Knoxville, Tennessee has been voted "one of America's mosts" by several organizations. The city is one of the gateways to the Great Smoky Mountains National Parks and is within a day's drive of nearly 75% of the U.S. population. Come see how living in the greater Knoxville area, with its multi-faceted excitement, culture and beauty, will enhance your life and educational experience.
Tennessee fans are loyal, passionate and support UT football through thick and thin. Fans in Knoxville are extremely educated when it comes to college sports. But best of all, the UT campus is scenic and the pre-game festivities are off the hook. This is one of the few towns in America passionate about women's sports. And they should be considering the UT women's basketball team regularly competes for national titles. Source: Source: Answers.com May 2014.
Knoxville ranking number 80 out of 100 Best Places Live. A sprawling University of Tennessee campus highlights Knoxville, whose economy is well-represented by finance, manufacturing, retail and technology companies. The community has a diverse population and low cost of living along with a burgeoning downtown district, and outdoor attractions include Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Tennessee River. Source: Livability.com September 2014.
Just like that scrappy dog you adopted a bit hesitantly before it wormed its way into your heart for good, the Scruffy City has plans to win you over. Along with plenty of craft beer aficionados, wide patios, and artful cups of coffee, you will find world class, small batch craft denim at Marc Nelson, and the International Biscuit Festival bringing in celebrity chefs from all over. You will find vintage done well here, especially in places like Nostalgia on McCalla, an 11,000 square-foot Retro/thrift emporium. Knoxville is proud of its heritage, never more apparent than when you're sipping on one of 300 scotches from Boyd's & Jig Reel and listening to a pub session or nibbling on Knox Mason's deviled eggs with Rooster sauce and Tennessee Chow Chow. The expansive Knoxville Outdoor Adventure Center urges you to capitalize on the natural beauty of the Valley and its surrounds. Go ahead and get your shoes muddy. Don't worry, K-Town has sophistication as well. Just ask folks about the speakeasy downtown inside the gorgeous Oliver Hotel. So if Knoxville seems a little scruffy at first, give us a read, you just haven't gotten to know her yet... Source: HipGreenScene.com September 2014.
To kick off the summer reading season, Amazon.com today announced its fourth annual list of the Most Well-Read Cities in America. The ranking was determined by compiling sales data of all book, magazine and newspaper sales in both print and Kindle format from April 2013 to April 2014, on a per capita basis in cities with more than 100,000 residents. Source: Amazon.com May 2014.
Try to purchase a home in New York City with a budget of $140,000 and the options are pretty limited -- a 375-square-ft. apartment in Queens may be the most luxurious possibility. In Los Angeles, buyers may have to look exclusively at inland foreclosures. But in Knoxville, Tennessee, $140,000 buys a 1,750-square-foot, four-bedroom rambler on a pretty, tree-lined street. Source: Forbes March 2014.
City of Knoxville - 177,661
Knox County - 389,327
MSA - 704,431
Knoxville MSA - 37.3
City of Knoxville - 33.4
Knox County - 36.0
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