Kingsport, TN

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2019 Population
53,376
0.491% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
44.5
0.447% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
18.9%
8.19% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$42,856
6.87% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$145,800
3.4% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
21,651
1.99% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Kingsport, TN had a population of 53.4k people with a median age of 44.5 and a median household income of $42,856. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Kingsport, TN grew from 53,115 to 53,376, a 0.491% increase and its median household income grew from $40,100 to $42,856, a 6.87% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kingsport, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.52%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.89%), White (Hispanic) (1.32%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.21%). 0% of the households in Kingsport, TN speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

98.9% of the residents in Kingsport, TN are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Kingsport, TN was $145,800, and the homeownership rate was 62.3%. Most people in Kingsport, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Kingsport, TN was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Kingsport, TN is home to a population of 53.4k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2019, 2.41% of Kingsport, TN residents were born outside of the country (1.28k people).

In 2019, there were 25.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (48k people) in Kingsport, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.88k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.54k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kingsport, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    48k ± 571
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.88k ± 346
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.54k ± 338
2.26%
Hispanic Population
1.21k people

In 2019, there were 25.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (48k people) in Kingsport, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.88k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.54k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.26% of the people in Kingsport, TN are hispanic (1.21k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Kingsport, TN as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.41%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.28k people
2.19%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
1.16k people

As of 2019, 2.41% of Kingsport, TN residents (1.28k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Kingsport, TN was 2.19%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

44
Median Native-Born Age
± 1.4
46
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 7

In 2019, the median age of all people in Kingsport, TN was 44.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Kingsport, TN are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Kingsport, TN residents was 45.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    90,080 ± 7,319 people
  2. India
    22,725 ± 3,695 people
  3. Guatemala
    14,922 ± 2,996 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Tennessee was Mexico, the natal country of 90,080 Tennessee residents, followed by India with 22,725 and Guatemala with 14,922.

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Citizenship

98.9%
2019 Citizenship
98.8%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 98.9% of Kingsport, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Kingsport, TN was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,401 ± 203
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    628 ± 197
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    593 ± 177

Kingsport, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Tennessee, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Tennessee (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Tennessee. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Tennessee.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Tennessee across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Kingsport, TN is $42,856. In 2019, the place with the highest median household income in Kingsport, TN was Census Tract 410 with a value of $79,196, followed by Census Tract 415 and Census Tract 506.02, with respective values of $78,661 and $68,023.

Males in Tennessee have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,164. The income inequality in Tennessee (measured using the Gini index) is 0.465, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Kingsport, TN employs 21.7k people. The largest industries in Kingsport, TN are Manufacturing (3,675 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,479 people), and Retail Trade (2,607 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($113,523), Utilities ($94,609), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($63,935).

Wages

Median Household Income

$42,856
2019 value
± $1,942
6.87%
1 Year Growth
± 6.23%

Households in Kingsport, TN have a median annual income of $42,856, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $40,100 in 2018, which represents a 6.87% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$61,766
Average Male Salary in Tennessee
± $1,435
$45,164
Average Female Salary in Tennessee
± $1,015

In 2019, full-time male employees in Tennessee made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Tennessee by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Tennessee
  1. Asian
    $61,599 ± $7,995
  2. White
    $49,726 ± $952
  3. American Indian
    $43,276 ± $11,603

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Tennessee workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.24 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Tennessee.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Kingsport, TN is from Tennessee.
0.465
2019 Wage GINI in Tennessee
0.466
2018 Wage GINI in Tennessee

In 2019, the income inequality in Tennessee was 0.465 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.21% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Tennessee was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Tennessee in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Tennessee across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 410
  2. Census Tract 415
  3. Census Tract 506.02

In 2019, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kingsport, TN was Census Tract 410 with a value of $79,196, followed by Census Tract 415 and Census Tract 506.02, with respective values of $78,661 and $68,023.

