Kingsport, Tennessee 

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Population

53,014

46% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.5%

Median Income

$38,333

Avg. Home Price

$123,900

Best Places to Live in Kingsport, Tennessee

Small-city complex - Northeastern tip of Tennessee at the Virginia border
Pros
-Cost of living
-Nearby recreation
-Diverse economy
Cons
-Employment
-Isolation
-Low educational attainment

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What Bert Has To Say About Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol Metro Area

Johnson City was recently split off this “Tri Cities” metro area, although this remaining area still has three names, with Bristol listed twice because it straddles the Tennessee-Virginia line. Johnson City is the college town and minor cultural center of the area. Kingsport and Bristol, 20 miles separated, are typical small Southern centers supporting an assortment of industrial and agricultural activities. Chemicals, forest products, glass, textiles, and metal products are produced in the area.


QUICK FACTS

City: Kingsport
Zip Codes: 37660 37664 37663 37665
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1259 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Kingsport is 5.5% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Kingsport jobs have decreased by 0.67%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Kingsport's cost of living is 12.80% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Kingsport's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Kingsport's population is 53,014 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 45.78%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Kingsport is $123,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 12.88%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Kingsport public schools spend $9,361 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in Kingsport. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Kingsport

It's not a good time to buy in Kingsport. Home Appreciation is down 0.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Kingsport Real Estate.

The median home price in Kingsport is $123,900. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Kingsport    17 Reviews
Kingsport culture - 8/7/2015
My spouse is a sweet latina, do you think it will be a problem for her... (Read More)
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Where's the snow? - 9/16/2012
I moved here from Florida with the expectation of change of seasons;the seasons change and it is wonderful, but only snows a few days out of the year. Melts right away... (Read More)

Jobs - 12/3/2009
If you want to work in the healthcare industry, you're good to go. Other than that, there are only a few good companies. The city is something of a "retirement... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN KINGSPORT, TENNESSEE
37660 37664 37663 37665