Northeast Tennessee’s 2017 population increased by almost 12,000 people according to the Census Bureau’s 2017 estimated population report. The lion’s share of that growth was in the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) which also saw the region’s only natural population… Read More ›
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.