Elizabethton is a city located in Carter County Tennessee. Elizabethton has a 2020 population of 13,311. It is also the county seat of Carter County. Elizabethton is currently declining at a rate of -0.49% annually and its population has decreased by -6.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,224 in 2010.
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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Elizabethtonwas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Elizabethton
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.
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