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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 $56,623 in 2019, the latest figures available. Knoxville median household income is $552 higher than the median Tennessee household income and $9,089 less than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Knoxville median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Knoxville are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Knoxville Tennessee

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Tennessee $56,071 +5.15% +8.41%
Knoxville $56,623 +3.91% +6.59%

Trends in Knoxville, TN Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $56,623, the median household income for Knoxville was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Knoxville, Tennessee, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Knoxville

Date US Tennessee Knoxville
2019 $65,712 $56,071 $56,623
2018 $63,059 $53,324 $54,493
2017 $62,927 $53,544 $54,074
2016 $61,383 $51,720 $53,121
2015 $60,187 $51,015 $52,210
2014 $58,001 $47,952 $48,806
2013 $57,437 $48,694 $49,523
2012 $57,307 $47,705 $49,939
2011 $57,531 $47,496 $50,710
2010 $58,809 $48,721 $50,663
2009 $59,988 $49,840 $53,938

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Knoxville Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Knoxville was $73,785 in 2019. Compared to the median Tennessee family income, Knoxville median family income is $3,792 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Knoxville will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Knoxville Tennessee

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Tennessee $69,993 +4.71% +8.31%
Knoxville $73,785 +7.71% +10.11%

Trends in Knoxville, TN Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $73,785, the median family income for Knoxville was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Knoxville, Tennessee, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Knoxville

Date US Tennessee Knoxville
2019 $80,944 $69,993 $73,785
2018 $77,786 $66,846 $68,505
2017 $77,064 $65,628 $69,513
2016 $75,707 $64,624 $67,009
2015 $73,660 $62,405 $65,635
2014 $71,246 $60,055 $64,573
2013 $70,386 $60,120 $63,076
2012 $69,752 $59,506 $65,240
2011 $70,009 $59,549 $66,258
2010 $71,221 $60,027 $67,076
2009 $72,962 $61,330 $69,403

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Knoxville Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Knoxville was $31,816 in 2019. Compared to the median Tennessee per capita income, Knoxville median per capita income is $592 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Knoxville will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Knoxville Tennessee

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Tennessee $31,224 +4.73% +8.20%
Knoxville $31,816 +4.12% +7.69%

Trends in Knoxville, TN Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $31,816, the per capita income for Knoxville was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Knoxville, Tennessee, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Knoxville

Date US Tennessee Knoxville
2019 $35,672 $31,224 $31,816
2018 $34,444 $29,815 $30,558
2017 $33,788 $29,999 $31,635
2016 $33,163 $28,858 $29,544
2015 $32,351 $28,290 $29,459
2014 $31,228 $26,940 $28,163
2013 $30,982 $27,128 $28,133
2012 $30,476 $26,430 $28,392
2011 $30,425 $26,566 $29,384
2010 $30,622 $26,396 $28,971
2009 $31,545 $27,115 $29,738

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