Knox County, Maine (ME)

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County population in 2012: 39,668 (32% urban, 68% rural); it was 39,618 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,140
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,649
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,291
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,469 (it was 4,317 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

29%

Land area: 366 sq. mi.

Water area: 776.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 109 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Knox County: 90.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.8%), Manufacturing (12.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Knox County, Maine:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.8%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
Maine median age:  42.0 years
Males: 19,663  (48.6%)
Females: 20,073  (51.4%)
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Knox County,ME real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Knox County:

2.0 people
Maine:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,266 ($36,774 in 1999)

This county:

$50266
Maine:

$46974

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $648 (lower quartile is $509, upper quartile is $829)
This county:

$648
State:

$668


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $193,793 (it was $110,200 in 2000)
Knox:

$193,793
Maine:

$172,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $130,774 - $302,170
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,276
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $515

Institutionalized population: 1,183

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

Knox County, ME map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 143 buildings, average cost: $205,900
  • 2008: 128 buildings, average cost: $186,900
  • 2009: 103 buildings, average cost: $170,600

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,484 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,426 (1.2%)

Knox County household income distribution in 2009 Knox County home values distribution Knox County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.6%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.0% for Black residents, 26.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.7% for American Indian residents, 44.2% for other race residents, 17.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.4%
Knox County:

10.4%
Maine:

14.0%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.6% for Black residents, 21.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.8% for American Indian residents, 44.2% for other race residents, 16.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 47 years old
(Males: 45 years old, Females: 49 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 53 years old, Asian residents: 30 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 36 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Area name: Knox County, ME
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Knox County is $567 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $647 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $876 a month.

Cities in this county include: Rockland, Camden, Warren, Rockport, Thomaston, St. George, Union, Owls Head, South Thomaston, Washington.

Knox County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2005 air pollution in Knox County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.096 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.075 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Knox County: Camp Adahi (A), Pleasant Beach (B), Oakland Park (C), Zekes Lookout (D), Warren Station (E), Waterman Beach (F), Samoset Golf Course (G), Wentworth Corners (H), Union Fairgrounds (I), Sennebec Lake Campground (J), Sandy Shore Recreational Vehicle Resort (K), Saltwater Farm Campground (L), Rockport Town Landing (M), Rockport Marine (N), Rockport Historic Kiln Area (O), Rockport Boat Club (P), Roberts Roost Campground (Q), Owls Head Transportation Museum (R), Meguniticook by the Sea Campground (S), Loons Cry Campground (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Knox County include: Ridge Church (A), West Rockport Baptist Church (B), Washington Village Baptist Church (C), Warren Baptist Church (D), Vesper Hill Childrens Chapel (E), South Hope Community Church (F), Second Congregational Church (G), Peoples United Methodist Church (H), Owls Head Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: North Parish Cemeteries (1), Samoset Cemetery (2), Seaview Cemetery (3), Post Sunny View Cemetery (4), Amesbury Cemetery (5), McDowell Cemetery (6), Seaside Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: White Oak Pond (A), Cotton Pond (B), Crawford Pond (C), Crystal Pond (D), Fresh Pond (E), Grassy Pond (F), Hobbs Pond (G), Hosmer Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Alford Brook (A), Allen Brook (B), Hope Brook (C), Sharkeyville Creek (D), Washington Brook (E), Waterman Brook (F), Little Medomak Brook (G), Quiggle Brook (H), Fish Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Knox County include: Walker Park (1), Shirt Tail Point Park (2), Rockport Recreation Park (3), Rockport Marine Park (4), Rockport Historic District (5), Owls Head State Park (6), Meadow Mountain Preserve (7), Curtis Island Park (8), Cramer Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Lucia Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Lincoln County , Waldo County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.3%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,146
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 813 (46% naturalized citizens)

Knox County:

2.1%
Whole state:

