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Population in 2012: 2,885 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.4%
 

Males: 1,258  (43.6%)
Females: 1,627  (56.4%)

Median resident age:  43.3 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 61448.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,071 (it was $43,438 in 2000)
Knoxville:

$49,071
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,808

Knoxville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $90,575 (it was $72,900 in 2000)
Knoxville:

$90,575
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $106,718; Detached houses: $104,566; Townhouses or other attached units: $229,215; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $163,314

Median gross rent in 2012: $653.

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  • White alone - 2,834 (97.4%)
  • Hispanic - 29 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 22 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 8 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 10 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Knoxville: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (20.7%), Irish (20.1%), English (14.1%), Swedish (10.9%), United States (5.0%), Dutch (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/29/1873

Elevation: 775 feet

Land area: 2.20 square miles.

Population density: 1,312 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Knoxville:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Knoxville city:

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 59.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

7 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.2%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Knoxville, Illinois as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Knoxville to the number of sex offenders is 1,443 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,035 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,243 (2.1%)

Knoxville satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

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Latitude: 40.91 N, Longitude: 90.28 W

Area code: 309

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Crime rates in Knoxville by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 5000101000000
per 100,000 157.10.00.00.032.50.033.30.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 1000111000110
per 100,000 31.40.00.00.032.532.933.30.00.00.035.034.20.0
Assaults 2333422133007
per 100,000 62.894.394.396.5129.865.866.633.4102.2102.80.00.0240.5
Burglaries 8121212112231371925161212
per 100,000 251.3377.0377.0385.9357.0723.91031.61237.0647.4857.0559.4411.0412.2
Thefts 49623939295553515926395332
per 100,000 1539.41947.81225.31254.0941.31809.81763.71705.12010.2891.31363.61815.11099.3
Auto thefts 0022121000030
per 100,000 0.00.062.864.332.565.833.30.00.00.00.0102.70.0
Arson 0011001000000
per 100,000 0.00.031.432.20.00.033.30.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 236.1128.2103.3105.8132.1157.6203.3168.1152.1121.0108.5124.8125.9

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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:

2.78

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Knoxville, Illinois accommodation, waste management, health care - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.7%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -114 (-3.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (21%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Knoxville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 159% 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 significantly below Illinois state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.5 miles away from Knoxville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Knox County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Knoxville topographic map

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Knoxville:

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

Other hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Knoxville, 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: 10,446)
  • Bradley University (about 38 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,105)
  • Black Hawk College (about 41 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 2,715)
  • Illinois Central College (about 43 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,496)
  • Augustana College (about 44 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,446)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 46 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,969)
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic (about 46 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 2,080)

Public high school in Knoxville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Knoxville:

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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)

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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

 
Knox County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.2. This is about average.
City:

36.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.1. This is better than average. There were 57 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.1. This is about average. There were 43 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.1
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0157. This is significantly better than average. There were 32 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.0157
U.S.:

0.0222


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.7%
(3.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Knoxville, IL

105 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
215 people in nursing homes in 2000

Knoxville compared to Illinois state average:

Knoxville, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Knoxville travel time to work - commute


Knoxville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.83%
Here40.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents25.4%17.1%13.8%7.4%6.2%
Congregations9.5%20.3%8.1%4.1%6.8%
NameBaptist General ConferenceAssemblies of GodNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents4.5%2.3%2.1%1.9%19.4%
Congregations1.4%2.7%4.1%4.1%39.2%
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: 12
Here:

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
This county:

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.70 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Knox County:

9.5%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.8%
State:

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

11.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

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 2$4,745$28,4700$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$1,240
Police Protection - Officers 5$13,098$31,4353$762
Streets and Highways 3$8,083$32,3320$0
Solid Waste Management 2$4,251$25,5060$0
Local Libraries 1$1,537$18,4443$2,367
Totals for Government 13$31,714$29,27417$4,369

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $326,000 ($113.00)
    Financial Administration: $276,000 ($95.67)
    Regular Highways: $180,000 ($62.39)
    Police Protection: $174,000 ($60.31)
    Water Utilities: $167,000 ($57.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $105,000 ($36.40)
    General - Other: $77,000 ($26.69)
    Libraries: $47,000 ($16.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($4.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $48,000 ($16.64)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $456,000 ($158.06)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $274,000 ($94.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $97,000 ($33.62)
    All Other: $38,000 ($13.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $85,000 ($29.46)
    General Revenue, NEC: $83,000 ($28.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $233,000 ($80.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $411,000 ($142.46)
    Highways: $89,000 ($30.85)
  • Tax - Property: $212,000 ($73.48)
    NEC: $57,000 ($19.76)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $685,000 ($237.44)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $640,000 ($221.84)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $45,000 ($15.60)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,481,000 ($859.97)

