For population 25 years and over in Knox:
For population 15 years and over in Knox town:
30 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (11.9 miles , pop. 61,821).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (128.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Altamont, NY (1.9 miles ), Duane Lake, NY (2.1 miles ), Duanesburg, NY (2.3 miles ), Wright, NY (2.3 miles ), Delanson, NY (2.4 miles ), Berne, NY (2.5 miles ), Duanesburg, NY (2.7 miles ), Princetown, NY (2.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.69 N, Longitude: 74.10 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 518
Work and jobs in Knox: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Knox, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Knox-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the Knox town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 6/24/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the town center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Knox-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 88.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 29.5 miles away from Knox center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 96.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 5.9 miles away from Knox center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Albany County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Local government website: www.helderweb.com/knox
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Knox:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.330. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.97. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.58. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Knox and their reported violations in the past:KNOX COUNTRY STORE (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
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Percentage of family households:
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 New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Knox (based on Albany County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.80%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 75
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 32
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 94
Number of full-service restaurants: 303
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,646 average adjusted gross income)
0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($226 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,910 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($240 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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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: 7
Total length: 17 meters (56ft)
Total costs: $7,640,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,730
Total average daily truck traffic: 337
Total future (year 2021) average daily traffic: 6,384
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1