Blount County

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Leading Indicators for Blount County

Demographics

Total population

123,010
residents in 2010
increasing
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Demographics

Rate of population change

20.3%
between 2000 and 2015
increasing
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Demographics

Median age

42.3
years in 2010-14
increasing
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Financial Well-Being

Median household income

$46,518
in 2010-14
decreasing
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Economy & Workforce

Unemployment rate

5.3%
in 2015
decreasing
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Economy & Workforce

Annual change in jobs

4.0%
between 2013 and 2014
increasing
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Economy & Workforce

Educational attainment

21.7%
of adults with a bachelor's or higher in 2010-14
increasing
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Transportation

Average commute time

24.0
minute from home to work in 2010-14
steady
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Education

Grade 3 TCAP reading assessment

43%
of students passed in 2015
decreasing
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Housing & Neighborhoods

Homeownership rate

73%
of housing units owner- occupied in 2010-14
decreasing
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Housing & Neighborhoods

Median home value

$163,600
in 2010-14
increasing
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Environment & Agriculture

Impaired streams

287.4
miles in 2014
increasing
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