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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 $53,523 in 2018, the latest figures available. Knoxville median household income is $1,148 higher than the median Tennessee household income and $8,414 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Knoxville median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Knoxville are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Knoxville Tennessee

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Tennessee $52,375 -0.41% +4.53%
Knoxville $53,523 +0.77% +4.37%

Trends in Knoxville, TN Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Knoxville is $53,523. Real median household income peaked in 2006 at $54,105 and is now $582 (1.08%) lower. From a post peak low of $47,938 in 2014, real median household income for Knoxville has now grown by $5,585 (11.65%).

Real Median Household Income: Knoxville, Tennessee, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Knoxville

Date US Tennessee Knoxville
2018 $61,937 $52,375 $53,523
2017 $61,807 $52,591 $53,112
2016 $60,291 $50,800 $52,176
2015 $59,116 $50,107 $51,280
2014 $56,969 $47,099 $47,938
2013 $56,415 $47,828 $48,642
2012 $56,288 $46,857 $49,051
2011 $56,507 $46,651 $49,807
2010 $57,762 $47,853 $49,761
2009 $58,921 $48,953 $52,978
2008 $60,829 $50,991 $53,128
2007 $61,601 $51,435 $53,738

Knoxville Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Knoxville was $67,286 in 2018. Compared to the median Tennessee family income, Knoxville median family income is $1,630 higher. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Knoxville will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Knoxville Tennessee

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Tennessee $65,656 +1.86% +7.12%
Knoxville $67,286 -1.45% +4.37%

Trends in Knoxville, TN Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Knoxville is $67,286. Real median family income peaked in 2006 at $70,357 and is now $3,071 (4.36%) lower. From a post peak low of $61,954 in 2013, real median family income for Knoxville has now grown by $5,332 (8.61%).

Real Median Family Income: Knoxville, Tennessee, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Knoxville

Date US Tennessee Knoxville
2018 $76,401 $65,656 $67,286
2017 $75,692 $64,460 $68,276
2016 $74,360 $63,474 $65,817
2015 $72,348 $61,294 $64,466
2014 $69,978 $58,986 $63,424
2013 $69,134 $59,050 $61,954
2012 $68,512 $58,448 $64,079
2011 $68,763 $58,489 $65,078
2010 $69,953 $58,959 $65,881
2009 $71,663 $60,238 $68,168
2008 $74,083 $62,898 $69,676
2007 $74,267 $63,063 $66,627

Knoxville Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Knoxville was $30,014 in 2018. Compared to the median Tennessee per capita income, Knoxville median per capita income is $730 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Knoxville will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Knoxville Tennessee

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Tennessee $29,284 -0.61% +5.39%
Knoxville $30,014 -3.40% +3.73%

Trends in Knoxville, TN Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Knoxville is $30,014. Real per capita income peaked in 2017 at $31,072 and is now $1,058 (3.40%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Knoxville, Tennessee, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Knoxville

Date US Tennessee Knoxville
2018 $33,831 $29,284 $30,014
2017 $33,187 $29,465 $31,072
2016 $32,573 $28,344 $29,018
2015 $31,775 $27,786 $28,934
2014 $30,672 $26,460 $27,662
2013 $30,431 $26,645 $27,632
2012 $29,934 $25,960 $27,887
2011 $29,884 $26,093 $28,861
2010 $30,077 $25,926 $28,455
2009 $30,984 $26,632 $29,209
2008 $32,255 $28,251 $30,599
2007 $32,400 $28,430 $30,604