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Knox County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2016: 4,032 (all rural); it was 4,361 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 625
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 731
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,380
Renter-occupied apartments: 352 (it was 411 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

31%

Land area: 506 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 8 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Knox County: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (23.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.4%), Retail trade (12.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 45%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 50%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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  • Races in Knox County, MO (2017)
    • 3,86088.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 551.3%Two or more races
    • 421.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 390.9%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 130.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 100.2%Asian alone
Median resident age:

43.8 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years
Males: 2,044  (50.7%)
Females: 1,988  (49.3%)
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Average household size:
Knox County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,935 ($27,124 in 1999)
This county:

$41,935
Missouri:

$53,578

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $324 (lower quartile is $236, upper quartile is $430)
This county:

$324
State:

$628


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $90,882 (it was $50,400 in 2000)
Knox:

$90,882
Missouri:

$156,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $31,984 - $114,024
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $870
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $374

Institutionalized population: 71

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 17
  • Thefts: 75
  • Auto thefts: 0

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 24
  • Thefts: 99
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2017: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Knox, MO residents
Average permit cost in Knox, MO
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $809 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $743 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Knox, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Knox, MO in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Knox, MO in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.6%
Knox County:

17.6%
Missouri:

13.4%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 58.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 16.7% for other race residents, 14.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 43.8 years old
(Males: 42.5 years old, Females: 46.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.7 years old, Black residents: 42.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 18.0 years old, Other race residents: 40.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Knox County is $352 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $574 a month.

Cities in this county include: Edina, Hurdland, Knox City, Baring, Novelty, Newark, Plevna.

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

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Neighboring counties: Adair County , Carroll County, Maryland , Garrett County, Maryland , Hancock County, West Virginia , Henry County, Indiana , Muskingum County, Ohio , Saline County, Nebraska , Tazewell County, Illinois .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Missouri:

3.9%

Unemployment by year in Knox, MO
County total employment by year in Knox, MO
County average yearly wages by year in Knox, MO

Current college students: 90
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 44 (78.2% naturalized citizens)

Knox County:

1.1%
Whole state:

4.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 32000 to 2009
  • 101990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 11Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.7%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,867
  • Two: 17
  • 3 or 4: 86
  • 5 to 9: 52
  • 10 to 19: 16
  • 20 to 49: 3
  • 50 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 258
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Housing units in Knox County with a mortgage: 472 (4 second mortgage, 5 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 810

Here:

36.8% with mortgage
State:

61.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Knox County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,41313
Mainline Protestant5086
Catholic4502
None1,760-
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: 1
Knox County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Knox County:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

9.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Knox County:

10.2%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Knox County:

29.4%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.0%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Knox County:

Average size of farms: 387 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $42,012
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $139.00
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 43.22%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $43,753
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 44.29%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $55,440
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.94%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.59
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.71%
Corn for grain: 25184 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4552 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 54700 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Knox County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 82% 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 256.1 miles away from Knox County 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 245.1 miles away from the county 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 249.2 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 277.4 miles away from the county 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 277.7 miles away from Knox County 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 257.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 15, 2015 to July 27, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4238: August 07, 2015, FEMA Id: 4238, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: September 09, 2014 to September 11, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4200: October 31, 2014, FEMA Id: 4200, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 29, 2013 to June 11, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4130: July 18, 2013, FEMA Id: 4130, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1961: March 23, 2011, FEMA Id: 1961, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3317: February 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 12, 2010 to July 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1934: August 17, 2010, FEMA Id: 1934, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 08, 2009 to May 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1847: June 19, 2009, FEMA Id: 1847, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3303: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Flooding, and a Tornado, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to September 24, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1809: November 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1809, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1773: June 25, 2008, FEMA Id: 1773, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 11 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Knox County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 10, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Knox

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 961 (73.9%)
  • Carpooled: 96 (7.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 6 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 85 (6.5%)
  • Worked at home: 166 (12.8%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (30%)
  • Mexico (20%)
  • Nicaragua (11%)
  • Guatemala (7%)
  • England (5%)
  • Netherlands (5%)
  • Germany (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Knox County


  • German (32%)
  • American (18%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • English (8%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
62 people in nursing homes
28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 64 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $37,331.

4.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,969 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
Missouri average:

7.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.53% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($23,969 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lewis County, MO  1.53% ($20,136 average AGI)


3.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,500 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.79%
Missouri average:

7.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.79% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($31,500 average AGI)
1.47% relocated to other states ($16,315 average AGI)
Knox County:

1.47%
Missouri average:

2.80%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6

Births per 1000 population in Knox County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Knox County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Knox County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 24.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Knox County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Knox County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Knox County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Knox County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Knox County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Knox County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 964 (823 aged, 141 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 141 (15%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Knox County, Missouri in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (71)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (67)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (51)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (42)
  • Congestive heart failure (33)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (26)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (22)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (19)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (19)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (18)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,079
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,319

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 23

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 48

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,032
  • In family households: 3,357 (664 male householders, 451 female householders)
    902 spouses, 1,081 children (1,052 natural, 11 adopted, 16 stepchildren), 79 grandchildren, 26 brothers or sisters, 24 parents, 28 other relatives, 89 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 592 (277 male householders (245 living alone)), 264 female householders (237 living alone)), 46 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 80

Size of family households: 623 2-persons, 190 3-persons, 167 4-persons, 86 5-persons, 25 6-persons, 31 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 482 1-person, 57 2-persons.

