Knoxville, TN 37920 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 37920: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Knoxville, TN 37920

Acceptable Alternative
Kimberlin Heights, TN 37920
Kimberlin Hgt, TN 37920

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 896
  • Single Family Addresses: 16,644
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,162
  • County: Knox County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.924, Longitude -83.877
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 37920 has segments in 3 Counties (Blount, Knox, Sevier).

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Knoxville, TN 37920 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 40,750
Population in Households 40,127
Population in Familes 28,079
Population in Group Qrtrs 623
Population Density1 554
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 17,003
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 9,721
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 19,481 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,333 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,670 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,478 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $139,518
Average Home Value $179,972


Median Household Income $36,032
Average Household Income $52,722
Per Capita Income $22,441
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.85%
Households 0.51% 0.71%
Families 0.2% 0.52%
Median Household Income   0.39%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Knoxville, TN 37920 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 37920 to the other 615 ZIP Codes in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 31 95th
Population Density1 # 115 81st
Diversity Index2 # 236 62nd
Median Household Income # 405 34th
Per Capita Income # 221 64th

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