Kingsport, TN


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Kingsport is a medium-sized city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 53,014 people and 22 constituent neighborhoods, Kingsport is the 12th largest community in Tennessee.

Unlike some cities, Kingsport isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Kingsport are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kingsport is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kingsport who work in office and administrative support (13.08%), sales jobs (12.25%), and healthcare (8.06%).

In terms of college education, Kingsport is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.33% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Kingsport in 2010 was $25,958, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,832 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 Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.

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