Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN

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2022 Population
124,284
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
36.8
N/A 1-year N/A
2022 Poverty Rate
9.78%
N/A 1-year N/A
2022 Median Household Income
$73,617
2022 Median Property Value
$247,900

About

In 2022, Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN had a population of 124k people with a median age of 36.8 and a median household income of $73,617.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.69%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.59%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.52%), and White (Hispanic) (2.4%).

8.61% of the households in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.8% of the residents in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN are South College (220552) (2,322 degrees awarded in 2022), Pellissippi State Community College (1,741 degrees), and Tennessee School of Beauty of Knoxville Inc (212 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN was $247,900, and the homeownership rate was 65%.

Most people in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN is home to a population of 124k people, from which 95.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.9% of Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN residents were born outside of the country (8.58k people).

In 2022, there were 12.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (100k people) in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.31k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.47k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN are Spanish (5,601 households), Arabic (711 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (658 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
61,118
Women
51.4%
57,717
Men
48.6%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 118,835 inhabitants, with 48.6% men, and 51.4% women.

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Citizenship

95.8%
2022 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.8% of Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    100k ± 2.62k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    8.31k ± 1.19k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    4.47k ± 715
6.05%
Hispanic Population
7.51k people

In 2022, there were 12.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (100k people) in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.31k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.47k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.05% of the people in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN are hispanic (7.51k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,179 ± 839 people
  2. India
    502 ± 549 people
  3. Guatemala
    500 ± 548 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN was Mexico, the natal country of 1,179 Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN residents, followed by India with 502 and Guatemala with 500.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
8.58k people

As of 2022, 6.9% of Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN residents (8.58k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,601 households (4.79%)
  2. Arabic
    711 households (0.608%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    658 households (0.563%)

8.61% of the households in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN was Spanish. 4.79% of the households in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,299 ± 326
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,070 ± 475
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,238 ± 268

Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN employs N/A people. The largest industries in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN are Restaurants & Food Services (4,284 people), Construction (3,647 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,836 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of companies & enterprises ($330,401), Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($237,155), and Fruit & vegetable preserving & specialty food manufacturing ($233,874).

Males in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $60,118. The income inequality in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.472, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

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Occupations

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In N/A, there were N/A employees (± N/A) in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN, are Registered nurses (1,573 people), Other managers (1,527 people), and Retail salespersons (1,438 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

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In N/A, there were N/A employees (± N/A) in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,284 people), Construction (3,647 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,836 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN, though some of these residents may live in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$53,916
Median earning men ± $3,004
$38,630
Median earning women ± $1,615

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($78,958), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($71,538), and Public Administration ($67,336).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($59,844), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($52,536), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($50,588).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.15%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.29M people employed in Tennessee. This represents a 3.15% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Tennessee went to Donald J. Trump with 60.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (37.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.978%).

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing the state of Tennessee. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Tennessee

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Marsha Blackburn
Senator from Tennessee1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Bill Hagerty
Senator from Tennessee2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing Tennessee.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Tennessee

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Tennessee have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN awarded 4,275 degrees. The student population of Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 5,033 male students and 9,943 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN are White (3,080 and 73.7%), followed by Black or African American (617 and 14.8%), Hispanic or Latino (181 and 4.33%), and Two or More Races (123 and 2.94%).

The largest universities in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN by number of degrees awarded are South College (220552) (2,322 and 54.3%), Pellissippi State Community College (1,741 and 40.7%), and Tennessee School of Beauty of Knoxville Inc (212 and 4.96%).

The most popular majors in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN are Liberal Arts & Sciences (878 and 20.5%), Pre-Nursing Studies (650 and 15.2%), and Registered Nursing (349 and 8.16%).

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

Measure

In 2015 in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 100%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 25.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 14,976 (33.6% men and 66.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 14,976 students enrolled in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN, 33.6% men and 66.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 10,385 records, of which 62.8% were women and 37.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 878 degrees awarded
  2. 650 degrees awarded
  3. 94 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 878 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,322 degrees awarded
  2. 1,741 degrees awarded
  3. 212 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was South College (220552) with 2,322 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 1,228 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN, which is 0.403 times less than the 3,047 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 3,080 degrees mean that there were 4.99 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 617 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($16,450) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($885) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.485% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.558% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (23.3k), Some college (20.2k), and High School or Equivalent (19.7k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN was $247,900 in 2022, which is 0.879 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between N/A and 2022 the median property value increased from N/A to $247,900, a N/A N/A. The homeownership rate in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN is 65%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN have an average commute time of 21.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN is $73,617. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN was Williamson County--Brentwood & Franklin cities, Nolensville town (west) PUMA, TN with a value of $127,269, followed by Williamson County--Thompson Station town & Fairview city PUMA, TN and Shelby County (Southeast)--Collierville town & Germantown city PUMA, TN, with respective values of $123,165 and $116,819.

Property

$247,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,651
$32,890
Median Property Taxes
±$1,297

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Rent vs Own

65%
Homeownership
2022
67.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 65% of the housing units in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN were occupied by their owner.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN was Williamson County--Brentwood & Franklin cities, Nolensville town (west) PUMA, TN with a value of $127,269, followed by Williamson County--Thompson Station town & Fairview city PUMA, TN and Shelby County (Southeast)--Collierville town & Germantown city PUMA, TN, with respective values of $123,165 and $116,819.

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Household Income

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$73,617
Median Household Income
± $2,897
50.6k
Number of Households
± 1,817

In 2022, the median household income of the 50.6k households in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN was $73,617.

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Wage Distribution

0.472
2022 Wage GINI in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN
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N/A Wage GINI in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN

In 2022, the income inequality in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN was 0.472 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 52.8% decline from N/A to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.6%)
  3. Carpooled (7.15%)

In 2022, 79.4% of workers in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.6%) and those who carpooled to work (7.15%).

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Commute Time

21.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN have a shorter commute time (21.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.12% of the workforce in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.78% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN (12.1k out of 123k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

91.8% of the population of Knox County (Northwest) PUMA, TN has health coverage, with 54.9% on employee plans, 11.7% on Medicaid, 11.5% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 1.69% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Tennessee see 1401 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.358% increase from the previous year (1396 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1794 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 594 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,401 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Tennessee

Primary care physicians in Tennessee see an average of 1,401 patients per year. This represents a 0.358% increase from the previous year (1,396 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23% under 18 years, 24.6% between 18 and 34 years, 37.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.7% were men and 52.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.22%
Uninsured
54.9%
Employer Coverage
11.7%
Medicaid
11.5%
Medicare
12%
Non-Group
1.69%
Military or VA

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