Knoxville, Iowa

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.9%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.2% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 1.3% for two or more races residents)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Iowa average:

1.70
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Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.4%
Iowa:

3.1%
Historical population in Knoxville, IA
Historical housing units in Knoxville, IA
Most common industries in Knoxville, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.1%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Machinery (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (10.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.9%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.5%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Knoxville, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.7%)
  • Registered nurses (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)

Average climate in Knoxville, Iowa

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Tornado activity:

Knoxville-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.2 miles away from the Knoxville city center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1953, a category F4 tornado 27.7 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Knoxville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 217% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 396.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 340.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 340.4 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 325.6 miles away from Knoxville center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 446.7 miles away from Knoxville center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 344.9 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 Marion County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Knoxville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Knoxville:

  • KNOXVILLE HOSPITAL & CLINICS (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1002 SOUTH LINCOLN STREET)
  • GIRLING HEALTH CARE (213 EAST MAIN STREET, KNOXVILLE PLAZA SQUARE)
  • GRACE HOME HEALTH CARE (207 EAST MAIN STREET)
  • QUALITY HOME CARE PROFESSIONAL (101 EAST MARION)
  • GRIFFIN NURSING CENTER (606 NORTH SEVENTH STREET)
  • KNOXVILLE REST HOME (205 N IOWA AVE)
  • WEST RIDGE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (1904 WEST HOWARD STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Knoxville:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Knoxville:

  • Drake University (about 35 miles; Des Moines, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,768)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 38 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 42 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Iowa State University (about 57 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Truman State University (about 83 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • University of Iowa (about 85 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 86 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)

Public high schools in Knoxville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Knoxville:

See full list of schools located in Knoxville

Library in Knoxville:

  • KNOXVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $266,471; Location: 213 E MONTGOMERY ST; 28,128 books; 2,417 audio materials; 2,183 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 123 print serial subscriptions; 15 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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  • St Anthony's Catholic Church (641) 828-7050 | 1202 Woodland Dr Knoxville, IA

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Knoxville: Marion County Fairground (A), RV's Full Facility Camp Grounds (B), Knoxville (C), Knoxville Raceway (D), Pine Knolls Country Club (E), Knoxville Township Rural Fire Department (F), Knoxville Fire and Rescue Department (G), 3M Knoxville (H), Marion County Courthouse (I), Veterans Administration Medical Center Library (J), National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum (K), Marion County Sheriff Department (L), Knoxville Public Library (M), Knoxville Police Department (N), Knoxville Memorial Hall (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Knoxville include: Victory Baptist Church (A), First United Methodist Church (B), Assembly of God Church (C), Knoxville Christian Church (D), Friendship Christian Church (E), Trinity Chapel (F), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (G), Celebrate Community Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Knoxville include: Red Rock Line Indian Treaty Historical Marker (1), USS Maine Historical Marker (2), Home of Judge Lorin N Hayes Historical Marker (3), Home of Governor William Stone Historical Marker (4), Edwards City Park (5), Youngs Park (6), Auld Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Knoxville Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum Foundation (1 Sprint Capital Place).

Hotels: Red Carpet Motel (1702 North Lincoln Street), Super 8 Motel (2205 North Lincoln Street), Super 8 Knoxville IA (2205 North Lincoln).

Court: Marion County - Knoxville- Courts- Clerk Of Court (Courthouse Floor FL).

Birthplace of: Dixie Cornell Gebhardt - Leader of the Daughters of the Revolution in Iowa, Jim Garrison - (1921-1992), district attorney, Jack Whitver - Football player.

Marion 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 that have no violations reported:

  • KNOXVILLE WATER WORKS (Population served: 8,118, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.7%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.2%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
132 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
41 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Knoxville in 2000:

  • 177 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 163 people in nursing homes
  • 51 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 42 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Knoxville (2011 data):

  • Iowa State Savings Bank: Parking Lot Branch, at 222 East Robinson Street, Parking Lot Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $100.3 mil, Deposits: $86.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Duclarkee, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Knoxville Mb Branch at 212 East Marion Street, branch established on 1971/08/27; Knoxville Branch at 102 South Second Street, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Iowa average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Knoxville
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Religion statistics for Knoxville, IA (based on Marion County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant11,74927
Evangelical Protestant5,53337
Catholic2,3683
Other3743
Orthodox401
None13,245-
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: 6
Marion County:

1.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Marion County:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Marion County:

6.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

5.23 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.6%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

27.8%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Marion County:

12.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Knoxville:

49.0%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.1%
State:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.9%
State:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Knoxville:

10.8%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Knoxville:

33.8%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Knoxville:

54.1%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Knoxville:

75.9%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Knoxville, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 11$60,769$66,2930$0
Other Government Administration 6$28,079$56,1581$3,300
Streets and Highways 6$31,244$62,4880$0
Sewerage 5$22,592$54,2210$0
Parks and Recreation 3$13,840$55,36056$22,857
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$9,172$36,6886$5,620
Other and Unallocable 2$11,749$70,4940$0
Police - Other 2$8,919$53,5140$0
Local Libraries 1$5,624$67,48812$10,489
Totals for Government 39$191,988$59,07375$42,266

