Knoxville, TN
Demographic Data



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Knoxville Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Knoxville Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
187,347

Age

PEOPLE OF Tennessee DETAILS
Under 5 Years 5.75
5 To 17 13.17
18 To 24 18.23
25 To 34 16.22
35 To 54 22.98
55 To 64 10.47
65 Years And Over 13.18

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 11.2
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 88.2
COLLEGE GRADUATES 31.4

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Knoxville 24185 20685.672450845177 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Knoxville 36331 16804.316346353986 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
26.5%

Employment Industries in Knoxville

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Retail 14.4
Healthcare 14.1
Accommodation 12.4
Education 11.4
Manufacturing 6.0
Administration 5.5
Professional, scientific, and technical services 5.5
Construction 5.0
Other 4.5
Finance 3.8
Transportation 3.7
Information Technology 3.0
Public Service 2.9
Wholesale 2.4
Arts 2.3

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 71.5
Black Or African American 17.3
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.3
Asian 2.1
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.1
Other Race / Two or More Races 3.1
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 5.6

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 11.7
Irish 10.6
English 10.1
Scots-Irish 3.3
Italian 2.6
Scottish 2.6
European 1.7
French 1.7
Dutch 1.5
Polish 1.4
Welsh 0.7
African 0.6
Swedish 0.5
Norwegian 0.4
British 0.4
French Canadian 0.4
Other Subsaharan African 0.4
Iraqi 0.4
Russian 0.3
Romanian 0.3

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 91.9
Spanish 4.0
Arabic 0.6
Chinese 0.5
African languages 0.5
Vietnamese 0.4
Langs. of India 0.4
French 0.2
Korean 0.2
Native American languages 0.2
German/Yiddish 0.2
Other Asian languages 0.1
Tagalog 0.1
Slavic languages 0.1
French Creole 0.1
Other Indo-European 0.1
Portuguese 0.1
Russian 0.1
Persian 0.1
Japanese 0.0

Foreign Born Knoxville Residents:
6.2%