Johnson City is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 71,046 people and 26 constituent neighborhoods, Johnson City is the eighth largest community in Tennessee.
Johnson City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. 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 (12.21%), office and administrative support (12.12%), and sales jobs (9.70%).
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.
Johnson City is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Johnson City enrolled in college, Johnson City has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Not only is Johnson City a city with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, shaping the character of the city into a place that is geared toward, and considered attractive to, many single, educated people. Many singles consider Johnson City a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
The education level of Johnson City citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 39.05% of adults in Johnson City have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Johnson City in 2018 was $30,496, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $121,984 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 English, Irish, German, 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.