Knoxville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 7,248 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Knoxville is the 54th largest community in Iowa.
Knoxville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Knoxville is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Knoxville who work in office and administrative support (10.43%), food service (9.95%), and management occupations (7.93%).
The percentage of adults in Knoxville who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.62% of the adults in Knoxville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Knoxville in 2010 was $22,968, which is lower middle income relative to Iowa, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,872 for a family of four. However, Knoxville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Knoxville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Knoxville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Knoxville include Irish, Dutch, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Knoxville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.