Elizabethton, TN

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Living in Elizabethton

Elizabethton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 13,497 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 (14.63%), sales jobs (13.33%), and healthcare (8.40%).

The percentage of adults in Elizabethton who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.08% of the adults in Elizabethton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Elizabethton in 2010 was $21,777, which is middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,108 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 English, Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Elizabethton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.