Knox County by the Numbers

Area Facts and Figures

This annually published brochure is a descriptive and statistical summary of local physical, social, cultural, governmental, and economic conditions in the Knoxville area.

Development Activity Reports

Knoxville-Knox County Planning's annual overview of development and building trends in Knoxville and Knox County

Open Data
Knoxville-Knox County Planning collects data to support its planning efforts in Knoxville and Knox County. This data is not just valuable to our agency, it is valuable to Knox County citizens.

Access to Planning data promotes a higher level of civic engagement and allows citizens to provide valuable feedback to government officials regarding local issues. Planning will consider non-confidential public information to be open by default and will proactively publish data and data containing information, consistent with relevant public records law.

Dive In

Population Data
Current, historical, and projected population data for Knoxville, Knox County, and the surrounding region.

Information sources include U.S. Census Bureau, State of Tennessee, and Knoxville-Knox County Planning publications on demographic, social, economic, and housing characteristics.


Staff periodically present special topics to groups, organizations, and the public. Depending on the topic and setting, these may be given as a PowerPoint or in a highly visual story map format with infographics and easy-to-read narrative.
Technical Report Series

Detailed research reports on topics of local interest, including population, the economy, development activity, and transportation issues.


Traffic Counts
The TPO conducts traffic counts at over 300 locations in Knox and Blount Counties.

These annual counts supplement those collected by the Tennessee Department of Transportation at several thousand other locations across the 10-county region.

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