StatisticSouth KnoxvilleKnoxvilleTennessee
Population density (sq mi)1,3121,863167
Median age33.433.038.5
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a42%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%42%41%
Speak Englishn/a92%93%
Speak Spanishn/a4%4%

Key findings

  • The population density in South Knoxville is 30% lower than Knoxville
  • The median age in South Knoxville is 1% higher than Knoxville
  • In South Knoxville 77.14% of the population is White
  • In South Knoxville 16.34% of the population is Black
  • In South Knoxville 1.35% of the population is Asian

Compare Knoxville, TN Demographics


      South Knoxville population breakdown by race

      RaceSouth KnoxvilleKnoxvilleTennessee
      American Indian0.29%0.43%0.29%
      Native Hawaiian0.58%0.10%0.05%
      Mixed race3.32%2.95%2.03%
      Other race0.98%1.46%1.38%
      In South 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

      South Knoxville age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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