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Overview
Population:179,973
Pop. Change:-12%
State: Tennessee
Metro Area: Knoxville Metro Area
County: Knox County
City:Knoxville
Zip Code:37918, 37920, ... 15 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Knoxville's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Knoxville Metro Area

Profile: Mid-sized city / College town  Location: East-central Tennessee near base of Appalachian range Elevation: 980 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

PROCON
College-town amenitiesSome downtown blight
Nearby mountains and national parkWeak recent job growth
Rebuilding downtownAir service

Interesting Facts about Knoxville, Tennessee

As of 2014, Knoxville's population is 179,973 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -12.29 percent.

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The median home cost in Knoxville is $109,200. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.60 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Knoxville's cost of living is 19.30% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Knoxville public schools spend $8,258 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 18.1 students per teacher in Knoxville.

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The unemployment rate in Knoxville is 5.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Knoxville jobs have Increased by 0.65 percent.


Ranked #4 America's Migraine Hot Spots
Ranked #10 Drought-Riskiest Cities
Ranked #42 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Large Metro Areas)
Ranked #47 The Most (and Least) Gender Imbalanced Cities
Ranked #76 America's Most (and Least) Stressful Cities (100 Largest Metro Areas)
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Map Of Knoxville

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Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Knoxville's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes