Johnson City, Tennessee Population 2021

67,200
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Johnson City is a city located in Washington County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 67,200, it is the 9th largest city in Tennessee and the 562nd largest city in the United States . Johnson City is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually and its population has increased by 6.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 63,152 in 2010. Johnson City reached it's highest population of 67,200 in 2021. Spanning over 43 miles, Johnson City has a population density of 1,560 people per square mile.

The average household income in Johnson City is $69,596 with a poverty rate of 20.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $755 per month, and the median house value is $167,500. The median age in Johnson City is 35.6 years, 34.9 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

Johnson City Demographics

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

  • White: 85.61%
  • Black or African American: 7.09%
  • Two or more races: 2.90%
  • Asian: 2.81%
  • Other race: 1.10%
  • Native American: 0.48%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Johnson City, Tennessee is 67,200 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 66,759.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 63,152.

Johnson City, Tennessee Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021205,1477490.37%
2020204,3987490.37%
2019203,6497490.37%
2018202,9009910.49%
2017201,9094520.22%
2016201,4571,1260.56%
2015200,3313100.15%
2014200,021-449-0.22%
2013200,470-3-0.00%
2012200,4738990.45%
2011199,5745640.28%
2010199,0100.00%

Johnson City Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White56,94585.61%
Black or African American4,7197.09%
Two or More Races1,9302.90%
Asian1,8702.81%
Some Other Race7311.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native3160.48%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.01%
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Johnson City Population by Race

Johnson City Population Pyramid $2021

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Johnson City Median Age

35.6


Total

34.9


Male

36.8


Female

Johnson City Adults

There are 53,978 adults, (10,190 of whom are seniors) in Johnson City.

Johnson City Age Dependency

51.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Johnson City Sex Ratio

Female

35,093

52.76%

Male

31,422

47.24%

Johnson City Population by Age

Johnson City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Johnson City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.8%23.2%
All50.1%49.9%
Female34.8%65.2%
Non Family34.5%65.5%
Male27.7%72.3%

50.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Johnson City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,8882.1750.1
Non Family13,3651.2834.5
Married10,8222.9576.8
Female3,6102.9434.8
Male1,0912.7227.7

2.87

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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Johnson City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4773.46%
9th to 12th Grade2,7106.35%
High School Graduate10,13523.74%
Some College8,31619.48%
Associates Degree3,0177.07%
Bachelors Degree9,84923.07%
Graduate Degree7,19316.85%
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Johnson City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Johnson City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White36,35133,12714,721
Black2,9272,569990
Hispanic1,6231,222332
Asian1,2161,176938
2+ Races51742890
Other Race48239472
Native American1969733
Islander4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 96.71%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 77.14%.

Johnson City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,914$39,805$31,282
Less Than 9th Grade$20,921$22,201$17,070
High School Graduate$25,659$28,763$19,667
Some College$26,276$30,600$22,899
Bachelors Degree$47,691$56,262$38,899
Graduate Degree$71,292$92,780$57,786

$35,914

Average Earnings

$39,805

Average Male

$31,282

Average Female

Johnson City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Johnson City Language by Age

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Johnson City Language

92.52% of Johnson City residents speak only English, while 7.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.36% of the population.

Johnson City Language

Johnson City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White51,8499,76418.83%
Hispanic3,2361,27139.28%
Black4,21895122.55%
Multiple1,79893552.00%
Other71519427.13%
Native30616252.94%
Asian1,775794.45%

20.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.20%

Male Poverty Rate

22.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Johnson City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Johnson City is Native, with 52.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Johnson City is Asian, with 4.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.22%.

Johnson City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.18%
High School20.55%
Some College16.24%
Bachelors or Greater6.84%

Johnson City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed48.83%
Female Unemployed35.72%
Female Employed14.59%
Male Employed10.71%

Johnson City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Johnson City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,682$69,596
Families$64,536$94,774
Married Families$86,184-
Non Families$25,850$39,002
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Income by Household Type

Johnson City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

39.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Johnson City Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Johnson City Marital Status

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5,210

Number of Veterans

4,627

Male Veterans

583

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,911
Second Gulf War1,099
First Gulf War836
Korea279
World War II179

Johnson City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,288
55 to 641,244
35 to 541,177
75+955
18 to 34546

Johnson City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,5809.76%
Black50613.28%
Hispanic1145.20%
Native American5523.50%
2+ Races414.83%
Asian281.91%

Johnson City Veterans by Race

Johnson City Veterans by Education

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15.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Johnson City Veterans by Education

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Johnson City Employment by Age

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Johnson City Employment by Race

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Johnson City 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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53.52%

Born in Johnson City

93.87%

Native Born

6.13%

Foreign Born

4.30%

Non Citizen

1.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.87% of Johnson City residents were born in the United States, with 53.52% having been born in Tennessee. 4.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Johnson City Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202167,2001470.22%
202067,0531470.22%
201966,9061470.22%
201866,7595950.90%
201766,164240.04%
201666,1406430.98%
201565,4973910.60%
201465,1064000.62%
201364,7063360.52%
201264,3704190.66%
201163,9514230.67%
201063,5288,0591.37%
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%

Johnson City Population by Year