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Knoxville, TN

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Knoxville is a city located on the eastern edge of Tennessee. Knoxville is a middle sized city, with a population of over 180,000 residents as of 2011. The city’s metro area has a population of many times that number, coming in at 848,350 people. Knoxville was the first capital of Tennessee when it was founded in the late 1700s. Today, it sits as the county seat of Knox County, and has several attractions, such as the First Tennessee Plaza and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Knoxville Apartments

$736-$1200

Kingston Pointe Apartments
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$475-$1075

Highland Terrace
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1-2

$570-$807

Brendon Park Apartments
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1

$669-$925

Mountain View
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$525-$625

The Canyon
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1

$519-$769

Cedar Hill Apartments
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Knoxville, TN is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 8.42%
  • 6.92%
  • 6.55%
  • Female
  • 8.23%
  • 6.09%
  • 6.09%
$688
is average rent in Knoxville, TN
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 10.3%
  • 8.75%
  • 7.14%
29.2%
of units are available for rent in Knoxville
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 2402
  • 1009
  • 2711
Getting Around in Knoxville, TN

The city of Knoxville is served by two major highways. The Interstate 40 links the city with Asheville and Nashville, and Interstate 75 connects the city to Lexington and Chattanooga. US Routes 129, 70, and 11 are also significant highways for the city. The public busing system is handled by the Knoxville Area Transit, which the locals call the “KAT”. The Knoxville and Holston River Railroad offers passenger trains, though it mostly carries freight.

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The average commuter time in Knoxville is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 5.92%
  • 9.65%
  • 1.65%

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

<p>The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is both a federal national park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Great Smoky Mountains are technically part of the Appalachian Mountain chain, and as a result, the park is one of the most visited in the entire country. The park was created by the federal government after the Great Depression and was actually dedicated and opened by Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1940. The park features wide variations in elevation, and has both high humidity and precipitation, including frequent snow on the mountain peaks. The park is considered a great place for hiking from locals and tourists alike.</p>

Knoxville Museum of Art

<p>The Knoxville Museum of Art is known by city residents as the KMA for short. The KMA is a contemporary art museum that has art offerings based on works created in the past hundred years or so. The museum showcases exhibits and pieces created by both national and international artists, creating a diverse floor of works. The actually building is 53,200 square feet, and has an unique exterior crafted from Tennessee pink marble. Five different galleries sit inside the museum, and it holds two outdoor gardens as well.</p>