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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 $51,848 in 2017, the latest figures available. Knoxville median household income is $508 higher than the median Tennessee household income and $8,488 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Knoxville median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Knoxville are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Knoxville Tennessee

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Tennessee $51,340 +3.53% +11.66%
Knoxville $51,848 +1.79% +10.79%

Trends in Knoxville, TN Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Knoxville is $51,848. Real median household income peaked in 2006 at $52,818 and is now $970 (1.84%) lower. From a post peak low of $46,797 in 2014, real median household income for Knoxville has now grown by $5,051 (10.79%).

Real Median Household Income: Knoxville, Tennessee, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Knoxville

Date US Tennessee Knoxville
2017 $60,336 $51,340 $51,848
2016 $58,856 $49,591 $50,935
2015 $57,709 $48,915 $50,060
2014 $55,613 $45,978 $46,797
2013 $55,072 $46,689 $47,484
2012 $54,948 $45,741 $47,883
2011 $55,162 $45,540 $48,622
2010 $56,388 $46,715 $48,577
2009 $57,519 $47,788 $51,718
2008 $59,382 $49,778 $51,864
2007 $60,135 $50,212 $52,460
2006 $59,051 $49,135 $52,818

Knoxville Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Knoxville was $66,651 in 2017. Compared to the median Tennessee family income, Knoxville median family income is $3,725 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Knoxville will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Knoxville Tennessee

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Tennessee $62,926 +1.55% +9.28%
Knoxville $66,651 +3.74% +7.65%

Trends in Knoxville, TN Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Knoxville is $66,651. Real median family income peaked in 2006 at $68,683 and is now $2,032 (2.96%) lower. From a post peak low of $60,479 in 2013, real median family income for Knoxville has now grown by $6,172 (10.21%).

Real Median Family Income: Knoxville, Tennessee, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Knoxville

Date US Tennessee Knoxville
2017 $73,891 $62,926 $66,651
2016 $72,591 $61,964 $64,251
2015 $70,627 $59,836 $62,932
2014 $68,313 $57,582 $61,915
2013 $67,488 $57,645 $60,479
2012 $66,880 $57,056 $62,554
2011 $67,126 $57,097 $63,529
2010 $68,289 $57,556 $64,314
2009 $69,958 $58,805 $66,546
2008 $72,321 $61,402 $68,018
2007 $72,500 $61,563 $65,041
2006 $71,330 $60,700 $68,683

Knoxville Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Knoxville was $30,333 in 2017. Compared to the median Tennessee per capita income, Knoxville median per capita income is $1,569 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Knoxville will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Knoxville Tennessee

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Tennessee $28,764 +3.95% +11.35%
Knoxville $30,333 +7.08% +12.33%

Trends in Knoxville, TN Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $30,333, the per capita income for Knoxville was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Knoxville, Tennessee, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Knoxville

Date US Tennessee Knoxville
2017 $32,397 $28,764 $30,333
2016 $31,798 $27,670 $28,328
2015 $31,019 $27,125 $28,246
2014 $29,942 $25,831 $27,004
2013 $29,706 $26,011 $26,974
2012 $29,221 $25,342 $27,223
2011 $29,173 $25,472 $28,174
2010 $29,361 $25,309 $27,778
2009 $30,246 $25,998 $28,514
2008 $31,488 $27,579 $29,871
2007 $31,629 $27,754 $29,875
2006 $30,795 $26,903 $29,485