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Knox County at a Glance

  • 508 square miles
  • 441,311 residents
  • 2.7% increase in population since 2000
  • Median age: 37 years
  • 14% persons over 65
  • 85.6% white
  • 49% male
  • $46.325 median household income
  • 6.3% unemployment
  • 87% high school graduation
  • 34% have bachelor’s degree or higher, age 25+
  • 18% uninsured adults
  • 21% children in poverty
  • 870:1 ratio of residents per primary care physician
  • 1,888:1 ratio of residents per dentist
  • 1,641:1 ratio of residents per mental health provider

More demographic information about Knox County

www.countyhealthrankings.org
quickfacts.census.gov
tennessee.gov

Existing Healthcare Facilities and Resources

Knox County Hospitals

  • Fort Sanders Regional Medical
  • Parkwest Medical Center
  • East Tennessee Children’s Hospital
  • University of Tennessee Medical Center
  • Turkey Creek Medical Center
  • Physicians Regional Medical Center
  • North Knox Medical Center

Mental Health Facilities

  • Peninsula Hospital and Outpatient Centers
  • Helen Ross McNabb
  • Cherokee Health System

Health Clinics

  • Interfaith Health Clinic
  • Free Medical Clinic of America
  • Remote Area Medical
  • Knox County Health Department
  • Project Access