Knox County MO Information


Knox County Subdivisions

Knox County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,007
Population in Households 3,920
Population in Familes 3,167
Population in Group Qrtrs 87
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $36,983
Average Household Income $56,783
Per Capita Income $23,713


Total Housing Units 2,289 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,326 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 320 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 643 (28.1%)
Median Home Value $73,483
Average Home Value $130,788


Total Households 1,646
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,052
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 -0.37% -0.4%
Households -0.45% -0.45%
Families -0.58% -0.54%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.71%


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, 2018 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 # 114 1st
Diversity Index # 107 8th
Median Household Income # 100 14th
Per Capita Income # 40 66th

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