Elizabethton, Tennessee Population 2022

14,620
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Elizabethton is a city located in Carter County Tennessee. It is also the county seat of Carter County. With a 2020 population of 14,620, it is the 42nd largest city in Tennessee and the 3022nd largest city in the United States. Elizabethton is currently growing at a rate of 0.25% annually and its population has increased by 0.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,546 in 2020. Spanning over 10 miles, Elizabethton has a population density of 1,530 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elizabethton is $50,619 with a poverty rate of 23.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $635 per month, and the median house value is $122,000. The median age in Elizabethton is 42.1 years, 34.7 years for males, and 45 years for females.

Elizabethton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Elizabethtonwas:

  • White: 90.96%
  • Black or African American: 5.13%
  • Two or more races: 1.43%
  • Asian: 1.39%
  • Other race: 1.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Elizabethton, Tennessee is 14,620 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,546.

Elizabethton, Tennessee Population 2022

Population by Race

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Elizabethton Population by Race

Elizabethton Population Pyramid 2022

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Elizabethton Median Age

37.4


Total

34


Male

42


Female

Elizabethton Adults

There are 10,628 adults, (2,600 of whom are seniors) in Elizabethton.

Elizabethton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Elizabethton Sex Ratio

Female

7,224

53.24%

Male

6,344

46.76%

Elizabethton Population by Age

Elizabethton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elizabethton Household Types

57.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elizabethton Households and Families

2.96

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Elizabethton Households by Type

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Elizabethton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elizabethton Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 94.82%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 27.54%.

Elizabethton Educational Attainment by Race

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$30,590

Average Earnings

$34,290

Average Male

$26,452

Average Female

Elizabethton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elizabethton Language by Age

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Elizabethton Language

96.02% of Elizabethton residents speak only English, while 3.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.94% of the population.

Elizabethton Language

Elizabethton Poverty by Race

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23.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.99%

Male Poverty Rate

26.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elizabethton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elizabethton is Black, with 47.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elizabethton is Multiple, with 10.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.74%.

Elizabethton Poverty

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Elizabethton Poverty Rate by Education

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Elizabethton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elizabethton Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Elizabethton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

38.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Elizabethton Married by Age and Sex

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Elizabethton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Elizabethton Marital Status by Race

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Elizabethton Marital Status

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832

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Elizabethton Veterans by War

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Elizabethton Veterans by Age

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Elizabethton Veterans by Race

Elizabethton Veterans by Education

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1.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elizabethton Veterans by Education

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49.6%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Elizabethton Employment by Age

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Elizabethton Employment by Race

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Elizabethton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.18%

Born in Elizabethton

97.17%

Native Born

2.83%

Foreign Born

2.09%

Non Citizen

0.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.17% of Elizabethton residents were born in the United States, with 64.18% having been born in Tennessee. 2.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Elizabethton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Elizabethton Population by Year