Kingsport, Tennessee 

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Population

52,698

+10.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.1%

Median Income

$38,333

Median Home Price

$132,500

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Best Places to Live in Kingsport, Tennessee

Small-city complex - Northeastern tip of Tennessee at the Virginia border. September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Kingsport, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Kingsport, TN Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Cost of living
Nearby recreation
Diverse economy
Cons
Employment
Isolation
Low educational attainment


What Bert Has To Say About Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol Metro Area

Johnson City was recently split off this “Tri Cities” metro area, although this remaining area still has three names, with Bristol listed twice because it straddles the Tennessee-Virginia line. Johnson City is the college town and minor cultural center of the area. Kingsport and Bristol, 20 miles separated, are typical small Southern centers supporting an assortment of industrial and agricultural activities. Chemicals, forest products, glass, textiles, and metal products are produced in the area.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Tennessee
County: Sullivan County
Metro Area: Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately conservative
City: Kingsport
Zip Codes: 37660 37664 37663 37665
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1259 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Kingsport is 6.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Kingsport jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Kingsport's cost of living is 18.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Kingsport's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Sullivan county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 75.1% to 23.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Kingsport's population is 52,698 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 10.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Kingsport is Real Estate: $132,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.9%.

SCHOOLS
Kingsport public schools spend $9,361 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in Kingsport. More Education



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Housing Market in Kingsport

It's a good time to buy in Kingsport. Home Appreciation is up 5.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Kingsport is $132,500.

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Reviews for Kingsport   20 Reviews
Nine inches of snow is complete BS. - 11/11/2020
When is the last time Kingsport got 9" of snow? This is ridiculous. The last time they did get a decent snowfall they didn't even get 9" and it was record setting so... Read More
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Laid back community with access to everything - 9/1/2020
I have lived in the Kingsport area my entire life. We have just the right mix of business and leisure. We have all of the shopping one would need along with wonderful... Read More

Kingsport culture - 8/7/2015
My spouse is a sweet latina, do you think it will be a problem for her... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN KINGSPORT, TENNESSEE
37660 37664 37663 37665

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