Erwin, TN Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 5,610. Estimated population in 2021: 5,786 (+3.1% change)
Males: 2,598 (46.3%), Females: 3,012 (53.7%)

Unicoi County

Zip code: 37650

Median resident age: 43.5 years
Median household income: $29,644
Median house value: $78,400

Races in Erwin:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (18.0%), English (14.0%), Irish (11.9%), German (6.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.7%), Scottish (2.5%).

Elevation: 1675 feet

Land area: 3.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Erwin

  • High school or higher: 69.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Erwin city

  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -78 (-1.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Erwin:

  • UNICOI COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (GREENWAY CIRCLE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Erwin:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Erwin:

  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 23 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; Abbreviation: TRI)
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 50 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: AVL)
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 77 miles; HICKORY, NC; Abbreviation: HKY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Erwin:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Erwin:

  • EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,498)
  • NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,729)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT ASHEVILLE (about 37 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,759)
  • ASHEVILLE BUNCOMBE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,728)
  • APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; BOONE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 12,245)
  • WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,893)
  • SPARTANBURG TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 75 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)

Schools

Public high school in Erwin:

  • UNICOI COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 786; Location: 500 UNAKA WAY; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Erwin:

  • UNICOI COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 595; Location: 600 MOHAWK DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LOVE CHAPEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 371; Location: 1426 LOVE STATION; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ROCK CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 233; Location: 1121 E ERWIN RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • TEMPLE HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 128; Location: 797 OLD HIGHWAY RD; Grades: KG – 05)

Libraries

Library in Erwin:

  • UNICOI COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $50,478; Location: 201 NOLICHUCKY AVENUE; 16,143 books; 293 audio materials; 461 video materials; 12 serial subscriptions)

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