The following map shows all of the places in Kingsport, TN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

18.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kingsport, TN (9.94k out of 52.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    8,547 ± 653
  2. Black
    704 ± 219
  3. Two Or More
    459 ± 204

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kingsport, TN is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

21.7k
2019 Value
± 989
1.99%
1 Year growth
± 6.21%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Kingsport, TN grew at a rate of 1.99%, from 21.2k employees to 21.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kingsport, TN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,515 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,122 people), and Management Occupations (1,818 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kingsport, TN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Kingsport, TN, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,515 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,122 people), and Management Occupations (1,818 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Kingsport, TN has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.94 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (1.63 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.42 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Kingsport, TN, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($134,531), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($83,929), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($71,114).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

21.7k
2019 Value
± 989
1.99%
1 Year growth
± 6.21%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Kingsport, TN grew at a rate of 1.99%, from 21.2k employees to 21.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kingsport, TN, are Manufacturing (3,675 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,479 people), and Retail Trade (2,607 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kingsport, TN, though some of these residents may live in Kingsport, TN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Kingsport, TN, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (3,675 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,479 people), and Retail Trade (2,607 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Kingsport, TN has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (1.7 times higher than expected), Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.36 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.29 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Kingsport, TN, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($113,523), Utilities ($94,609), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($63,935).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Tennessee.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $66B
  2. $49B
  3. $47B

In 2020, the top outbound Tennessee product (by dollars) was Electronics with $66B, followed by Mixed freight ($49B) and Pharmaceuticals ($47B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Tennessee products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$498B
2020 Value in Tennessee
$1.05T
Projected 2050 Value in Tennessee
111% growth

In 2020, total outbound Tennessee trade was $498B. This is expected to increase 111% to $1.05T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Tennessee trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Tennessee.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $36.6B
  2. $29.5B
  3. $26.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Tennessee domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $36.6B, followed by Texas with $29.5B and California and $26.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Tennessee shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Tennessee went to Donald J. Trump with 60.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (37.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.978%). The most partisan county was Scott County, TN with 88.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing the state of Tennessee. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Tennessee
60.7% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Tennessee
  1. 88.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 86.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 86.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Tennessee was Scott County, TN with 88.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Tennessee colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Tennessee

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Marsha Blackburn
Senator from Tennessee1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Bill Hagerty
Senator from Tennessee2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing Tennessee.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Tennessee over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Tennessee

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Tennessee have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kingsport, TN was $145,800 in 2019, which is 0.606 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $141,000 to $145,800, a 3.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Kingsport, TN is 62.3%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Kingsport, TN have an average commute time of 18.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Kingsport, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$145,800
2019 Median
± $5,641
$141,000
2018 Median
± $4,155

In 2019, the median property value in Kingsport, TN grew to to $145,800 from the previous year's value of $141,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Kingsport, TN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kingsport, TN the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$42,856
Median Household Income
± $1,942
23.6k
Number of Households
± 951

In 2019, the median household income of the 23.6k households in Kingsport, TN grew to $42,856 from the previous year's value of $40,100.

The following chart displays the households in Kingsport, TN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Kingsport, TN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kingsport, TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

62.3%
2019 Homeownership
61%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 62.3% of the housing units in Kingsport, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 61%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Kingsport, TN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

18.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kingsport, TN have a shorter commute time (18.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.09% of the workforce in Kingsport, TN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (83.3%)
  2. Carpooled (8.57%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.67%)

In 2019, 83.3% of workers in Kingsport, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.57%) and those who worked at home (3.67%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Kingsport, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Kingsport, TN have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

91.8% of the population of Kingsport, TN has health coverage, with 37.8% on employee plans, 21.7% on Medicaid, 17.7% on Medicare, 12.1% on non-group plans, and 2.59% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Tennessee was $7,372 in 2014. This is a 3.74% increase from the previous year ($7,106).

Primary care physicians in Sullivan County, TN see 792 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.253% increase from the previous year (790 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1298 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 796 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, DeKalb County and Lauderdale County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (21.5%). Additionally, Lauderdale County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (47.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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792 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Sullivan County, TN

Primary care physicians in Sullivan County, TN see an average of 792 patients per year. This represents a 0.253% increase from the previous year (790 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Sullivan County, TN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,372
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Tennessee
$4,680
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,677
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,371
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Tennessee (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.74%, from $7,106 to $7,372.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

8.19%
Uninsured
37.8%
Employer Coverage
21.7%
Medicaid
17.7%
Medicare
12.1%
Non-Group
2.59%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kingsport, TN declined by 9.98% from 9.1% to 8.19%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Kingsport, TN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 21.5% prevalence
  2. 21.5% prevalence
  3. 20.3% prevalence

DeKalb County and Lauderdale County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Tennessee, at 21.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Tennessee by county over multiple years.

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