Elizabethton has the 2065th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 3.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Elizabethton is part of the Johnson City metro area. Unemployment in the Johnson City area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Johnson City has the 255th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Elizabethton is below average at $37,730, and the median cost of a home in Elizabethton is $110,100, which is below the national average. 20% of workers in Elizabethton hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 82% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Elizabethton. 83% of Elizabethton workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Elizabethton spend an average of 19 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.