Blaine, TN Population

Population: 1,585. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,717 (+8.3% change)
Males: 773 (48.8%), Females: 812 (51.2%)

Grainger County

Zip code: 37709

Median resident age: 37.0 years
Median household income: $30,677
Median house value: $84,700

Races in Blaine:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.5%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (29.0%), Irish (7.6%), German (5.7%), English (3.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%), French (1.5%).

Elevation: 937 feet

Land area: 8.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Blaine

  • High school or higher: 63.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blaine city

  • Never married: 15.9%
  • Now married: 63.5%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +257 (+19.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Blaine:

  • BAPTIST HOSPITAL OF EAST TENNESSEE (about 16 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • JEFFERSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; JEFFERSON CITY, TN)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-N KNOXVILLE (about 19 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Blaine:

  • MC GHEE TYSON (about 32 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: TYS)
  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 93 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; Abbreviation: TRI)
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 95 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: AVL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Blaine:

  • KNOXVILLE DOWNTOWN ISLAND (about 18 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: DKX)
  • NEW TAZEWELL MUNICIPAL (about 21 miles; TAZEWELL, TN; Abbreviation: 3A2)
  • POWELL (about 23 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: 9A2)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blaine:

  • CARSON-NEWMAN COLLEGE (about 16 miles; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,073)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE (about 22 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 23,333)
  • PELLISSIPPI STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,196)
  • WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,893)
  • ROANE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; HARRIMAN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,490)
  • WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 73 miles; CULLOWHEE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,843)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT ASHEVILLE (about 87 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,759)

Libraries

Library in Blaine:

  • BLAINE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $21,693; Location: 220 INDIAN RIDGE ROAD; 5,274 books; 5 audio materials; 96 video materials; 18 serial subscriptions)

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