The Economic Development staff strives to provide the most up-to-date data and information about Bristol, Tennessee and the surrounding area for interested companies and individuals.
- The Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA metropolitan statistical area (MSA) is the clear leader in home ownership. Through a random sampling of the nation's 366 MSA's, Bristol/Kingsport ranks highest in free and clear home ownership at just over 33%. The national average is 19.7%.
- According to the U.S. Census, the Combined Statistical Area (CSA) for the Tri-Cities ranks 70th, by population, out of the 125 CSA's of the United States.
- There are 628,786 people within an hours drive of Bristol.
- Within a 30-minute drive, the average household income is $52,547