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Roan Mountain is in Carter County, in the Johnson City metro area.
The latitude of Roan Mountain is 36.196N. The longitude is -82.07W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,579 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,160.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Roan Mountain demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Carter County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Johnson City-Kingsport area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 37687 ZIP code.
14% of Roan Mountain residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Roan Mountain ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Roan Mountain was $12,046, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Roan Mountain residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Roan Mountain, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $290. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $543.
Carter County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Roan Mountain political report.
The average commute time for Roan Mountain workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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