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Knox County, Kentucky Facts

Facts
State Kentucky
Land area 386.3 square miles
Population Density 82.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 31,790
Population change -0.3%
Under 5 years of age 6.2%
Under 18 23.4%
65 and over 16.5%
Females 51.5%
White 97.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.1
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 1.2%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
Had graduated from high school 67%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 10.1%
Veterans 1,564
Households and Housing
Households 12,350
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.6%
Median household income $24,038
The per capita income $14,367
Live below the poverty line. 34.7%
housing units 14,352
Multi-unit structures 11%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $71,400
Residents owning their homes. 64.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 3,121
Women-owned firms 30.3%
Asian-owned firms 1.6%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $318,643
Retail sales per capita $9,870
Manufacturers shipments $210,723
Merchant wholesaler sales $63,723