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Knox, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Knox had a population of 3,685 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Knox is located at latitude 41.2959 and longitude -86.625 in Starke County. The formal boundaries for the City of Knox encompass a land area of 3.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Starke County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 712 feet.

The City of Knox (GNIS ID: 2395556) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Knox is located within Township of Center, a minor civil division (MCD) of Starke County.

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Knox, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,685
Population in Households 3,670
Population in Familes 2,892
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 940
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $30,300
Average Household Income $42,927
Per Capita Income $16,683


Total Housing Units 1,645 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 919 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 515 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 212 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $80,009
Average Home Value $100,573


Total Households 1,433
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 945
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.06% -0.18%
Households -0.2% -0.21%
Families -0.38% -0.36%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

Knox, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Knox to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 156 77th
Population Density # 470 31st
Diversity Index # 245 64th
Median Household Income # 675 1st
Per Capita Income # 669 2nd

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