Knightstown, Indiana Population 2020

2,123

Knightstown is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 2,123, it is the 196th largest city in Indiana and the 7375th largest city in the United States. Knightstown is currently growing at a rate of 0.47% annually but its population has decreased by -2.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,182 in 2010. Knightstown reached it's highest population of 2,182 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Knightstown has a population density of 2,059 people per square mile.

The average household income in Knightstown is $54,520 with a poverty rate of 18.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $738 per month, and the median house value is $76,400. The median age in Knightstown is 28.8 years, 25.6 years for males, and 33.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.4 males.

Knightstown Demographics

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

  • White: 98.50%
  • Two or more races: 0.88%
  • Black or African American: 0.62%
  • 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 2,123, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,103.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,182.

Knightstown, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,23698.50%
Two or More Races200.88%
Black or African American140.62%

Knightstown Population Pyramid 2020

Knightstown Median Age

28.8


Total

25.6


Male

33.6


Female

Knightstown Adults

There are 1,587 adults, (296 of whom are seniors) in Knightstown.

Knightstown Age Dependency

75.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Knightstown Sex Ratio

Female

1,105

48.68%

Male

1,165

51.32%

Knightstown Households and Families

Knightstown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Knightstown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
Male74.5%25.5%
All59.3%40.7%
Non Family40.3%59.7%
Female33.7%66.3%

59.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8882.5659.3
Married3633.2785.7
Non Family3031.3240.3
Female1752.9933.7
Male473.4574.5

3.06

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

12.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Knightstown Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade171.32%
9th to 12th Grade977.53%
High School Graduate63749.42%
Some College24418.93%
Associates Degree987.60%
Bachelors Degree1259.70%
Graduate Degree715.51%

Knightstown Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,2711,157196
Black1414
Multiple Races44

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 15.42%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,243$42,022$27,961
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$29,737$40,000$22,500
Some College$42,500$60,469$34,500
Bachelors Degree$36,094$43,229$33,750
Graduate Degree$56,875$73,750$

$34,243

Average Earnings

$42,022

Average Male

$27,961

Average Female

Knightstown Language

Knightstown Language by Age

Knightstown Language

98.77% of Knightstown residents speak only English, while 1.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.80% of the population.

Knightstown Poverty

Knightstown Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,19240518.48%
Hispanic1616100.00%

18.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.68%

Male Poverty Rate

20.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Knightstown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Knightstown is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Knightstown is White, with 18.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.15%.

Name Poverty
High School17.74%
Bachelors or Greater8.67%
Some College5.26%
Less Than High School4.39%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.67%
Male Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed20.34%
Male Employed5.22%

Knightstown Income

Knightstown Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,517$54,520
Families$56,653$63,066
Married Families$71,771-
Non Families$27,697$31,861

Knightstown Marital Status

Knightstown Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Knightstown Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Knightstown Marital Status by Race

Knightstown Veterans

148

Number of Veterans

109

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War33
Vietnam32
First Gulf War27
Korea13
World War II
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6456
35 to 5435
18 to 3429
75+23
65 to 745
Name Veterans % of Total
White1449.27%
2 or More420.00%

$Knightstown Veterans by Education

22.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Knightstown Employment Status

60%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Knightstown 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

84.49%

Born in Indiana

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Knightstown residents were born in the United States, with 84.49% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,123100.47%
20192,113100.48%
20182,103-6-0.28%
20172,109100.48%
20162,099-3-0.14%
20152,102-10-0.47%
20142,112-5-0.24%
20132,117-17-0.80%
20122,134-30-1.39%
20112,164-18-0.82%
20102,1820.00%