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Farragut is a town in Knox County, in the Knoxville metro area.
The community was named for David Farragut, U.S. admiral
The latitude of Farragut is 35.884N. The longitude is -84.153W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 883 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 18,669.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Farragut demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Knox County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Knoxville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 37772 ZIP code.
18% of Farragut residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Farragut ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Farragut was $35,830, compared with $21,587 nationally.
54% of Farragut residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Farragut, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $735. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,400.
Knox County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Farragut political report.
The average commute time for Farragut workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Farragut between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
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