Knoxville government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $90,000 ($12.56)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $2,086,000 ($291.02)
    Regular Highways: $1,766,000 ($246.37)
    Police Protection: $1,484,000 ($207.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $741,000 ($103.38)
    Health - Other: $647,000 ($90.26)
    Libraries: $363,000 ($50.64)
    General - Other: $265,000 ($36.97)
    Central Staff Services: $257,000 ($35.85)
    Air Transportation: $227,000 ($31.67)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $179,000 ($24.97)
    General Public Buildings: $176,000 ($24.55)
    Housing and Community Development: $160,000 ($22.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $134,000 ($18.69)
    Financial Administration: $108,000 ($15.07)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000 ($2.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $274,000 ($38.23)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Housing and Community Development: $13,000 ($1.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $2,000 ($0.28)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,049,000 ($425.36)

Knoxville government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,647,000 ($369.28)
    Other: $641,000 ($89.43)
    Housing and Community Development: $158,000 ($22.04)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $32,000 ($4.46)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,205,000 ($168.11)
    Other: $85,000 ($11.86)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $88,000 ($12.28)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $813,000 ($113.42)
    Rents: $124,000 ($17.30)
    Fines and Forfeits: $69,000 ($9.63)
    Interest Earnings: $52,000 ($7.25)
    Special Assessments: $4,000 ($0.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,616,000 ($225.45)
    General Local Government Support: $90,000 ($12.56)
    Other: $24,000 ($3.35)
  • Tax - Property: $3,884,000 ($541.85)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $881,000 ($122.91)
    Public Utilities Sales: $686,000 ($95.70)
    Other Selective Sales: $100,000 ($13.95)
    Other License: $49,000 ($6.84)

Knoxville government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,078,000 ($1684.99)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,833,000 ($953.26)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,280,000 ($876.12)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,035,000 ($144.39)

Knoxville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,153,000 ($718.89)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,156,000 ($2253.91)

5.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,510 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Iowa average:

5.97%

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 Polk County, IA  0.96% ($49,042 average AGI)
from Mahaska County, IA  0.65% ($40,568)
from Jasper County, IA  0.52% ($58,123)


5.73% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,422 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Iowa average:

6.23%

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 Polk County, IA  1.46% ($50,692 average AGI)
to Mahaska County, IA  0.50% ($33,855)
to Jasper County, IA  0.42% ($40,327)
Businesses in Knoxville, IA
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
KFC1U.S. Cellular2
McDonald's1UPS1
Pizza Hut1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Knoxville:

  • KNIA (1320 AM; 1 kW; KNOXVILLE, IA; Owner: M AND H BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Knoxville:

  • KRLS (92.1 FM; KNOXVILLE, IA; Owner: M AND H BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KBOE-FM (104.9 FM; OSKALOOSA, IA; Owner: JOMAST CORPORATION)
  • KKSI (101.5 FM; EDDYVILLE, IA; Owner: O-TOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLBA-FM (96.7 FM; ALBIA, IA; Owner: H & H BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KELR-FM (105.3 FM; CHARITON, IA; Owner: FMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCWN (99.9 FM; NEW SHARON, IA; Owner: CROWN BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Knoxville:

  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • KRPG-LP (Channel 43; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Knoxville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Knoxville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 54Number of bridges
  • 650ft / 198mTotal length
  • $7,000Total costs
  • 71,630Total average daily traffic
  • 8,402Total average daily truck traffic
  • 54,530Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Knoxville, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 241970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Knoxville, IA

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 fires per year is 21. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 65 took place in 2009, and the least - 2 in 2005. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Knoxville, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (39.6%), and Structure Fires (37.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Knoxville, IA
    • 14139.6%Outside Fires
    • 13537.9%Structure Fires
    • 5014.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 308.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Knoxville, IA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Knoxville, Iowa:

  • Knoxville Super 8 Motel, 2205 N Lincoln, Knoxville, Iowa 50138 , Phone: (641) 828-8808, Fax: (641) 828-2055
  • Cobblestone Hotel & Suites, 1212 Eric Dr, Knoxville, Iowa 50138 , Phone: (641) 828-6100, Fax: (641) 828-6102
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Knoxville, Iowa
Most common first names in Knoxville, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John39375.8 years
William32774.8 years
Mary25580.2 years
James22872.7 years
Robert21672.3 years
Charles21673.1 years
George18976.1 years
Donald13867.5 years
Paul13874.2 years
Harold12972.6 years
Most common last names in Knoxville, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith18378.2 years
Jones13576.9 years
Johnson11776.8 years
Brown10272.4 years
Miller10274.1 years
Clark8781.3 years
Nichols8173.2 years
Anderson7572.8 years
Harvey6381.4 years
Bailey6379.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Knoxville, IA
  • 88.7%Utility gas
  • 10.3%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Knoxville, IA
  • 54.1%Utility gas
  • 42.1%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel


Knoxville compared to Iowa 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Knoxville on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 (50138) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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  • Josh Aaron Youngblut (1)

Total of 31 patent applications in 2008-2021.