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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Knoxville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 education level of Knoxville citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.62% of adults 25 and older in Knoxville have a college 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.