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Knox County Tennessee Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Knox County Tennessee area was $60,283 in 2019, the latest figures available. Knox County median household income is $4,212 higher than the median Tennessee household income and $5,429 less than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Knox County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Knox County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Knox County Tennessee

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Tennessee $56,071 +5.15% +8.41%
Knox County $60,283 +6.43% +8.60%

Trends in Knox County, TN Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $60,283, the median household income for Knox was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Knox County, Tennessee, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Knox County

Date US Tennessee Knox County
2019 $65,712 $56,071 $60,283
2018 $63,059 $53,324 $56,640
2017 $62,927 $53,544 $57,639
2016 $61,383 $51,720 $55,508
2015 $60,187 $51,015 $56,361
2014 $58,001 $47,952 $50,654
2013 $57,437 $48,694 $54,046
2012 $57,307 $47,705 $51,534
2011 $57,531 $47,496 $50,785
2010 $58,809 $48,721 $51,246
2009 $59,988 $49,840 $54,180

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Knox County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Knox County was $78,927 in 2019. Compared to the median Tennessee family income, Knox County median family income is $8,934 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Knox County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Knox County Tennessee

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Tennessee $69,993 +4.71% +8.31%
Knox County $78,927 +6.05% +3.67%

Trends in Knox County, TN Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $78,927, the median family income for Knox was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Knox County, Tennessee, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Knox County

Date US Tennessee Knox County
2019 $80,944 $69,993 $78,927
2018 $77,786 $66,846 $74,424
2017 $77,064 $65,628 $77,465
2016 $75,707 $64,624 $76,134
2015 $73,660 $62,405 $71,901
2014 $71,246 $60,055 $69,273
2013 $70,386 $60,120 $71,703
2012 $69,752 $59,506 $68,390
2011 $70,009 $59,549 $69,111
2010 $71,221 $60,027 $71,032
2009 $72,962 $61,330 $72,301

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Knox County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Knox County was $34,475 in 2019. Compared to the median Tennessee per capita income, Knox County median per capita income is $3,251 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Knox County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Knox County Tennessee

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Tennessee $31,224 +4.73% +8.20%
Knox County $34,475 +6.50% +9.10%

Trends in Knox County, TN Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $34,475, the per capita income for Knox was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Knox County, Tennessee, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Knox County

Date US Tennessee Knox County
2019 $35,672 $31,224 $34,475
2018 $34,444 $29,815 $32,372
2017 $33,788 $29,999 $34,411
2016 $33,163 $28,858 $31,599
2015 $32,351 $28,290 $31,603
2014 $31,228 $26,940 $30,131
2013 $30,982 $27,128 $31,386
2012 $30,476 $26,430 $29,618
2011 $30,425 $26,566 $30,831
2010 $30,622 $26,396 $30,482
2009 $31,545 $27,115 $31,724

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