What you need to know about Knoxville, TN

Located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Knoxville offers an affordable cost of living and abundance of recreation. Businesses cite the city's strategic location, and as home to the University of Tennessee and nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the area is widely recognized as a center for research and technology. Knoxville ranked on our Top 10 Cities for College Grads list for its diverse business climate and growing downtown.

Top100_BeerCities_2015
Top 10 Best Places to Retire 2013
Top 10 Food Festivals 2011
The Best Restaurants In Knoxville, TN
Knoxville's diverse dining scene dishes up savory favorites
Knoxville Residents Enjoy Year-Round Recreation Options
Within half a tank of gas from home, there’s an outdoor adventure waiting, summer, fall, winter or spring.
Knoxville Real Estate Market
Interested in moving to Knoxville? Learn more about its real estate market.

Population

181,759
Down by 0.70%
Fans tailgate at The Grove at Ole Miss
America's Top 10 College Tailgate Cities
Big parties bring excitement to autumn football weekends
Volunteer Landing Park in Knoxville, TN
Why Knoxville, TN Is a Top 100 Best Place to Live 2015
This gateway to the Smokies is attracting outdoor enthusiasts and plenty of others

Nearby Cities

Business

Interested in learning more about the business climate in the Knoxville, Tennessee area? Visit BusinessClimate.com

Business Climate

Median Home Price

$116,500
Lower than the state average

Housing

Homes Owned 48.03%
48.03% Complete
Homes Rented 51.97%
51.97% Complete

Real Estate

In Knoxville, Tennessee


Ready to move to Knoxville? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Knoxville.
Volunteer Landing Park in Knoxville, TN
Knoxville Residents Enjoy Year-Round Recreation Options
Within half a tank of gas from home, there’s an outdoor adventure waiting, summer, fall, winter or spring.
Mallard Bay
Knoxville Real Estate Market
Interested in moving to Knoxville? Learn more about its real estate market.

Schools

In Knoxville, Tennessee


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Knoxville rates.

Median Household Income

$33,494
Lower than the national average

Business

In Knoxville, Tennessee


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Knoxville.

Residents

Most residents are
10-24 Years old

Health

In Knoxville, Tennessee


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Knoxville.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 30%
30% Complete
Graduated High School 87%
87% Complete

Knoxville, TN's Rankings

Top100_BeerCities_2015
Top 10 Best Places to Retire 2013
Top 10 Food Festivals 2011
Top 10 Best Cites for College Grads 2010

More About Knoxville, TN

America's Top 10 College Tailgate Cities
Big parties bring excitement to autumn football weekends
Why Knoxville, TN Is a Top 100 Best Place to Live 2015
This gateway to the Smokies is attracting outdoor enthusiasts and plenty of others
The Best Restaurants In Knoxville, TN
Knoxville's diverse dining scene dishes up savory favorites
Healthcare Options in Knoxville
Knoxville's diverse medical community includes a renowned teaching hospital, children's hospital and cancer center.
Knoxville Residents Enjoy Year-Round Recreation Options
Within half a tank of gas from home, there’s an outdoor adventure waiting, summer, fall, winter or spring.
Knoxville Real Estate Market
Interested in moving to Knoxville? Learn more about its real estate market.