Knoxville Metro Area, Tennessee 

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Population

878,124

+4.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.5%

Median Income

$44,906

Median Home Price

$230,100

Median Age

40.5

Comfort Index (Climate)

7.4 / 6.0

summer / winter

United States / Tennessee / Knoxville Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Knoxville Metro Area, Tennessee

Mid-sized city / College town - East-central Tennessee near base of Appalachian range. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in the Knoxville metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
State: Tennessee
County:
Metro Area: Knoxville Metro Area
City: Knoxville, Maryville, 44 total
Zip Codes: 37918, 37920, 37922, 37803, 37923, 37830, 37931, 37921, 37919, 37934, 71 total
Cost of Living: -15.9% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 980 ft above sea level

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Knoxville, TN Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
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

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Knoxville Metro Area is 4.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Knoxville Metro Area jobs have increased by 0.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Knoxville Metro Area's cost of living is 15.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Knoxville Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in the Knoxville metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Knoxville metro area remained overwhelmingly Republican, 64.7% to 33.3%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Knoxville Metro Area's population is 878,124 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 4.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Knoxville Metro Area is Real Estate: $230,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.1%.

SCHOOLS
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. More Education



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Housing Market in Knoxville

It's a good time to buy in Knoxville. Home Appreciation is up 17.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Knoxville is $230,100.
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Reviews for Knoxville   1 Reviews
Knoxville is a best kept secret that we love~ - 2/12/2021
Great schools, friendly people, great shopping, many community activities, fun downtown area, within 8 hours of most places you would want to visit...... The beautiful... Read More

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ZIP CODES IN KNOXVILLE METRO AREA, TENNESSEE
37918, 37920, 37922, 37803, 37923, 37830, 37931, 37921, 37919, 37934, 71 total

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