Find Therapists and Counselors in Knoxville, TN

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About Knoxville

Knoxville is the government seat of Knox County, Tennessee. It is located on the Tennessee River and has a land area of 99 square miles. The city was incorporated in 1815.

Knoxville has a population of 187,000 people. Ninety-six percent of the people in Knoxville are United States citizens. An estimated 10,100 military veterans live in the city.

The racial composition of Knoxville is 72% white, 18% black, 5% Hispanic, and 2% Asian. Six percent of city residents were born in a foreign country. Roughly 8% of residents have a native language that is not English. Knoxville is home to 6,900 Spanish speakers, 1,000 Arabic speakers, and 900 Vietnamese speakers.

People in Knoxville earn an average annual wage of $23,100. Thirty-one percent of adults age 25 or older have bachelor’s degree. Nearly 27% of Knoxville residents live in poverty.

Mental Health in Knoxville

Homeless individuals in Knoxville and Knox County have an elevated risk of chronic mental health concerns. In a 2016 survey of homeless people in the community, 78% of respondents said they experienced depression. Of these individuals, 29% reported being depressed every day.

In the survey, 58% of respondents said they had received mental health treatment at some point in their lives. Around 64% of people who had ever received treatment were receiving mental health services at the time of the survey. Of those who were receiving services, 32% had been receiving care for at least 5 years. 

Access to care is also a concern for people in Knoxville who are not homeless. An estimated 14% of Knoxville residents do not have health insurance.    

References:

  1. Homelessness in Knoxville and Knox County, Tennessee 2015-2016 [PDF]. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.knoxvilletn.gov/UserFiles/Servers/Server_109478/File/CommunityDevelopment/HomelessGrant/2016HomelessnessinKnoxvilleKnoxCoTN.pdf
  2. Knoxville. (n.d.). Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved from https://www.britannica.com/place/Knoxville
  3. Knoxville, TN. (n.d.). Data USA. Retrieved from https://datausa.io/profile/geo/knoxville-tn
  4. QuickFacts: Knoxville city, Tennessee. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/knoxvillecitytennessee/POP060210