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Population in 2012: 14,204 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.2%
 

Males: 6,560  (46.2%)
Females: 7,644  (53.8%)

Median resident age:  39.9 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 37682.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,007 (it was $25,909 in 2000)
Elizabethton:

$30,007
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,606

Elizabethton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $104,915 (it was $73,000 in 2000)
Elizabethton:

$104,915
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $117,351; Detached houses: $122,632; Townhouses or other attached units: $127,602; In 2-unit structures: $103,494; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $70,376; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $82,796; Mobile homes: $36,764

Median gross rent in 2012: $472.

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  • White alone - 13,148 (92.4%)
  • Black alone - 475 (3.3%)
  • Hispanic - 313 (2.2%)
  • Two or more races - 281 (2.0%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.05%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Elizabethton: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (23.6%), German (13.8%), Irish (12.1%), English (8.3%), Scotch-Irish (3.7%), Scottish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1799

Elevation: 1560 feet

Land area: 9.16 square miles.

Population density: 1,550 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Elizabethton:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elizabethton city:

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

118 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.8%
Tennessee:  4.5%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 50 registered sex offenders living in Elizabethton, Tennessee as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Elizabethton to the number of sex offenders is 284 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $900 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $892 (1.0%)

Elizabethton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (7.5 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (111.2 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (461.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Biltmore, TN (1.5 miles) , Central, TN (1.9 miles ), Watauga, TN (1.9 miles ), Pine Crest, TN (2.2 miles ), Hunter, TN (2.3 miles ), Johnson City, TN (2.7 miles ), Tiger Valley, TN (2.7 miles) , Bluff City, TN (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 37 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $56,200
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2005: 39 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2006: 24 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2007: 28 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 2010: 55 buildings, average cost: $35,700
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $89,200

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 36.34 N, Longitude: 82.24 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): City of Power

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,188 (+22.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,099 (39.6%)

Area code: 423

Elizabethton household income distribution Elizabethton home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Elizabethton by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000100000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.07.10.00.00.00.00.00.07.00.0
Rapes 4772325537022
per 100,000 28.451.951.415.121.214.135.435.921.650.20.014.014.0
Robberies 9816125143711595
per 100,000 64.059.37.345.384.835.499.121.650.378.936.562.935.1
Assaults 50656348425775706740483229
per 100,000 355.5481.8462.4362.7296.7403.1531.1503.0481.7286.9350.5223.7203.7
Burglaries 129121140125135113173169127120111131127
per 100,000 917.3896.91027.4944.6953.6799.21225.11214.3913.1860.6810.6915.8891.9
Thefts 688693586635666556563648587589514667621
per 100,000 4892.35136.84300.64798.64704.43932.13987.04656.24220.34224.03753.54663.04361.0
Auto thefts 47353667322328493423142126
per 100,000 334.2259.4264.2506.3226.0162.7198.3352.1244.4164.9102.2146.8182.6
Arson 2839839883121
per 100,000 14.259.322.068.056.521.263.757.557.521.57.314.07.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 400.4445.5401.6397.5389.5329.4426.1436.0381.7364.2296.6351.8314.5

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Crime rate in Elizabethton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 43 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.74
Tennessee average:

2.54

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Elizabethton, Tennessee accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.5%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -114 (-0.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Elizabethton-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the Elizabethton city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 39.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elizabethton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 58.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 62.3 miles away from Elizabethton center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 61.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 68.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 69.6 miles away from Elizabethton center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 62.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carter County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jason Witten - 2005 NFL player (Dallas Cowboys, born: May 6, 1982), Samuel P. Carter - Union Army general, Wade Day - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Elizabethton, TN).


Hospitals/medical centers in Elizabethton:

  • FMC ELIZABETHTON (Dialysis Facility, 1210 MILITIA COURT)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 527 SOUTH SYCAMORE STREET)
  • ADVENTA HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, 684 HIGHWAY 91, SUITE 1)
  • SYCAMORE SHOALS HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1501 WEST ELK AVENUE)
  • HERMITAGE HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, 1633 HILLVIEW DRIVE)
  • HILLVIEW HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, 1666 HILLVIEW DRIVE)
  • IVY HALL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 301 WATAUGA AVE)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF ELIZABETHTON (Nursing Home, 1641 HIGHWAY 19E)
  • LIFE CARE CTR OF ELIZABETHTON (Nursing Home, 1641 HIGHWAY 19E BOX 1510)
  • PINE RIDGE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 1200 SPRUCE LANE)
  • PINE RIDGE HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, 1200 SPRUCE LANE)

