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People

Total Population 376
Male Share of the Population 51.9%
Female Share of the Population 48.1%
Senior Citizens 12%
Employed Population 16+ 145
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 51.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,045
% Above Poverty Level 81.1%
% Below Poverty Level 18.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20.7%
Median Gross Rent $600
Median House Value $86,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.6%
US/American 0%
English 15.7%
Irish 18.4%

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

Watauga Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles NE of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 113 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Carter
Metro Area Johnson City - Kingsport - Bristol
Standard Zip Codes 37694
Phone Area Codes 423
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.37
Longitude -82.296

Watauga 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 3.6 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 8.8 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 BANNER ELK
Distance 27 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 41 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 57 to 77 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bluff City 1,863 $52,961
Bristol 26,674 $52,274
Elizabethton 14,058 $43,173
Johnson City 64,978 $55,387
Jonesborough 5,189 $61,333
Unicoi 3,598 $53,783

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

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