Johnson City, TN Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 55,469. Estimated population in 2021: 58,718 (+5.9% change)
Males: 26,448 (47.7%), Females: 29,021 (52.3%)

Washington County

Zip codes: 37601, 37604, 37614, 37615.

Median resident age: 36.9 years
Median household income: $30,835
Median house value: $99,600

Races in Johnson City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.0%)
  • Black (6.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (16.2%), English (11.9%), German (11.8%), Irish (11.3%), Scotch-Irish (4.2%), Scottish (2.4%).

Elevation: 1635 feet

Land area: 39.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Johnson City

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 29.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Johnson City city

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

3.0% Foreign born (1.0% Latin America, 0.9% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,568 (+6.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Johnson City:

  • JOHNSON CITY MEDICAL CTR (400 N STATE OF FRANKLIN RD)
  • JOHNSON CITY SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (203 E WATAUGA AVE)
  • NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL (401 PRINCETON RD)
  • WOODRIDGE HOSP (403 STATE OF FRANKLIN RD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Johnson City:

  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 10 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; Abbreviation: TRI)
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 63 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: AVL)
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 80 miles; HICKORY, NC; Abbreviation: HKY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Johnson City:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Johnson City:

  • EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 9,498; Location: 807 UNIVERSITY PKY; Public; Website: www.etsu.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • EMMANUEL SCHOOL OF RELIGION (Full-time enrollment: 107; Location: ONE WALKER DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.esr.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • TRI-CITY BEAUTY COLLEGE (Location: 1101 S ROAN ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Johnson City:

  • NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,729)
  • APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; BOONE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 12,245)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT ASHEVILLE (about 50 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,759)
  • ASHEVILLE BUNCOMBE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,728)
  • WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 64 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,893)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • CARSON-NEWMAN COLLEGE (about 79 miles; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,073)

Schools

Public high school in Johnson City:

  • SCIENCE HILL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,438; Location: 1509 JOHN EXUM PKWY; Grades: 08 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Johnson City:

  • INDIAN TRAIL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,070; Location: 307 CAR MOL DR; Grades: 06 – 07)
  • HAPPY VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 591; Location: 1840 MILLIGAN HW; Grades: KG – 04)
  • LAKE RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 585; Location: 700 CARROL CREEK RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 552; Location: 907 KING SPRINGS RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • UNIVERSITY SCHOOL (Students: 517; Location: P O BOX 70632 ETSU; Grades: KG – 12)
  • CHEROKEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 460; Location: 2100 CHEROKEE RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WOODLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 442; Location: 2303 INDIAN RIDGE RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BOONES CREEK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 396; Location: 4352 NORTH ROAN ST; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • TOWNE ACRES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 365; Location: 2310 LARKSPUR DR; Grades: KG – 05)
  • FAIRMONT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 357; Location: 1405 LESTER HARRIS RD; Grades: PK – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Johnson City:

  • TRI CITIES CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 344; Location: 2423 SUSANNAH ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • PROVIDENCE ACADEMY (Students: 215; Location: 4005 BRISTOL HIGHWAY SUITE 2; Grades: KG – 9)
  • ST MARY S (Students: 188; Location: 2211 E. LAKEVIEW RD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • MUNSEY KINDERGARTEN (Students: 125; Location: 201 E MARKET STREET; Grades: PK – KG)
  • ASHLEY ACADEMY (Students: 117; Location: 1502 KNOB CREEK ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • EARLY LEARNING CTR 1ST UNITED (Students: 4; Location: 900 SPRING STREET; Grades: KG – KG)

Libraries

Library in Johnson City:

  • JOHNSON CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,449,023; Location: 100 WEST MILLARD STREET; 111,115 books; 2,888 audio materials; 2,012 video materials; 289 serial subscriptions)

 

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