Knox County IN Information


Knox County Subdivisions

Knox County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 37,897
Population in Households 35,366
Population in Familes 27,630
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,531
Population Density1 73
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 15,071
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 9,508
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,040 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,781 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,290 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,969 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $92,561
Average Home Value $122,561


Median Household Income $43,473
Average Household Income $57,001
Per Capita Income $23,082
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.23% -0.31%
Households -0.19% -0.32%
Families -0.36% -0.43%
Median Household Income   3.22%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Knox County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Knox County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 42 55th
Population Density1 # 58 38th
Diversity Index2 # 42 55th
Median Household Income # 72 23rd
Per Capita Income # 54 42nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.