Johnsons Tank.

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Johnson City, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Johnson City, TN Housing Affordability Index is 110
State of Tennessee Housing Affordability Index is 143
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Johnson City, TN Wealth Index is 73
State of Tennessee Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 66,907 (100%)
Population in Households 63,203 (94.5%)
Population in Families 44,871 (67.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 3,704 ( 5.5%)
Population Density 1,553
Diversity Index2 34
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,740
Average Household Income $64,479
Per Capita Income $28,403
Wealth Index4 73

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 33,109 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,804 (44.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,176 (42.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,130 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $182,129
Housing Affordability Index3 110
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 28,979
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 15,722
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.65% 0.68%
Households 0.8% 0.76%
Families 0.55% 0.61%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Johnson City, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Johnson City to the other 429 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 9 98th
Population Density # 22 95th
Diversity Index # 117 73rd
Median Household Income # 283 34th
Per Capita Income # 96 78th

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