Knox, Indiana Population 2020

3,485

Knox is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 3,485, it is the 147th largest city in Indiana and the 5780th largest city in the United States. Knox is currently declining at a rate of -0.71% annually and its population has decreased by -5.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,704 in 2010. Knox reached it's highest population of 3,721 in 2000. Spanning over 4 miles, Knox has a population density of 889 people per square mile.

The average household income in Knox is $46,533 with a poverty rate of 18.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $639 per month, and the median house value is $80,800. The median age in Knox is 39.5 years, 34.4 years for males, and 42.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 111.1 males.

Knox Demographics

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

  • White: 97.95%
  • Other race: 1.39%
  • Two or more races: 0.64%
  • Black or African American: 0.03%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Knox, Indiana is 3,485, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,535.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,704.

Knox, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,53597.95%
Some Other Race501.39%
Two or More Races230.64%
Black or African American10.03%

Knox Population Pyramid 2020

Knox Median Age

39.5


Total

34.4


Male

42.8


Female

Knox Adults

There are 2,881 adults, (547 of whom are seniors) in Knox.

Knox Age Dependency

54.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Knox Sex Ratio

Female

1,710

47.38%

Male

1,899

52.62%

Knox Households and Families

Knox Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Knox Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79%21%
Female52.1%47.9%
All51.9%48.1%
Non Family38.9%61.1%
Male0%100%

51.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4082.5551.9
Non Family5731.238.9
Married4853.1679
Female2404.0752.1
Male1103.570

3.21

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

15%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Knox Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1305.21%
9th to 12th Grade34013.62%
High School Graduate1,14645.90%
Some College50820.34%
Associates Degree1797.17%
Bachelors Degree1054.21%
Graduate Degree893.56%

Knox Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,3921,939184
Hispanic1048710
Other Race1717
Multiple Races888
Black11

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 multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,049$35,647$17,411
Less Than High School$25,226$26,535$13,902
High School Grad$27,500$33,438$12,929
Some College$29,000$40,167$25,449
Bachelors Degree$$74,226$36,500
Graduate Degree$87,969$$59,583

$29,049

Average Earnings

$35,647

Average Male

$17,411

Average Female

Knox Language

Knox Language by Age

Knox Language

97.86% of Knox residents speak only English, while 2.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.44% of the population.

Knox Poverty

Knox Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,37160918.07%
Hispanic2306026.09%
Other5050100.00%
Black11100.00%

18.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.95%

Male Poverty Rate

25.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Knox

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Knox is White, with 18.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.55%.

Name Poverty
High School25.74%
Less Than High School14.89%
Bachelors or Greater7.22%
Some College6.11%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.25%
Male Unemployed18.55%
Female Employed18.36%
Male Employed5.31%

Knox Income

Knox Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,842$46,533
Families$45,590$55,795
Married Families$62,958-
Non Families$18,234$26,878

Knox Marital Status

Knox Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.7%

Male Marriage Rate

33.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Knox Married by Age and Sex

Knox 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 Marital Status by Race

Knox Veterans

210

Number of Veterans

210

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam124
First Gulf War45
Second Gulf War38
Korea15
World War II

$Knox Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Knox Employment Status

54.7%

Labor Force Participation

48.4%

Employment Rate

11.5%

Unemployment Rate

Knox 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

71.38%

Born in Indiana

99.00%

Native Born

1.00%

Foreign Born

0.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.00% of Knox residents were born in the United States, with 71.38% having been born in Indiana. 0.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,485-25-0.71%
20193,510-25-0.71%
20183,535-21-0.59%
20173,556-25-0.70%
20163,581120.34%
20153,569-24-0.67%
20143,593-43-1.18%
20133,636-18-0.49%
20123,654-12-0.33%
20113,666-33-0.89%
20103,699-22-0.06%
20003,721160.04%
19903,705310.08%
19803,6741550.43%
19703,519610.18%
19603,4584241.32%
19503,0340.00%