Knoxville, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 2,872 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.8%
 
Males: 1,393  (48.5%)
Females: 1,479  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  44.9 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 61448.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,937 (it was $43,438 in 2000)
Knoxville:

$47,937
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,604 (it was $18,643 in 2000)

Knoxville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $87,358 (it was $72,900 in 2000)
Knoxville:

$87,358
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $645.

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  • Races in Knoxville, IL (2010)

    Knoxville races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Knoxville: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.2%), English (13.7%), Irish (13.3%), Swedish (10.9%), United States (6.6%), Dutch (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/29/1873

Elevation: 775 feet

Land area: 2.20 square miles.

Population density: 1,306 people per square mile   (low).

Knoxville,IL real estate house value index trend

Knoxville, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Knoxville:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Knoxville city:

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

11 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Knoxville, Illinois as of July 27, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Knoxville to the number of sex offenders is 2,885 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,888 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,040 (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
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.91 N, Longitude: 90.28 W

Area code: 309

Knoxville household income distribution Knoxville home values distribution

Crime rates in Knoxville by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00101000000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.032.50.033.30.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Robberies 001110001100
per 100,000 0.00.032.532.933.30.00.00.035.034.20.00.0
Assaults 334221330070
per 100,000 94.396.5129.865.866.633.4102.2102.80.00.0240.50.0
Burglaries 121211223137192516121213
per 100,000 377.0385.9357.0723.91,031.61,237.0647.4857.0559.4411.0412.2452.0
Thefts 393929555351592639533238
per 100,000 1,225.31,254.0941.31,809.81,763.71,705.12,010.2891.31,363.61,815.11,099.31,321.3
Auto thefts 221210000300
per 100,000 62.864.332.565.833.30.00.00.00.0102.70.00.0
Arson 110010000000
per 100,000 31.432.20.00.033.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.8) 103.3105.8132.1157.6203.3168.1152.1121.0108.5124.8125.987.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -114 (-3.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Knoxville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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 the city 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 Knoxville 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 the city 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 the city 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 Knoxville 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 the city 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 (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 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 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)

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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.6%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic 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
105 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
215 people in nursing homes in 2000

Knoxville, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Illinois average:

12.4

Knoxville travel time to work - commute Knoxville mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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
Knox County:

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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
Financial Administration 2$7,294$43,7641$1,091
Police Protection - Officers 5$21,162$50,7895$1,612
Streets and Highways 4$14,902$44,7060$0
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
Totals for Government 14$52,165$44,71310$4,891

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $326,000 ($113.51)
    Financial Administration: $276,000 ($96.10)
    Regular Highways: $180,000 ($62.67)
    Police Protection: $174,000 ($60.58)
    Water Utilities: $167,000 ($58.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $105,000 ($36.56)
    General - Other: $77,000 ($26.81)
    Libraries: $47,000 ($16.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($4.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $48,000 ($16.71)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $456,000 ($158.77)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $274,000 ($95.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $97,000 ($33.77)
    All Other: $38,000 ($13.23)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $85,000 ($29.60)
    General Revenue, NEC: $83,000 ($28.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $233,000 ($81.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $411,000 ($143.11)
    Highways: $89,000 ($30.99)
  • Tax - Property: $212,000 ($73.82)
    NEC: $57,000 ($19.85)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $685,000 ($238.51)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $640,000 ($222.84)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $45,000 ($15.67)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,481,000 ($863.86)

4.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,667 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Peoria County, IL  0.48% ($48,412 average AGI)
from Warren County, IL  0.45% ($29,473)
from Cook County, IL  0.24% ($20,184)


4.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,786 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Warren County, IL  0.49% ($23,384 average AGI)
to Peoria County, IL  0.43% ($32,138)
to Cook County, IL  0.24% ($20,333)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Knoxville fatal accident list:

Nov 23, 2000 03:23 AM, Us-150, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 23, 1989 07:45 PM, 150, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 29m95ftTotal length
  • 45,150Total average daily traffic
  • 12,540Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Rt 150 3 Mi E (Lat: 40.909750 Lon: -90.216778), Call Sign: KSE372
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.120 MHzGrant Date: 02/06/2015, Expiration Date: 03/02/2025Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 03/12/2013, Expiration Date: 05/25/2023, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2014Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/01/2012, Expiration Date: 07/27/2022Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 02/11/1998, Expiration Date: 02/11/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/12/2001Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/01/2013, Expiration Date: 05/01/2023, Certifier: Stephen WilderRegistrant: Supreme Radio Communications, Inc., 4017 N. Prospect Rd., Peoria Heights, IL 61616-7748, Phone: (309) 256-0660, Fax: (309) 682-5949, Email:
  • 600 East Main Street (Lat: 40.906583 Lon: -90.275750), Type: Mast, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 15.3 m, Call Sign: WQUN679
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.2800 MHzGrant Date: 08/26/2014, Expiration Date: 08/26/2024, Certifier: Steve WilderRegistrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464
  • KNOXVILLE RADIO SITE, 2 Mi At 240 Degrees (Lat: 40.891944 Lon: -90.326389), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 84.7 m, Call Sign: WQUQ443
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHzGrant Date: 09/10/2014, Expiration Date: 09/10/2024, Certifier: Michael MurphyRegistrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, 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 MHzGrant Date: 08/08/2012, Expiration Date: 08/08/2022, Certifier: Christopher PickardRegistrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 937-0201, 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 MHzGrant Date: 04/09/1999, Expiration Date: 04/16/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/15/2001Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: 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:

12 (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 (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 220BJ , Serial Number: 39413, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 09/27/2013
    Registrant (Corporation): Flyboy LLC, 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, 703 E Main St Apt G, Knoxville, IL 61448

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
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Knoxville, IL

  • Hardee's: 1
  • McDonald's: 1

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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