Johnson City is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 66,906 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Johnson City is the eighth largest community in Tennessee.
Johnson City is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.06% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. 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 office and administrative support (12.22%), healthcare (11.14%), and sales jobs (10.63%).
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, creating a very large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile. That’s because Johnson City is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Johnson City a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
The population of Johnson City is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 39.91% of adults in Johnson City have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Johnson City in 2018 was $30,939, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $123,756 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, German, Irish, 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.