Knightstown, Indiana Population 2024

2,168

Knightstown is a city located in Henry County Indiana. Knightstown has a 2024 population of 2,168. Knightstown is currently growing at a rate of 0.42% annually and its population has increased by 1.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,140 in 2020.

The average household income in Knightstown is $69,158 with a poverty rate of 18.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Knightstown is 35.8 years, 27.2 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Knightstown Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Knightstown was:

  • White: 97.38%
  • Two or more races: 1.2%
  • Native American: 0.78%
  • Other race: 0.64%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,102.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.31% (28)
The current population of Knightstown, Indiana is 2,168 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,140.

Knightstown, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,11897.38%
Two or more races261.2%
Native American170.78%
Other race140.64%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Knightstown Population by Race

Knightstown Population Pyramid 2024

Knightstown Median Age

35.8

Total

27.2

Male

42

Female

Knightstown Adults

There are 1,635 adults, (369 of whom are seniors) in Knightstown.

Knightstown Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Knightstown Sex Ratio

Female1,01946.85%
Male1,15653.15%

Knightstown Population by Age

Knightstown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8672.5163.636.4
Married3883.2489.410.6
Non Family3081.3344.555.5
Female1712.9739.260.8
Male000
showing: 5 rows

3.03

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

63.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Knightstown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Knightstown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Knightstown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Knightstown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,379

Average Earnings

$45,192

Average Male

$29,158

Average Female

Knightstown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Knightstown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Knightstown Language

99.3% of Knightstown residents speak only English, while 0.7% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.7% of the population.

Knightstown Language

Knightstown Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,07737317.96%
Multiple261038.46%
Other14428.57%
Hispanic34411.76%
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18.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.2%

Male Poverty Rate

15.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Knightstown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Knightstown is Multiple, with 38.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Knightstown is Hispanic, with 11.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.52%.

Knightstown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade55.81%
High School22.33%
Bachelors or Greater5.36%
Some College4.89%
showing: 4 rows

Knightstown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed40%
Male Unemployed27.27%
Male Employed16.67%
Female Employed14.11%
showing: 4 rows

Knightstown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Knightstown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Knightstown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Knightstown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Knightstown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Knightstown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Knightstown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

217

Number of Veterans

164

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

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Knightstown Veterans by War

count

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Knightstown Veterans by Age

count

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Knightstown Veterans by Race

Knightstown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Knightstown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Knightstown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Knightstown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Knightstown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

84.69%

Born in Knightstown

99.36%

Native Born

0.64%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.36% of Knightstown residents were born in the United States, with 84.69% having been born in Indiana. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Knightstown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,21390.41%
20282,20490.41%
20272,19590.41%
20262,18690.41%
20252,17790.42%
20242,16890.42%
20232,15990.42%
20222,15090.42%
20212,14110.05%
20202,14020.09%
20192,138391.86%
20182,099-6-0.29%
20172,10540.19%
20162,101-1-0.05%
20152,102-12-0.57%
20142,114-3-0.14%
20132,117-17-0.8%
20122,134-30-1.39%
20112,164-17-0.78%
20102,181
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Knightstown Population by Year