StatisticDowntown KnoxvilleKnoxvilleTennessee
Population density (sq mi)1,7201,863167
Median age25.633.038.5
Male/Female ratio1.4:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a42%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1831%42%41%
Speak Englishn/a92%93%
Speak Spanishn/a4%4%

Key findings

  • The population density in Downtown Knoxville is 8% lower than Knoxville
  • The median age in Downtown Knoxville is 22% lower than Knoxville
  • In Downtown Knoxville 83.68% of the population is White
  • In Downtown Knoxville 8.10% of the population is Black
  • In Downtown Knoxville 2.31% of the population is Asian

Compare Knoxville, TN Demographics


      Downtown Knoxville population breakdown by race

      RaceDowntown KnoxvilleKnoxvilleTennessee
      American Indian0.00%0.43%0.29%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.10%0.05%
      Mixed race3.65%2.95%2.03%
      Other race2.26%1.46%1.38%
      In Downtown Knoxville, 4.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Downtown Knoxville age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Downtown Knoxville, Knoxville, TN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).