2.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 137
  • 1990 to 1994: 81
  • 1985 to 1989: 69
  • 1980 to 1984: 38
  • 1975 to 1979: 68
  • 1970 to 1974: 34
  • 1970 to 1974: 27
  • 1965 to 1969: 359

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 86.1%

Knox County marital status for males Knox County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Knox County with a mortgage: 5,360 (428 second mortgage, 808 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,325

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

66.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Knox County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,40029
Catholic4,3404
Evangelical Protestant1,81323
Other5696
None28,614-
Knox County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Knox County:

4.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Knox County:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 79
This county:

19.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Knox County:

7.8%
Maine:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Knox County:

21.6%
State:

25.0%

Agriculture in Knox County:

Average size of farms: 104 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $18,348
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $412.79
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 19.04%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 30.29%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $24,226
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 29.81%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.88%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $34,933
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.73%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.02
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 24.44%
Vegetables: 329 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 84 acres

Tornado activity:

Knox County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Maine state average. It is 113110059.7 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Knox County-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 228.6 miles away from Knox County center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 130.6 miles away from the county center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 51.1 miles away from the county center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 259.5 miles away from the county center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 31.6 miles away from Knox County center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 110.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Knox County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Canada (30%)
  • United Kingdom (18%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Other Northern Europe (5%)
  • Russia (5%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (4%)
  • France (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Knox County (%):

  • English (25%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • United States or American (12%)
  • German (7%)
  • French (except Basque) (6%)
  • Scottish (5%)
  • Italian (5%)

Knox County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,043 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 2,096 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 5 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 42 (0%)
  • Taxi: 27 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 2 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 42 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,034 (5%)
  • Other means: 192 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,336 (7%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Knox County, Maine in 2000:

  • 689 people in state prisons
  • 374 people in nursing homes
  • 57 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 52 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 28 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 22 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 9 people in military ships
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Knox County, Maine in 2010:

  • 951 people in state prisons
  • 156 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 74 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 64 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 20 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 19 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 17 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 13 people in college/university student housing
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 2 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,508.

5.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,636 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
Maine average:

5.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.34% relocated from other counties in Maine ($15,020 average AGI)
2.77% relocated from other states ($25,615 average AGI)
Knox County:

2.77%
Maine average:

2.57%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Waldo County, ME  0.56% ($33,391 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, ME  0.49% ($26,645)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.33% ($37,961)
from Kennebec County, ME  0.23% ($39,029)
from Penobscot County, ME  0.14% ($40,524)
from York County, ME  0.12% ($35,158)
from Hancock County, ME  0.12% ($29,778)


5.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,672 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Maine average:

5.62%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.48% relocated to other counties in Maine ($14,989 average AGI)
2.61% relocated to other states ($20,683 average AGI)
Knox County:

2.61%
Maine average:

2.68%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lincoln County, ME  0.55% ($28,624 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.54% ($34,821)
to Waldo County, ME  0.42% ($28,545)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.23% ($30,833)
to Penobscot County, ME  0.16% ($28,760)
to Sagadahoc County, ME  0.13% ($42,450)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.11% ($7,471)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0

Births per 1000 population in Knox County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Knox County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Knox County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 7,794 (6,730 aged, 1,064 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.44
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11402.65
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 416.990
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 61839.15

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1052.910
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1035.930
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.28

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 58.13
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 92.19

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 24.26
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 187.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 77.6
  • Other - 109.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 38,375

Size of family households: 5,730 2-persons, 2,291 3-persons, 1,680 4-persons, 658 5-persons, 214 6-persons, 89 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,352 1-person, 1,106 2-persons, 92 3-persons, 30 4-persons, 9 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

6,190 married couples with children.
2,104 single-parent households (567 men, 1,537 women).

