Kingsport, TN Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 21,817 housing units in Kingsport. This represents a 30.3% growth from 16,742 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 21,472 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 345 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Kingsport is about 64.5%. Kingsport's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9.9%. Average household size is 2.21 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Kingsport were built after 1964.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.10%
One Bedroom10.20%
Two Bedrooms32.70%
Three Bedrooms40.30%
Four Bedrooms13%
Five Bedrooms or more2.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.28
Median year structure was built1961
Median Value of occupied units$87,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$73,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.07
Median year structure was built1969
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$405

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage5.30%
Home Equity Loan6.50%
Simple Mortgage42.40%
Debt Free45.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.7%