Knoxville, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 2,795 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.2%
 
Males: 1,306  (46.7%)
Females: 1,489  (53.3%)
Median resident age:

45.4 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61448.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,869 (it was $43,438 in 2000)
Knoxville:

$54,869
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,431 (it was $18,643 in 2000)

Knoxville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $102,704 (it was $72,900 in 2000)
Knoxville:

$102,704
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $114,713; detached houses: $116,903; townhouses or other attached units: $130,241; in 2-unit structures: $92,842; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $215,470; mobile homes: $27,081

Median gross rent in 2017: $613.

March 2019 cost of living index in Knoxville: 75.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.0%
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  • Races in Knoxville, IL (2010)
    • 2,83497.4%White alone
    • 291.0%Hispanic
    • 220.8%Two or more races
    • 80.3%Black alone
    • 100.3%Asian alone
    • 70.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

Races in Knoxville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Knoxville, Illinois as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Knoxville is 2,782 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Knoxville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(32.9)
1
(33.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.0)
1
(34.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(65.8)
2
(66.6)
1
(33.4)
3
(102.2)
3
(102.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
7
(240.5)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
22
(723.9)
31
(1,032)
37
(1,237)
19
(647.4)
25
(857.0)
16
(559.4)
12
(411.0)
12
(412.2)
13
(452.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
55
(1,810)
53
(1,764)
51
(1,705)
59
(2,010)
26
(891.3)
39
(1,364)
53
(1,815)
32
(1,099)
38
(1,321)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(65.8)
1
(33.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(102.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)151.4195.3161.5146.2116.2104.2119.9120.984.5

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City-data.com crime index in Knoxville, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Illinois average:

2.71
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Ancestries: American (21.5%), English (16.6%), German (14.4%), Irish (8.2%), Swedish (7.3%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/29/1873

Elevation: 775 feet

Land area: 2.20 square miles.

Population density: 1,271 people per square mile   (low).

Knoxville, Illinois map

26 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,199 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,812 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, IL (37.5 miles , pop. 112,936).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (149.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

East Galesburg, IL (1.7 miles ),
Gilson, IL (2.3 miles),
Galesburg, IL (2.3 miles ),
Oak Run, IL (2.9 miles ),
Wataga, IL (2.9 miles ),
Henderson, IL (3.0 miles ),
Abingdon, IL (3.1 miles ),
Maquon, IL (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 40.91 N, Longitude: 90.28 W

Area code: 309

Distribution of median household income in Knoxville, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Knoxville, IL in 2017
Knoxville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $43,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $188,700
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $222,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $280,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $276,400
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $375,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $356,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Knoxville, IL residents
Average permit cost in Knoxville, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.6%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Knoxville, IL
Historical housing units in Knoxville, IL
Most common industries in Knoxville, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (18.3%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.8%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Rail transportation (6.4%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (31.1%)
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Knoxville, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.0%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Registered nurses (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.7%)

Average climate in Knoxville, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Knoxville-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/29/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.8 miles away from the Knoxville city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/13/1995, a category F4 tornado 34.8 miles away from the city center injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Knoxville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 212.4 miles away from Knoxville center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 192.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.5 miles away from Knoxville center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 242.2 miles away from Knoxville center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 212.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 198.0 miles away from Knoxville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Knox County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Knoxville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Knoxville:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN N H-KNOXVILLE (407 NORTH HEBARD STREET)
  • KNOX COUNTY NURSING HOME (800 NORTH MARKET STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Knoxville:

  • FROEHLICH HOUSE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; GALESBURG, IL)
  • TRULSON HOUSE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; GALESBURG, IL)
  • ST MARY'S SQUARE LIVING CENTER (Hospital, about 6 miles away; GALESBURG, IL)
  • HEARTLAND OF GALESBURG (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GALESBURG, IL)
  • COTTAGE HOME NURSES (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; GALESBURG, IL)
  • GALESBURG COTTAGE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; GALESBURG, IL)
  • WESTERN ILLINOIS KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; GALESBURG, IL)

Amtrak station near Knoxville:

  • 5 miles: GALESBURG (EX-BN) (GALESBURG, 225 S. SEMINARY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Knoxville:

  • Western Illinois University (about 38 miles; Macomb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,755)
  • Bradley University (about 38 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Black Hawk College (about 41 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • Illinois Central College (about 43 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)
  • Augustana College (about 44 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 46 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 47 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)

Public high school in Knoxville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Knoxville:

See full list of schools located in Knoxville

Library in Knoxville:

  • KNOXVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $70,886; Location: 200 EAST MAIN STREET; 22,246 books; 178 audio materials; 412 video materials; 36 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Knoxville Community Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Swedish Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Knoxville: Knox Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Ernest de Koven Leffingwell - Geologist, Justin Hartley - Film actor, Charles Rudolph Walgreen - Businessman, Polly Wolfe - Baseball player.

