Knoxville City PUMA, TN

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Population

177,371

0.399% decline

Median Age

32.4


Median Household Income

$35,809

4.57% growth

Number of Employees

82,335

1.02% growth

Median Property Value

$124,100

2.65% growth

About

In 2017, Knoxville City PUMA, TN had a population of 177k people with a median age of 32.4 and a median household income of $35,809. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Knoxville City PUMA, TN declined from 178,082 to 177,371, a -0.399% decrease and its median household income grew from $34,243 to $35,809, a 4.57% increase.

The population of Knoxville City PUMA, TN is 71.7% White Alone, 17.5% Black or African American Alone, and 5.23% Hispanic or Latino. 7.62% of the people in Knoxville City PUMA, TN speak a non-English language, and 95.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Knoxville City PUMA, TN are The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (6,873 degrees awarded in 2016), Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Knoxville (618 degrees), and South College (476 degrees).

The median property value in Knoxville City PUMA, TN is $124,100, and the homeownership rate is 45.7%. Most people in Knoxville City PUMA, TN commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 18.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Knoxville City PUMA, TN is N/A per household.

Knoxville City PUMA, TN borders Farragut Town PUMA, TN and Knox County (East) PUMA, TN.

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Economy

The economy of Knoxville City PUMA, TN employs 82.3k people. The largest industries in Knoxville City PUMA, TN are Restaurants & Food Services (9,973 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,333 people), and Construction (3,893 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of physicians ($111,905), Aluminum production & processing ($105,343), and Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. ($90,334).

Median household income in Knoxville City PUMA, TN is $35,809. Males in Knoxville City PUMA, TN have an average income that is 1.21 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,955. The income inequality in Knoxville City PUMA, TN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.475, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$35,809

2017 value

± $841

4.57%

1 Year Growth

± 3.17%

Households in Knoxville City PUMA, TN have a median annual income of $35,809, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $34,243 in 2016, which represents a 4.57% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$48,409

Average Male Salary

± $7,830

$39,955

Average Female Salary

± $6,140

In 2017, full-time male employees in Knoxville City PUMA, TN made 1.21 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $38,814 ± $4,826

  2. Asian

    $31,287 ± $16,022

  3. Black

    $27,645 ± $8,585

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Knoxville City PUMA, TN workers was White. These workers were paid 1.24 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.475

2017 Wage GINI

0.461

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Knoxville City PUMA, TN was 0.475 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 3.02% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Knoxville City PUMA, TN was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Knoxville City PUMA, TN in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Knoxville City PUMA, TN was Franklin & Brentwood Cities PUMA, TN with a value of $105,622, followed by Collierville Town & Germantown City PUMA, TN and Nashville-Davidson (Southwest) PUMA, TN, with respective values of $91,965 and $83,443.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Knoxville City PUMA, TN (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

82.3k

2017 Value

1.02%

1 Year growth

± 1.02%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Knoxville City PUMA, TN grew at a rate of 1.02%, from 81.5k employees to 82.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Knoxville City PUMA, TN, are Waiters & waitresses (3,166 people), Cashiers (2,661 people), and Retail salespersons (2,549 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Knoxville City PUMA, TN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Knoxville City PUMA, TN, by number of employees, are Waiters & waitresses (3,166 people), Cashiers (2,661 people), and Retail salespersons (2,549 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Knoxville City PUMA, TN has an unusually high number of residents working as Roofers (3.59 times higher than expected), Veterinarians (3.47 times), and Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop (3.32 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Knoxville City PUMA, TN, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($264,803), Chief executives & legislators ($170,328), and Architectural & engineering managers ($131,995).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

82.3k

2017 Value

1.02%

1 Year growth

± 1.02%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Knoxville City PUMA, TN grew at a rate of 1.02%, from 81.5k employees to 82.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Knoxville City PUMA, TN, are Restaurants & Food Services (9,973 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,333 people), and Construction (3,893 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Knoxville City PUMA, TN, though some of these residents may live in Knoxville City PUMA, TN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Knoxville City PUMA, TN, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (9,973 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,333 people), and Construction (3,893 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Knoxville City PUMA, TN has an unusually high number of Prefabricated wood buildings & mobile homes (13.4 times higher than expected), Car washes (3.44 times), and Book stores & news dealers (2.89 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Knoxville City PUMA, TN, by average salary, are Offices of physicians ($111,905), Aluminum production & processing ($105,343), and Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. ($90,334).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Tennessee.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $33.7B

  2. $31.1B

  3. $26.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Tennessee product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $33.7B, followed by Motorized vehicles with $31.1B and Mixed freight and $26.9B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Tennessee products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$333B

2015 Value

$525B

Projected 2045 Value

57.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Tennessee trade was $333B. This is expected to increase 57.7% to $525B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Tennessee trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Tennessee.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $27.6B

  2. $17.3B

  3. $16.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Tennessee domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Kentucky with $27.6B, followed by Texas with $17.3B and Georgia and $16.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Tennessee shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

N/A% of the population of Knoxville City PUMA, TN has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Knoxville City PUMA, TN was $7,372 in 2014. This is a 3.74% increase from the previous year ($7,106).

