Gatlinburg, TN Income and Economy

Gatlinburg Unemployment

City unemployment is displayed in the following table. The city's unemployment rate is 0.6%. This rate is better than the 7.9% national average.

Unemployment City State USA
Unemployment Rate
0.6%
8.6%
7.9%
National Average
White
0.6%
7.4%
6.8%
National Average
Asian
0.0%
4.7%
6.4%
National Average
Hispanic
0.0%
8.6%
9.6%
National Average
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.0%
10.2%
13.9%
National Average
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
N/A
11.7%
10.5%
National Average
Two or more races
N/A
12.6%
12.2%
National Average
Black or African American
N/A
14.9%
14.0%
National Average

Gatlinburg Median Income by Race

Median income by race is displayed below. White people make the most, with an average of $21,624 annually.

Race City State USA
White
$21,624
$27,430
$31,133
National Average
Hispanic
$21,472
$18,278
$21,505
National Average
Asian
$9,427
$28,880
$34,418
National Average
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
$0
$21,943
$26,563
National Average
Two or more races
$0
$20,618
$22,664
National Average
Black or African American
$0
$22,086
$25,062
National Average
American Indian and Alaska Native
$0
$19,512
$21,510
National Average

Gatlinburg Median Household Income by Age

The following table continues the city's median income by age. The age group with the highest income in Gatlinburg, TN is < 25.

Age City State USA
< 25
$40,444
$22,130
$26,465
National Average
25 - 44
$37,361
$48,120
$57,132
National Average
45 - 64
$62,417
$51,997
$63,398
National Average
> 64
$23,565
$29,795
$33,906
National Average

Gatlinburg Median Worker Income

Individual median worker income is displayed in the following table. The city average worker income is $21,325. This income level is worse than the $29,701 national average.

Worker Type City State USA
Male
$21,670
$31,329
$35,201
National Average
Female
$20,766
$21,761
$24,139
National Average
Median Household Income
$36,596
$43,314
$51,914
National Average

Gatlinburg Household Income Other than Earnings

The following table has data for Gatlinburg, TN household income, other than earnings. The highest other earnings is Retirement Income, which is $20,480. City wide social security other income from social security averages $13,197.

Income Type City State USA
Retirement Income
$20,480
$17,976
$21,489
National Average
Social Security Income
$13,197
$14,983
$15,495
National Average
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income
$12,721
$13,248
$15,308
National Average
Public Assistance Income
$100
$2,489
$3,553
National Average

Top Gatlinburg Occupations

Browse the table below to see popular occupations in Gatlinburg, TN. Occupations are listed in order of the percent of population doing them.

Occupation City State USA
Sales and office occupations
33.2%
25.9%
25.4%
National Average
Service occupations
26.0%
16.4%
17.1%
National Average
Education, legal, community service, arts, and media occupations
14.4%
9.7%
10.6%
National Average
Management, business, and financial occupations
9.6%
12.6%
14.3%
National Average
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
9.5%
15.7%
12.4%
National Average
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
4.4%
10.0%
9.8%
National Average
Computer, engineering, and science occupations
2.9%
3.8%
5.2%
National Average
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations
0.0%
6.0%
5.2%
National Average
Notes
  • City rating based on comparing Gatlinburg to other Tennessee cities.
  • State rating based on comparing Tennessee to other U.S. states.
  • All ratings are segmented into quintiles (very low, low, average, high, very high).
  • Data provided by the 2010 U.S. Census.
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