Knox, Indiana Population 2024

3,558

Knox is a city located in Starke County Indiana. Knox has a 2024 population of 3,558. It is also the county seat of Starke County.Knox is currently declining at a rate of -0.92% annually and its population has decreased by -2.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,661 in 2020.

The average household income in Knox is $55,308 with a poverty rate of 29.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Knox is 40.4 years, 31.4 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

Knox Demographics

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

  • White: 92.02%
  • Two or more races: 4.45%
  • Native American: 2.24%
  • Other race: 0.91%
  • Asian: 0.26%
  • Black or African American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
3.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
907.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.81% (-103)
The current population of Knox, Indiana is 3,558 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,661.

Knox, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,54092.02%
Two or more races1714.45%
Native American862.24%
Other race350.91%
Asian100.26%
Black or African American50.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Knox Population by Race

Knox Population Pyramid 2024

Knox Median Age

40.4

Total

31.4

Male

44.2

Female

Knox Adults

There are 2,845 adults, (628 of whom are seniors) in Knox.

Knox Age Dependency

73.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Knox Sex Ratio

Female2,05353.37%
Male1,79446.63%

Knox Population by Age

Knox Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4542.626238
Married5783.4693.86.2
Non Family5271.1340.459.6
Female1813.0359.740.3
Male1683.9722.677.4
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3.26

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

62.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Knox 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

Knox Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Knox 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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

Knox Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,708

Average Earnings

$41,014

Average Male

$31,607

Average Female

Knox Earnings by Educational Attainment

Knox Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Knox Language

96.19% of Knox residents speak only English, while 3.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.15% of the population.

Knox Language

Knox Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,43599929.08%
Hispanic2678130.34%
Native867789.53%
Multiple1712715.79%
Asian10440%
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29.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.73%

Male Poverty Rate

37.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Knox

The race most likely to be in poverty in Knox is Native, with 89.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Knox is Multiple, with 15.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.78%.

Knox Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.91%
High School33.49%
Some College11.87%
Bachelors or Greater3.23%
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Knox Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed19.47%
Male Employed4.02%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Knox Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Knox Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Knox Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Knox Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Knox Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Knox Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Knox Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

178

Number of Veterans

169

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Knox Veterans by War

count

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Knox Veterans by Age

count

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Knox Veterans by Race

Knox Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Knox Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.3%

Labor Force Participation

46%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Knox Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Knox Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Knox 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

76.24%

Born in Knox

98.86%

Native Born

1.14%

Foreign Born

0.99%

Non Citizen

0.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.86% of Knox residents were born in the United States, with 76.24% having been born in Indiana. 0.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Knox Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,393-33-0.96%
20283,426-33-0.95%
20273,459-33-0.95%
20263,492-33-0.94%
20253,525-33-0.93%
20243,558-33-0.92%
20233,591-33-0.91%
20223,624-33-0.9%
20213,657-4-0.11%
20203,6611143.21%
20193,54740.11%
20183,543-16-0.45%
20173,559-26-0.73%
20163,585130.36%
20153,572-24-0.67%
20143,596-42-1.15%
20133,638-17-0.47%
20123,655-12-0.33%
20113,667-33-0.89%
20103,700-21-0.56%
20003,721160.43%
19903,705310.84%
19803,6741554.4%
19703,519611.76%
19603,45842413.97%
19503,034
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Knox Population by Year