Elizabethton, TN
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Elizabethton profile

Living in Elizabethton

Elizabethton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 14,015 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Elizabethton is the 41st largest community in Tennessee.

Also of interest is that Elizabethton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Elizabethton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.32% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Being a small city, Elizabethton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The citizens of Elizabethton are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.53% of adults in Elizabethton having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Elizabethton in 2018 was $23,160, which is lower middle income relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $92,640 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.