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Overview
Population:699,097
Pop. Change:13%
State: Tennessee
Metro Area:Knoxville Metro Area
County:Knox, Blount, ... 5 total
City:Knoxville, Oak Ridge, ... 26 total
Zip Code:37918, 37920, ... 46 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 the Knoxville, Tennessee Metro Area

As of 2014, Knoxville Metro Area's population is 699,097 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 13.48 percent.

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The median home cost in Knoxville Metro Area is $134,200. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.50 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Knoxville Metro Area's cost of living is 14.00% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Knoxville Metro Area public schools spend $8,608 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 17.6 students per teacher in Knoxville Metro Area.

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The unemployment rate in Knoxville Metro Area is 4.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Knoxville Metro Area 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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Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Knoxville Metro Area'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