Johnson City, Tennessee Population 2020

66,936

Johnson City is a city located in Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 66,936, it is the 9th largest city in Tennessee and the 569th largest city in the United States. Johnson City is currently growing at a rate of 0.12% annually and its population has increased by 5.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 63,152 in 2010. Spanning over 43 miles, Johnson City has a population density of 1,553 people per square mile.

The average household income in Johnson City is $67,401 with a poverty rate of 21.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $734 per month, and the median house value is $165,900. The median age in Johnson City is 35.9 years, 35.2 years for males, and 37.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.5 males.

Johnson City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Johnson City was:

  • White: 85.56%
  • Black or African American: 7.05%
  • Two or more races: 3.05%
  • Asian: 2.78%
  • Other race: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Johnson City, Tennessee is 66,936, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 66,778.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 63,152.

Johnson City, Tennessee Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020204,4698750.43%
2019203,5948750.43%
2018202,7198750.43%
2017201,8445120.25%
2016201,3321,0510.52%
2015200,2813270.16%
2014199,954-408-0.20%
2013200,362810.04%
2012200,2817500.37%
2011199,5315230.26%
2010199,0080.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White56,50085.56%
Black or African American4,6557.05%
Two or More Races2,0153.05%
Asian1,8342.78%
Some Other Race6951.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native3330.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.01%

Johnson City Population Pyramid 2020

Johnson City Median Age

35.9


Total

35.2


Male

37.2


Female

Johnson City Adults

There are 53,458 adults, (10,110 of whom are seniors) in Johnson City.

Johnson City Age Dependency

52.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

Johnson City Sex Ratio

Female

34,658

52.48%

Male

31,379

47.52%

Johnson City Households and Families

Johnson City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Johnson City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.5%21.5%
All52.5%47.5%
Non Family37.9%62.1%
Female34.3%65.7%
Male27.1%72.9%

52.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,3372.1952.5
Non Family12,7201.337.9
Married10,8632.9378.5
Female3,5532.8834.3
Male1,2012.9427.1

2.87

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Johnson City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5003.54%
9th to 12th Grade2,6706.29%
High School Graduate10,19324.03%
Some College8,26019.47%
Associates Degree2,6766.31%
Bachelors Degree10,01523.61%
Graduate Degree7,10616.75%

Johnson City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White36,46633,25614,937
Black2,6752,281819
Hispanic1,4081,023353
Asian1,1651,133923
Multiple Races619521131
Other Race44936866
Native American21614136
Islander5

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 97.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 79.23%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,922$39,710$27,667
Less Than High School$17,549$21,028$14,010
High School Grad$23,731$28,801$20,190
Some College$26,300$32,213$22,729
Bachelors Degree$41,844$53,500$35,369
Graduate Degree$60,166$74,181$49,065

$33,922

Average Earnings

$39,710

Average Male

$27,667

Average Female

Johnson City Language

Johnson City Language by Age

Johnson City Language

92.74% of Johnson City residents speak only English, while 7.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.02% of the population.

Johnson City Poverty

Johnson City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White51,76910,16619.64%
Black4,1771,22229.26%
Hispanic2,8871,07837.34%
Multiple1,79679644.32%
Other67918427.10%
Native31814144.34%
Asian1,7391317.53%

21.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.54%

Male Poverty Rate

22.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Johnson City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Johnson City is Native, with 44.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Johnson City is Asian, with 7.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.11%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.31%
High School20.00%
Some College16.83%
Bachelors or Greater7.69%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed45.80%
Female Unemployed44.05%
Female Employed15.44%
Male Employed11.42%

Johnson City Income

Johnson City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,786$67,401
Families$59,670$89,832
Married Families$80,216-
Non Families$25,824$38,753

Johnson City Marital Status

Johnson City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

38.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Johnson City Married by Age and Sex

Johnson City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Johnson City Marital Status by Race

Johnson City Veterans

5,264

Number of Veterans

4,705

Male Veterans

559

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,987
Second Gulf War935
First Gulf War839
Korea315
World War II266
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,66010.02%
Black45012.56%
Hispanic663.35%
Indian6325.30%
2 or More565.59%
Asian352.37%

$Johnson City Veterans by Education

13.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Johnson City Employment Status

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Johnson City Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

55.05%

Born in Tennessee

93.97%

Native Born

6.03%

Foreign Born

4.09%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.97% of Johnson City residents were born in the United States, with 55.05% having been born in Tennessee. 4.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202066,936790.12%
201966,857790.12%
201866,7785850.88%
201766,193790.12%
201666,1146420.98%
201565,4723750.58%
201465,0974040.62%
201364,6933470.54%
201264,3464290.67%
201163,9173950.62%
201063,5228,0531.36%
200055,4696,0881.17%
199049,3819,6282.19%
198039,7535,9831.64%
197033,7702,5830.80%
196031,1873,3231.13%
195027,8642,5320.96%
194025,3322520.10%
193025,08012,6387.26%
192012,4423,9403.88%
19108,5023,8576.23%
19004,6454841.11%
18904,1610.00%