Knox County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

LAUREL GREENS PUBLIC GOLF COUR (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-17-2009), St Boil Water Order (MAR-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-20-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
I74 YOUTH COMPLEX (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
HOLE IN THE WALL HEALTH CLUB & SPA (Address: 1428 KNOX HIGHWAY 9 , Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.6%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
105 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
215 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Knoxville (2011 data):

  • FIRST MID-ILLINOIS BANK & TRUST, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION: Knoxville Branch at 331 E Main St, branch established on 1892/01/01. Info updated 2010/09/16: Bank assets: $1,492.8 mil, Deposits: $1,192.9 mil, headquarters in Mattoon, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Midwest Bank: Knoxville Branch at 324 East Main Street, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2011/12/22: Bank assets: $7,848.0 mil, Deposits: $6,529.2 mil, headquarters in Itasca, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 100 total offices, Holding Company: First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Knoxville:

Marital status in Knoxville, IL
  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

For population 25 years and over in Knoxville:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Knoxville
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Religion statistics for Knoxville, IL (based on Knox County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,95235
Evangelical Protestant5,20844
Catholic3,3476
Other7265
Black Protestant4223
None34,264-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Knox County:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Knox County:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Here:

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
Knox County:

7.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Knox County:

26.8%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Knoxville:

51.9%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Knoxville:

51.8%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Knoxville:

29.0
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.4%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.6%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Knoxville:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

41.9%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Knoxville:

57.4%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Knoxville:

79.8%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Knoxville, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$21,162$50,7895$1,612
Streets and Highways 4$14,902$44,7060$0
Financial Administration 2$7,294$43,7641$1,091
Solid Waste Management 2$6,160$36,9600$0
Local Libraries 1$2,647$31,7641$411
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$1,777
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 14$52,165$44,71310$4,891

Knoxville government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $143,000 ($51.16)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $323,000 ($115.56)
    Regular Highways: $311,000 ($111.27)
    Police Protection: $265,000 ($94.81)
    Sewerage: $208,000 ($74.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $163,000 ($58.32)
    General - Other: $148,000 ($52.95)
    Central Staff Services: $143,000 ($51.16)
    Financial Administration: $143,000 ($51.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $76,000 ($27.19)
    Libraries: $67,000 ($23.97)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $37,000 ($13.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($2.50)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $58,000 ($20.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $168,000 ($60.11)
    Police Protection: $17,000 ($6.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($4.65)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.72)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $553,000 ($197.85)

Knoxville government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $378,000 ($135.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $153,000 ($54.74)
    Other: $18,000 ($6.44)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $6,000 ($2.15)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $55,000 ($19.68)
    Fines and Forfeits: $24,000 ($8.59)
    Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($8.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $474,000 ($169.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $445,000 ($159.21)
    Highways: $94,000 ($33.63)
    Other: $3,000 ($1.07)
  • Tax - Property: $481,000 ($172.09)
    Public Utilities Sales: $129,000 ($46.15)
    Other License: $33,000 ($11.81)
    Other Selective Sales: $25,000 ($8.94)

Knoxville government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $504,000 ($180.32)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $434,000 ($155.28)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $97,000 ($34.70)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,000 ($9.66)

Knoxville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,979,000 ($1423.61)

4.07% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.07%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Warren County, IL  0.49% ($42,677 average AGI)
from Peoria County, IL  0.38% ($49,697)
from Henry County, IL  0.27% ($35,340)


4.67% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,522 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Peoria County, IL  0.53% ($38,048 average AGI)
to Warren County, IL  0.43% ($34,553)
to Henry County, IL  0.25% ($42,490)

Businesses in Knoxville, IL

  • Hardee's: 1
  • McDonald's: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Knoxville:

