Knox County OH Information


Knox County Subdivisions

Knox County OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 61,841
Population in Households 58,279
Population in Familes 48,080
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,562
Population Density1 118
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 22,913
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 15,694
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 25,762 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,988 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,925 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,849 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $147,484
Average Home Value $175,289


Median Household Income $48,064
Average Household Income $60,502
Per Capita Income $22,928
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.33%
Households 0.22% 0.34%
Families 0.0% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Knox County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Knox County to the other 88 counties and county equivalents in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 42 53rd
Population Density1 # 46 49th
Diversity Index2 # 64 27th
Median Household Income # 35 61st
Per Capita Income # 51 43rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.