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Knoxville Tennessee Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Knoxville Tennessee metro area was $49,862 in 2016, the latest figures available. Knoxville median household income is $1,315 higher than the median Tennessee household income and $7,755 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Knoxville median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Knoxville are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Knoxville Tennessee

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Tennessee $48,547 +1.41% +6.36%
Knoxville $49,862 +1.77% +7.41%

Trends in Knoxville, TN Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Knoxville is $49,862. Real median household income peaked in 2006 at $51,589 and is now $1,727 (3.35%) lower. From a post peak low of $45,775 in 2014, real median household income for Knoxville has now grown by $4,087 (8.93%).

Real Median Household Income: Knoxville, Tennessee, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Knoxville

Date US Tennessee Knoxville
2016 $57,617 $48,547 $49,862
2015 $56,480 $47,872 $48,993
2014 $54,398 $44,974 $45,775
2013 $53,838 $45,644 $46,421
2012 $53,701 $44,704 $46,796
2011 $53,879 $44,481 $47,491
2010 $55,093 $45,642 $47,462
2009 $56,180 $46,676 $50,514
2008 $58,000 $48,619 $50,657
2007 $58,736 $49,043 $51,239
2006 $57,677 $47,991 $51,589
2005 $56,832 $47,776 $50,824

Knoxville Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Knoxville was $62,898 in 2016. Compared to the median Tennessee family income, Knoxville median family income is $2,239 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Knoxville will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Knoxville Tennessee

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Tennessee $60,659 +3.58% +7.64%
Knoxville $62,898 +2.12% +6.38%

Trends in Knoxville, TN Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Knoxville is $62,898. Real median family income peaked in 2006 at $67,084 and is now $4,186 (6.24%) lower. From a post peak low of $59,124 in 2013, real median family income for Knoxville has now grown by $3,774 (6.38%).

Real Median Family Income: Knoxville, Tennessee, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Knoxville

Date US Tennessee Knoxville
2016 $71,062 $60,659 $62,898
2015 $69,122 $58,561 $61,591
2014 $66,820 $56,324 $60,562
2013 $65,977 $56,354 $59,124
2012 $65,363 $55,761 $61,135
2011 $65,564 $55,768 $62,051
2010 $66,721 $56,234 $62,837
2009 $68,329 $57,436 $64,997
2008 $70,638 $59,973 $66,436
2007 $70,813 $60,131 $63,528
2006 $69,670 $59,287 $67,084
2005 $68,618 $58,931 $63,863

Knoxville Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Knoxville was $27,731 in 2016. Compared to the median Tennessee per capita income, Knoxville median per capita income is $644 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Knoxville will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Knoxville Tennessee

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Tennessee $27,087 +2.03% +6.52%
Knoxville $27,731 +0.31% +5.16%

Trends in Knoxville, TN Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Knoxville is $27,731. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $29,180 and is now $1,449 (4.97%) lower. From a post peak low of $26,370 in 2013, real per capita income for Knoxville has now grown by $1,361 (5.16%).

Real Per Capita Income: Knoxville, Tennessee, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Knoxville

Date US Tennessee Knoxville
2016 $31,128 $27,087 $27,731
2015 $30,358 $26,547 $27,644
2014 $29,288 $25,266 $26,414
2013 $29,041 $25,428 $26,370
2012 $28,558 $24,767 $26,605
2011 $28,494 $24,879 $27,519
2010 $28,687 $24,728 $27,140
2009 $29,542 $25,393 $27,850
2008 $30,755 $26,937 $29,176
2007 $30,894 $27,108 $29,180
2006 $30,078 $26,277 $28,798
2005 $30,768 $27,149 $29,022