96.6% of residents of Knox County speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (73% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (89% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $262,841,000 ($6410 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,434,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $116,910,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $48,217,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $118,000
Federal grants: $80,615,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,635,000 ($65,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,345,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $746,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $10,002,000
Federal Government insurance: $28,832,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,087
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,330
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +80
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,807
Here:

+44 per 1000 residents
State:

+28 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Knox County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.39 millions of gallons per day (5% from ground, 95% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 283
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,140
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,707
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,491
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,562
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,271
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,279
  • 1940 to 1949: 715
  • 1939 or earlier: 8,296
Rooms in houses/apartments in Knox County, Maine
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 17
  • 2 rooms: 71
  • 3 rooms: 328
  • 4 rooms: 1,352
  • 5 rooms: 2,936
  • 6 rooms: 2,654
  • 7 rooms: 2,220
  • 8 rooms: 1,372
  • 9+ rooms: 1,341
  • 1 room: 111
  • 2 rooms: 418
  • 3 rooms: 954
  • 4 rooms: 1,041
  • 5 rooms: 766
  • 6 rooms: 453
  • 7 rooms: 311
  • 8 rooms: 132
  • 9+ rooms: 131
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Knox County, Maine
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 25
  • 1 bedroom: 486
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,219
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,111
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,959
  • 5+ bedrooms: 491
  • no bedroom: 126
  • 1 bedroom: 1,422
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,563
  • 3 bedrooms: 873
  • 4 bedrooms: 275
  • 5+ bedrooms: 58
Cars and other vehicles available in Knox County, Maine in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 449
  • 1 vehicle: 3,704
  • 2 vehicles: 6,018
  • 3 vehicles: 1,521
  • 4 vehicles: 441
  • 5+ vehicles: 158
  • no vehicle: 650
  • 1 vehicle: 2,285
  • 2 vehicles: 1,208
  • 3 vehicles: 132
  • 4 vehicles: 32
  • 5+ vehicles: 10

60% of Knox County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 44% lived in Maine.

Knox County:

59.9%
State average:

60.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $87,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Knox County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (83.2%)
  • Wood (8.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.8%)
  • Electricity (1.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (66.5%)
  • Electricity (15.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.0%)
  • Wood (2.9%)
  • Utility gas (0.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 412
Here:

9.7%
Maine:

6.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 158
Here:

7.5%
Maine:

8.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 246
Here:

26.1%
Maine:

28.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Knox County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $2,666,000
    Police Protection: $1,330,000
    General - Other: $1,212,000
    Air Transportation: $364,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $285,000
    General Public Buildings: $256,000
    Central Staff Services: $205,000
    Financial Administration: $105,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $79,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $78,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $32,000
    General Public Building: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,658,000

Knox County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $213,000
    All Other: $47,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $150,000
    Air Transportation: $89,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $87,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $598,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $80,000
    Rents: $56,000
    Interest Earnings: $50,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $349,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,266,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $512,000

Knox County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,942,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,602,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $340,000

Knox County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,009,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Knox County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Knox County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Knox County, ME among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John25876.6 years
William21576.0 years
Charles21076.7 years
Mary20280.5 years
George19278.0 years
Robert18470.8 years
Ruth17082.3 years
Dorothy15678.7 years
James15373.7 years
Helen15382.4 years
Most common last names in Knox County, ME among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Young12778.3 years
Smith12178.4 years
Brown9377.8 years
Johnson8377.0 years
Simmons7880.7 years
Ames7680.6 years
Davis7380.4 years
Jones6779.8 years
Miller6078.1 years
Hall5877.7 years
Businesses in Knox County, ME
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets12
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Budget Car Rental1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Circle K2RadioShack1
Cold Stone Creamery1Rite Aid2
ColorTyme1Shaw's1
Dairy Queen1Staples1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
Dunkin Donuts4T.J.Maxx1
FedEx5Taco Bell1
Ford1Toyota1
GNC1True Value2
GameStop1U-Haul4
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular2
Hilton1UPS8
Home Depot1Walmart1
JCPenney1YMCA1
KFC1