Knox County, Texas Population 2021

Knox County, Texas's estimated population is 3,668 with a growth rate of 0.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Knox County, Texas is the 217th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 3,723 and has seen a growth of -1.48% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20213,66820.05%
20203,66620.05%
20193,66420.05%
20183,662-12-0.33%
20173,674-58-1.55%
20163,732-60-1.58%
20153,792-9-0.24%
20143,801792.12%
20133,722-8-0.21%
20123,73080.21%
20113,722-1-0.03%
20103,723-1,114-23.03%
19904,837-492-9.23%
19805,329-643-10.77%
19705,972-1,885-23.99%
19607,857-2,225-22.07%
195010,082-8-0.08%
194010,090-1,278-11.24%
193011,3682,12823.03%
19209,240-385-4.00%
19109,6257,303314.51%
19002,3221,188104.76%
18901,1341,0571372.73%
1880770.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.05%
County Website
State
Founded
1886
County Seat
2010 Population
3,723
Growth Since 2010
-1.48%
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Knox County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,14284.80%
Some Other Race2135.75%
Black or African American2065.56%
Two or More Races952.56%
Asian401.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.24%
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Knox County, Texas Population by Race

Knox County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Knox County, Texas Median Age

39.5


Total

38.3


Male

42.8


Female

Knox County, Texas Adults

There are 2,717 adults, (679 of whom are seniors) in Knox County, Texas.

Knox County, Texas Age Dependency

81.8

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Knox County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

1,860

50.20%

Male

1,845

49.80%

Knox County, Texas Population by Age

Knox County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Knox County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All82.9%17.1%
Non Family82.8%17.2%
Female77.8%22.2%
Male63.4%36.6%

82.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Knox County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3752.5982.9
Married7113.3286.6
Non Family4131.0582.8
Female1583.3677.8
Male932.5563.4

3.21

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Knox County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2169.01%
9th to 12th Grade2179.05%
High School Graduate82334.32%
Some College52021.68%
Associates Degree1405.84%
Bachelors Degree30112.55%
Graduate Degree1817.55%
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Knox County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Knox County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5321,371410
Hispanic68743526
Black12211116
Other Race115775
Asian403925
2+ Races33195
Native American993

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.50%.

Knox County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,525$37,361$24,542
Less Than 9th Grade$30,813$32,250$21,563
High School Graduate$34,107$41,484$23,438
Some College$31,319$47,891$17,014
Bachelors Degree$47,500$48,750$39,375
Graduate Degree$49,821$$49,911

$33,525

Average Earnings

$37,361

Average Male

$24,542

Average Female

Knox County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Knox County, Texas Language by Age

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Knox County, Texas Language

75.28% of Knox County, Texas residents speak only English, while 24.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.60% of the population.

Knox County, Texas Language

Knox County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,25627421.82%
White2,04121210.39%
Black2057335.61%
Multiple9488.51%
Other20431.47%

14.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.71%

Male Poverty Rate

17.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Knox County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Knox County, Texas is Black, with 35.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Knox County, Texas is Other, with 1.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.11%.

Knox County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.42%
High School11.63%
Some College7.06%
Bachelors or Greater2.14%

Knox County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed46.67%
Male Unemployed9.52%
Female Employed6.77%
Male Employed4.00%

Knox County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Knox County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,798$60,846
Families$62,353$72,853
Married Families$66,587-
Non Families$21,477$29,353
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Income by Household Type

Knox County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Knox County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Knox County, Texas 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.

Knox County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Knox County, Texas Marital Status

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218

Number of Veterans

188

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War68
Vietnam58
First Gulf War45
Korea9
World War II7

Knox County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5465
65 to 7454
55 to 6443
75+42
18 to 3414

Knox County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1998.58%
Hispanic546.63%
Other Race1410.00%
2+ Races34.23%
Black21.45%

Knox County, Texas Veterans by Race

Knox County, Texas Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Knox County, Texas Veterans by Education

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54.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Knox County, Texas Employment by Age

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Knox County, Texas Employment by Race

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Knox County, Texas 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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79.14%

Born in Knox County, Texas

91.23%

Native Born

8.77%

Foreign Born

6.21%

Non Citizen

2.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.23% of Knox County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 79.14% having been born in Texas. 6.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Knox County, Texas 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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