Friendsville, Tennessee

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High Points

Friendsville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Tennessee):

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Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 13% Friendsville Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 17% Friendsville Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 17% Friendsville People in Middle Class or Better
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Friendsville Affordability of Property Taxes
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 17% Friendsville Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Friendsville, Tennessee

Comparing Friendsville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Tennessee (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Age of the Population 8 7
Well-Paid Single Men 7 9
Well-Paid Single Women 5 6
Racial Diversity 5 3
Senior Citizens 5 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Female Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 9
People Above Poverty 8 9
People in Middle Class or Better 7 9
College Educated Adults 4 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Short Commute Times 6 6
Working at Home 5 7
Public Transportation Use 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 8
Housing Recently Built 7 5
People Living Alone 4 3
Affordability of Rents 3 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Friendsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles SW of Knoxville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 139 miles N of Atlanta, Georgia
County Blount
Metro Area Knoxville
Standard Zip Codes 37737
Phone Area Codes 865
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.76
Longitude -84.135

Friendsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.5 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 47 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 52.8 inches
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 46 F
Apr Temp 47 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 87 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches
Distance 13.5 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 46 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 53.3 inches
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Friendsville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 890 100%
Male 447 50.2%
Female 443 49.8%
Under 18 197 22.1%
18+ 693 77.9%
65+ 128 14.4%
Median Age 40.2
Average Family Size 2.89
White 867 97.4%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 8 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.9%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 1%

Estimated Friendsville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 921
Growth 31
Growth % 3.5%

Friendsville 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 41%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.3%
German 11.5%
Irish 10.1%
English 9.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
Dutch 2.3%
Italian 1.2%
Welsh 1.2%
Scottish 1.2%
Norwegian 0.9%
Canadian 0.9%
Polish 0.7%
French Canadian 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Swedish 0.4%
British 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Friendsville 890 $48,000
Alcoa 7,734 $44,333
Farragut 17,720 $91,423
Greenback 954 $40,000
Lenoir City 6,819 $33,462
Louisville 2,001 $53,558
Vonore 1,162 $41,125
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