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Johnson City
  • Town in Tennessee

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Johnson City is a town in Tennessee with a population of 66,934. Johnson City is in Washington County and is one of the best places to live in Tennessee. Living in Johnson City offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Johnson City there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Johnson City and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Johnson City are highly rated.

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About Johnson City...
Population
66,934

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$170,700
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$775
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    51%
  • Own
    49%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    335.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    43.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    56.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    426.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,248.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    362.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    16%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

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