Loading map data...


Knox County, Illinois Facts

Facts
State Illinois
Land area 716.4 square miles
Population Density 73.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 52,078
Population change -1.6%
Under 5 years of age 4.9%
Under 18 20%
65 and over 19.3%
Females 49.7%
White 88.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.2
Asian 0.8%
Two or more races 2.4%
Black or African American 7.9%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 86%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 17%
Veterans 4,757
Households and Housing
Households 21,481
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.4%
Median household income $40,667
The per capita income $22,093
Live below the poverty line. 16.7%
housing units 23,867
Multi-unit structures 18%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $81,100
Residents owning their homes. 68.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 3,333
Women-owned firms 32%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $681,371
Retail sales per capita $13,120
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0