Johnson City demographics profile

StatisticJohnson CityTennesseeNational
Population density (sq mi)1,51715391
Median age35.938.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%57%55%
Speak English94%93%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%
Johnson City, TN has a population of 65,415 and is the 571st largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,517 per sq mi which is 891% higher than the Tennessee average and 1574% higher than the national average. The median age in Johnson City is 36 which is approximately 7% lower than the Tennessee average of 39. In Johnson City, 49% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 56% of Johnson City residents were born in Tennessee, 38% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Johnson City is 891% higher than Tennessee.
  • The median age in Johnson City is 7% lower than Tennessee.
  • In Johnson City 86.60% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Johnson City 7.02% of the population is African American.
  • In Johnson City 2.50% of the population is Asian.

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Johnson City population breakdown by race

RaceJohnson CityTennesseeNational
African American7.02%16.81%12.63%
American Indian0.46%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race2.78%2.03%3.06%
Other race0.63%1.38%4.75%
In Johnson City, 3.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Johnson City, TN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).