Knoxville, TN Employment & Jobs

Knoxville employment information

IndexKnoxvilleTennesseeNational
Income per capita$21,964$22,028$25,804
Median household income$32,756$42,207$52,328
Median household income owner occupied$50,449$53,375$63,664
Median household income renter occupied$22,576$28,328$35,685
Median earnings male$26,761$34,567$38,921
Median earnings female$18,738$20,826$23,115
Unemployment rate (2000)6.5%4.0%4.0%
Unemployment rate (2010)7.1%10.1%9.5%
Unemployment rate (2013)7.1%8.5%7.3%
Poverty level20.8%14.8%12.3%
The data is based upon 2010 estimates.
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The income per capita in Knoxville is 0.3% less than the Tennessee average and 14.9% less than the National average. The median household income in Knoxville is 22.4% less than the Tennessee average and 37.4% less than the National average. The median household income in Knoxville for owner occupied housing is 123.5% greater than the median household income for renter occupied housing in Knoxville.

The poverty level in Knoxville is 40.6% greater than the Tennessee average and 69.2% greater than the National average. The median earnings for males in Knoxville is 42.8% greater than the median earnings for females in Knoxville.

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Data displayed in the above graphs is based on 2000 census data.

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Neighborhoods in & around Knoxville, TN

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Mechanicsville, Knoxville0.3Oakwood, Knoxville1.6
Beaumont, Knoxville0.5Belle Morris, Knoxville2.3
College Hills, Knoxville0.5Mornngside, Knoxville2.4
Fort Sanders, Knoxville1.2Old Sevier, Knoxville2.5
Old North Knoxville, Knoxville1.5Parkridge, Knoxville2.5
Downtown Knoxville, Knoxville1.5South Knoxville, Knoxville3
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Cities near Knoxville, TN

CityMilesCityMiles
Knoxville, TN0Maryville, TN15.5
Seymour, TN11.7Plainview, TN16.3
Alcoa, TN11.8Norris, TN17.2
Louisville, TN11.9Blaine, TN18.3
Mascot, TN12.3Oak Ridge, TN19.3
Eagleton Village, TN12.7Maynardville, TN20.3
Clinton, TN13.8Lake City, TN21.1
Farragut, TN14.5Sevierville, TN21.8
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