Knoxville employment information

Income per capita$23,177$24,811$28,555
Median household income$33,494$44,621$53,482
Median income owner occupied$50,118$56,400$68,142
Median income renter occupied$23,559$26,708$33,219
Median earnings male$27,250$32,151$36,116
Median earnings female$22,028$23,376$25,692
Unemployment rate4.8%5.8%5.8%
Poverty level24.6%17.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Knoxville is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Knoxville is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Knoxville is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Knoxville is 58% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Knoxville median earnings by income bracket

Knoxville employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.6%1.2%
Manufacturing sector7.9%0.1%
Financial & insurance services2.9%5.2%
Wholesale & retail services18.7%14.2%
Public administration2.7%2.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.1%2.1%
Education, health & social services14.7%36.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Farragut, TN21,111$104,71596%
Louisville, TN2,434$67,70827%
Rockford, TN873$58,3339%
Seymour, TN10,703$54,3862%
Wildwood, TN1,358$52,9171%
Knoxville, TN181,759$33,49437%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Newport News, VA181,362$51,0005%
Grand Prairie, TX181,135$55,3363%
Worcester, MA182,511$46,10514%
Brownsville, TX179,834$32,28840%
Spring Valley, NV183,937$50,7955%
Knoxville, TN181,759$33,49437%
Source: The Knoxville, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.