Knoxville is a city located in Knox County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 2,899, it is the 431st largest city in Illinois and the 9022nd largest city in the United States. Knoxville is currently declining at a rate of -0.03% annually and its population has decreased by -7.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,137 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Knoxville has a population density of 1,234 people per square mile.
The average household income in Knoxville is $73,756 with a poverty rate of 6.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $638 per month, and the median house value is $109,300. The median age in Knoxville is 40.1 years, 38.6 years for males, and 42.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Knoxvillewas:
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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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
97.71% of Knoxville residents speak only English, while 2.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.35% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Knoxville is White, with 7.03% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Knoxville is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.10%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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99.65% of Knoxville residents were born in the United States, with 83.71% having been born in Illinois. 0.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.