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 ›
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 on some of the inflow/outflow numbers. The median commute time in the Tri-Cities is just under 30 minutes. But that’s only the… Read More ›