Powell (zip 37849), Tennessee 

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Population

28,119

+6.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.7%

Median Income

$53,201

Median Home Price

$249,400

Median Age

38.3

Comfort Index (Climate)

7.4 / 6.0

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Powell (zip 37849), 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 37849 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
State: Tennessee
County: Knox County
Metro Area: Knoxville Metro Area
City: Powell
Zip Codes: Powell (zip 37849)
Cost of Living: -9.8% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 980 ft above sea level

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Powell, 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.


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Powell (zip 37849) is 4.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Powell (zip 37849) jobs have increased by 0.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Powell (zip 37849)'s cost of living is 9.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Powell (zip 37849)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in the 37849 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Knox county remained very strongly Republican, 56.5% to 41.5%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Powell (zip 37849)'s population is 28,119 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 6.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Powell (zip 37849) is Real Estate: $249,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.8%.

SCHOOLS
Powell (zip 37849) public schools spend $8,615 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in Powell (zip 37849). More Education



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Housing Market in Powell

It's a good time to buy in Powell. Home Appreciation is up 20.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Powell is $249,400.
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