Jump to a detailed profile or search site with Google Custom Search

Knox County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2017: 8,613 (all rural); it was 9,374 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,125
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,634
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,856
Renter-occupied apartments: 888 (it was 955 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 1108 sq. mi.

Water area: 31.5 sq. mi.

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

March 2019 cost of living index in Knox County: 73.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

We are giving away a $200 prize - enter simply by sending us your own pictures of this county!
Click here to upload your Knox County photos (outside city limits)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (68.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 16%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 79%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Knox County, NE (2017)
    • 7,35478.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7648.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2312.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1271.4%Two or more races
    • 250.3%Asian alone
    • 190.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 100.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

47.5 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years
Males: 4,215  (48.9%)
Females: 4,398  (51.1%)
Average household size:
Knox County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,866 ($27,564 in 1999)
This county:

$50,866
Nebraska:

$59,970

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $353 (lower quartile is $280, upper quartile is $448)
This county:

$353
State:

$657


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $93,108 (it was $45,900 in 2000)
Knox:

$93,108
Nebraska:

$155,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,420 - $177,391
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,024
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $403

Institutionalized population: 234

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 6
  • Thefts: 25
  • Auto thefts: 1

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 5
  • Thefts: 27
  • Auto thefts: 4
Knox County, NE map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $44,000
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $36,700
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2004: 45 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2005: 43 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2006: 28 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2009: 23 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $184,600
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $142,600
  • 2012: 72 buildings, average cost: $68,000
  • 2013: 31 buildings, average cost: $114,100
  • 2014: 25 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2015: 26 buildings, average cost: $147,700
  • 2016: 17 buildings, average cost: $168,200
  • 2017: 18 buildings, average cost: $196,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Knox, NE residents
Average permit cost in Knox, NE
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,375 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,146 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Knox, NE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Knox, NE in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Knox, NE in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.1%
Knox County:

11.1%
Nebraska:

10.8%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.5% for American Indian residents, 61.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 2.0% for other race residents, 29.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 47.5 years old
(Males: 45.6 years old, Females: 49.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.4 years old, Black residents: 32.6 years old, American Indian residents: 22.4 years old, Asian residents: 48.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 18.5 years old, Other race residents: 44.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Knox County is $418 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $502 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $629 a month.

Cities in this county include: Creighton, Bloomfield, Crofton, Wausa, Verdigre, Niobrara, Santee, Center, Winnetoon, Verdel.

Knox County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Click to draw/clear Knox County borders

Neighboring counties: Jackson County, Oregon , Dakota County , Power County, Idaho , Schuyler County, New York , St. Clair County, Michigan .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Nebraska:

3.2%

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

Current college students: 197
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 111 (86.5% naturalized citizens)

Knox County:

1.3%
Whole state:

7.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 182010 or later
  • 32000 to 2009
  • 61990 to 1999
  • 171980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 43Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 77.8%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,311
  • One, attached: 84
  • Two: 9
  • 3 or 4: 128
  • 5 to 9: 81
  • 10 to 19: 46
  • 20 to 49: 35
  • 50 or more: 14
  • Mobile homes: 254

Housing units in Knox County with a mortgage: 1,025 (9 second mortgage, 41 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,707

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

61.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Knox County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,39419
Catholic2,1285
Evangelical Protestant1,1588
Other4-
None2,017-
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: 6
Knox County:

6.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Knox County:

9.25 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

10.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Knox County:

9.1%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Knox County:

27.5%
State:

28.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.6%
State:

12.9%

Agriculture in Knox County:

Average size of farms: 590 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $157,905
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $107.59
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 82.41%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $155,188
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 43.75%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.22%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $84,952
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.55%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.64
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.16%
Corn for grain: 89848 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 62737 harvested acres
Vegetables: 6 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Knox County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 53.8 miles away from Knox County center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 134.6 miles away from the county center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 654.3 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 17.8 miles away from the county center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.4 miles away from Knox County center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 228.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Nebraska Flooding, Incident Period: June 17, 2011 to August 01, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3323: June 18, 2011, FEMA Id: 3323, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Nebraska Flooding, Incident Period: May 24, 2011 to August 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4013: August 12, 2011, FEMA Id: 4013, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 29, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1924: July 15, 2010, FEMA Id: 1924, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1878: February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: 1878, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 04, 2007 to May 19, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1706: June 06, 2007, FEMA Id: 1706, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 19, 2006 to January 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1674: January 07, 2007, FEMA Id: 1674, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to November 28, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1627: January 26, 2006, FEMA Id: 1627, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Nebraska Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3245: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3245, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Nebraska Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 09, 2003 to July 14, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1480: July 21, 2003, FEMA Id: 1480, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Nebraska Storms, Ice Jams, Snowmelt, Flooding, Incident Period: March 24, 1978, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-552: March 24, 1978, FEMA Id: 552, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Snow
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Knox County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 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: 2,848 (76.9%)
  • Carpooled: 256 (6.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 12 (0.3%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 259 (7.0%)
  • Worked at home: 342 (9.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

