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Sullivan County, Tennessee

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Population:

  • Total Population: 153,048
  • Males: 73,778
  • Females: 79,270

Ethnicity:

  • White: 147,037
  • Black/African American: 2,928
  • Hispanic: 1,065
  • Native American/Eskimo: 401
  • Asian: 585
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 25
  • Other: 80
  • 2 or more: 927

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (141,220)
  2. Spanish (1,540)
  3. German (455)
  4. French (330)
  5. Chinese (145)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 1,936

  1. Germany (217)
  2. Canada (215)
  3. United Kingdom (204)
  4. Mexico (172)
  5. India (111)
  6. Bosnia and Herzegovina (101)
  7. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (89)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (35,083)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (17,874)
  3. Christian Churches and Churches of Christ (5,786)
  4. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (5,725)
  5. National Association of Free Will Baptists (2,222)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 66,324
    • Sensory: 7,109
    • Physical: 17,733
    • Mental: 10,118
    • Self-care: 5,267
    • Go outside home: 12,262
    • Employment: 12,998

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 1,394

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 63,556
    • Utility gas: 7,971
    • Bottled or LP gas: 1,775
    • Electricity: 49,392
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 2,756
    • Coal or Coke: 250
    • Wood: 1,126
    • Solar Energy: 30
    • Other fuel: 146
    • No fuel used: 110

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 125,392
    • No vehicle: 9,002
    • 1 or more vehicle: 116,390

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 705
    • No High School: 10,925
    • Some High School: 14,703
    • High School: 35,827
    • Some College: 20,585
    • Associate's Degree: 6,185
    • College Degree: 13,161
    • Master's Degree: 4,408
    • Professional Degree: 1,348
    • Doctoral Degree: 758

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 63,556
    • Owners with phone: 47,527
    • Owners without phone: 626
    • Renters with phone: 14,178
    • Renters without phone: 1,225

    10 closest counties:

    1. Washington County, Tennessee
    2. Bristol city, Virginia
    3. Scott County, Virginia
    4. Carter County, Tennessee
    5. Unicoi County, Tennessee
    6. Washington County, Virginia
    7. Norton city, Virginia
    8. Russell County, Virginia
    9. Wise County, Virginia
    10. Hawkins County, Tennessee

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    37617, 37618, 37620, 37621, 37625, 37660, 37662, 37663, 37664, 37665, 37669, 37686, 37699

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WAXN-TV ( TV) KINGSPORT, TN
    • WKPT-TV (500 TV) KINGSPORT, TN
    • WMBJ (88.3 FM) BRISTOL, TN
    • WZRU (90.1 FM) BRISTOL, TN
    • WCSK (90.3 FM) KINGSPORT, TN
    • WHCB (91.5 FM) BRISTOL, TN
    • WMEV-FM (93.9 FM) KINGSPORT, TN
    • WRZK (95.9 FM) COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN
    • WTFM (98.5 FM) KINGSPORT, TN
    • WGOC (640 AM) BLOUNTVILLE, TN
    • WPWT (870 AM) BRISTOL, TN
    • WMEV (1010 AM) KINGSPORT, TN
    • WHGG (1090 AM) BRISTOL, TN
    • WKPT (1400 AM) KINGSPORT, TN
    • WJFC (1480 AM) BLUFF CITY, TN
    • WOPI (1490 AM) KINGSPORT, TN
    • WIGN (1550 AM) BRISTOL, TN
    • WKTP (1590 AM) KINGSPORT, TN
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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