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    City Overview

    Metro area: Knoxville
    Distance to Knoxville (downtown): 7 miles
    Distance to Airport (McGee Tyson: 9 miles
    Distance to University of Tennessee: 7 miles

     

    Cost of Living Index: 85
    Cost of living in Fountain City is 19% lower than the national average.
    Crime Index: 151

    Data on Fountain City demographics provided by On Board, LLC. copyright 2011

     

    Fountain City, Tennessee, is a neighborhood in northern Knoxville, Tennessee, including zip codes 37918 and 37912. The community is named for a large fountain at its center locally referred to as the "Fountain City duck pond".  This neighborhood prides itself on its' history and small town roots.  If you are looking for that older, stately, historic home in pristine neighborhoods on tree lined streets, look no further.

    Fountain City was originally a separate suburban community from Knoxville, and was the largest unincorporated city in the United States until its annexation by the city of Knoxville in 1962.  Fountain City is bordered to the north by Halls Crossroads and Powell; to the south, Interstate 640 marks the boundary between it and North Knoxville proper.

    Knox County Public schools in Fountain City include Shannondale Elementary, Sterchi Elementary, Fountain City Elementary, Inskip Elementary, Gresham Middle School, and Central High School. Private schools include Nature's Way Montessori and Garden Montessori schools. It is also the home of Fountain City Ball Park, which celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2004.

    Housing

    Fountain City, TNReal estate in Fountain City includes a mix of single family homes, multi-family complexes and rental units.  The starting price for a home in Fountain City is $100,000 and can go up to over $500,000.   The most common price range of single family homes in Fountain City is between $150,000 and $200,000.  Fountain City has a small town feel and all of it's residence take pride in living in this quaint town.  Many of the best Dogwood trails can be found here where the streets of Fountain City literally explode with the colors of spring flowers.  The Dogwood trails throughout Knoxville are marked with pink lines painted on the roads.  For MORE INFORMATION or call 865-237-5289.

     

    Schools

    The Knox County School district serves Fountain City and all of Knox County.  The schools that specifically serve Fountain City are Shannondale Elementary, Sterchi Elementary, Fountain City Elementary, Inskip Elementary, Gresham Middle School, and Central High School.  There are also several private schools near Fountain City: St. Joseph Elementary, Garden Montessori, Oakmont School, Berean Christian and 1st Lutheran School.

    Fountain City Duck PondRecreation

    Fountain City has many nearby parks and greenways.  Fountain City Park, run by the Lions Club is located on Hotel Road.  A natural spring resides in the park, which flows into First Creek. Fountain City Greenway circumvents the park's amenities, including four shelters, a playground, a basketball court, and a large open space.

    Fountain City Ballfield is located off of Jacksboro Pike next to Fountain City Recreation Center. 6 baseball/softball fields with lights and one tee ball field. The park also has a batting cage, 4 tennis courts, a playground and the Fountain City Recreation Center.

    Hospitals

    Fort Sanders Medical Center (7 miles, Knoxville)
    St. Mary's Hospitall (5 miles, Knoxville)

    Maps

    General map of Fountain City

     

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    Popular Fountain City Neighborhoods 

    Adair Subdivision 

    Bedford Oaks

    Belcaro Subdivision

    Bradford Place Subdivision 

    Brookside Villas Subdivision

    Brookvale Estates Subdivision

    Fountain City Subdivision 

    Foutain Gate Subdivision 

    Glencree Subdivision 

    Grove Park Subdivision 

    Harrill Hills / Harrill Heights Subdivision 

    Highland Park / Highland Drive Add

    Johnstone Subdivision 

    Joshua's Landing Subdivision 

    Kesterbrooke Subdivision

    Larkland Subdivision

    Mont Richer Subdivision

    Oak Park Subdivision 

    Pebblestone Subdivision

    Raleigh Court Subdivision

    Royal Court Subdivision

    Shannon Valley Farms Subdivision

    Summer Rose Subdivision

    Villa Gardens Subdivision

    West Adair Subdivision

    Wyngate Subdivision 

     


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    Population
    Total Population 44,587
    Male Population (48.6 %) 21,667
    Female Population (51.4 %) 22,920
    Percent Change Since 2000 20.6 %
    Percent Change Since 2010 2.9 %
    Median Age 37.19
    Employment
    White Collar 8,620
    Blue Collar 5,723
    Households
    Total Households 17,669
    Family Households 11,889
    Non-family Households 5,780
    Households With Children 5,548
    Households Without Children 12,120
    Average People Per Household 2.46
    Education (Number of people who have achieved the following levels of education)
    No High School 1,176
    Some High School 3,036
    Some College 6,629
    Associate Degree 2,274
    Bachelors Degree 5,047
    Graduate Degree 3,085
    Marital Status (Number of people who have the following marital status)
    Never Married 8,442
    Married 16,140
    Separated 1,300
    Widowed 568
    Divorced 3,660
    Income/Financial
    Average Household Income $52,493
    Median Household Income $46,617
    Median Income Under 25 $26,533
    Median Income 25-44 $44,360
    Median Income 45-64 $51,462
    Median Income Over 65 $44,426
    Percent Increase/Decrease in Income Since 2000 25.0 %
    Percent Increase/Decrease in Income Since 2010 6.0 %
    Average Household Net Worth $364,788
    Median Home Sale Price $114,800
    Sales Tax Rate 9.3 %
    Sales Tax Type CO
    Average Household Total Expenditure $44,984
    Weather
    Average High in January 47.00 °F
    Average Low in January 27.20 °F
    Average High in July 87.80 °F
    Average Low in July 66.80 °F
    Annual Precipitation 55.83 in.
    Air Pollution Index 109
    Other Amenities
    Airport McGhee Tyson
    Miles To Airport 17
    Junior College PELLISSIPPI STATE COMM COLLEGE
    Miles To Junior College 18
    University FOUNTAINHEAD COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Miles To University 2
    Sports Team Tenn Smokies
    Miles To Sports Team 18
    Lifestyle
    The following values are represented as an index, where the value 100 represents the national average.
    Below Average Above Average
    Total Household Expenditure
     
     
    81
    Contributions
     
     
    73
    Insurance
     
     
    75
    Clothing
     
     
    80
    Education
     
     
    71
    Entertainment
     
     
    81
    Food
     
     
    83
    Healthcare
     
     
    85
    Household Furnishings
     
     
    79
    Shelter
     
     
    80
    Household Operations
     
     
    76
    Other
     
     
    84
    Personal Care
     
     
    82
    Reading
     
     
    81
    Tobacco
     
     
    91
    Transportation
     
     
    84
    Utilities
     
     
    85
    Gifts
     
     
    75
    Crime
    The following values are represented as an index, where the value 100 represents the national average.
    Below Average Above Average
    Total Crime Risk
     
     
    157
    Personal Crime Risk
     
     
    170
    Murder Risk
     
     
    100
    Rape Risk
     
     
    106
    Robbery Risk
     
     
    143
    Assault Risk
     
     
    265
    Property Crime Risk
     
     
    172
    Burglary Risk
     
     
    274
    Larceny Risk
     
     
    107
    Automotive Theft Risk
     
     
    129
    Data on community demographi​cs provided by OnBoard LLC Copyright © OnBoard LLC. Informatio​n is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed​. All community demographi​cs data is for the year 2013 unless otherwise specified.​

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