TN

National Population : 333,590,059
Tennessee State Population : 7,172,444

About Watauga, TN

Watauga, TN is located in Carter County in the state of Tennessee.

The total City Population for Watauga is about 374 with about 163 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 1,955.

The Average Home Value is $125,000.00, which is roughly 10% lower than the Average Home Value of $139,641.00 for the state of Tennessee, and roughly 34% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $43,563.00, which is roughly 8% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $47,415.00 for the state of Tennessee, and roughly 24% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Watauga is about 2.8%.

Tennessee is ranked #44 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 23.34 out of 100.

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Voting

Carter County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 76.88% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 79.96%
Democratic: 18.49%
Other: 1.55%


Nearby Locations

Piney Flats, TN (4.18 mi.)
Bluff City, TN (4.21 mi.)
Elizabethton, TN (5.57 mi.)
Butler, TN (5.71 mi.)
Johnson City, TN (7.56 mi.)
Blountville, TN (9.56 mi.)
Gray, TN (10.08 mi.)
Bristol, TN (11.74 mi.)
Colonial Hgts, TN (12.30 mi.)
Hampton, TN (12.64 mi.)
Jonesborough, TN (15.57 mi.)
Unicoi, TN (16.16 mi.)
Kingsport, TN (17.90 mi.)
Fall Branch, TN (17.99 mi.)
Roan Mountain, TN (19.38 mi.)
Telford, TN (19.88 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 37694
Latitude : 36.382931
Longitude : -82.275239
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 1723 ft.
Area Code(s) : 423

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.42
Male Population Estimate : 51.30%
Female Population Estimate : 48.70%
Median Age : 43.7
Male Median Age : 42.0
Female Median Age : 44.9

White Population Estimate : 97.70%
Black Population Estimate : 1.38%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.02%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.66%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.15%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.43%
Other Population Estimate : 0.31%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Watauga specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Carter County: About 3 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Carter County: About 271 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Carter County is about 17% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 6% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.