Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$30,275$26,019$29,829
Median household income$42,066$46,574$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,303$58,570$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,224$28,937$35,192
Median earnings male$39,245$32,560$36,919
Median earnings female$23,233$24,186$26,250
Unemployment rate3.3%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level19.7%17.2%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Kingsport is 1% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Kingsport is 24% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Kingsport is 29% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Kingsport is 30% higher than the national average

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      $28,041 $42,066 $84,132
      $31,046 $46,574 $93,148
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Kingsport median earnings by income bracket

      Kingsport employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.9%9.9%
      Manufacturing sector25.0%25.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.2%3.2%
      Wholesale & retail services15.3%15.3%
      Public administration2.5%2.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.4%6.4%
      Education, health & social services10.7%10.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Oak Grove CDP (Sumner County), TN215$67,72722.4%
      Colonial Heights, TN2,889$65,86419.1%
      Church Hill, TN6,664$58,6005.9%
      Mount Carmel, TN5,297$57,1113.2%
      Blountville, TN3,387$56,8752.8%
      Kingsport, TN53,699$42,06624.0%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Aloha, OR53,724$75,85637.1%
      Apple Valley, MN53,728$90,16263.0%
      Leesburg, VA53,731$113,933105.9%
      Summerville, SC53,643$60,2718.9%
      Minnetonka, MN53,760$100,36381.4%
      Kingsport, TN53,699$42,06624.0%
      Source: The Kingsport, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).