The 2017 Census Bureau’s latest population estimates put a big grin on the faces of Northeast Tennessee civic leaders. The news wasn’t nearly as encouraging in the SW Virginia portion of the Tri-Cities region. Every county except Johnson in NE… Read More ›
Remember the adage that a rising economy raises all boats. Today’s economy is showing that’s not always the case. While there’s ample evidence the Tri-Cities economy is seeing gains, demographics show the population picture is soft – very soft in… Read More ›
Although Washington County, TN has the youngest median age in the Tri-Cities (40.3 years) it has the largest number of nursing homes in 2017. Data source: National Association of Counties.
Median household incomes in Sullivan and Washington counties didn’t see the big 2016 gains they enjoyed in 2015. They also lagged the 3.2% nation-wide gain. They were up. But it was a modest increase. And with one exception in four… Read More ›