Knox County, TN

Population 441,311

Knox County, TN Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 9.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 52.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 38.4%

Registered Offenders

4.84% Higher than national avg.

Environmental Hazards

1,226 Found nearby

Unemployment

Low 2.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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97 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 97 K-12 public schools in Knox County, TN and 41 private schools. Homefacts rates Knox County's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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Crime view details

884 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$215,000 compared to January 2019
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    8.9%
  • Rented
    33.4%
  • Owned
    57.7%

1,912 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Knox County, TN issued 1,912 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,912 permits, 1226 were issued for single family homes and 686 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Knox County, TN issued 1,500 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,500 permits, 1190 were issued for single family homes and 310 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $549
  • 1 Bedroom: $694
  • 2 Bedrooms: $846
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,097
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,417

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Environmental Hazards

1226 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Knox County, TN has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Knox County, TN is a red zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.1 Average
    Knox County, TN is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 38.32°
  • February 42.5°
  • March 50.92°
  • April 60.5°
  • May 68.74°
  • June 76.96°
  • July 78.66°
  • August 79.08°
  • September 72.22°
  • October 59.72°
  • November 49.15°
  • December 36.9°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Knox County, TN

Earthquakes
Knox County, TN has a moderate risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Knox County, TN has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Knox County, TN has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Knox County, TN has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Knox County, TN: $52,102

Unemployment

Unemployment in Knox County is 2.7%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.1% and 6.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 34.00%
White Collar - 66.00%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Bill Haslam
  • Sen. Lamar Alexander
  • Sen. Bob Corker

Neighborhood Info

4 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

198 FCC Towers view all

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