KingsportâBristolâBristol, Tennessee-Virginia Metropolitan Statistical Area Information
The Kingsport–Bristol–Bristol, Tennessee-Virginia Metropolitan Statistical Area is a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia as defined by the United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB). It was formed in December 2003 by the merger of the Bristol, VA MSA and Kingsport-Bristol, TN-VA MSA.
- 1 MSA components
- 2 Communities
- 3 Demographics
- 4 Combined Statistical Area
- 5 See also
- 6 References
Four counties (two in Tennessee; two in Virginia) and one independent city are included in the Kingsport–Bristol–Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area. 
- Note: Since a state constitutional change in 1871, all cities in Virginia are independent cities that are not located in any county. The OMB considers these independent cities to be county-equivalents for the purpose of defining MSAs in Virginia.
- Bristol, Tennessee (principal city)
- Bristol, Virginia (principal city)
- Bloomingdale, Tennessee ( census-designated place)
- Greeneville, Tennessee
- Bulls Gap, Tennessee
- Damascus, Virginia
- Clinchport, Virginia
- Duffield, Virginia
- Dungannon, Virginia
- Nickelsville, Virginia
As of the census  of 2000, there were 298,484 people, 124,021 households, and 87,501 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 96.77% White, 1.84% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.33% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.70% of the population.
The median income for a household in the MSA was $30,460, and the median income for a family was $37,235. Males had a median income of $29,803 versus $21,312 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $17,202.
The Johnson City–Kingsport–Bristol Combined Statistical Area (CSA) is made up of five counties in Northeastern Tennessee as well as two counties and an independent city in Southwestern Virginia. The statistical area includes two metropolitan areas. As of the 2000 Census, the CSA had a population of 480,091 (though a July 1, 2007 estimate placed the population at 497,240). 
- Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs)
- "Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2007 (CBSA-EST2007-01)". 2007 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2008-03-27. Archived from the original ( CSV) on December 18, 2014. Retrieved 2008-12-08.
- "Metropolitan Statistical Areas and Components" ( TXT). Metropolitan statistical areas and metropolitan divisions defined by the Office of Management and Budget, November 2007. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2008-06-24. Retrieved 2008-12-08.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Table 2. Annual Estimates of the Population of Combined Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2007 (CBSA-EST2007-02)". 2007 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2008-03-27. Archived from the original ( CSV) on January 5, 2009. Retrieved 2008-12-08.