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.
Elizabethton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 sales jobs (14.56%), office and administrative support (13.64%), and teaching (8.51%).
The education level of Elizabethton citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.11% of adults 25 and older in Elizabethton have a college degree.
The per capita income in Elizabethton in 2010 was $20,200, 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 $80,800 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 Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Elizabethton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.