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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B
Alcoa is a town in Tennessee with a population of 9,343. Alcoa is in Blount County. Living in Alcoa offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Alcoa and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Alcoa are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$122,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$728
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Alcoa Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    631.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    19.7
    6.1
  • Rape
    69.1
    40.7
  • Robbery
    138.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    572.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    4,709.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    483.8
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%

Working in Alcoa

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$41,889
National
$55,322
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Alcoa Reviews

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Alcoa is very friendly. The people are all welcoming and kind. The area is also very lush and green, with the exception of some litter. It is also safe at night, though certain places could use more light.
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I really like the apartment complex I live at in Louisville, TN. The complex has affordable washer and dryer services at the laundry facilities on site. Also, I like the on site swimming pool in the summer. Rent is affordable and it is local to shopping places.
I have lived in Alcoa, TN for my whole life and I love it. The people here mostly are friendly and there is always places to go, there is malls, restaurants, and movie theatres. Alcoa is not too big, but not to small. When I go on vacation I always get homesick and cant wait to get back to my home in Alcoa.