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People

Total Population 1,863
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 12.8%
Employed Population 16+ 798
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 52.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.5%
Median Earnings25+ $29,292
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,125
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,036

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,961
% Above Poverty Level 75%
% Below Poverty Level 25%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 6.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.1%
Median Gross Rent $708
Median House Value $103,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.2%
US/American 0%
English 15.1%
Irish 14.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bluff City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles NE of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 117 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Sullivan
Metro Area Johnson City - Kingsport - Bristol
Standard Zip Codes 37618
Phone Area Codes 423
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.474
Longitude -82.261

Bluff City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ELIZABETHTON
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 43.8 inches
Station BRISTOL TRI CITY AP
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
Station ABINGDON 3 S
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 43 F
Apr Temp 39 to 67 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 68 F
Annual Precip 47.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bristol 26,674 $52,274
Elizabethton 14,058 $43,173
Johnson City 64,978 $55,387
Jonesborough 5,189 $61,333
Kingsport 52,898 $52,165
Watauga 376 $47,045

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Bluff City High Schools

SULLIVAN EAST HIGH SCHOOL
4180 WEAVER PK
423-878-1900
Serves 1,000 students.

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