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Pros

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

Cons

-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.



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Quick Facts About Knoxville


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Knoxville is 4.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Knoxville jobs have Increased by 1.55 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Knoxville's cost of living is 18.60% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Knoxville's population is 185,291 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 12.22 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Knoxville is $117,000. Home appreciation the last year has been 9.68 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Knoxville public schools spend $8,615 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in Knoxville.

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Oh how we wish we had never moved to the Knoxville area! We researched everything before we did, but we had no idea about how low quality the people are here. We've... (read more)
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We visited last month after receiving a job offer. We live in Gainesville Fl now and we love it here, but the job opportunity makes it worthwhile to consider moving.... (read more)
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