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Population in 2012: 3,669 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.4%
 

Males: 1,729  (47.1%)
Females: 1,940  (52.9%)

Median resident age:  36.2 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 46534.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,415 (it was $29,891 in 2000)
Knox:

$27,415
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,715

Knox city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $80,342 (it was $66,200 in 2000)
Knox:

$80,342
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $94,904; Detached houses: $97,389; Townhouses or other attached units: $52,906; In 2-unit structures: $88,177; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $54,131; Mobile homes: $36,564

Median gross rent in 2012: $643.

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  • White alone - 3,513 (94.8%)
  • Hispanic - 109 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 51 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 13 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 12 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Knox: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (24.4%), Irish (17.9%), English (10.0%), Polish (4.8%), United States (4.6%), Italian (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 702 feet

Land area: 3.93 square miles.

Population density: 934 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Knox:

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Knox city:

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

19 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.5%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Knox, Indiana as of November 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Knox to the number of sex offenders is 193 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $498 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $697 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South Bend, IN (32.4 miles , pop. 107,789).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (66.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bass Lake, IN (2.2 miles ), Hamlet, IN (2.5 miles ), North Judson, IN (3.1 miles ), Koontz Lake, IN (3.3 miles ), Hanna, IN (3.4 miles ), Culver, IN (3.4 miles ), Monterey, IN (3.5 miles ), Kingsford Heights, IN (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $47,100
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $56,600
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $58,700
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $76,400
  • 2002: 22 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $64,100
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $72,600
  • 2006: 24 buildings, average cost: $82,200
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $82,200
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $100,000

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.29 N, Longitude: 86.62 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,400 (+38.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 586 (43.9%)

Area code: 574

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Crime rates in Knox by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2006 2007 2012
Murders 200000
per 100,000 53.40.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 010120
per 100,000 0.026.50.027.154.10.0
Robberies 000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.027.10.00.0
Assaults 53155102
per 100,000 133.679.627.71490.1270.354.2
Burglaries 2219951438
per 100,000 587.9504.1249.21381.71162.5216.9
Thefts 15310510821919570
per 100,000 4088.72785.92990.95933.45271.71897.5
Auto thefts 75824112
per 100,000 187.1132.7221.5650.2297.454.2
Arson 011000
per 100,000 0.026.527.70.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 309.3) 344.3189.6156.3695.8402.9103.6

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Crime rate in Knox detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Indiana average:

1.74

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Knox, Indiana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.8%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -315 (-7.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Knox-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 164% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/17/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.6 miles away from the Knox city center killed one person and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/12/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Knox-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Starke County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Knox:

  • DSI - KNOX DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 1008 S EDGEWOOD DRIVE)
  • HOSPICE OF STARKE COUNTY (Hospital, 11 SOUTH MAIN STREET)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY HEALTH STARKE HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 102 E CULVER RD)
  • PATHFINDER SERVICES INC (Hospital, 356 E MOUND ST)
  • PATHFINDER SERVICES INC (Hospital, 107 BINKLEY)
  • COUNTRYSIDE PLACE OF KNOX (Nursing Home, 300 E CULVER RD)
  • EDGEWOOD MANOR OF KNOX (Nursing Home, RT 8 AND EDGEWOOD DRIVE PO BOX 337)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-KNOX (Nursing Home, 300 E CULVER RD)
  • WINTERSONG VILLAGE (Nursing Home, 1005 S EDGEWOOD DR)

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Local government website: WWW.CITYOFKNOX.NET

College/University in Knox:

  • Knox Beauty College (Full-time enrollment: 28; Location: 320 E Culver Rd; Private, for-profit)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Knox:

  • Valparaiso University (about 25 miles; Valparaiso, IN; Full-time enrollment: 3,607)
  • Purdue University-North Central Campus (about 26 miles; Westville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,761)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral (about 33 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 34 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 4,535)
  • University of Notre Dame (about 35 miles; Notre Dame, IN; FT enrollment: 11,690)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest (about 41 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 42 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 3,251)

