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Johnson City is a city in Washington County. (The community straddles Washington, Carter and Sullivan counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named after the first mayor, Henry Johnson
The latitude of Johnson City is 36.313N. The longitude is -82.353W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,634 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 57,394.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Johnson City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Johnson City-Kingsport area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 37684 ZIP code.
14% of Johnson City residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Johnson City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Johnson City was $20,364, compared with $21,587 nationally.
29% of Johnson City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Johnson City include Knob Creek Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Johnson City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $363. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $871.
Libraries in Johnson City include Johnson City Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Johnson City include Johnson City Press
TV stations in Johnson City include WJHL.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WETS-FM.
Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Johnson City political report.
The average commute time for Johnson City workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 20 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Johnson City between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
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