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Area Profile for Kingsport, Tn

Local Area Information Sullivan County Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area
Population 156,850 308,800
Civilian labor force 72,881 141,640
Number employed 66,121 128,693
Unemployment rate 5.2% 5.1%
Median household income $39,577 $39,178
Per capita income $24,085 $23,471
Poverty rate 18% 17%
High school graduates 84.7% 83%
Bachelor's degree or higher 21.2% 19.3%
Median gross rent $598 $600
Rent as a percentage of household income 29.6% 29%
Median housing value $122,700 $118,900
Owner costs as a percentage of household income 16.2% 16.3%
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.9 Min 22.7 Min
Civilian veterans 11.4% 10.6%