Best Places to Live in Rockwood, Tennessee

Mid-sized city / College town - East-central Tennessee near base of Appalachian range
Pros
-College-town amenities
-Nearby mountains and national park
-Rebuilding downtown
Cons
-Some downtown blight
-Weak recent job growth
-Air service

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What Bert Has To Say About Knoxville Metro Area

Knoxville, the largest city in eastern Tennessee and home to the University of Tennessee, serves as a gateway to the tourist and recreation destinations of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park to the southeast. The 400-acre university campus with its 26,000 students is located along the waterfront just to the southwest of downtown, and adds a notable college-town element, particularly during football season.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Tennessee
County: Roane County
Metro Area: Knoxville Metro Area
City: Rockwood
Zip Codes: 37854
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 980 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Rockwood is 5.70% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rockwood jobs have increased by 1.52%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rockwood's cost of living is 20.10% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Rockwood's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Rockwood's population is 5,425 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1.44%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Rockwood is $80,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -5.31%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Rockwood public schools spend $9,261 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Rockwood. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Rockwood

It's a good time to buy in Rockwood. Home Appreciation is up 1.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Rockwood Real Estate.

The median home price in Rockwood is $80,900. Browse Homes in this Range.


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ZIP CODES IN ROCKWOOD, TENNESSEE
37854