Political contributions by individuals in Elizabethton, TN

Airports located in Elizabethton:


Local government website: www.elizabethton.org

College/University in Elizabethton:

  • Tennessee Technology Center at Elizabethton (Full-time enrollment: 618; Location: 426 Highway 91; Public; Website: www.ttcelizabethton.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elizabethton:

  • East Tennessee State University (about 8 miles; Johnson City, TN; Full-time enrollment: 11,642)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 14 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,537)
  • Tusculum College (about 32 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • Appalachian State University (about 33 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 14,923)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 54 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,135)
  • Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (about 54 miles; Hudson, NC; FT enrollment: 2,172)
  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 56 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,312)

Public high schools in Elizabethton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Elizabethton:

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Library in Elizabethton:

  • ELIZABETHTON CARTER COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $431,029; Location: 201 N. SYCAMORE STREET; 50,601 books; 822 audio materials; 1,316 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 82 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Add college: Milligan College, private liberal arts college that offers four-year undergraduate degrees and master's degrees in education, occupational therapy, and business administration. Established 1866. Affiliated with Christian Churches-Churches of Christ. Enrollment approximately 1,000.

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Notable locations in Elizabethton: Elizabethton Golf Course (A), Watauga Work Center (B), Cherokee Industrial Park (C), Elizabethton Fire Department Station 1 (D), West Carter County Volunteer Fire Department (E), Carter County Courthouse (F), Carter County Health Department (G), Carter County Jail (H), Elizabethton Municipal Building (I), Elizabethton Senior Citizens Center (J), Elizabethton Fire Department Station 3 (K), Elizabethton Fire Department Station 2 (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: West Towne Plaza Shopping Center (1), Carter County Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Elizabethton include: Southside Church (A), Browns Chapel Methodist Church (B), Church of God of Prophecy (C), First Christian Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), First United Methodist Church (F), Phillipi Baptist Church (G), Roan Street Freewill Baptist Church (H), Saint Paul Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Treadway Cemetery (1), Ledford Cemetery (2), Arney Cemetery (3), Little Cemetery (4), Green-Hill Cemetery (5), Bradley Cemetery (6), McEwen Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Buffalo Creek (A), Gap Creek (B), Powder Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Elizabethton include: Edward's Island Park (1), Sycamore Shoals Monument (2), Walter Curtis Memorial Park (3), Riverside Park (4), Elizabethton Historic District (5), Joe O'Brien Field (6), Elizabethton City Park (7), Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Carter Mansion (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1013 Broad Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn (1515 19E Bypass) (1), Comfort Inn Elizabethton (1515 US 19 E Bypass) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Carter County - Circuit Court Clerk (Elk Avenue) (1), Carter County - Juvenile Court Clerk (Elk Avenue) (2), Carter County - County Court Clerk (Courthouse) (3), Carter County - Sessions Court Clerk County Judges Ofc- Sessions Court Clerk County- Judges Of (Elk Avenue) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Carter County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.8. This is about average.
City:

32.8
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0302. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0302
U.S.:

0.0222
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.92
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Elizabethton and their reported violations in the past:

ELIZABETHTON WATER DEPT (Population served: 24910, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In SEP-2005. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-06-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-14-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2005)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In AUG-2005. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-06-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-14-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2005)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In AUG-2001. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-13-2001), St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2001), St Public Notif received (OCT-22-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2001. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-2001)
  • One regular monitoring violation
NORTH ELIZABETHTON WATER CO-OP (Population served: 1262, Purch_groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-06-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-06-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-08-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-23-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-14-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2003)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 minor monitoring violations
PETERS' HOLLOW WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 143, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In AUG-2005. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-05-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2004), St Public Notif received (MAY-11-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-05-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2004), St Public Notif received (MAY-11-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and NOV-17-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-1999), St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-30-1999)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 27 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
WATAUGA DAM RESERVATION PUA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.4%
(23.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.6% for Black residents, 21.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 1.9% for other race residents, 49.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.9%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Elizabethton, TN

People in group quarters in Elizabethton in 2010:

  • 492 people in college/university student housing
  • 361 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 188 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 20 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Elizabethton in 2000:

  • 505 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 460 people in nursing homes
  • 134 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 8 people in halfway houses
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Elizabethton compared to Tennessee state average:

Elizabethton, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Elizabethton (2011 data):

