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Knoxville Population

Knoxville is a city in U.S state of eastern Tennessee, located on on the Tennessee River. Knoxville population in 2021 is estimated to be 191,955, covers city area of 104.25 sq mi (270.01 sq km), ranks third largest city in Tennessee State and one-hundred-thirty-fifth populous city in the United States.

Below is the Knoxville population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010178,432
2011180,0840.93
2012181,2700.66
2013182,1770.50
2014183,0310.47
2015184,3340.71
2016185,1930.47
2017186,9730.96
2018187,5000.28
2019187,6030.05
2020190,7401.67
2021 *191,9550.65
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated

Knoxville city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 2035

YearKnoxville Population
1950148,685
1955158,114
1960170,747
1965180,073
1970189,107
1975225,962
1980276,228
1985292,942
1990302,936
1995348,995
2000409,800
2005474,035
2010546,836
2011562,691
2015630,843
2020*724,343
2025*796,337
2035*880,858
Source: population.un.org/wpp/, 1950 to 2035 Knoxville city Population(UA)


Knoxville Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Knoxville population is 187,610, out of these 87,684 are male, 99,926 are female, The sex ratio of Knoxville is 88. The median age of the Knoxville population is 34.2, Knoxville population by age are, under 18 years is 32,811, 16 years and over is 158,056, 18 years and over is 154,799, 21 years and over is 141,178, 65 years and over is 33,980. 46.7% are male, 53.3% are female, Population of Knoxville by age percent is, 17.5% are under 18 years old, 84.2% are 16 years and over, 82.5% are 18 years and over, 75.3% are 21 years and over, 15.2% are 65 years and over. There are total 93,470 housing units, The voting population of Knoxville are 149,826, out of these 68,846 are male voters, 80,980 are female voters, 46.0% are male, 54.0% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -59,0504.8%
5 - 99,2464.9%
10 - 148,6274.6%
15 - 1913,8057.4%
20 - 2423,20512.4%
25 - 3431,59016.8%
35 - 4422,88112.2%
45 - 5420,36210.9%
55 - 5910,0575.4%
60 - 6410,2895.5%
65 - 7416,3428.7%
75 - 847,6734.1%
85 and over4,4832.4%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Knoxville Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Knoxville by race are:

White Population

White population in Knoxville, Tennessee are 145,784, percentage wise 77.7 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Knoxville, Tennessee are 28,611, percentage wise 15.3 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Knoxville, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Knoxville are 2,944, percentage wise 1.6 percent are asians, out of these are Asian Indians, are Chinese, are Filipinos, are Japanese, are Korean, are Vietnamese and are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Knoxville, Tennessee are 8,008. Percentage wise 4.3 percent are hispanics, out of these 3,336 are Mexican people, 559 are Puerto Ricans, 120 are Cubans, and 3,993 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race187,610Percent
White145,78477.7%
Black or African American28,61115.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,6390.9%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population2,9441.6%
Asian Indian%
Chinese%
Filipino%
Japanese%
Korean%
Vietnamese%
Other Asian Population
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander350.0%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino8,0084.3%
Mexican3,3361.8%
Puerto Rican5590.3%
Cuban1200.1%
Other Hispanic or Latino3,993
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Knoxville native population is 177,564, out of these 108,751 born in the Tennessee state and 67,144 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 10,046, out of these 4,790 are Naturalized US citizen, 1,633 are in Europe, 1,783 in Asia, 242 in Africa, 1,132 in Latin America and 0 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Knoxville are 5,256, out of these 187 are from Europe, 1,681 are from Asia, 695 from Africa, 2,636 are from Latin America and 57 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native177,564
Born in state of residence108,751
Born in other state in the United States67,144
Northeast9,184
Midwest0
South35,277
West7,224
Born outside the United States1,669
Puerto Rico81
U.S. Island Areas38
Born abroad of American parent(s)1,550
Foreign born
Born outside of United States10,046
Naturalized U.S. citizen4,790
Europe1,633
Asia1,783
Africa242
Oceania0
Latin America1,132
Northern America0
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen5,256
Europe187
Asia1,681
Africa695
Oceania0
Latin America2,636
Northern America57
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Knoxville Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Knoxville, Tennessee are 93,470, Occupied housing units are 83,492, Rental vacancy rate is 5. Percentage of occupancy is 89, 40.55% of houses are owner occupied and 48.77% of houses are renter occupied in Knoxville. There are 52.79 percent of one-unit detached, 5.07 percent of one-units attached, 1.98 percent of two-unit houses, 4.25 percent of three or four unit homes. 2.01 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 2 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 36.05 percent are available with one vehicle, 30.01 percent are available with two vehicles, 12.96 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 10.30 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units93,470
Occupied housing units83,492
Occupied housing units percent89
Rental vacancy rate5
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached49,344
1-unit attached4,740
2 units1,853
3 or 4 units3,977
Mobile home1,875
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied37,904
Renter-occupied45,588
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Knoxville Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Knoxville, Tennessee is $155,400, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 2.27 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 6.39 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 10.12 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 9.80 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 6.56 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 3.69 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 1.51 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.20 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0002,121
$50,000 to $99,9995,976
$100,000 to $149,9999,461
$150,000 to $199,9999,158
$200,000 to $299,9996,135
$300,000 to $499,9993,447
$500,000 to $999,9991,416
$1,000,000 or more190
Median (dollars)155,400
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Knoxville Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,126, 0.42 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 8.59 percent pay between $500 to $999, 10.90 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 3.28 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 1.43 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 0.37 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 0.97 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $411, 1.61 percent of homes pay less than $250, 5.31 percent pays between $250 to $399, 4.59 percent pay between $400 to $599, 1.42 percent pays between $600 to $799, 0.90 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 0.46 percent pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500397
$500 to $9998,031
$1,000 to $1,49910,192
$1,500 to $1,9993,066
$2,000 to $2,4991,336
$2,500 to $2,999350
$3,000 or more903
Median (dollars)1,126
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $2501,505
$250 to $3994,963
$400 to $5994,294
$600 to $7991,330
$800 to $999844
$1,000 or more430
Median (dollars)411
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Knoxville Rental

Total number of Knoxville rental homes or apartments are 45,588, occupied by Renter, The median value of Knoxville average rental rate is $871. 17.70 percent of homes are under $500, 47.73 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 28.70 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 1.39 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 0.19 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5008,068
$500 to $99921,757
$1,000 to $1,49911,869
$1,500 to $1,9991,216
$2,000 to $2,499632
$2,500 to $2,9990
$3,000 or more85
Median (dollars)871
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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