4.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,203 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($321 average AGI)
Knox County:

0.11%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Warren County, IL  0.50% ($28,051 average AGI)
from Peoria County, IL  0.38% ($33,824)
from Henry County, IL  0.32% ($31,547)


5.69% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,822 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Illinois average:

5.99%

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 Peoria County, IL  0.60% ($39,658 average AGI)
to Warren County, IL  0.38% ($28,197)
to Cook County, IL  0.31% ($23,806)

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)

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

Knoxville, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 312
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

Knoxville fatal accident list:

Nov 23, 2000 03:23 AM, Us-150, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 23, 1989 07:45 PM, 150, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total average daily traffic: 100
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 100

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Rt 150 3 Mi E (Lat: 40.909750 Lon: -90.216778), Call Sign: KSE372
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.120 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/07/2005, Expiration Date: 03/02/2015
    Registrant: Knox County Highway Dept., 1214 U.S. Highway 150 East, Knoxville, IL 61448, Phone: (309) 289-2514, Fax: (309) 289-4512, Email:
  • Henderson Rd S Of 174 (Lat: 40.916694 Lon: -90.291528), Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: KSQ877
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.0200 MHz, 47.0600 MHz, 47.1000 MHz, 47.1800 MHz, 47.3000 MHz, 47.3800 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/12/2013, Expiration Date: 05/25/2023
    Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 201-N, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 782-9920, Email:
  • Knox County Hwy Dept Garage Us 150 E (Lat: 40.909750 Lon: -90.216778), Call Sign: KNDD750
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/01/2012, Expiration Date: 07/27/2022
    Registrant: Galesburg Communications Inc, 561 N Henderson St, Galesburg, IL 61401, Phone: (309) 342-5168, Email:
  • 2 Mi Sw (Lat: 40.918361 Lon: -90.380139), Call Sign: WNKZ831, Licensee ID: L00258361
    Assigned Frequencies: 935.887 MHz, 935.937 MHz, 935.987 MHz, 936.887 MHz, 936.937 MHz, 936.987 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/11/1998, Expiration Date: 02/11/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/12/2001
    Registrant: Association Of American Railroads, 55500 Dot Rd, Pueblo, CO 81001, Phone: (202) 639-2217
  • Lat: 40.907944 Lon: -90.273639, Call Sign: WQRF512
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.562 MHz, 457.162 MHz, 457.812 MHz, 452.887 MHz, 451.637 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/01/2013, Expiration Date: 05/01/2023, Certifier: Stephen Wilder
    Registrant: Supreme Radio Communications, Inc., 4017 N. Prospect Rd., Peoria Heights, IL 61616-7748, Phone: (309) 256-0660, Fax: (309) 682-5949, Email:

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: Christopher Pickard
    Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 770-8791, 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: 10623.1 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 10775.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: DECRANE VP-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 350DC , Serial Number: VP-1929, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 09/17/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Francis T Lambsio, 802 Sunnyview Avenue, Knoxville, IL 61448
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75N1(PT17) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR R670-SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 55762 , Serial Number: 75-1801, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 10/17/1977
    Registrant (Corporation): Systems Air LLC, 912 Fox Rd, Knoxville, IL 61448
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 7 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 63 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 7105K , Serial Number: F5-378
    Registrant (Individual): Jason A Dunn, 708 E North St, Knoxville, IL 61448
  • Aircraft: AEROPRO CZ EUROFOX LSA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 818E , Serial Number: 25108, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 03/27/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Charles D Westbay, 206 Division 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
    Registrant (Partnership): Harvey E Ponder, 1486 Knox Station Rd Rr 1 Box 136, Knoxville, IL 61448, Other Owners: Sharon J Ponder
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 8 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 9091R , Serial Number: F8-353, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 01/16/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Jason A Dunn, 708 E North St, Knoxville, IL 61448



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

Businesses in Knoxville, IL

  • Hardee's: 1
  • McDonald's: 1


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  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers"
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  • #95 (61448) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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