Morristown, TN Population

Population: 24,965. Estimated population in July 2020: 26,187 (+4.9% change)
Males: 12,041 (48.2%), Females: 12,924 (51.8%)

Hamblen County

Zip codes: 37813, 37814.

Median resident age: 36.1 years
Median household income: $27,005
Median house value: $72,800

Races in Morristown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.9%)
  • Hispanic (10.4%)
  • Black (7.5%)
  • Other race (6.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (20.9%), English (9.4%), Irish (8.7%), German (7.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%), Dutch (2.0%).

Elevation: 1350 feet

Land area: 20.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Morristown

  • High school or higher: 64.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morristown city

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

9.3% Foreign born (8.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,177 (+9.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Morristown:

  • LAKEWAY REGIONAL HOSPITAL (726 MCFARLAND ST)
  • MORRISTOWN HAMBLEN HOSPITAL ASSOC (908 W 4TH NORTH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Morristown:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Morristown:

  • MC GHEE TYSON (about 56 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: TYS)
  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 65 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; Abbreviation: TRI)
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 76 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: AVL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Morristown:

  • MOORE-MURRELL (about 6 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; Abbreviation: MOR)
  • NEW TAZEWELL MUNICIPAL (about 22 miles; TAZEWELL, TN; Abbreviation: 3A2)
  • GATLINBURG-PIGEON FORGE (about 30 miles; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: GKT)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Morristown:

  • WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 3,893; Location: 500 S DAVY CROCKETT PKY; Public; Website: www.wscc.cc.tn.us)
  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGY CENTER AT MORRISTOWN (Full-time enrollment: 631; Location: 821 W LOUISE AVE; Public; Website: WWW.Morristown.Tec.TN.US)
  • HAMBLEN SCHOOL OF BEAUTY (Location: 133 W MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)
  • MORRISTOWN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (Location: 400 N HENRY ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Morristown:

  • CARSON-NEWMAN COLLEGE (about 15 miles; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,073)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE (about 49 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 23,333)
  • PELLISSIPPI STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,196)
  • EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,498)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT ASHEVILLE (about 65 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,759)
  • ASHEVILLE BUNCOMBE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 67 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,728)
  • WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; CULLOWHEE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,843)

Schools

Public high schools in Morristown:

  • MORRISTOWN HIGH EAST (Students: 1,264; Location: ONE HURRICANE LA; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MORRISTOWN HIGH WEST (Students: 1,246; Location: 1025 SULPHUR SPRINGS RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Morristown:

  • LAKEWAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 49; Location: 415 CENTRAL CHURCH RD; Grades: KG – 12)
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 46; Location: 1905 IVY LANE; Grades: KG – 12)
  • MORRISTOWN COVENANT ACADEMY (Students: 42; Location: PO BOX 1737 219 E FIRST NORTH; Grades: KG – 12)
  • FAIRVIEW CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 18; Location: 1330 MARGUERITE DRIVE; Grades: KG – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Morristown:

  • ALPHA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 685; Location: 5620 US 11E HW; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WEST VIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 597; Location: ONE INDIAN PATH; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MEADOWVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 562; Location: 1623 MEADOWVIEW LN; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HILLCREST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 504; Location: 407 S LIBERTY HILL RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LINCOLN HEIGHTS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 490; Location: 219 LINCOLN AV; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MANLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 474; Location: 551 WEST ECONOMY RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • FAIRVIEW MARGUERITE ELEMENTARY (Students: 434; Location: 2125 FAIRVIEW RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 398; Location: 235 W CONVERSE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LINCOLN HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY (Students: 362; Location: 215 LINCOLN AV; Grades: KG – 05)
  • UNION HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY (Students: 248; Location: 3366 ENKA HW; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Morristown:

  • ALL SAINTS’ DAY SCHOOL (Students: 209; Location: 601 W. MAIN STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • HELICON-YOUTH EMERGENCY SHELTE (Students: 41; Location: 407 W 5TH NORTH STREET; Grades: 4 – 11)
  • SEVENTH DAY ADV SCHOOL (Students: 19; Location: 360 ECONOMY ROAD WEST; Grades: PK – 6)
  • LAKE WAY ACADEMY (Students: 11; Location: 1923 SUIPHUR SPRINGS RD.; Grades: 6 – 8)
  • CHRISTIAN EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 2; Location: 420 JAYBIRD ROAD; Grades: UG – UG)

Libraries

Library in Morristown:

  • MORRISTOWN-HAMBLEN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $497,240; Location: 417 WEST MAIN STREET; 113,972 books; 2,355 audio materials; 3,411 video materials; 187 serial subscriptions)

 

 

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