Knightstown, Indiana Population 2021

2,217
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Knightstown is a city located in Henry County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 2,217, it is the 191st largest city in Indiana and the 7231st largest city in the United States . Knightstown is currently growing at a rate of 1.84% annually and its population has increased by 1.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,182 in 2010. Knightstown reached it's highest population of 2,217 in 2021. Spanning over 1 miles, Knightstown has a population density of 2,150 people per square mile.

The average household income in Knightstown is $58,037 with a poverty rate of 16.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $737 per month, and the median house value is $82,300. The median age in Knightstown is 30.8 years, 26.2 years for males, and 36.2 years for females.

Knightstown Demographics

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

  • White: 98.52%
  • Two or more races: 0.90%
  • Black or African American: 0.58%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Knightstown, Indiana is 2,217 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,097.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,182.

Knightstown, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,19098.52%
Two or More Races200.90%
Black or African American130.58%
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Knightstown Population by Race

Knightstown Population Pyramid $2021

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Knightstown Median Age

30.8


Total

26.2


Male

36.2


Female

Knightstown Adults

There are 1,559 adults, (319 of whom are seniors) in Knightstown.

Knightstown Age Dependency

79.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Knightstown Sex Ratio

Female

1,045

47.01%

Male

1,178

52.99%

Knightstown Population by Age

Knightstown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Knightstown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male84.4%15.6%
Married83.6%16.4%
All60.7%39.3%
Non Family42.1%57.9%
Female35.4%64.6%

60.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Knightstown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8602.5860.7
Married3793.3283.6
Non Family2851.3542.1
Female1642.9135.4
Male323.1684.4

3.08

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Knightstown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade241.84%
9th to 12th Grade906.90%
High School Graduate62047.55%
Some College26920.63%
Associates Degree1148.74%
Bachelors Degree1068.13%
Graduate Degree816.21%
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Knightstown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Knightstown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,2791,165187
Black1313
Hispanic99
2+ Races33

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 white people with a rate of 14.62%.

Knightstown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,667$43,571$28,333
Less Than 9th Grade$34,000$34,000$
High School Graduate$30,440$41,771$21,964
Some College$40,125$62,907$31,979
Bachelors Degree$37,443$36,458$40,250
Graduate Degree$60,313$82,750$

$34,667

Average Earnings

$43,571

Average Male

$28,333

Average Female

Knightstown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Knightstown Language by Age

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Knightstown Language

99.47% of Knightstown residents speak only English, while 0.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.29% of the population.

Knightstown Language

Knightstown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,13133915.91%
Hispanic332472.73%
Multiple20315.00%

16.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.53%

Male Poverty Rate

19.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Knightstown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Knightstown is Hispanic, with 72.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Knightstown is Multiple, with 15.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.80%.

Knightstown Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School14.84%
Bachelors or Greater9.63%
Some College5.48%
Less Than 9th Grade4.39%

Knightstown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed31.43%
Female Employed17.76%
Male Unemployed15.63%
Male Employed4.37%

Knightstown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Knightstown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,037$58,037
Families$57,188$66,540
Married Families$78,036-
Non Families$28,047$33,696
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Income by Household Type

Knightstown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Knightstown Married by Age and Sex

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Knightstown 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.

Knightstown Marital Status by Race

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Knightstown Marital Status

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138

Number of Veterans

102

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War42
Second Gulf War38
Korea14
Vietnam13
World War II7

Knightstown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6438
35 to 5433
18 to 3428
75+26
65 to 7413

Knightstown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1358.83%
2+ Races317.65%

Knightstown Veterans by Race

Knightstown Veterans by Education

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25.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Knightstown Veterans by Education

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62.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Knightstown Employment by Age

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Knightstown Employment by Race

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Knightstown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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83.27%

Born in Knightstown

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Knightstown residents were born in the United States, with 83.27% having been born in Indiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Knightstown Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,217401.84%
20202,177401.87%
20192,137401.91%
20182,097-11-0.52%
20172,10870.33%
20162,101-1-0.05%
20152,102-12-0.57%
20142,114-3-0.14%
20132,117-17-0.80%
20122,134-31-1.43%
20112,165-16-0.73%
20102,1810.00%

Knightstown Population by Year