Knox County

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 things to do. 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 183,066
Median Age 33
Median Household Income $34,226
Median Home Price $118,300
Walkscore 26

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Knoxville, TN Demographics

Median Population in Knoxville, TN

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

Race in Knoxville, TN

  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%

Population By Gender in Knoxville, TN

  Male 48.2%
  Female 51.8%

Language in Knoxville, TN

  English Only 92.3%
  English Other 7.7%

Economics in Knoxville, TN

  Median Household Income $34,226
  Median Home Price $118,300
  Homes Owned 53.4%
  Homes Rent 46.6%
  Median Property Rent $752

 
COMMUTE TIME: 19.7 MINUTES
in Knoxville, TN

Commute Types in Knoxville, TN

  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, TN

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 65
In Knoxville, TN

 
6.8% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Knoxville, TN