Knoxville, TN : What you need to know

Located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Knoxville offers an affordable cost of living and abundance of recreation. Businesses cite the city's strategic location, and as home to the University of Tennessee and nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the area is widely recognized as a center for research and technology. Knoxville ranked on our Top 10 Cities for College Grads list for its diverse business climate and growing downtown.


Knoxville, TN City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 183066
Latest Population Increase 96.94
Median age 33.4
Median Household Income $34226
Median Home Price $118300
GreatSchools Rating
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Knoxville
21.1 °C
Humidity : 58%
Wind : 6.4 km/h
25 °C
Friday
11 °C
Saturday
12 °C
Sunday

Knoxville, TN Rankings

Knoxville, TN Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 48.2%
  Population Women 51.8%

 
65% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Knoxville

Median Population

Median age 33.4
Age 18 Over 81.6
Age 21 Over 74.1
Age 62 Over 17
Age 65 Over 13.8

Race

  Ethnicity White 76.3%
  Ethnicity Black 17.4%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.8%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 4.9%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Other 1.4%

Economics

  Median Household Income 34226
  Median Home Price 118300
  Homes Owned 53.4
  Homes Rent 46.6
  Median Property Rent 752

Language

  English Only 92.3
  English Other 7.7
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 19.7 MINUTES
in Knoxville

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Knoxville

Commute Types

  Walked 2.6
  Worked at Home 3
  Public Transportation 1.9
  Other Means 1.4
  Drove Alone 81.9
  Carpooled 9.1

26/100
WALK SCORE
for Knoxville