Knoxville, Arkansas

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Comparative Profile of Knoxville, Arkansas

Comparing Knoxville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Arkansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 5
Racial Diversity 5 4
Well-Paid Single Men 4 8
Senior Citizens 4 4
Age of the Population 3 4
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 5 9
College Educated Adults 4 5
People in Middle Class or Better 3 6
Median Family Income 3 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 4
Working at Home 4 6
Public Transportation Use 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Affordability of Rents 3 2
People Living Alone 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Knoxville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles E of Fort Smith, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 156 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Johnson
Standard Zip Codes 72845
Phone Area Codes 479
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.381
Longitude -93.364

Knoxville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 48 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 92 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 47 inches
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 94 F
Oct Temp 49 to 76 F
Annual Precip 48.5 inches
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 48 F
Apr Temp 49 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 73 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches
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Knoxville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 511 100%
Male 268 52.4%
Female 243 47.6%
Under 18 142 27.8%
18+ 369 72.2%
65+ 68 13.3%
Median Age 35.1
Average Family Size 3.13
White 490 95.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 1.6%
Other 7 1.4%
Mixed Race 5 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 4.1%

Estimated Knoxville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 628
Growth 117
Growth % 22.9%

Knoxville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 21.7%
Irish 18.8%
German 17.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.4%
English 11.4%
Italian 4.3%
Czechoslovakian 2.8%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
European 1.1%
Ukrainian 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Welsh 0.9%
Belgian 0.6%
French Canadian 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Knoxville 511 $34,375
Clarksville 7,719 $30,758
Dover 1,329 $33,879
Hartman 596 $24,821
Lamar 1,415 $27,143
London 925 $36,172
Scranton 222 $30,313
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