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


  • Management occupations (25%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (56%)
  • Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (11%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (3%)
  • Brazil (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Knox County


  • German (43%)
  • Czech (6%)
  • American (5%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Swedish (3%)
  • English (2%)
  • European (1%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 217 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in religious group quarters
228 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,209.

4.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,753 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.69%
Nebraska average:

6.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.47% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($46,370 average AGI)
1.22% relocated from other states ($9,383 average AGI)
Knox County:

1.22%
Nebraska average:

2.81%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Madison County, NE  0.67% ($55,455 average AGI)


4.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($52,756 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
Nebraska average:

6.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.86% relocated to other counties in Nebraska ($35,987 average AGI)
1.89% relocated to other states ($16,769 average AGI)
Knox County:

1.89%
Nebraska average:

2.97%

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: 11.0

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: 14.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 14.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Knox County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Knox County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.3%
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: 2,126 (1,930 aged, 196 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 344 (18%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (338)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (177)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (103)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (85)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (73)
  • Congestive heart failure (47)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (45)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (40)
  • Respiratory arrest (40)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (28)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 11.12
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,480
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 767
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,803

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,155
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,626
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 34

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 54
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 11

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,613
  • In family households: 6,944 (1,353 male householders, 1,052 female householders)
    2,113 spouses, 2,125 children (1,991 natural, 39 adopted, 94 stepchildren), 129 grandchildren, 15 brothers or sisters, 17 parents, 43 other relatives, 81 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,448 (630 male householders (537 living alone)), 655 female householders (598 living alone)), 155 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 220

Size of family households: 1,341 2-persons, 345 3-persons, 348 4-persons, 222 5-persons, 78 6-persons, 72 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,137 1-person, 103 2-persons, 30 3-persons, 14 4-persons.

1,551 married couples with children.
323 single-parent households (89 men, 234 women).

95.4% of residents of Knox speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 45% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $74,479,000 ($8,280 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $646,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $25,718,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,567,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $12,769,000
Federal grants: $18,169,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,434,000 ($120,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,822,000 ($18,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $6,827,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,594,000
Federal Government insurance: $37,808,000

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

Births: 514
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 673
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +3
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -290
Here -33 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Knox County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.96 millions of gallons per day (82% from ground, 18% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.3

Year house built in Knox County, Nebraska
  • Year house built in Knox County, Nebraska
  • 642014 or later
  • 772010 to 2013
  • 3992000 to 2009
  • 3681990 to 1999
  • 3171980 to 1989
  • 8821970 to 1979
  • 3761960 to 1969
  • 4291950 to 1959
  • 3021940 to 1949
  • 1,7191939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Knox County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Knox County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Knox County, Nebraska
  • 21 room
  • 42 rooms
  • 703 rooms
  • 2154 rooms
  • 4025 rooms
  • 5056 rooms
  • 4177 rooms
  • 3568 rooms
  • 7549+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Knox County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Knox County, Nebraska
  • 271 room
  • 862 rooms
  • 1023 rooms
  • 1344 rooms
  • 1965 rooms
  • 1296 rooms
  • 1357 rooms
  • 458 rooms
  • 1109+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Knox County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Knox County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Knox County, Nebraska
  • 2no bedroom
  • 551 bedroom
  • 6252 bedrooms
  • 1,0603 bedrooms
  • 6854 bedrooms
  • 3055+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Knox County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Knox County, Nebraska
  • 27no bedroom
  • 1681 bedroom
  • 2552 bedrooms
  • 3153 bedrooms
  • 1784 bedrooms
  • 265+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Knox County, Nebraska 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
  • 102no vehicle
  • 5751 vehicle
  • 9462 vehicles
  • 6543 vehicles
  • 2794 vehicles
  • 1685+ 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
  • 123no vehicle
  • 3601 vehicle
  • 3352 vehicles
  • 943 vehicles
  • 594 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles

88.8% 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, 55% lived in Nebraska.

