Watauga, TN Population

Population: 403. Estimated population in July 2020: 431 (+6.9% change)
Males: 194 (48.1%), Females: 209 (51.9%)

Carter County

Zip code: 37694

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $28,438
Median house value: $63,300

Races in Watauga:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.8%)
  • Black (1.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)

Ancestries: United States (23.1%), English (6.7%), Irish (6.2%), German (3.2%), Scottish (2.0%), Dutch (1.7%).

Elevation: 1451 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Watauga

  • High school or higher: 61.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Watauga city

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-1.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Watauga:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Watauga:

  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 11 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; Abbreviation: TRI)
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 67 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: AVL)
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 77 miles; HICKORY, NC; Abbreviation: HKY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Watauga:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Watauga:

  • EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,498)
  • NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,729)
  • APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 42 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 57 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 70 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,893)
Public primary/middle school in Watauga:

  • RANGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 123; Location: 655 WATAUGA RD; Grades: KG – 08)

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