Elizabethton, TN Population

Population: 13,372. Estimated population in July 2020: 13,944 (+4.3% change)
Males: 6,038 (45.2%), Females: 7,334 (54.8%)

Carter County

Zip codes: 37643.

Median resident age: 40.3 years
Median household income: $25,909
Median house value: $75,000

Races in Elizabethton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.7%)
  • Black (2.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (18.9%), German (12.8%), English (10.4%), Irish (8.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.7%), Scottish (3.4%).

Elevation: 1560 feet

Land area: 9.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Elizabethton

  • High school or higher: 68.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elizabethton city

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 13.2%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -114 (-0.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Elizabethton:

  • SYCAMORE SHOALS HOSPITAL (1501 WEST ELK AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Elizabethton:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Elizabethton:

  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 15 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; Abbreviation: TRI)
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 66 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: AVL)
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 73 miles; HICKORY, NC; Abbreviation: HKY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Elizabethton:

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Elizabethton:

  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGY CENTER AT ELIZABETHTON (Full-time enrollment: 433; Location: 1500 ARNEY ST; Public; Website: elizabethton.tec.tn.us)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elizabethton:

  • EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,498)
  • NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,729)
  • APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; BOONE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 12,245)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT ASHEVILLE (about 54 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,759)
  • ASHEVILLE BUNCOMBE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,728)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 61 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 73 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,893)

Schools

Public high schools in Elizabethton:

  • ELIZABETHTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 752; Location: 907 WEST E ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HAPPY VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 563; Location: 121 WARPATH LA; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • UNAKA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 363; Location: 119 ROBINSON LA; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CARTER COUNTY ADULT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 9; Location: 412 SOUTH SYCAMORE ST; Grades: 12 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Elizabethton:

  • HUNTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 499; Location: 145 HOPE ST; Grades: KG – 08)
  • HAPPY VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 491; Location: 163 WARPATH LA; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • T A DUGGER JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 452; Location: 306 WEST E ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HAROLD MCCORMICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 403; Location: 226 CEDAR AVENUE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WEST SIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 356; Location: 1310 BURGIE ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • UNAKA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 323; Location: 120 UNAKA DR; Grades: KG – 08)
  • KEENBURG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 300; Location: 139 KEENBURG RD; Grades: KG – 08)
  • VALLEY FORGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 289; Location: 485 RIVERVIEW DR; Grades: KG – 05)
  • EAST SIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 246; Location: 800 SIAM ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LIFT ACADEMY ALTERNATIVE (Students: 22; Location: 2453 SIAM RD; Grades: 07 – 10)
Private primary/middle school in Elizabethton:

  • HELICON INCORPORATED-ELIZABETH (Students: 14; Location: 208 PARKWAY BLVD; Grades: 4 – 11)

Libraries

Library in Elizabethton:

  • ELIZABETHTON/CARTER CO. PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $316,099; Location: 201 N. SYCAMORE STREET; 43,690 books; 538 audio materials; 859 video materials; 89 serial subscriptions)

 

 

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