Public high school in Knox:

Public elementary/middle schools in Knox:

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Library in Knox:

  • STARKE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $777,876; Location: 152 WEST CULVER ROAD; 101,243 books; 2,648 audio materials; 7,628 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 265 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Knox: Knox Center Township Fire Department North Station (A), Knox Center Township Fire Department Station 1 (B), Knox Center Township Fire Department Station 2 Headquarters (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Crown Hill Cemetery (1), Oak Park Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Knox include: Sandy Acres Park (1), Wythougan Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Astoria Inn (2001 South USHighway 35).

Courts: Knox City - Court (101 West Washington Street), Starke County - Judge Of Starke Circuit Court (1795 North 200 East).

 
Starke County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 12.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.0
U.S.:

11.7

Drinking water stations with addresses in Knox and their reported violations in the past:

KNOX WATER WORKS (Population served: 3700, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 24 regular monitoring violations
STARKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
VICTORY CHRISTIAN CHURCH, INC. (Population served: 141, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
MS CONVENIENCE (Population served: 77, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-11-2002), St Public Notif received (FEB-19-2002), St Compliance achieved (NOV-23-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SPORTSMANS HIDEAWAY (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2002), St Public Notif received (OCT-29-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2002)
  • 18 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.5%
(22.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 89.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 77.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.9%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.2%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Knox, IN

16 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
102 people in nursing homes in 2000
58 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Knox compared to Indiana state average:

Knox, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Knox (2011 data):

  • First Farmers Bank and Trust Company: Knox Branch at 1402 S. Heaton, branch established on 1934/03/01. Info updated 2009/12/09: Bank assets: $912.5 mil, Deposits: $732.0 mil, headquarters in Converse, IN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: First Farmers Financial Corporation
  • KeyBank National Association: Knox Main Branch at 20 North Main Street, branch established on 1931/12/23. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • 1st Source Bank: Knox Branch at 1620 South U.S. 35, branch established on 1975/02/01. Info updated 2008/06/16: Bank assets: $4,361.6 mil, Deposits: $3,520.6 mil, headquarters in South Bend, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: 1st Source Corporation
  • DeMotte State Bank: Knox Branch at 1501 South Heaton, branch established on 1995/07/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $359.4 mil, Deposits: $277.9 mil, headquarters in Demotte, IN, positive income, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Demotte Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Knox, Indiana:

  • Sun Down Motel, RR # 1, Knox, IN 46534 , Phone: (574) 772-9933
  • White House Motel, 301 E Danker Hwy 3, Knox, IN 46534 , Phone: (574) 772-6244, Fax: (574) 772-2912
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Knox, Indiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Knox travel time to work - commute


Knox mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Knox city (based on Starke County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 21.43%
Here21.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental Baptists
Adherents30.9%26.7%11.7%5.4%5.0%
Congregations23.1%11.5%15.4%7.7%3.8%
NameSouthern Baptist Convention The Wesleyan ChurchUnited Church of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents4.4%4.3%3.8%2.5%5.3%
Congregations3.8%3.8%3.8%3.8%23.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
This county:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Starke County:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Starke County:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.4%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.8%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Starke County:

17.0%
State:

14.3%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$5,498$21,9920$0
Other Government Administration 3$14,470$57,8805$3,064
Judicial and Legal 2$5,286$31,7162$3,546
Police Protection - Officers 6$16,828$33,6562$1,016
Firefighters 0$0 1$750
Streets and Highways 4$8,750$26,2500$0
Sewerage 4$8,216$24,6480$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$1,406
Water Supply 3$7,154$28,6160$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$352
Totals for Government 25$66,202$31,77714$10,134

