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-College-town amenities
-Nearby mountains and national park
-Rebuilding downtown


-Some downtown blight
-Weak recent job growth
-Air service

What Bert Has To Say About Knoxville Metro Area

Knoxville, the largest city in eastern Tennessee and home to the University of Tennessee, serves as a gateway to the tourist and recreation destinations of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park to the southeast. The 400-acre university campus with its 26,000 students is located along the waterfront just to the southwest of downtown, and adds a notable college-town element, particularly during football season.


Quick Facts About Knoxville

    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.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Knoxville's cost of living is 19.30% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Knoxville's population is 179,973 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -12.29 percent.
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Knoxville is $109,200. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.60 percent.
    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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I moved to Knoxville from the far North/Midwest 6 years ago. I have had a mixed experience. It does seem true that the folks down here do not like northerners. They are... (read more)
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Your cup is going to be either half full or half empty. That's up to you in ALL aspects of life. If you 'THINK' Knoxville is wonderful or you 'THINK' Knoxville is... (read more)
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