Jobs in Kingsport, Tennessee, United States

Kingsport is a city located in the US State of Tennessee, where is straddles both Sullivan and Hawkins counties. The city boasts a population of around 49,000.

No Elephants

Kingsport holds the dubious distinction of probably being the only US city to have executed an elephant by hanging. In 1916, a circus elephant killed a trainer whilst the circus was in town. Following demands of the city residents, the elephant was transported to a railroad yard and hung from a crane.

Today, the city is a largely suburban one of low-rise buildings, malls and multiple parks. 63% of homes are owned, whilst the remaining homes have an average rent of $582, well below the national average.

There are a number of festivals throughout the year and the city’s downtown boasts a number of excellent bars, restaurants and stores – it also has quite a number of antique stores.

The city is particularly green, with 6 major state parks, water parks and municipal parks present in the town, as well as a host of walking, hiking and mountain biking trails crossing the city and the green belts of the city limits.

Key Facts:

·         Median Age: 44.3

·         Median Household Income: $37,465

·         Median Property Value: $135,700

·         Poverty Rate: 20%

·         Cost of Living:  5% higher than state average, 6% lower than national average

·         Unemployment Rate: 3.4%

·         Crime Rate: 91% higher than national average

Manufacturing Industry

The city is home to a number of large employing, specialist manufacturing companies. The largest is the Eastman Chemical Company who are both headquartered here and also maintain a large plant. In addition, Holston Army Ammunition Plant manufactures a wide range of explosives for the Department of Defense.

As a result of these and other large factories, the manufacturing sector is the single largest employer in town, with around 17% of all jobs in the sector. The second largest is healthcare at 16%, with two large-scale medical facilities in the city drawing in patients from the surrounding area.

Retail at 13%, food service at 9% and education at 8% comprises the nest biggest sectors.

The job market is strong and growing, and ad grew by 5% by the end of 2016. 

United States Tennessee Kingsport
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