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Knoxville Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
185,429
Unemployment Rate
3.8%
Poverty Rate
26%
Non-Citizens
4.2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 55 responses
  • Nice
    55%
  • Family oriented
    13%
  • Conservative
    11%
  • Loyal
    9%
  • Enthusiastic
    5%
  • Noisy
    4%
  • Progressive
    2%

Knoxville Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    72%
  • African American
    17%
  • Hispanic
    6%
  • Two or more races
    3%
  • Asian
    2%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Other race
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    52%
  • Male
    48%
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    18%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    13%

Income

Median Household Income
$37,703
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    34%
  • $25-$44k
    23%
  • $45-$74k
    21%
  • $75-$149k
    16%
  • $150k+
    5%
Median Individual Income
$21,738
National
$27,419
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    36%
  • $15-$34k
    33%
  • $35-$64k
    20%
  • $65k+
    10%

Community

Poll
73%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.60 responses
Poll
62%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted.61 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 61 responses
  • Weather change everyday
    31%
  • Enjoy the sites
    23%
  • Make friends.
    16%
  • There are either old houses or very new houses
    11%
  • Get involved in the community
    3%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    2%
  • It's a small town, everyone knows everyone
    2%
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