Knoxville, Illinois Population 2024

2,745

Knoxville is a city located in Knox County Illinois. Knoxville has a 2024 population of 2,745. Knoxville is currently declining at a rate of -1.47% annually and its population has decreased by -5.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,892 in 2020.

The average household income in Knoxville is $83,905 with a poverty rate of 6.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Knoxville is 41.6 years, 35.1 years for males, and 45.6 years for females.

Knoxville Demographics

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

  • White: 96.44%
  • Two or more races: 2.95%
  • Asian: 0.36%
  • Black or African American: 0.24%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,168.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.08% (-147)
The current population of Knoxville, Illinois is 2,745 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,892.

Knoxville, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,20096.44%
Two or more races982.95%
Asian120.36%
Black or African American80.24%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Knoxville Population by Race

Knoxville Population Pyramid 2024

Knoxville Median Age

41.6

Total

35.1

Male

45.6

Female

Knoxville Adults

There are 2,392 adults, (699 of whom are seniors) in Knoxville.

Knoxville Age Dependency

96

Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Knoxville Sex Ratio

Female1,88456.78%
Male1,43443.22%

Knoxville Population by Age

Knoxville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2212.5882.217.8
Married6373.1490.19.9
Non Family3651.0974.225.8
Female1713.5373.126.9
Male483.0870.829.2
showing: 5 rows

3.12

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

82.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Knoxville 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

Knoxville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Knoxville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Knoxville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,063

Average Earnings

$68,018

Average Male

$37,277

Average Female

Knoxville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Knoxville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Knoxville Language

98.2% of Knoxville residents speak only English, while 1.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.11% of the population.

Knoxville Language

Knoxville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,9582107.1%
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6.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.38%

Male Poverty Rate

6.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Knoxville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Knoxville is White, with 7.1% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Knoxville is White, with 7.1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 7.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.74%.

Knoxville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.03%
High School8.5%
Some College3.68%
Bachelors or Greater2.89%
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Knoxville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed53.33%
Female Employed4.52%
Male Employed
Female Unemployed
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Knoxville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Knoxville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Knoxville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Knoxville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Knoxville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Knoxville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Knoxville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

179

Number of Veterans

173

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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Knoxville Veterans by War

count

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Knoxville Veterans by Age

count

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Knoxville Veterans by Race

Knoxville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Knoxville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.7%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Knoxville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Knoxville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Knoxville 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

85.8%

Born in Knoxville

99.73%

Native Born

0.27%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.73% of Knoxville residents were born in the United States, with 85.8% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Knoxville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,540-41-1.59%
20282,581-41-1.56%
20272,622-41-1.54%
20262,663-41-1.52%
20252,704-41-1.49%
20242,745-41-1.47%
20232,786-41-1.45%
20222,827-41-1.43%
20212,868-24-0.83%
20202,8921635.97%
20192,729-21-0.76%
20182,750-37-1.33%
20172,787-18-0.64%
20162,805-26-0.92%
20152,831-31-1.08%
20142,862-13-0.45%
20132,875-8-0.28%
20122,883-24-0.83%
20112,907-3-0.1%
20102,910-273-8.58%
20003,183-60-1.85%
19903,243-189-5.51%
19803,43250217.13%
19702,93037014.45%
19602,560
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Knoxville Population by Year