|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Knoxville is 192,648. Knoxville, Tennessee is the 132nd largest city in the US.
Knoxville is located entirely in Knox County.
The current population of Knoxville (192,648) is it's peak population.
Knoxville has grown 9.2% since the 2000. Knoxville, Tennessee's growth is below average. 67% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Knoxville has a population density of 1,815.6 people per square mile. Knoxville has the 7th highest population density in Tennessee.
|126||Grand Prairie, Texas||197,347||54.0%|
|127||Overland Park, Kansas||197,106||29.9%|
|129||Huntington Beach, California||196,652||3.4%|
|130||Sioux Falls, South Dakota||196,528||56.4%|
|135||Providence, Rhode Island||189,692||9.1%|
The total voting age population of Knoxville, Tennessee, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 144,809. The voting age population is 47.0% male and 53.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.6% of the residents of Knoxville are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Knoxville are 76.1% White, 17.0% Black, 3.1% Two or more races, 1.8% Asian, 1.6% Other, 0.4% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 5.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Knoxville, 24.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 33.1%. On a per-household basis, 17.5% of families are below the poverty line in Knoxville.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.3% of Knoxville residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.4% of Knoxville residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 32.4% have a bachelor's degree and 13.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Knoxville residents aged 5 and older, 7.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Knoxville is 5.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Knoxville, 14.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Knoxville is $40,341.
In Knoxville, 45.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 54.1% of housing units in Knoxville.
Of all the housing units in Knoxville, 12.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Knoxville, 14.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 13,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Knoxville is $845.
In Knoxville, 76.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.