617 married couples with children.
250 single-parent households (110 men, 140 women).

95.0% of residents of Knox speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
3.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (97% speak English very well, 3% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $36,635,000 ($8,725 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $332,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $11,286,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $9,604,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,062,000
Federal grants: $6,063,000
Federal procurement contracts: $514,000 ($67,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,106,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $137,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,297,000
Federal Government insurance: $20,507,000

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

Births: 260
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 311
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -1
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -131
Here -31 per 1000 residents
State +5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Knox County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.14 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

4.4

Year house built in Knox County, Missouri
  • Year house built in Knox County, Missouri
  • 02014 or later
  • 112010 to 2013
  • 1372000 to 2009
  • 2041990 to 1999
  • 1741980 to 1989
  • 4551970 to 1979
  • 2361960 to 1969
  • 2071950 to 1959
  • 1291940 to 1949
  • 7231939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Knox County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Knox County, Missouri
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Knox County, Missouri
  • 01 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 263 rooms
  • 1134 rooms
  • 2725 rooms
  • 2376 rooms
  • 2477 rooms
  • 2178 rooms
  • 1499+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Knox County, Missouri
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Knox County, Missouri
  • 211 room
  • 162 rooms
  • 403 rooms
  • 874 rooms
  • 455 rooms
  • 716 rooms
  • 807 rooms
  • 118 rooms
  • 219+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Knox County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Knox County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Knox County, Missouri
  • 5no bedroom
  • 201 bedroom
  • 3562 bedrooms
  • 6053 bedrooms
  • 2064 bedrooms
  • 685+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Knox County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Knox County, Missouri
  • 20no bedroom
  • 791 bedroom
  • 1212 bedrooms
  • 1483 bedrooms
  • 294 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Knox County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Knox County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Knox County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 41no vehicle
  • 2811 vehicle
  • 4892 vehicles
  • 3263 vehicles
  • 1144 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Knox County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Knox County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 53no vehicle
  • 1061 vehicle
  • 932 vehicles
  • 1143 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 415+ vehicles

88.0% of Knox County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Missouri.

Knox County:

88.0%
State average:

84.6%

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

  • This state: 2,796
  • Other state: 1,174
  • Northeast: 156
  • Midwest: 648
  • South: 172
  • West: 194
Year householders moved into unit in Knox County, MO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Knox County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 37.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 24.8%Electricity
  • 22.9%Utility gas
  • 10.8%Wood
  • 1.9%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 40.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 29.3%Electricity
  • 26.3%Utility gas
  • 8.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 88
Here:

20.4%
Missouri:

13.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 29
Here:

12.7%
Missouri:

12.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 42
Here:

42.0%
Missouri:

23.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Knox County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $17,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $384,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $526,000
    Police Protection: $289,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $145,000
    Central Staff Services: $142,000
    General Public Buildings: $118,000
    Financial Administration: $88,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $79,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $270,000
    Interest Earnings: $30,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,795,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $578,000
    Health and Hospitals: $41,000
    Other: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $623,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $575,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $827,000

Knox County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $17,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $384,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $526,000
    Police Protection: $289,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $145,000
    Central Staff Services: $142,000
    General Public Buildings: $118,000
    Financial Administration: $88,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $79,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $270,000
    Interest Earnings: $30,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,795,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $578,000
    Health and Hospitals: $41,000
    Other: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $623,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $575,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $827,000

Knox County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $17,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $384,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $526,000
    Police Protection: $289,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $145,000
    Central Staff Services: $142,000
    General Public Buildings: $118,000
    Financial Administration: $88,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $79,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $270,000
    Interest Earnings: $30,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,795,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $578,000
    Health and Hospitals: $41,000
    Other: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $623,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $575,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $827,000

Knox County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $17,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $384,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $526,000
    Police Protection: $289,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $145,000
    Central Staff Services: $142,000
    General Public Buildings: $118,000
    Financial Administration: $88,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $79,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $270,000
    Interest Earnings: $30,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,795,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $578,000
    Health and Hospitals: $41,000
    Other: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $623,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $575,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $827,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 110
  • Number of aged recipients: 12
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 98
  • Number of recipients under 18: 9
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 72
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 29
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 59
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 39
Most common first names in Knox County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5877.1 years
Mary5086.0 years
James4275.1 years
William3274.2 years
Charles3273.8 years
Robert2572.0 years
George2376.1 years
Helen2282.7 years
Margaret1879.6 years
Joseph1678.0 years
Most common last names in Knox County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Parrish2679.2 years
Goodwin2278.9 years
Miller2280.6 years
Anderson2074.4 years
Davis1976.7 years
Campbell1982.4 years
Kriegshauser1775.7 years
Baker1680.0 years
Edwards1680.6 years
Smith1677.8 years
Businesses in Knox County, MO
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1U-Haul1
True Value1UPS1

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