KINGSPORT PROFILE POPULATION: 53,014
LIVING IN KINGSPORT
Unlike some cities, Kingsport isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Kingsport are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kingsport is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kingsport who work in office and administrative support (13.08%), sales jobs (12.25%), and healthcare (8.06%).
In terms of college education, Kingsport is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.33% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor’s degree.
The per capita income in Kingsport in 2010 was $25,958, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,832 for a family of four. However, Kingsport contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Kingsport home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kingsport residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Kingsport include Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Kingsport is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hindi.