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Knox City, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Knox City had a population of 224 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Knox City is located at latitude 40.1437 and longitude -92.0093 in Knox County. The formal boundaries for the City of Knox City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Knox County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 764 feet.

The City of Knox City (GNIS ID: 2395557) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Knox City is located within Township of Myrtle, a minor civil division (MCD) of Knox County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Knox City: Knok, Myrtle.

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


Total Population 224
Population in Households 218
Population in Familes 174
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 1,063
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $35,994
Average Household Income $44,120
Per Capita Income $19,358


Total Housing Units 131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 92 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $58,696
Average Home Value $94,722


Total Households 113
Average Household Size 1.93
Family Households 71
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.44% 0.09%
Households 0.44% 0.18%
Families 1.86% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Knox City, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Knox City to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 702 32nd
Population Density # 329 68th
Diversity Index # 686 34th
Median Household Income # 825 20th
Per Capita Income # 833 19th

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