Knox government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $492,000 ($134.10)
    General - Other: $492,000 ($134.10)
    Sewerage: $314,000 ($85.58)
    Water Utilities: $215,000 ($58.60)
    Regular Highways: $197,000 ($53.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $131,000 ($35.70)
    Central Staff Services: $96,000 ($26.17)
    Fire Protection: $93,000 ($25.35)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $92,000 ($25.07)
    Parks & Recreation: $91,000 ($24.80)
    General Public Buildings: $55,000 ($14.99)
    Financial Administration: $52,000 ($14.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $105,000 ($28.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $369,000 ($100.57)
    Water Utilities: $71,000 ($19.35)
    Sewerage: $71,000 ($19.35)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($7.36)
    Police Protection: $27,000 ($7.36)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($2.45)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($1.09)
    Central Staff: $3,000 ($0.82)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.27)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $991,000 ($270.10)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $70,000 ($19.08)

Knox government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $356,000 ($97.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $99,000 ($26.98)
    All Other: $29,000 ($7.90)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $75,000 ($20.44)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $108,000 ($29.44)
    Highways: $29,000 ($7.90)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $217,000 ($59.14)
    Interest Earnings: $97,000 ($26.44)
    Property Sale Other: $33,000 ($8.99)
    Rents: $8,000 ($2.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $254,000 ($69.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $223,000 ($60.78)
    Highways: $112,000 ($30.53)
    All Other: $109,000 ($29.71)
  • Tax - Property: $1,024,000 ($279.10)
    Individual Income: $118,000 ($32.16)
    Public Utilities: $12,000 ($3.27)
    NEC: $10,000 ($2.73)

Knox government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,401,000 ($381.85)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,149,000 ($585.72)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,097,000 ($571.55)
    Water Utilities: $1,377,000 ($375.31)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $52,000 ($14.17)
    Water Utilities: $24,000 ($6.54)

Knox government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $77,000 ($20.99)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,644,000 ($448.08)

6.68% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,930 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
Indiana average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Marshall County, IN  0.98% ($28,524 average AGI)
from Porter County, IN  0.90% ($37,545)
from LaPorte County, IN  0.64% ($32,091)


6.92% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,426 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
Indiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Marshall County, IN  1.03% ($25,943 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, IN  0.71% ($26,967)
to LaPorte County, IN  0.69% ($26,525)

Strongest AM radio stations in Knox:

  • WKVI (1520 AM; daytime; 2 kW; KNOX, IN; Owner: KANKAEE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDND (1620 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WNDZ (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Knox:

  • WKVI-FM (99.3 FM; KNOX, IN; Owner: KANKAKEE VALLEY B/CING. CO., INC.)
  • WHLP (89.9 FM; HANNA, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WBYT (100.7 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WZOC (94.3 FM; PLYMOUTH, IN; Owner: PLYMOUTH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W217AT (91.3 FM; PLYMOUTH, IN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WFRI (100.1 FM; WINAMAC, IN; Owner: PROGRESSIVE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC)
  • WLJE (105.5 FM; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: PORTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W300AL (107.9 FM; MISHAWAKA, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: ELKHART COMMUNITY SCHOOLS CORP.)
  • WLRX (95.7 FM; NAPPANEE, IN; Owner: TALKING STICK COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Knox:

  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA TELECASTING CORP.)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; ELKHART, IN; Owner: WSJV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBND-LP (Channel 57; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WBND-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRDY-LP (Channel 69; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W24AW (Channel 24; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54BK (Channel 54; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Knox, Indiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 26
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 37
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 27
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 55
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Indiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 174
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 36
  • Fatalities: 123
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 282
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Knox fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 7,101
Total average daily truck traffic: 355
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 10,005

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Knox)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Knox, IN)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Knox)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Knox)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 134
  • Hazardous Condition: 12
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Knox


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Knox, IN
Businesses in Knox, IN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
Blockbuster1Sears1
Burger King1Subway1
CVS1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
McDonald's1Walgreens1
Pizza Hut1

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  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations:"
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  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest 2006 city-data.com crime index per resident, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #72 (46534) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Romanian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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