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Kingsport, TN
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Kingsport profile

Living in Kingsport

Kingsport is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 56,150 people and 23 associated neighborhoods, Kingsport is the 12th largest community in Tennessee.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.88% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

The city of Kingsport is a decent size, but despite this, it doesn't have a viable public transit system that people can use to get to work.

The education level of Kingsport citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.01% of adults in Kingsport have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Kingsport in 2018 was $34,878, 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 $139,512 for a family of four. However, Kingsport contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Kingsport home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kingsport residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Kingsport include English, Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.

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