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Overview

Introduction to Alcoa, Tennessee

Alcoa, Tennessee, in Blount county, is 12 miles S of Knoxville, Tennessee and 143 miles N of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is located in the Knoxville metropolitan area.

Alcoa History

Alcoa was formerly known as North Maryville. The area is the site of a large aluminum smelting plant, which is operated and owned by the Alcoa Corporation. The town was officially incorporated under its present name in 1914.

Alcoa and nearby Attractions

  • American Museum of Science and Energy
  • Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge
  • East Tennessee Discovery Center
  • Panther Creek State Park
  • Cove Lake State Park
  • Oak Ridge Art Center

Things To Do In Alcoa

Local golfers can enjoy a round at the Pine Lakes Golf Club or the Egwani Farms Golf Course. The Midland Shopping Center is a popular shopping center in the area. Local churches include the Central Baptist Church, Pilgrim Temple and Clarks Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Goddard Field, Cover Lake State Park and Rock Garden Park are all nearby as well.

Alcoa Transportation

Knoxville McGhee Tyson is the nearest major airport.

Alcoa Higher Education

The nearby institutions of higher educational include The University of Tennessee, Roane State Community College, Walters State Community College and Lee University.

Demographics

People

Total Population9,058
Male Share of the Population47.4%
Female Share of the Population52.6%
Senior Citizens18.5%
Employed Population 16+3,763
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married45.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.1%
Median Earnings25+$27,764
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$11,838
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,929

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,000
% Above Poverty Level76.5%
% Below Poverty Level23.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone35.4%
Median Gross Rent$734
Median House Value$121,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30.5%
Irish10.6%
German9.2%
English9%
Scottish2.4%
French Except Basque1.4%
Dutch1.2%
Arab0.4%
Greek0.4%
Palestinian0.4%
African0.3%
Italian0.3%
Swedish0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Lithuanian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Polish0.1%
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Alcoa Almanac

CategoryValue
County Blount County
Standard Zip Codes37701
Phone Area Codes865
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.79
Approximate Longitude-83.97

Alcoa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationKNOXVILLE AP
Distance2 miles
Jan Temp29 to 46 F
Apr Temp47 to 69 F
Jul Temp69 to 87 F
Oct Temp48 to 70 F
Annual Precip48.2 inches
StationKNOXVILLE EXP STN
Distance6.6 miles
Jan Temp26 to 46 F
Apr Temp43 to 69 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip53.3 inches
StationSEVIERVILLE 1 SE
Distance24.4 miles
Jan Temp25 to 46 F
Apr Temp43 to 69 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 71 F
Annual Precip44 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Farragut21,690$125,625
Friendsville823$50,500
Knoxville183,927$46,775
Louisville4,114$66,875
Maryville28,151$66,720
Rockford788$65,417

Alcoa Public Schools

Alcoa Elementary
1200 Springbrook Rd
ZIP: 37701
(865) 982-3120
Primary
Total Enrollment 751
Alcoa High School
1205 Lodge St
ZIP: 37701
(865) 983-3247
High
Total Enrollment 582
Alcoa Middle School
1325 Springbrook Rd
ZIP: 37701
(865) 982-5211
Middle
Total Enrollment 610
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