  • WAIK (1590 AM; 5 kW; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGIL (1400 AM; 1 kW; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: GALESBURG BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRAM (1330 AM; 1 kW; MONMOUTH, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKBF (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Knoxville:

  • WAAG (94.9 FM; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: GALESBURG BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLSR (92.7 FM; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: GALESBURG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKAY (105.3 FM; KNOXVILLE, IL; Owner: GALESBURG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVKC (90.7 FM; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: KNOX COLLEGE)
  • WHTS (98.9 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMOI (97.7 FM; MONMOUTH, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WLLR-FM (103.7 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVIK (90.3 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • WJRE (102.5 FM; GALVA, IL; Owner: VIRDEN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WZPW (92.3 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: B&G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXLP (96.9 FM; MOLINE, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWCT (96.5 FM; FARMINGTON, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WLMD (104.7 FM; BUSHNELL, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVCL-LP (95.7 FM; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Knoxville:

  • W50BY (Channel 50; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • WQAD-TV (Channel 8; MOLINE, IL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KLJB-TV (Channel 18; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: QUAD CITIES TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WQPT-TV (Channel 24; MOLINE, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • WBQD-LP (Channel 26; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
Knoxville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Knoxville fatal accident list:

Nov 23, 2000 03:23 AM, Us-150, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 23, 1989 07:45 PM, 150, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 167ft / 50.8mTotal length
  • $800,000Total costs
  • 76,900Total average daily traffic
  • 20,168Total average daily truck traffic
  • 25,689Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Knoxville, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 91960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Knoxville, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Knoxville)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Knoxville, IL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • KNOXVILLE, 0.2 Miles East Of Knoxville On State Route 150 (Lat: 40.906861 Lon: -90.265750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Call Sign: WQPS977,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/2012, Expiration Date: 08/08/2022, Certifier: Jeffrey R Strenkowski, Registrant: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, 1111 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 373-6697, Fax: (202) 739-3001, Email:
  • KNOXVILLE, Approx 2 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 40.891972 Lon: -90.326500), Overall height: 84.7 m, Call Sign: WHJ321,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1965.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/09/1999, Expiration Date: 04/16/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/15/2001, Registrant: The Burlington Northern And Santa Fe Railway Co, 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106-1199, Phone: (913) 551-4568, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Knoxville(Galesburg), 904 E. Rt 150. (.2 Miles East Of Knoxville On Rt 150 (Lat: 40.906861 Lon: -90.265750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Call Sign: WLV363,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott Iii, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Knoxville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: AEROPRO CZ A220 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 220BJ , Serial Number: 39413, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 09/27/2013, Certificate Issue Date: 03/14/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Flyboy LLC, 206 Division St, Knoxville, IL 61448
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3500K , Serial Number: 22190, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/19/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 04/04/2018
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Jon E Ponder, 1510 Knox Station Rd, Knoxville, IL 61448, Other Owners: Chad K Ponder
  • Aircraft: BARANOWSKI GARY W SKYRAIDER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 624GB , Serial Number: 017, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 06/13/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 07/11/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Gary W Baranowski, 814 S Market St, Knoxville, IL 61448
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-360-A1D (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8247C , Serial Number: 28-8290158, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 06/30/1982, Certificate Issue Date: 03/31/1995
    Registrant (Partnership): Harvey E Ponder, 1486 Knox Station Rd Rr 1 Box 136, Knoxville, IL 61448, Other Owners: Sharon J Ponder

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 21. The highest number of fire incidents - 42 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Knoxville, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (53.2%), and Structure Fires (26.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Knoxville, IL
    • 19253.2%Outside Fires
    • 9726.9%Structure Fires
    • 5816.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 143.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Knoxville, IL
Most common first names in Knoxville, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5481.2 years
John4882.0 years
Charles3679.4 years
Robert3375.2 years
George2980.9 years
William2881.4 years
James2774.0 years
Margaret2685.4 years
Helen2584.6 years
Harold2476.0 years
Most common last names in Knoxville, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3380.8 years
Nelson2981.7 years
Peterson2282.1 years
Smith2183.0 years
Carlson2080.1 years
Wilson1481.8 years
Taylor1481.5 years
Moore1375.1 years
Davis1282.5 years
Anderson1282.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Knoxville, IL
  • 86.9%Utility gas
  • 11.5%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Knoxville, IL
  • 49.2%Utility gas
  • 47.7%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used


Knoxville compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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