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Knoxville

(Encyclopedia) Knoxville, city (1990 pop. 165,121), seat of Knox co., E Tenn., on the Tennessee River; inc. 1876. A port of entry, it is a trade and shipping center for a farm, bituminous-coal, and…

Johnny Knoxville

Name at birth: Philip John ClappJohnny Knoxville is best known for Jackass, a series on MTV (2000-2003) and a franchise that led to more short films and features. He got his start in entertainment…

Holston

(Encyclopedia) Holston, river, c.120 mi (190 km) long, formed by the uniting of its northern and southern forks, NE Tenn., and flowing SW through the Great Appalachian Valley, joining the French…

Tennessee, University of

(Encyclopedia) Tennessee, University of, main campus at Knoxville; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1794, opened 1795 as Blount College; became East Tennessee College 1807;…

Knoxville, TN Census Data

People QuickFactsKnoxvilleTennesseePopulation, 2003 estimate 173,2785,841,748Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003 -0.7%2.7%Population, 2000 173,8905,689,283Population,…

Knoxville, TN Demographic Statistics

NumberPercentTotal population173,890100.0SEX AND AGEMale82,39047.4Female91,50052.6Under 5 years10,2965.95 to 9 years9,6105.510 to 14 years9,0335.215 to 19 years13,6527.920 to 24 years20,80012.…

Knoxville, TN Economic Statistics

NumberPercentEMPLOYMENT STATUSPopulation 16 years and over142,967100.0In labor force86,20260.3Civilian labor force86,13760.2Employed80,49656.3Unemployed5,6413.9Percent of civilian labor force6.…

Knoxville, TN, Housing Statistics

NumberPercentTotal housing units84,897100.0UNITS IN STRUCTURE1-unit, detached47,40055.81-unit, attached2,7633.32 units3,0093.53 or 4 units4,4205.25 to 9 units8,0639.510 to 19 units8,0419.520 or…

Knoxville, TN Social Statistics

NumberPercentSCHOOL ENROLLMENTPopulation 3 years and over enrolled in school50,626100.0Nursery school, preschool2,6665.3Kindergarten1,9013.8Elementary school (grades 1-8)15,27330.2High school (…

French Broad River

(Encyclopedia) French Broad River, 210 mi (338 km) long, rising in the Blue Ridge Mts., W N.C., and flowing N and then NW to Knoxville, E Tenn., where it joins with the Holston to form the Tennessee…