Knoxville, TN Employment & Jobs

Knoxville employment information

IndexKnoxvilleTennesseeNational
Income per capita$23,173$24,294$28,051
Median household income$33,118$44,140$53,046
Median household income owner occupied$49,177$55,499$67,062
Median household income renter occupied$22,807$25,986$32,212
Median earnings male$27,978$31,679$35,771
Median earnings female$21,210$22,735$25,299
Unemployment rate4.6%6.1%6.0%
Poverty level23.3%17.3%14.9%
The data is based upon 2012 estimates.
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The income per capita in Knoxville is 4.6% less than the Tennessee average and 17.4% less than the National average. The median household income in Knoxville is 25% less than the Tennessee average and 37.6% less than the National average. The median household income in Knoxville for owner occupied housing is 115.6% greater than the median household income for renter occupied housing in Knoxville.

The poverty level in Knoxville is 34.8% greater than the Tennessee average and 56.3% greater than the National average. The median earnings for males in Knoxville is 31.9% greater than the median earnings for females in Knoxville.

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Data displayed in the above graphs is based on 2012 census data.

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Neighborhoods in & around Knoxville, TN

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Downtown Knoxville, Knoxville830.1
Old City, Knoxville800.6
Edgewood, Knoxville731.8
Fourth And Gill, Knoxville721.3
Old North Knoxville, Knoxville701.8
Oakwood, Knoxville692.3
Fort Sanders, Knoxville690.8
Mechanicsville, Knoxville671.3
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Old Sevier, Knoxville661
Belle Morris, Knoxville642.5
South Knoxville, Knoxville631.6
Parkridge, Knoxville632.1
Park City, Knoxville632.6
College Hills, Knoxville591.8
Mornngside, Knoxville591.5
Beaumont, Knoxville571.9
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Cities near Knoxville, TN

CityScoreMiles
Farragut, TN8715.1
Maryville, TN8414.4
Norris, TN8118.2
Park City, TN812.8
Kingston, TN8033.3
Townsend, TN8021.8
Louisville, TN7912
Loudon, TN7928
CityScoreMiles
Andersonville, TN7917.7
Wildwood, TN7911.2
Seymour, TN7710.2
Coalfield, TN7728.3
Greenback, TN7625
Baneberry, TN7636.5
Midtown, TN7636.4
Pittman Center, TN7632.5
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