Elizabethton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 13,772 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Elizabethton is the 41st largest community in Tennessee.
Unlike some cities, Elizabethton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Elizabethton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Elizabethton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Elizabethton who work in office and administrative support (14.57%), sales jobs (14.08%), and healthcare (11.25%).
In terms of college education, Elizabethton is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.86% of adults 25 and older in Elizabethton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Elizabethton in 2010 was $21,366, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,464 for a family of four. However, Elizabethton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Elizabethton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Elizabethton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Elizabethton include German, English, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Elizabethton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.