  • Carter County Bank of Elizabethton, Tennessee: Valley Branch, Carter County Bank Of Elizabethton, Tennessee, Plaza Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $270.3 mil, Deposits: $208.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Carter County Bancorp
  • Security Federal Bank: Post Office Branch at 111 Charlie Robinson Drive, branch established on 1962/01/01; at 632 Elk Avenue, branch established on 1962/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $58.9 mil, Deposits: $44.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Citizens Bank: at 300 Broad Street, branch established on 1934/11/03; Bemberg Road Branch at West D And West E Streets, branch established on 1973/05/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $608.7 mil, Deposits: $499.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Citco Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Elizabethton Federal Savings Bank: 400 Bemberg Road Branch at 400 Bemberg Road, branch established on 1937/06/15; at 112-114 North Sycamore Street, branch established on 1937/06/15. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $328.3 mil, Deposits: $223.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices
  • The Fort Sill National Bank: Fsnb - Elizabethton Branch at 1001 Over Mountain Avenue, branch established on 2008/10/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $369.8 mil, Deposits: $324.4 mil, headquarters in Fort Sill, OK, positive income, 71 total offices, Holding Company: Jrmb Ii, Inc
  • Regions Bank: Elizabethton Branch at 301 Broad Street, branch established on 1930/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Elizabethton travel time to work - commute


Elizabethton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Elizabethton city (based on Carter County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.70%
Here56.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristIndependent Free Will Baptists AssociationsNational Association of Free Will BaptistsUnited Methodist Church
Adherents56.3%15.9%6.6%6.5%4.8%
Congregations29.9%16.4%13.4%13.4%6.0%
NameChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.5%1.3%3.7%
Congregations3.7%4.5%3.0%0.7%9.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Carter County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Carter County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Carter County:

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.9%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Carter County:

32.0%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.2%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$29,795$35,7540$0
Other Government Administration 4$21,328$63,9847$1,122
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,667
Police Protection - Officers 37$150,725$48,8840$0
Police - Other 4$8,492$25,4760$0
Firefighters 32$109,514$41,0680$0
Streets and Highways 14$29,531$25,3120$0
Health 1$2,222$26,6640$0
Solid Waste Management 8$15,711$23,5670$0
Sewerage 20$48,209$28,9250$0
Parks and Recreation 7$15,027$25,76119$6,539
Water Supply 26$67,046$30,9440$0
Electric Power 98$227,150$27,8140$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 233$672,573$34,63935$14,708
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 76$138,825$21,92019$11,741
Local Libraries 6$15,027$30,0543$2,474
Other and Unallocable 13$33,064$30,5210$0
Totals for Government 589$1,584,239$32,27785$39,251

Elizabethton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $386,000 ($27.18)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($0.21)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($0.21)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $36,946,000 ($2601.10)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $16,370,000 ($1152.49)
    Police Protection: $2,373,000 ($167.07)
    General - Other: $1,798,000 ($126.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,650,000 ($116.16)
    Water Utilities: $1,642,000 ($115.60)
    Sewerage: $1,535,000 ($108.07)
    Regular Highways: $1,283,000 ($90.33)
    Financial Administration: $1,164,000 ($81.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $901,000 ($63.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $875,000 ($61.60)
    Central Staff Services: $403,000 ($28.37)
    Libraries: $369,000 ($25.98)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $246,000 ($17.32)
    Housing and Community Development: $176,000 ($12.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $90,000 ($6.34)
    Health - Other: $55,000 ($3.87)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $196,000 ($13.80)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $107,000 ($7.53)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Air Transportation: $191,000 ($13.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $698,000 ($49.14)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $399,000 ($28.09)
    Regular Highways: $372,000 ($26.19)
    Air Transportation: $154,000 ($10.84)
    Sewerage: $149,000 ($10.49)
    Financial Administration: $101,000 ($7.11)
    Police Protection: $77,000 ($5.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $62,000 ($4.36)
    Local Fire Protection: $43,000 ($3.03)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $26,897,000 ($1893.62)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $364,000 ($25.63)

