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Tennessee




Knox County, Tennessee

   People QuickFactsKnox CountyTennessee
Population, 2005 estimate 404,9725,962,959
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 6.0%4.8%
Population, 2000 382,0325,689,283
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 6.0%6.5%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 21.4%23.3%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 12.6%12.6%
Female persons, percent, 2005 51.4%51.0%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)88.2%80.7%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)8.7%16.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.3%0.3%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)1.6%1.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.0%0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 1.1%1.0%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)1.7%3.0%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 86.7%77.9%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 52.0%53.9%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 2.5%2.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 4.4%4.8%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 82.5%75.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 29.0%19.6%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 71,6561,149,693
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 22.224.5
 
Housing units, 2005 186,8712,637,441
Homeownership rate, 2000 66.9%69.9%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 24.4%18.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $98,500$93,000
 
Households, 2000 157,8722,232,905
Persons per household, 2000 2.342.48
Median household income, 2003 $40,633$37,925
Per capita money income, 1999 $21,875$19,393
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 12.7%13.5%
   Business QuickFactsKnox CountyTennessee
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 11,166131,6911
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 198,8542,347,3351
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 6.2%-1.8%1
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 29,152404,593
 
Total number of firms, 2002 34,972454,366
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 2.8%5.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 0.6%0.8%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 1.8%1.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NANA
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 1.2%0.9%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 24.5%26.0%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 3,623,379109,293,454
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 10,700,57697,792,030
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 5,955,93960,136,403
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $15,213$10,382
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 720,3528,024,900
Building permits, 2005 3,83646,615
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 2,833,79945,440,5431
   Geography QuickFactsKnox CountyTennessee
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 50841,217
Persons per square mile, 2000 752.0138.0
FIPS Code 09347
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Knoxville, TN Metro Area 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:06:16 EST

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