Vonore : Tennessee

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What it's Like to Retire in Vonore

The beauty of living in Vonore, TN is its proximity to dynamic cities like Knoxville and Chattanooga, yet its feeling of being away from it all in a beautiful, peaceful setting at the same time. Vonore residents enjoy an active lifestyle of boating, swimming, horseback riding, biking and walking throughout the hills and valleys of East Tennessee


Where to Retire in Vonore and Home Prices

You can live in the town of Vonore or in an active adult community just outside of town.
The median selling price of a home in Vonore was about $150,000 in late 2014 (City-Data.com). They will be higher than that in the larger developments.


What is special about Vonore

The beauty of Tennessee along with all the lakes, parks, and outdoor activities offered.


What is not special about Vonore

The nearest city, Knoxville, is thiry miles away;


Who will like retirement in Vonore

Individuals and families from all across America visit East Tennessee and decide to call this area their new home where they can enjoy four seasons, along with many outdoor activites offered year-round.


Local economy is driven by

 The University of Tennessee and companies such as ALCOA, ORNL, Regal Entertainment Group are located in Knoxville.


Climate and Physical Environment

East Tennessee has a wonderfully mild, four season climate. The Appalachian and Great Smoky Mountains envelop Vonore, and Knoxville sits in a valley with lakes, rivers and streams.


Restaurants & Cultural Scene

There is no shortage of cultural attractions and events in Knoxville and Vonore.  Knoxville boasts the Tennessee Theatre, ballet, orchestra, plays, movies, museums and much more.



Vonore Crime Rate is below the national average.


Medical facilities

Fort Loudoun Medical Center is located in Lenoir City close by, and Knoxville has three state-of-the-art healthcare systems. The University of Tennessee offers the area's only level one trauma center and academic hospital.



The Tyson-McGhee airport in Maryville, Tenn. is approximately a 25-30 minute drive from Vonore and Rarity Bay. Also, the close proximity to Interstates 40 and 75 allow residents to travel to 75% of the U.S. population with one day.


Valuable Links

Town of Vonore

Vonore, Tenn.: http://www.city-data.com/city/Vonore-Tennessee.html

Knoxville: www.knoxville.com

East Tennessee: www.viewsandvisits.com




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Facts about VONORE
  • State: TN
  • Environment: Rural,Resort Community,
  • City Population: Less than 10,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 41-60
  • Avg July Temperature: 60-80
  • Median HH Income: 20,001-40,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $100,000-$200,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Culture Index: 81-90 (low)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: No
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