Johnson City is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 66,677 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Johnson City is the eighth largest community in Tennessee.
Johnson City is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.89% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Johnson City is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Johnson City who work in healthcare (11.94%), office and administrative support (11.82%), and sales jobs (11.30%).
Also of interest is that Johnson City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Johnson City is a college town. There are a lot of students in Johnson City attending college, and as a result Johnson City provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 19.17 minutes getting to work every day.
Johnson City has a lot of people who ride the bus to and from work. In fact, for its size, Johnson City has quite a high level of public transit users. Johnson City’s need for inexpensive transportation options for its citizens is quite high.
The education level of Johnson City citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 39.44% of adults in Johnson City have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Johnson City in 2010 was $28,774, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,096 for a family of four. However, Johnson City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Johnson City is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Johnson City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Johnson City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Johnson City include German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Johnson City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.