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Living in Knoxville

Knoxville has an average Walk Score of 31 with 178,874 residents.

The most walkable Knoxville neighborhoods are University of Tennessee, Fort Sanders and Downtown.

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Knoxville is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Photo of View of Sunsphere from Fort Sanders in Knoxville

View of Sunsphere from Fort Sanders

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Renaissance IV

Most errands require a car in Knoxville.

Knoxville Apartments for Rent

Knoxville Neighborhoods

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Population

1 University of Tennessee 82 - - 5,684
2 Fort Sanders 81 - - 6,195
3 Downtown 80 - - 1,219
4 Old North Knoxville 65 - - 1,334
5 Fourth and Gill 65 - - 746
6 Parkridge 56 - - 1,589
7 Mechanicsville 55 - - 2,205
8 Belle Morris 52 - - 1,831
9 Vestal 52 - - 508
10 Oakwood 46 - - 2,832
11 Park City 46 - - 2,816
12 College Hills 44 - - 556
13 Western Heights 38 - - 1,163
14 West View 35 - - 938
15 Beaumont 35 - - 1,296
16 Morningside 31 - - 2,476
17 South Knoxville 29 - - 9,378

Eating & Drinking

There are about 949 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Knoxville.

People in Knoxville can walk to an average of 0.9 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for View of Sunsphere from Fort SandersA wonderful view of the iconic Sunsphere of Knoxville. Clinch Ave is a great street within the Fort Sanders Neighborhood to see both the beauty of downtown from a distance and the historical University of Tennessee Campus.

Melissa Lamicq
on View of Sunsphere from Fort Sanders

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Knoxville has about 1 car shares from RelayRides.

Photo of Apartment Buildings in NE corner of Fort Sanders in Knoxville

Apartment Buildings in NE corner of Fort Sanders

Photo of Knoxville Visitors Center in Knoxville

Knoxville Visitors Center

Photo of East Tennessee Children's Hospital in Knoxville

East Tennessee Children's Hospital

Photo of Abandoned Building in Fort Sanders in Knoxville

Abandoned Building in Fort Sanders

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Christ Chapel

Photo of Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

thumbnail for Renaissance IVStudent Living within the Fort Sanders Neighborhood that is convenient walking distance to many classes on the University of Tennessee campus.

Melissa Lamicq
on Renaissance IV

Photo of Overlooking Campus and Cumberland Ave. in Knoxville

Overlooking Campus and Cumberland Ave.

Photo of 411 Gay St LLC in Knoxville

411 Gay St LLC

Photo of Sam's Party Store of Fort Sanders in Knoxville

Sam's Party Store of Fort Sanders

Photo of View of Ayres Hall from Fort Sanders in Knoxville

View of Ayres Hall from Fort Sanders

thumbnail for Apartment Buildings in NE corner of Fort SandersApartment Buildings in this area are very convenient to the access of the Hill of the University of Tennessee. Is also very close to World's Fair Park.

Melissa Lamicq
on Apartment Buildings in NE corner of Fort Sanders

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Photo of Firedog Pizza Deli/Market in Knoxville

Firedog Pizza Deli/Market

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Houses within Fort Sanders

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Intersection near Fort Sanders Regional Medical

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Industrial Businesses Beyond Fort Sanders

thumbnail for Abandoned Building in Fort SandersThere are actually quite a few poorly kept buildings through out the neighborhood. Its unfortunately because they do take away from the beauty and over all appeal of the area.

Melissa Lamicq
on Abandoned Building in Fort Sanders

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