Knox County, Indiana Population 2019

Knox County, Indiana's estimated population is 37,094 with a growth rate of -0.63% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Knox County, Indiana is the 42nd largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201836,895-199-0.54%
201737,094-237-0.63%
201637,331-432-1.14%
201537,763-198-0.52%
201437,961-94-0.25%
201338,055800.21%
201237,975-495-1.29%
201138,470770.20%
201038,393-1,491-3.74%
199039,884-1,954-4.67%
198041,8382920.70%
197041,546-15-0.04%
196041,561-1,854-4.27%
195043,415-558-1.27%
194043,9731600.37%
193043,813-2,382-5.16%
192046,1957,01217.90%
191039,1836,43719.66%
190032,7464,70216.77%
189028,0441,7206.53%
188026,3244,76222.09%
187021,5625,50634.29%
186016,0564,97244.86%
185011,0844274.01%
184010,6574,13263.33%
18306,5251,08820.01%
18205,437-2,508-31.57%
18107,9455,428215.65%
18002,5170.00%

How Many People Live in Knox County, Indiana?

37,094

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White35,55794.16%
Black or African American1,1883.15%
Two or More Races4581.21%
Asian3090.82%
Some Other Race1880.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander390.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native240.06%

Knox County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2019

Knox County, Indiana Median Age

38.1


Total

35.2


Male

41.5


Female

Knox County, Indiana Adults

There are 29,762 adults, (6,369 of whom are seniors) in Knox County, Indiana.

Knox County, Indiana Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Knox County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

18,498

48.98%

Male

19,265

51.02%

Knox County, Indiana Households and Families

Knox County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Knox County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.2%21.8%
All64%36%
Male57%43%
Non Family52.7%47.3%
Female44.6%55.4%

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,9862.3664
Married7,1393.0278.2
Non Family5,2471.252.7
Female1,9032.9544.6
Male6972.7757

2.91

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Knox County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6882.78%
9th to 12th Grade2,2359.03%
High School Graduate8,75835.37%
Some College4,89819.78%
Associates Degree4,20516.98%
Bachelors Degree2,53210.23%
Graduate Degree1,4435.83%

Knox County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,45020,6753,783
Black489489
Hispanic3232314
Multiple Races26221484
Asian21120995
Other Race8886
Native American24189

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.02%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,614$38,118$26,199
Less Than High School$23,350$25,083$20,833
High School Grad$28,045$35,070$21,158
Some College$31,725$40,697$25,978
Bachelors Degree$42,017$50,964$34,160
Graduate Degree$60,373$65,000$58,794

$31,614

Average Earnings

$38,118

Average Male

$26,199

Average Female

Knox County, Indiana Language

Knox County, Indiana Language by Age

Knox County, Indiana Language

98.04% of Knox County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 1.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.66% of the population.

Knox County, Indiana Poverty

Knox County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,1574,70514.19%
Hispanic62826442.04%
Black72120728.71%
Multiple41416539.86%
Asian30913944.98%
Other17411163.79%
Islander392358.97%
Native241562.50%

15.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.36%

Male Poverty Rate

15.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Knox County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Knox County, Indiana is Other, with 63.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Knox County, Indiana is White, with 14.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.39%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.98%
High School13.94%
Some College7.60%
Bachelors or Greater5.02%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed28.97%
Female Unemployed26.75%
Female Employed9.36%
Male Employed6.84%

Knox County, Indiana Income

Knox County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,837$57,308
Families$56,472$67,733
Married Families$65,621$78,062
Non Families$27,893$35,881

Knox County, Indiana Marital Status

Knox County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Knox County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Knox County, Indiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Knox County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Knox County, Indiana Veterans

2,593

Number of Veterans

2,380

Male Veterans

213

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam849
Second Gulf War528
First Gulf War388
Korea191
World War II71

Knox County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,4508.73%
2 or More10333.01%
Black404.02%
Hispanic92.10%

Knox County, Indiana Veterans by Education

9.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Knox County, Indiana Employment Status

63%

Labor Force Participation

59.5%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Knox County, Indiana Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

79.25%

Born in Indiana

98.74%

Native Born

1.26%

Foreign Born

0.63%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.74% of Knox County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 79.25% having been born in Indiana. 0.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Knox County, Indiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Vincennes1842217924-498-2.70%
Bicknell29132876-37-1.27%
Oaktown605597-8-1.32%
Monroe City538533-5-0.93%
Bruceville481475-6-1.25%
Wheatland478472-6-1.26%
Sandborn414408-6-1.45%
Edwardsport302298-4-1.32%
Decker248245-3-1.21%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990