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Knoxville, Tennessee
Columbia, South Carolina
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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Knoxville is 87% more densely populated than Columbia.
People are 5% more likely to be married in Columbia.
The Median Age is 5.5 years older in Knoxville.

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PEOPLE
 Knoxville, TNColumbia, SCUnited States
 Population185,291133,803321,418,820
 Population - 2010178,202127,605308,745,538
 Population - 2000173,890116,278285,036,114
 Population - 1990165,12198,052251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now12.22%36.46%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now6.56%15.07%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,8811,00691
 Land Area991333,531,905
 Water Area63264,837
 Median Age33.828.337.4
 Female Population51.89%48.29%50.81%
 Male Population48.12%51.71%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Knoxville, TNColumbia, SCUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.00%5.45%6.36%
 Age 5 to 94.86%4.16%6.51%
 Age 10 to 144.68%4.24%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.78%3.15%4.03%
 Age 18 to 207.41%14.43%4.35%
 Age 21 to 2410.03%11.70%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3415.97%17.30%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4411.38%10.63%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5411.86%10.82%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.80%4.99%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.26%3.91%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.55%4.95%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.47%2.74%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.96%1.54%1.85%
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 RACE
 Knoxville, TNColumbia, SCUnited States
 White73.60%48.34%62.77%
 Black17.25%41.66%12.24%
 Asian1.69%2.23%4.95%
 Native American0.23%0.18%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.04%0.20%0.16%
 Other0.24%0.13%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.21%1.97%2.13%
 Hispanic4.74%5.29%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic95.26%94.71%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Knoxville, TNColumbia, SCUnited States
 Households82,07944,992116,211,000
 Family Households38,27322,46676,958,100
 Non Family Households43,80622,52639,253,000
 Household Size2.12.292.63
 Married Population37.41%32.22%50.58%
 Single Population62.59%67.78%49.42%
 Now Married35.20%28.76%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.21%3.46%2.17%
 Never Married41.03%54.54%32.55%
 Widowed7.04%4.39%5.95%
 Divorced14.52%8.85%10.92%
 Married, w/children24.45%25.11%31.68%
 Married, no children40.71%36.33%41.44%
 Single, w/children22.56%24.13%16.94%
 Single, no children12.28%14.43%9.95%

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