Knox County Population 2017

Knox County's estimated population is 456,132 with a growth rate of 1.04% 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
2016456,1324,6881.04%
2015451,4443,3190.74%
2014448,1253,8000.86%
2013444,3253,5320.80%
2012440,7934,2420.97%
2011436,5513,4950.81%
2010433,05697,30728.98%
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
White389,43985.38%
Black or African American40,5788.90%
Asian9,8412.16%
Two or More Races9,4772.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,6050.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5040.11%

Knox County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Knox County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Knoxville17843018623978094.38%
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