Knoxville has the 106th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 3.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Unemployment in the Knoxville area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Knoxville has the 69th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Knoxville is below average at $41,990, and the median cost of a home in Knoxville is $116,500, which is below the national average. 29% of workers in Knoxville hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 87% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Knoxville. 85% of Knoxville workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Knoxville spend an average of 19 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.