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Knox County, Tennessee

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Population:

  • Total Population: 382,032
  • Males: 184,839
  • Females: 197,193

Ethnicity:

  • White: 333,879
  • Black/African American: 32,910
  • Hispanic: 4,431
  • Native American/Eskimo: 1,140
  • Asian: 4,542
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 35
  • Other: 420
  • 2 or more: 4,675

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (342,925)
  2. Spanish (6,070)
  3. German (1,475)
  4. French (1,325)
  5. Arabic (770)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 9,568

  1. Mexico (814)
  2. India (741)
  3. Germany (630)
  4. Canada (472)
  5. Korea (444)
  6. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (444)
  7. United Kingdom (408)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (120,315)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (32,034)
  3. Catholic Church (15,367)
  4. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (9,759)
  5. Independent, Non-Charismatic Churches (6,295)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 133,813
    • Sensory: 15,159
    • Physical: 34,048
    • Mental: 22,434
    • Self-care: 10,196
    • Go outside home: 24,404
    • Employment: 27,518

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 2,654

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 157,872
    • Utility gas: 55,661
    • Bottled or LP gas: 4,184
    • Electricity: 92,983
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 2,785
    • Coal or Coke: 180
    • Wood: 1,412
    • Solar Energy: 23
    • Other fuel: 269
    • No fuel used: 375

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 298,739
    • No vehicle: 20,119
    • 1 or more vehicle: 278,620

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 1,664
    • No High School: 13,034
    • Some High School: 29,376
    • High School: 68,656
    • Some College: 52,715
    • Associate's Degree: 13,737
    • College Degree: 46,121
    • Master's Degree: 17,445
    • Professional Degree: 5,640
    • Doctoral Degree: 4,142

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 157,872
    • Owners with phone: 104,920
    • Owners without phone: 674
    • Renters with phone: 49,738
    • Renters without phone: 2,540

    10 closest counties:

    1. Blount County, Tennessee
    2. Anderson County, Tennessee
    3. Union County, Tennessee
    4. Loudon County, Tennessee
    5. Sevier County, Tennessee
    6. Campbell County, Tennessee
    7. Jefferson County, Tennessee
    8. Grainger County, Tennessee
    9. Roane County, Tennessee
    10. Claiborne County, Tennessee

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    37721, 37754, 37806, 37849, 37901, 37902, 37909, 37912, 37914, 37915, 37916, 37917, 37918, 37919, 37920, 37921, 37922, 37923, 37924, 37927, 37928, 37929, 37930, 37931, 37932, 37933, 37938, 37939, 37940, 37950, 37955, 37990, 37995, 37996, 37997, 37998

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WVLR ( TV) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WETP-TV (54 TV) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WKOP-TV (476 TV) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WBXX-TV (506 TV) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WQCW (566 TV) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WDVX (89.9 FM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WUTK-FM (90.3 FM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WKCS (91.1 FM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WUOT (91.9 FM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WNFZ (94.3 FM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WJBZ-FM (96.3 FM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WOKI (98.7 FM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WNML-FM (99.1 FM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WNOX (100.3 FM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WFIV-FM (105.3 FM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WRJK (106.7 FM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WUHT (107.7 FM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WRJZ (620 AM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WMTY (670 AM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WDEH (800 AM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WKVL (850 AM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WKXV (900 AM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WNML (990 AM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WKCE (1120 AM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WLOD (1140 AM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WVLZ (1180 AM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WATO (1290 AM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WKGN (1340 AM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WBLC (1360 AM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • WGAP (1400 AM) KNOXVILLE, TN
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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