The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Knoxville, TN For 2024

The richest Knoxville neighborhoods are Bearden and Lyons View for 2024 based on Saturday Night Science.

Richest Neighborhoods In Knoxville
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Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they aren’t made of ticky-tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Knoxville has to offer. Where houses go for over 2.29x the national median and household incomes are 1.59x the national median.

But where exactly in Knoxville do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Bearden where the median income is a cool $87,724.

Here’s a look at the top 10 wealthiest neighborhoods in Knoxville out of 55 for 2024.

The Richest Neighborhoods In Knoxville For 2024

  1. Bearden
  2. Lyons View
  3. Rocky Hill
  4. Lakemoor Hills
  5. Deane Hill
  6. Bearden Village
  7. Fourth And Gill
  8. Oakwood
  9. Forest Heights
  10. Old North Knoxville

What’s the richest neighborhood to live in Knoxville for 2024? According to the most recent census data, Bearden looks to be the richest Knoxville neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $696,931. And that, my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Knoxville.

For more Knoxville reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Knoxville and the worst neighborhoods in Knoxville.

Or, for living around Knoxville, out the best Knoxville suburbs and the worst Knoxville suburbs.

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Richst Neighborhoods In Knoxville For 2024 By Median Income

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Bearden $87,724
2 Lyons View $87,431
3 Rocky Hill $78,104
4 Lakemoor Hills $74,274
5 Deane Hill $72,576
6 Bearden Village $63,920
7 Fourth And Gill $63,744
8 Oakwood $60,072
9 Forest Heights $55,661
10 Old North Knoxville $53,425
11 West Knoxville $52,085
12 Edgewood $50,398
13 West Hills $49,869
14 Parkridge $45,586
15 Fountain City $45,135
16 Norwood $44,660
17 Marble City $43,193
18 South Knoxville $42,946
19 Colonial Village $42,783
20 Halls Crossroads $40,770
21 Wesley $40,471
22 Inskip $39,540
23 Holston Hills $39,073
24 Belle Morris $37,265
25 East Knoxville $36,682
26 North Knoxville $36,308
27 Downtown Knoxville $35,665
28 Lake Forest $35,516
29 Sequoya Hills $34,242
30 Whittle Springs $34,082
31 Old Sevier $33,538
32 Burlington $30,139
33 4th And Gill $29,938
34 Volunteer Landing $29,938
35 Maplehurst $29,938
36 University Of Tennessee $29,938
37 Vestal $29,810
38 North Hills $28,797
39 West Haven $28,599
40 Beaumont $28,218
41 Southknoxville $27,681
42 Fourth And Gill $27,631
43 Sequoyah Hills $26,660
44 Morningside $26,608
45 Park City $25,950
46 Mechanicsville $25,862
47 Five Points $25,624
48 Downtown $25,421
49 Fort Sanders $24,960
50 Lonsdale $23,168
51 Old City $22,826
52 West View $22,728
53 Western Heights $20,505
54 College Hills $19,455
55 Mornngside $16,270

How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Knoxville For 2024

Every city has its best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live. And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using Saturday Night Science, we researched income data from the Census and BLS for every neighborhood in Knoxville.

We ranked every neighborhood in Knoxville by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Bearden, was named the wealthiest neighborhood in Knoxville.

The richest neighborhoods in Knoxville are Bearden, Lyons View, Rocky Hill, Lakemoor Hills, Deane Hill, Bearden Village, Fourth And Gill, Oakwood, Forest Heights, and Old North Knoxville.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Mornngside.

The poorest neighborhoods in Knoxville are Mornngside, College Hills, Western Heights, West View, and Old City.

We updated this article for 2024. This is our tenth time ranking the most affluent neighborhoods to live in Knoxville.

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About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

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