Knox County MO Information


Knox County Subdivisions

Knox County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,010
Daytime Population: Workers 1,526
Daytime Population: Residents 2,137
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,663
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 3,923
Population in Familes 3,179
Population in Group Qrtrs 87
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $35,103
Average Household Income $53,611
Per Capita Income $22,567


Total Housing Units 2,268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,287 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 372 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 609 (26.9%)
Median Home Value $69,931
Average Home Value $131,566


Total Households 1,659
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,060
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.41% -0.81%
Households -0.4% -0.82%
Families -0.56% -0.94%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   3.17%


Knox County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Knox County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 113 3rd
Population Density # 115 1st
Diversity Index # 101 13th
Median Household Income # 104 10th
Per Capita Income # 48 59th

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