Knox County, Missouri Population 2022

Knox County, Missouri's estimated population is 3,666 with a growth rate of -1.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Knox County, Missouri is the 113th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 4,131 and has seen a growth of -11.26% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18502,8940.00%
18608,7275,833201.55%
187010,9742,24725.75%
188013,0472,07318.89%
189013,5014543.48%
190013,479-22-0.16%
191012,403-1,076-7.98%
192010,783-1,620-13.06%
19309,658-1,125-10.43%
19408,878-780-8.08%
19507,617-1,261-14.20%
19606,558-1,059-13.90%
19705,692-866-13.21%
19805,508-184-3.23%
19904,482-1,026-18.63%
20104,131-351-7.83%
20114,092-39-0.94%
20124,053-39-0.95%
20134,014-39-0.96%
20143,975-39-0.97%
20153,936-39-0.98%
20163,897-39-0.99%
20173,858-39-1.00%
20183,819-39-1.01%
20193,780-39-1.02%
20203,744-36-0.95%
20213,705-39-1.04%
20223,666-39-1.05%
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Knox County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,80896.45%
Black or African American210.53%
Asian280.71%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.05%
Some Other Race60.15%
Two or More Races832.10%
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Knox County, Missouri Population by Race

Knox County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Knox County, Missouri Median Age

44.2


Total

41.9


Male

45.3


Female

Knox County, Missouri Adults

There are 3,007 adults, (853 of whom are seniors) in Knox County, Missouri.

Knox County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Knox County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

1,964

49.75%

Male

1,984

50.25%

Knox County, Missouri Population by Age

Knox County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Knox County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.5%7.5%
All85%15%
Male80%20%
Non Family75.9%24.1%
Female75%25%

85.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Knox County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4002.7585
Married7653.6692.5
Male253.8480
Female923.9275
Non Family5181.1575.9

3.63

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

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Knox County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1566.00%
9th to 12th Grade1586.08%
High School Graduate1,19846.09%
Some College47218.16%
Associates Degree2067.93%
Bachelors Degree2429.31%
Graduate Degree1676.43%
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Knox County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Knox County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian888
Other Race666
Hispanic13136
White2,5502,242395
Islander22
2+ Races1111
Black159

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Knox County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,849$28,929$21,603
Less Than 9th Grade$8,824$$
High School Graduate$26,641$30,536$21,316
Some College$20,705$26,964$18,100
Bachelors Degree$38,506$41,136$37,893
Graduate Degree$53,417$110,341$52,625

$25,849

Average Earnings

$28,929

Average Male

$21,603

Average Female

Knox County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Knox County, Missouri Language by Age

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Knox County, Missouri Language

93.04% of Knox County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 6.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.49% of the population.

Knox County, Missouri Language

Knox County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black19947.37%
White3,73659115.82%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic35720.00%
Multiple8322.41%

15.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.80%

Male Poverty Rate

19.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Knox County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Knox County, Missouri is Black, with 47.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Knox County, Missouri is Multiple, with 2.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.81%.

Knox County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.76%
High School17.65%
Some College10.98%
Bachelors or Greater10.20%

Knox County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.99%
Male Unemployed85.71%
Female Employed14.42%
Female Unemployed47.22%

Knox County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Knox County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,588$55,400
Families$55,833$72,372
Married Families$58,705-
Non Families$19,063$26,347
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Income by Household Type

Knox County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Knox County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Knox County, Missouri 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 County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Knox County, Missouri Marital Status

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349

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War61
First Gulf War91
Vietnam145
Korea5
World War II6

Knox County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 345
35 to 5486
55 to 6472
65 to 74104
75+82

Knox County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White34511.80%
Islander2100.00%
2+ Races26.90%

Knox County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Knox County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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6.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Knox County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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56.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Knox County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Knox County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Knox County, Missouri Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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73.91%

Born in Knox County, Missouri

99.27%

Native Born

0.73%

Foreign Born

0.58%

Non Citizen

0.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.27% of Knox County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 73.91% having been born in Missouri. 0.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Knox County, Missouri Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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