Blountville, TN Population

Population: 2,959
Males: 1,632 (55.2%), Females: 1,327 (44.8%)

Sullivan County

Zip code: 37617

Median resident age: 37.8 years
Median household income: $37,609
Median house value: $86,200

Races in Blountville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.2%)
  • Black (1.3%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)

Ancestries: United States (23.4%), German (6.4%), English (4.6%), Irish (4.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.9%), Scottish (1.6%).

Elevation: 1596 feet

Land area: 5.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Blountville

  • High school or higher: 74.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blountville CDP

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

0.3% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Blountville:

  • BRISTOL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; BRISTOL, TN)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-TRICITIES (about 12 miles; BRISTOL, TN)
  • JOHNSON CITY SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Blountville:

  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 7 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; Abbreviation: TRI)
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 77 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: AVL)
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 86 miles; HICKORY, NC; Abbreviation: HKY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Blountville:

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Blountville:

  • NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,729; Location: 2425 HWY 75; Public; Website: www.nstcc.cc.tn.us)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Blountville:

  • EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,498)
  • APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; BOONE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 12,245)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT ASHEVILLE (about 64 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,759)
  • ASHEVILLE BUNCOMBE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 67 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,728)
  • WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 70 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,893)
  • CARSON-NEWMAN COLLEGE (about 86 miles; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,073)

Schools

Public high school in Blountville:

  • SULLIVAN CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,093; Location: 131 SHIPLEY FERRY RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Blountville:

  • TRI CITIES CHRN SCHOOL (Students: 316; Location: PO BOX 1113 TCAS; Grades: 1 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Blountville:

  • BLOUNTVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 511; Location: 155 SCHOOL AV; Grades: KG – 05)
  • BLOUNTVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 438; Location: 1651 STATE RT 37; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HOLSTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 421; Location: 2348 HWY 75; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HOLSTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 400; Location: 2348 HWY 75; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CENTRAL HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY (Students: 278; Location: 158 CENTRAL HGTS RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • GUNNINGS SCHOOL (Students: 43; Location: 229 SHIPLEY FERRY RD; Grades: 07 – 11)
Private primary/middle school in Blountville:

  • SHEKINAH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 44; Location: 403 GLORY ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Blountville:

  • SULLIVAN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $430,547; Location: 1655 BLOUNTVILLE BOULEVARD; 123,354 books; 2,652 audio materials; 2,541 video materials; 161 serial subscriptions)

 

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