CORE DATA

How many Tri-Cities residents live where they work and how many commute to their job (revised version)

EDITOR'S NOTE - This is a revised version of the original story to include an update and correction … [Read More...]

Tri-Cities retail sales tax collections recovering from their funk

Retail sales tax collections in both the Tri-Cities two Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA) … [Read More...]

Tri-Cities June labor market report shows gains, Kingsport-Bristol lags Johnson City MSA performance

June's Tri-Cities' jobs report is a study in contrast. Preliminary, non-adjusted numbers and … [Read More...]

Sullivan Co. leads Tri-Cities Q2 cash home sales with 67.3% share

Cash is still king in the Tri-Cities housing market. They were down in four NE Tenn. counties when … [Read More...]

Social Security is a big economic deal in the Tri-Cities – really big

News that Social Security recipients would get a 2.2% cost of living increase didn't get much public … [Read More...]

Kingsport-Bristol retail sales collections bounce back after two month slump

Kingsport-Bristol retail sales tax collections bounced back from two months of negative performance … [Read More...]

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BENCHMARKS

Picture the Tri-Cities with 10,000 fewer retail workers

The job sector that some Tri-Cities residents love to hate is going through an unprecedented change … [Read More...]

The good, the bad and the ugly about NE Tenn. bridges

The April data update from the National Association of Counties is the good, the bad and the ugly … [Read More...]

All the talk about how retail jobs have sucked the life out of the local jobs economy is more myth that fact

It's common knowledge that the Great Recession hollowed out much of the Tri-Cities' middle class – … [Read More...]

Sullivan Co. gets lions share of Tri-Cities’ federal health care benefits

Missing from the discussions about healthcare reform and the possible merger of Mountain States … [Read More...]

Johnson City leads region in growth of lower-income households

Johnson City led the other major Tri-Cities cities in the increase of lower-income households during … [Read More...]

Tri-Cities sees growth in high-income households; Johnson City scores the largest number of them

Johnson City dominates in the number of high-income households in the Tri-Cities. It also outnumbers … [Read More...]

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