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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B-
Oliver Springs is a suburb of Knoxville with a population of 4,489. Oliver Springs is in Roane County. Living in Oliver Springs offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Oliver Springs and residents tend to be conservative.
About Oliver Springs...
Population
4,489

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$104,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$722
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Oliver Springs Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    122.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    30.7
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    184.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,904.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    122.9
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    19%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    19%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%

Working in Oliver Springs

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$55,493
National
$55,322
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Oliver Springs Reviews

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It is a safe place to raise a family. The historical society is making the town a better place. This town has a lot of potential.
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It is such a peaceful place to live. Where you can still find long empty fields with horses and other wildlife.
They've started adding new restaurants.