Knox County is located in northeastern Tennessee. The County Seat is Knoxville and the largest city is Knoxville. The Official Web Site is located at https://www.knoxcounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 448,644 and the 2010 census population was 432,234. The land area is 508.22 square miles and there are 850.5 persons per square mile.
86.4% of the population is White, 9.1% is Black or African American, 3.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 2.1% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% is two or more races. 90.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 34.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $157,400, there are 181,100 households, an average of 2.35 persons per household. The per capita income is $28,136, the median household income is $47,694, and 14.6% of the persons in Knox County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 40,476. Retail sales (in $1000) were $8,209,407, and sales per capita were $19,329. The percentage of black-owned firms is 4.9%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.6%.
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|Adoptable Pets |
Knox County adoptable pets from the Young-Williams Animal Center.
|Business Directory |
Knox County Area member business directory from the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce.
|Businesses | New |
Searchable index from the Knox County Clerk's Office of new business registrations.
|Cemeteries & Burials |
FindAGrave directory of Knox County cemeteries and index of burials, including cemetery maps and gravesite photos.
Searchable index of the Knox County code of ordinances.
|Commission Agendas |
Knox County Commission, Committee, and Board public meeting Agendas.
|Court | Payments |
Court payment service for Knox County Criminal Court, General Sessions Court, and Fourth Circuit Court.
|Drug Offenders |
Search the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation drug offender registry by last name and Knox county for county offenders.
Knox County genealogy records and resources from Tennessee GenWeb.
Knox County Clerk's Office marriage license record search.
|Notary Public Application |
Knox County Clerk's Office online application for Notary Public authorization.
Find and renew your Knox County handicap placard online.
|Plate Renewals |
Find your Knox County vehicle plate registration and renew online.
|Property | Assessor |
Knox County Assessor's Office property search.
|Restaurant Inspections |
Tennessee Department of Health search for Knox County restaurant and other food service establishment health inspection reports.
|Sex Offenders |
Registry of state and Knox County sex offenders from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.
Tennessee Department of State Knox County voter registration lookup by name and year of birth.
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