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People

Total Population 5,189
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 17.7%
Employed Population 16+ 2,129
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 54.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,333
% Above Poverty Level 86.9%
% Below Poverty Level 13.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.3%
Median Gross Rent $804
Median House Value $148,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.4%
US/American 0%
English 14.7%
Irish 17.3%

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

Jonesborough Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles W of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 117 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Washington
Metro Area Johnson City - Kingsport - Bristol
Standard Zip Codes 37659
Phone Area Codes 423
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.294
Longitude -82.473

Jonesborough 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 ERWIN 1 W
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 46 F
Apr Temp 41 to 68 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Station BRISTOL TRI CITY AP
Distance 12.6 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 GREENEVILLE EXP STN
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 46 F
Apr Temp 36 to 69 F
Jul Temp 60 to 87 F
Oct Temp 37 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Jonesborough, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Jonesboro (37659)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bluff City 1,863 $52,961
Elizabethton 14,058 $43,173
Erwin 6,028 $36,094
Johnson City 64,978 $55,387
Unicoi 3,598 $53,783
Watauga 376 $47,045

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

Jonesborough Public Libraries

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Washington County/jonesborough Public Library
200 SABIN DRIVE
Jonesborough, Tennessee
(423) 753-1800

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Jonesborough High Schools

DAVID CROCKETT HIGH SCHOOL
684 OLD STATE ROUTE 34
423-753-1150
Serves 1,380 students.

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