Elizabethton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,903,000 ($133.98)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,006,000 ($70.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $510,000 ($35.91)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $389,000 ($27.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $193,000 ($13.59)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $172,000 ($12.11)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $135,000 ($9.50)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.07)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,316,000 ($233.46)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $526,000 ($37.03)
    Royalties: $414,000 ($29.15)
    Fines and Forfeits: $315,000 ($22.18)
    General Revenue, NEC: $103,000 ($7.25)
    Rents: $98,000 ($6.90)
    Donations From Private Sources: $57,000 ($4.01)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $41,633,000 ($2931.08)
    Water Utilities: $3,953,000 ($278.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $9,622,000 ($677.41)
    General Local Government Support: $1,848,000 ($130.10)
    Highways: $575,000 ($40.48)
    Water Utilities: $275,000 ($19.36)
    Housing and Community Development: $176,000 ($12.39)
  • Tax - Property: $3,722,000 ($262.04)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $386,000 ($27.18)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $251,000 ($17.67)
    Other License: $86,000 ($6.05)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000 ($0.35)
    Amusements License: $2,000 ($0.14)

Elizabethton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,582,000 ($1449.03)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,207,000 ($1352.22)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,801,000 ($338.00)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,426,000 ($241.20)

Elizabethton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,004,000 ($985.92)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,233,000 ($298.01)

6.83% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,659 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
Tennessee average:

7.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Washington County, TN  1.98% ($24,932 average AGI)
from Sullivan County, TN  0.73% ($29,702)
from Unicoi County, TN  0.26% ($32,380)


6.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Tennessee average:

6.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Washington County, TN  2.60% ($27,839 average AGI)
to Sullivan County, TN  0.63% ($26,342)
to Unicoi County, TN  0.29% ($33,545)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elizabethton:

  • WBEJ (1240 AM; 1 kW; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: CB RADIO, INC.)
  • WHHQ (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ELIZABETHTON, TN)
  • WETB (790 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: MOUNTAIN SIGNALS, INC.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WHGG (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIO)
  • WKTP (1590 AM; 10 kW; JONESBOROUGH, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJCW (910 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFHG (980 AM; 5 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBCV (1550 AM; 5 kW; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WEMB (1420 AM; 5 kW; ERWIN, TN; Owner: W E M B, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elizabethton:

  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W214AP (90.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WQUT (101.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • W285DG (104.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W225AA (92.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WCSK (90.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: KINGSPORT CITY SCHOOLS BD. OF EDUC .)
  • WAEZ (94.9 FM; GREENEVILLE, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKOS (104.9 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Elizabethton:

  • WCYB-TV (Channel 5; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: APPALACHIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WOPI-CA (Channel 9; BRISTOL,VA/KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKPT-TV (Channel 19; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJHL-TV (Channel 11; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAPK-CA (Channel 36; BRISTOL,VA/KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNE-TV (Channel 17; LINVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Elizabethton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 22
Total length: 128 meters (420ft)
Total costs: $7,804,000
Total average daily traffic: 194,690
Total average daily truck traffic: 10,171

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 5
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 3
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 4
  • 1990-1999: 4
  • 2000-2009: 0
  • 2010-2012: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Elizabethton, TN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Elizabethton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 100 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Elizabethton, TN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 194 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elizabethton)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Elizabethton)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 31 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED32$103,29044$99,807124$118,47927$37,6691$335,02022$102,7314$54,668
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$07$116,1492$73,4950$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$71,19310$98,41138$111,3714$53,2380$04$84,8951$38,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$78,5383$67,32028$105,7761$23,5500$03$185,0071$108,770
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$184,4300$06$178,0430$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0701.00 , 0702.00, 0703.00, 0704.00, 0709.00, 0710.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$104,8103$169,153
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$262,6201$314,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$93,3301$292,510
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$135,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0701.00 , 0702.00, 0703.00, 0704.00, 0709.00, 0710.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 202
  • Hazardous Condition: 64
  • Good Intent Call: 27

Incident types - Elizabethton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elizabethton, TN

Most common first names in Elizabethton, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James32672.5 years
William28373.7 years
Mary26578.8 years
John24074.5 years
Robert22171.3 years
Charles15071.0 years
George12676.1 years
Paul9171.4 years
Ruth8479.1 years
Margaret8375.4 years
Most common last names in Elizabethton, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Taylor21174.6 years
Williams21175.9 years
Smith18075.7 years
Grindstaff16974.5 years
Campbell16874.6 years
Bowers16076.8 years
Nave13977.5 years
Estep11475.8 years
Hardin10974.3 years
Pierce10276.2 years
Businesses in Elizabethton, TN
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Penske1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS2Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx3Sprint Nextel1
GNC1Subway2
GameStop1T-Mobile1
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS3
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1
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