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Knoxville Apartments
Last updated March 1 2024 at 1:35 PM

Knoxville, TN
136 Apartments for Rent

Knoxville Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 187,603
Population Density: 1,900.5 people/sq mile
Median Age: 34
Percentage of Family Households: 46%
Median Annual Income: $45,700 / year
Median Rent: $967 / month

What locals are saying

If you want the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains and the charm of Southern hospitality, Knoxville is the place to find your next apartment rental.

Knoxville’s economic stability, low housing costs and high quality of life brings all the most desirable traits to the financial table, but there’s so much more to the city than the scenery and it’s token wallet-friendly nature

Knoxville Demographics


How diverse is Knoxville?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Knoxville is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Knoxville are White (71.7%), Black Or African American (12.8%), Hispanic Or Latino (6.7%), Two Or More (6.5%), Asian (1.7%), Other (0.5%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Knoxville residents?

The median age in Knoxville is 34 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Knoxville?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Knoxville is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Knoxville are White (71.7%), Black Or African American (12.8%), Hispanic Or Latino (6.7%), Two Or More (6.5%), Asian (1.7%), Other (0.5%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Knoxville residents?

The median age in Knoxville is 34 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Knoxville Crime


Overall Crime

High
Overall crime in Knoxville is high in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

High
The level of violent crime in Knoxville is high compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

High
The level of property crime in Knoxville is high compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Knoxville


Elementary Schools

8 /10
Shannondale Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
398 Students
13 Reviews
398
Students
13 Reviews
8 /10
Sequoyah Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
493 Students
8 Reviews
493
Students
8 Reviews
8 /10
Northshore Elementary
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
981 Students
2 Reviews
981
Students
2 Reviews

Middle Schools

6 /10
Bearden Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
1,299 Students
18 Reviews
1,299
Students
18 Reviews
5 /10
Gresham Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
837 Students
5 Reviews
837
Students
5 Reviews
4 /10
South Doyle Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
1,013 Students
15 Reviews
1,013
Students
15 Reviews

High Schools

8 /10
L & N Stem Academy
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
603 Students
10 Reviews
603
Students
10 Reviews
7 /10
Bearden High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,126 Students
15 Reviews
2,126
Students
15 Reviews
6 /10
West High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,380 Students
8 Reviews
1,380
Students
8 Reviews

What Renters Say about Knoxville


Apartment List has released the results for Knoxville from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
"Knoxville renters expressed general satisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "Some categories received above average scores, and many received average scores."
78%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
70%
Pet Friendliness
66%
Commute Time
61%
Weather
56%
Safety and Crime Rate
56%
Affordability
56%
Social Life
55%
State and Local Taxes
53%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
46%
Quality of Schools
41%
Public Transit
41%
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Average rent in Knoxville, Tennessee

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Knoxville is $1,558, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,883. Rent rates updated 1 day ago
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Find an apartment for rent in Knoxville, TN


Searching for an apartment for rent in Knoxville, TN? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 136 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Knoxville. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Knoxville is $1,269 for a studio, $1,558 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,883 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Knoxville apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Knoxville, TN apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Knoxville?

In Knoxville, the average rent is $1,269 for a studio, $1,558 for a 1-bedroom, $1,883 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,098 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Knoxville, check out our monthly Knoxville Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Knoxville?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in Knoxville by using the cheap apartments filter.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Knoxville?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Knoxville apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Knoxville?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Knoxville.

How can I find off-campus housing in Knoxville?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Knoxville. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Knoxville, and The University of Tennessee-Knoxville.