Primary care physicians in Knoxville City PUMA, TN see 1382 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.145% increase from the previous year (1380 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1893 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 742 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Dyer County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.5%). Additionally, Hardeman County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1382 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Tennessee see an average of 1382 patients per year. This represents a 0.145% increase from the previous year (1380 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,372

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,680

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,677

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,371

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Tennessee (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.74%, from $7,106 to $7,372.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Knoxville City PUMA, TN N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 17.5% prevalence

  2. 17% prevalence

  3. 16.8% prevalence

Dyer County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Tennessee, at 17.5%.

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Diversity

Knoxville City PUMA, TN is home to a population of 177k people, from which 95.7% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Knoxville City PUMA, TN residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Knoxville City PUMA, TN is composed of 127k White Alone residents (71.7%), 31.1k Black or African American Alone residents (17.5%), 9.28k Hispanic or Latino residents (5.23%), 4.83k Two or More Races residents (2.72%), 3.61k Asian Alone residents (2.03%), 603 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.34%), 576 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.325%), and 192 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.108%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Knoxville City PUMA, TN are Spanish or Spanish Creole (6,441 speakers), Arabic (900 speakers), and Vietnamese (881 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

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Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Knoxville City PUMA, TN was 32.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Knoxville City PUMA, TN are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Knoxville City PUMA, TN residents was 33.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

5.79%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Knoxville City PUMA, TN residents were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Knoxville City PUMA, TN was 5.79%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,095 ± 1,117 people

  2. China

    787 ± 687 people

  3. Guatemala

    589 ± 595 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Knoxville City PUMA, TN was Mexico, the natal country of 2,095 Knoxville City PUMA, TN residents, followed by China with 787 and Guatemala with 589.

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Citizenship

95.7%

2017 Citizenship

96.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.7% of Knoxville City PUMA, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Knoxville City PUMA, TN was 96.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    127k ± 1.72k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    31.1k ± 1.03k

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    9.28k ± 1.05k

In 2017, there were 4.09 times more White Alone residents (127k people) in Knoxville City PUMA, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 31.1k Black or African American Alone and 9.28k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Knoxville City PUMA, TN as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    6,441 speakers (3.85%)

  2. Arabic

    900 speakers (0.538%)

  3. Vietnamese

    881 speakers (0.527%)

7.62% of Knoxville City PUMA, TN citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Knoxville City PUMA, TN was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 3.85% of the overall population of Knoxville City PUMA, TN are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.538% speak Arabic and 0.527% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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Education

In 2016, universities in Knoxville City PUMA, TN awarded 8,521 degrees. The student population of Knoxville City PUMA, TN is skewed towards women, with 15,163 male students and 16,651 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Knoxville City PUMA, TN are White (6,710 and 81.2%), followed by Black or African American (654 and 7.92%), Hispanic or Latino (248 and 3%), and Asian (242 and 2.93%).

The largest universities in Knoxville City PUMA, TN by number of degrees awarded are The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (6,873 and 80.7%), Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Knoxville (618 and 7.25%), and South College (476 and 5.59%).

The most popular majors in Knoxville City PUMA, TN are General Psychology (347 and 4.07%), Logistics, Materials, & Supply Chain Management (328 and 3.85%), and General Business Administration & Management (325 and 3.81%).

The median tuition costs in Knoxville City PUMA, TN are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $10,858 and $29,048 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 328 degrees awarded

  2. 325 degrees awarded

  3. 237 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Knoxville City PUMA, TN was Logistics, Materials, & Supply Chain Management with 328 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 6,873 degrees awarded

  2. 618 degrees awarded

  3. 476 degrees awarded

$10,858

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Knoxville City PUMA, TN institution with the largest number of graduating students was The University of Tennessee-Knoxville with 6,873 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

3,803

Degrees Awarded to Men

4,718

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 3,803 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Knoxville City PUMA, TN, which is 0.806 times less than the 4,718 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    6,710 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    654 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    248 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Knoxville City PUMA, TN were to White students. These 6,710 degrees mean that there were 10.3 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 654 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Knoxville City PUMA, TN was $124,100 in 2017, which is 0.57 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $120,900 to $124,100, a 2.65% increase. The homeownership rate in Knoxville City PUMA, TN is 45.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Knoxville City PUMA, TN have an average commute time of 18.8 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Knoxville City PUMA, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$35,809

Median Household Income

± $841

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Knoxville City PUMA, TN grew to $35,809 from the previous year's value of $34,243.

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Housing

Property Value

$124,100

2017 Median

± $2,200

$120,900

2016 Median

± $2,525

In 2017, the median property value in Knoxville City PUMA, TN grew to to $124,100 from the previous year's value of $120,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Knoxville City PUMA, TN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Knoxville City PUMA, TN the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Knoxville City PUMA, TN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Knoxville City PUMA, TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

45.7%

2017 Homeownership

46%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 45.7% of the housing units in Knoxville City PUMA, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 46%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Knoxville City PUMA, TN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Knoxville City PUMA, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Knoxville City PUMA, TN have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

18.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Knoxville City PUMA, TN have a shorter commute time (18.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.17% of the workforce in Knoxville City PUMA, TN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Knoxville City PUMA, TN was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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