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
- Center of Knox County Population (2020)
- new Knox County Center of Population (2022)
- Living with Disabilities in Knox County (2021) Report (PDF) | Story Map
- new Priority Populations (2023) Report (PDF) | Interactive Dashboard
- Senior Population in Knox County (2020) Report (PDF) | Story Map
Current, historical, and projected population data for Knoxville, Knox County, and the surrounding region
Information sources include U.S. Census Bureau and the University of Tennessee Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research.
American Community Survey
The U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey shows HOW people live in an area. Use this source if you need yearly detailed information on demographic, social, economic, and housing characteristics.
About the ACS Explore the Data
Census of Population and Housing
1980, 1990, 2000, 2010
The U.S. Census Bureau’s decennial Census of Population and Housing shows the NUMBER of people who live in an area and HOW people live in an area. Use this source if you need detailed information on demographic, social, economic, and housing characteristics.
Population Estimates Program
The U.S. Census Bureau’s Population Estimates Program yearly official estimates of total population and components of change for the nation, states, counties, towns, and metropolitan, micropolitan,and combined statistical areas.
The University of Tennessee's Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research prepared population projections for Tennessee counties. Use this source if you need future population projections by gender, age, and race.
Staff periodically present special topics to groups, organizations, and the public.
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.
|Greenways and Trails||Greenways and multiuse trails in Knox County, including the Urban Wilderness trail system.||REST||Shapefile||Geodatabase|
|Parks||Public parks, open spaces and other recreation facilities in Knox County.||REST||Shapefile||Geodatabase|
|Zoning||Zoning map data for the City of Knoxville and Knox County, TN.||REST||Shapefile||Geodatabase|
|Growth Policy Plan||Recommended Rural and Urban Growth Boundaries for Farragut and Knoxville||REST||Shapefile||Geodatabase|
for more on this topic, visit knoxtpo.org/crashes
and Life-Altering Traffic Crashes
|Bicycle, pedestrian, and fatal or serious motor vehicle crashes in the Knoxville region, Oct. 2016 to Sept. 2021||REST||Shapefile||Geodatabase|
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