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-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.

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

Quick Facts About Knoxville

    The unemployment rate in Knoxville Metro Area is 4.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Knoxville Metro Area jobs have Increased by 1.49 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Knoxville Metro Area's cost of living is 15.00% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Knoxville Metro Area's population is 861,424 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 32.34 percent.
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Knoxville Metro Area is $138,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.83%.
    Knoxville Metro Area public schools spend $8,786 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.3 students per teacher in Knoxville Metro Area.

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