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Knox County Statistics

Facts

Land area716.4 square miles
Population Density73.9 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)52,078
Population change-1.6%
Under 5 years of age4.9%
Under 1820%
65 and over19.3%
Females49.7%
White88.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race5.2
Asian0.8%
Two or more races2.4%
Black or African American7.9%
Native American0.4%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school86%
Had a bachelor degree or higher17%
Veterans4,757

Households and Housing

Households21,481
Persons per household2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more88.4%
Median household income$40,667
The Per capita income$22,093
Live below the poverty line16.7%
Housing units23,867
Multi-unit structures18%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$81,100
Residents owning their homes68.4%

Business Facts

Total number of firms3,333
Women-owned firms32%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$681,371
Retail sales per capita$13,120
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data