Knox County Population 2018

Knox County's estimated population is 461,860 with a growth rate of 1.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Knox County is the 3rd largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017461,8605,7461.26%
2016456,1144,7931.06%
2015451,3213,3820.76%
2014447,9393,7450.84%
2013444,1943,4890.79%
2012440,7054,0520.93%
2011436,6533,6810.85%
2010432,97297,22328.96%
1990335,74916,0555.02%
1980319,69443,40115.71%
1970276,29325,77010.29%
1960250,52327,51612.34%
1950223,00744,53924.96%
1940178,46822,56614.47%
1930155,90242,97638.06%
1920112,92618,73919.90%
191094,18719,88526.76%
190074,30214,74524.76%
189059,55720,43352.23%
188039,12410,13434.96%
187028,9906,17727.08%
186022,8134,00621.30%
185018,8073,32221.45%
184015,4859876.81%
183014,4981,46411.23%
182013,0342,86328.15%
181010,171-2,275-18.28%
180012,4460.00%

Knox County Population Growth

Population Data via

Knox County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White389,43984.32%
Black or African American40,5788.79%
Asian9,8412.13%
Two or More Races9,4772.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,6050.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5040.11%

Knox County Population Pyramid

0k5k10k15k20k Male Population0k5k10k15k20k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990