For population 25 years and over in Knox:
For population 15 years and over in Knox town:
7 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (78.9 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (178.7 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (347.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Thorndike, ME (2.1 miles ), Brooks, ME (2.2 miles ), Freedom, ME (2.3 miles ), Morrill, ME (2.5 miles ), Jackson, ME (2.6 miles ), Montville, ME (2.6 miles ), Waldo, ME (2.6 miles ), Unity, ME (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.52 N, Longitude: 69.21 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Knox: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Knox, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Knox-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 15.3 miles away from Knox center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2000 at 21:05:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 49.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.0 miles away from Knox center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:01:54, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Waldo County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Snows: 3, Floods: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Effie Crockett - Actor.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Knox:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Knox compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Knox (based on Waldo County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 13.34%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
6.98% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,612 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.63% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,230 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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TV broadcast stations around Knox:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $108,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,802
Total average daily truck traffic: 222
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 3,925
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Knox, ME
Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2013.