Nationwide Claims to Fame

Knoxville is 40th out of 5,266 other cities in Retail sales

Statewide Claims to Fame

Knoxville is 3rd in Tennessee out of 107 other cities in Households

Knoxville is 3rd in Tennessee out of 107 other cities in Housing units

Knoxville is 3rd in Tennessee out of 107 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Knoxville is 3rd in Tennessee out of 84 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Knoxville is 3rd in Tennessee out of 97 other cities in Current population (2012)

Knoxville is 3rd in Tennessee out of 97 other cities in Retail sales

Knoxville is 3rd in Tennessee out of 98 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Knoxville is 6th in Tennessee out of 107 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Knoxville is 6th in Tennessee out of 107 other cities in Size in square miles

Knoxville is 7th in Tennessee out of 107 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Knoxville, Tennessee Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Knoxville Rank Tennessee US
Current population (2012) 182,200 3rd 6,456,243 313,914,040
Size in square miles 98.5 6th 41,234.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,815.6 7th 153.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Knoxville Rank Tennessee US
Residents younger than 5 6.2% 70th 6.3% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 19.1% 99th 23.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 12.6% 79th 14.2% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Knoxville Rank Tennessee US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 85.3% 44th 83.2% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 29.7% 24th 23.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Knoxville Rank Tennessee US
Race - White 76.1% 83rd 79.3% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 17.1% 23rd 17.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 28th 0.4% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.6% 29th 1.6% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 6th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.5% 17th 1.6% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 4.6% 40th 4.8% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 74.2% 83rd 75.1% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Knoxville Rank Tennessee US
Female residents 52.0% 62nd 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 4.6% 41st 4.5% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Knoxville Rank Tennessee US
Housing units 88,009 3rd 2,829,025 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 38.5% 3rd 18.1% 25.9%
Households 82,829 3rd 2,457,997 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 51.0% 96th 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $114,500 68th $137,200 $186,200
People per household 2.0 104th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Knoxville Rank Tennessee US
Income per capita $22,655 49th $24,197 $27,915
Income per household $33,467 73rd $43,989 $52,762
Income below poverty line 23.4% 32nd 16.9% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Knoxville Rank Tennessee US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 19,873 3rd 545,348 27,092,908
Retail sales $6,470,529 3rd $77,547,291 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $35,264 14th $12,563 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $780,270 3rd $10,626,759 $613,795,732

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