Knox County:

88.8%
State average:

83.8%

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

  • This state: 5,418
  • Other state: 3,015
  • Northeast: 45
  • Midwest: 2,397
  • South: 172
  • West: 379
Year householders moved into unit in Knox County, NE
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Knox County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 31.2%Utility gas
  • 29.6%Electricity
  • 29.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.2%Wood
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 39.9%Electricity
  • 29.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 28.2%Utility gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 146
Here:

16.3%
Nebraska:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 18
Here:

3.4%
Nebraska:

12.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 29
Here:

18.0%
Nebraska:

21.4%

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 2013:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $1,966,000
    Other: $648,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
    Housing and Community Development: $26,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $404,000
    General - Other: $268,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,023,000
    General - Other: $734,000
    Police Protection: $393,000
    Financial Administration: $350,000
    Central Staff Services: $314,000
    Correctional Institutions: $277,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $185,000
    General Public Buildings: $91,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $82,000
    Housing and Community Development: $63,000
    Parks and Recreation: $59,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $49,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $37,000
    Highways: $33,000
    Other: $21,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $174,000
    General Revenue - Other: $61,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $21,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
    Police Protection: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    General - Other: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,901,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,524,000
    General Local Government Support: $302,000
    Other: $32,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,226,000
    Death and Gift: $435,000

Knox County government finances - Revenue in 2013:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $1,966,000
    Other: $648,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
    Housing and Community Development: $26,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $404,000
    General - Other: $268,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,023,000
    General - Other: $734,000
    Police Protection: $393,000
    Financial Administration: $350,000
    Central Staff Services: $314,000
    Correctional Institutions: $277,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $185,000
    General Public Buildings: $91,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $82,000
    Housing and Community Development: $63,000
    Parks and Recreation: $59,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $49,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $37,000
    Highways: $33,000
    Other: $21,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $174,000
    General Revenue - Other: $61,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $21,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
    Police Protection: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    General - Other: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,901,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,524,000
    General Local Government Support: $302,000
    Other: $32,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,226,000
    Death and Gift: $435,000

Knox County government finances - Debt in 2013:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $1,966,000
    Other: $648,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
    Housing and Community Development: $26,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $404,000
    General - Other: $268,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,023,000
    General - Other: $734,000
    Police Protection: $393,000
    Financial Administration: $350,000
    Central Staff Services: $314,000
    Correctional Institutions: $277,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $185,000
    General Public Buildings: $91,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $82,000
    Housing and Community Development: $63,000
    Parks and Recreation: $59,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $49,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $37,000
    Highways: $33,000
    Other: $21,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $174,000
    General Revenue - Other: $61,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $21,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
    Police Protection: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    General - Other: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,901,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,524,000
    General Local Government Support: $302,000
    Other: $32,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,226,000
    Death and Gift: $435,000

Knox County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $1,966,000
    Other: $648,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
    Housing and Community Development: $26,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $404,000
    General - Other: $268,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,023,000
    General - Other: $734,000
    Police Protection: $393,000
    Financial Administration: $350,000
    Central Staff Services: $314,000
    Correctional Institutions: $277,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $185,000
    General Public Buildings: $91,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $82,000
    Housing and Community Development: $63,000
    Parks and Recreation: $59,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $49,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $37,000
    Highways: $33,000
    Other: $21,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $174,000
    General Revenue - Other: $61,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $21,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
    Police Protection: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    General - Other: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,901,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,524,000
    General Local Government Support: $302,000
    Other: $32,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,226,000
    Death and Gift: $435,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 157
  • Number of aged recipients: 31
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 126
  • Number of recipients under 18: 20
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 88
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 49
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 75
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 58
Most common first names in Knox County, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12679.7 years
William8479.7 years
Mary7683.0 years
Henry7380.6 years
George7278.5 years
Anna6885.9 years
Helen5979.7 years
Frank5979.9 years
Joseph5479.9 years
Albert4980.5 years
Most common last names in Knox County, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson11981.8 years
Anderson4678.4 years
Nelson4183.1 years
Jensen3281.5 years
Pavlik3282.4 years
Olson3181.6 years
Swanson3180.6 years
Carlson2883.1 years
Larson2782.5 years
Smith2780.9 years
Businesses in Knox County, NE
NameCountNameCount
Ford1U-Haul1
True Value1U.S. Cellular2

Knox County on our top lists:

  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"