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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.


Highlights


  • Location: East-central Tennessee near base of Appalachian range
  • Country: United States
  • State: Tennessee
  • County:
  • Metro Area: Knoxville Metro Area

Quick Facts About Knoxville


    ECONOMY
    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.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Knoxville Metro Area's cost of living is 14.00% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Knoxville Metro Area's population is 699,097 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 13.48 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Knoxville Metro Area is $134,200. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.50 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    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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Comments


re: Knoxville is a horrible place to live - 10/25/
I have been in Knoxville for 26 years. I love it here. I'm from New York and I haven't experienced anything of what you are talking about. Knoxville is one of the... (read more)
re: Knoxville, TN - 10/7/2014
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re: Nice city - 7/8/2013
We too are considering a move to Knoxville, but we're living in Gainesville Florida right now and love it. I was wondering how you felt about Knoxville now, since it's... (read more)
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