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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 $55,266 in 2017, the latest figures available. Knox County median household income is $3,926 higher than the median Tennessee household income and $5,070 less than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Knox County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Knox County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Knox County Tennessee

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Tennessee $51,340 +3.53% +11.66%
Knox County $55,266 +3.84% +13.79%

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

At $55,266, the median household income for Knox was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Knox County, Tennessee, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Knox County

Date US Tennessee Knox County
2017 $60,336 $51,340 $55,266
2016 $58,856 $49,591 $53,223
2015 $57,709 $48,915 $54,040
2014 $55,613 $45,978 $48,568
2013 $55,072 $46,689 $51,820
2012 $54,948 $45,741 $49,412
2011 $55,162 $45,540 $48,694
2010 $56,388 $46,715 $49,136
2009 $57,519 $47,788 $51,949
2008 $59,382 $49,778 $52,128
2007 $60,135 $50,212 $53,286
2006 $59,051 $49,135 $53,850

Knox County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Knox County was $74,276 in 2017. Compared to the median Tennessee family income, Knox County median family income is $11,350 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Knox County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Knox County Tennessee

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Tennessee $62,926 +1.55% +9.28%
Knox County $74,276 +1.75% +11.83%

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

At $74,276, the median family income for Knox was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Knox County, Tennessee, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Knox County

Date US Tennessee Knox County
2017 $73,891 $62,926 $74,276
2016 $72,591 $61,964 $73,000
2015 $70,627 $59,836 $68,941
2014 $68,313 $57,582 $66,421
2013 $67,488 $57,645 $68,751
2012 $66,880 $57,056 $65,574
2011 $67,126 $57,097 $66,265
2010 $68,289 $57,556 $68,108
2009 $69,958 $58,805 $69,324
2008 $72,321 $61,402 $72,225
2007 $72,500 $61,563 $67,043
2006 $71,330 $60,700 $72,477

Knox County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Knox County was $32,994 in 2017. Compared to the median Tennessee per capita income, Knox County median per capita income is $4,230 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Knox County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Knox County Tennessee

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Tennessee $28,764 +3.95% +11.35%
Knox County $32,994 +8.90% +14.21%

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

At $32,994, the per capita income for Knox was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Knox County, Tennessee, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Knox County

Date US Tennessee Knox County
2017 $32,397 $28,764 $32,994
2016 $31,798 $27,670 $30,298
2015 $31,019 $27,125 $30,302
2014 $29,942 $25,831 $28,890
2013 $29,706 $26,011 $30,094
2012 $29,221 $25,342 $28,399
2011 $29,173 $25,472 $29,561
2010 $29,361 $25,309 $29,227
2009 $30,246 $25,998 $30,418
2008 $31,488 $27,579 $31,150
2007 $31,629 $27,754 $31,315
2006 $30,795 $26,903 $31,154