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Knoxville Metro Area, Tennessee 0 Reviews | Leave a Comment


-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.


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

Quick Facts About Knoxville

    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.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Knoxville Metro Area's cost of living is 14.00% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Knoxville Metro Area's population is 699,097 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 13.48 percent.
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Knoxville Metro Area is $134,200. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.50 percent.
    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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re: Murfreesboro vs. Knoxville? - 8/5/2014
So what did you end up doing? Knoxville, TN is a great place!... (read more)
re: Knoxville, TN -- Voted One of The Best Cities
I've lived in Fort Lauderdale, FL; Orlando, FL; Little Rock, AR; Johnson City, TN; Knoxville, TN; and Asheville, NC and by far the most affordable cities have been in... (read more)
re: Knoxville, TN -- Voted One of The Best Cities
knoxville is the worst place to live - building costs are excessive compared to nearby cities like nashville and other south east cheap building areas - its weather is... (read more)
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