Knox County, Ohio Population 2020

Knox County, Ohio's estimated population is 63,073 with a growth rate of 0.94% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Knox County, Ohio is the 40th largest county in Ohio.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202063,0735900.94%
201962,4835900.95%
201861,8935900.96%
201761,3034060.67%
201660,897-90-0.15%
201560,987-9-0.01%
201460,9961400.23%
201360,856920.15%
201260,764-515-0.84%
201161,2791840.30%
201061,09513,62228.69%
199047,4731,1692.52%
198046,3044,50910.79%
197041,7952,9877.70%
196038,8083,5219.98%
195035,2874,26313.74%
194031,0241,6865.75%
193029,338-242-0.82%
192029,580-601-1.99%
191030,1812,4138.69%
190027,7681680.61%
189027,6001690.62%
188027,4311,0984.17%
187026,333-1,402-5.05%
186027,735-1,137-3.94%
185028,872-707-2.39%
184029,57912,49473.13%
183017,0858,759105.20%
18208,3266,177287.44%
18102,1490.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.94%
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Founded
March 1, 1808[1]
County Seat

Knox County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White59,06696.49%
Two or More Races1,0261.68%
Black or African American6691.09%
Asian2410.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native1270.21%
Some Other Race740.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.02%

Knox County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2020

Knox County, Ohio Median Age

38.9


Total

38.2


Male

39.5


Female

Knox County, Ohio Adults

There are 47,187 adults, (10,538 of whom are seniors) in Knox County, Ohio.

Knox County, Ohio Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Knox County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

31,256

51.06%

Male

29,959

48.94%

Knox County, Ohio Households and Families

Knox County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Knox County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
All71.7%28.3%
Non Family59.3%40.7%
Male51.3%48.7%
Female43.5%56.5%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,3402.4771.7
Married12,5903.0885.6
Non Family7,5841.2559.3
Female2,1442.9243.5
Male1,0223.0751.3

2.98

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Knox County, Ohio Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5113.78%
9th to 12th Grade2,2225.55%
High School Graduate15,99039.97%
Some College8,22420.56%
Associates Degree2,9327.33%
Bachelors Degree6,11815.29%
Graduate Degree3,0047.51%

Knox County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White38,72035,1338,802
Hispanic40134738
Black35731896
Multiple Races26824952
Asian203184123
Native American6853
Other Race585811
Islander1212

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.59%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,063$44,787$28,635
Less Than High School$19,464$22,256$13,555
High School Grad$31,931$40,524$24,878
Some College$36,603$45,768$28,989
Bachelors Degree$50,275$67,760$36,483
Graduate Degree$53,542$61,875$51,323

$36,063

Average Earnings

$44,787

Average Male

$28,635

Average Female

Knox County, Ohio Language

Knox County, Ohio Language by Age

Knox County, Ohio Language

94.99% of Knox County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 5.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.89% of the population.

Knox County, Ohio Poverty

Knox County, Ohio Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White55,4127,76414.01%
Multiple86122626.25%
Hispanic78812716.12%
Black52610319.58%
Native1274938.58%
Other622133.87%
Islander1212100.00%

14.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.27%

Male Poverty Rate

15.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Knox County, Ohio

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Knox County, Ohio is White, with 14.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.00%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.22%
High School11.09%
Some College8.64%
Bachelors or Greater3.83%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.09%
Male Unemployed30.56%
Female Employed7.23%
Male Employed6.00%

Knox County, Ohio Income

Knox County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,131$65,884
Families$64,605$75,931
Married Families$73,512-
Non Families$30,627$40,393

Knox County, Ohio Marital Status

Knox County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Knox County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

Knox County, Ohio 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 35-44.

Knox County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Knox County, Ohio Veterans

4,307

Number of Veterans

4,079

Male Veterans

228

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,605
First Gulf War915
Second Gulf War544
Korea342
World War II144
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,174
35 to 541,035
75+984
55 to 64769
18 to 34345
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,1869.16%
Black5310.02%
Hispanic386.15%
2 or More275.30%
Indian1621.62%
Other1318.57%
Asian125.38%

$Knox County, Ohio Veterans by Education

5.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Knox County, Ohio Employment Status

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Knox County, Ohio 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

79.09%

Born in Ohio

98.78%

Native Born

1.22%

Foreign Born

0.59%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.78% of Knox County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 79.09% having been born in Ohio. 0.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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