Alcoa, TN Population

Population: 7,734. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,388 (+8.5% change)
Males: 3,698 (47.8%), Females: 4,036 (52.2%)

Blount County

Zip code: 37701

Median resident age: 39.8 years
Median household income: $33,520
Median house value: $84,200

Races in Alcoa:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.1%)
  • Black (16.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (11.2%), English (11.0%), German (10.4%), Irish (8.2%), Scotch-Irish (4.4%), Scottish (3.0%).

Elevation: 895 feet

Land area: 13.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Alcoa

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alcoa city

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -949 (-10.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Alcoa:

  • PENINSULA HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; LOUISVILLE, TN)
  • BLOUNT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; MARYVILLE, TN)
  • LAKESHORE MENTAL HLTH INSTITUTE (about 9 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Alcoa:

  • MC GHEE TYSON (about 1 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: TYS)
  • LOVELL FIELD (about 100 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Abbreviation: CHA)
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 104 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: AVL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Alcoa:

  • KNOXVILLE DOWNTOWN ISLAND (about 13 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: DKX)
  • POWELL (about 16 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: 9A2)
  • GATLINBURG-PIGEON FORGE (about 33 miles; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: GKT)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Alcoa:

  • VOLUNTEER AVIATION OF KNOXVILLE INC (Location: MCGHEE TYSON AIRPORT CHEROKEE BLDG; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alcoa:

  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE (about 13 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 23,333)
  • PELLISSIPPI STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,196)
  • ROANE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; HARRIMAN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,490)
  • CARSON-NEWMAN COLLEGE (about 41 miles; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,073)
  • WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,893)
  • WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 69 miles; CULLOWHEE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,843)
  • LEE UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; CLEVELAND, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,171)

Schools

Public high school in Alcoa:

  • ALCOA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 411; Location: 532 FARADAY ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Alcoa:

  • ALCOA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 508; Location: 1200 SPRINGBROOK RD; Grades: KG – 04)
  • ALCOA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 450; Location: 1325 SPRINGBROOK RD; Grades: 05 – 08)

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