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Demographics Analysis

The people of Knox County, Illinois give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Knox County, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 1,326

5 to 9 years : 1,379

10 to 14 years : 1,663

15 to 17 years : 962

18 and 19 years : 673

20 years : 399

21 years : 459

22 to 24 years : 1,205

25 to 29 years : 1,625

30 to 34 years : 1,634

35 to 39 years : 1,524

40 to 44 years : 1,673

45 to 49 years : 1,871

50 to 54 years : 1,784

55 to 59 years : 1,922

60 and 61 years : 796

62 to 64 years : 927

65 and 66 years : 520

67 to 69 years : 936

70 to 74 years : 963

75 to 79 years : 809

80 to 84 years : 571

85 years and over : 556

Female:

Under 5 years : 1,228

5 to 9 years : 1,634

10 to 14 years : 1,552

15 to 17 years : 812

18 and 19 years : 770

20 years : 419

21 years : 599

22 to 24 years : 837

25 to 29 years : 1,240

30 to 34 years : 1,454

35 to 39 years : 1,402

40 to 44 years : 1,313

45 to 49 years : 1,659

50 to 54 years : 1,867

55 to 59 years : 2,206

60 and 61 years : 594

62 to 64 years : 1,040

65 and 66 years : 647

67 to 69 years : 813

70 to 74 years : 1,221

75 to 79 years : 915

80 to 84 years : 937

85 years and over : 995


(updated 2013)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Knox County, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 51,033

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 25

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 177

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 375

Not a U.S. citizen : 721


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Knox County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 2,339

5 to 17 years : 6,991

18 to 24 years : 4,159

25 to 34 years : 4,609

35 to 44 years : 4,526

45 to 54 years : 5,557

55 to 59 years : 3,359

60 and 61 years : 1,177

62 to 64 years : 1,429

65 to 74 years : 4,042

75 years and over : 3,496

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 201

5 to 17 years : 935

18 to 24 years : 993

25 to 34 years : 947

35 to 44 years : 1,229

45 to 54 years : 1,416

55 to 59 years : 722

60 and 61 years : 182

62 to 64 years : 523

65 to 74 years : 941

75 years and over : 1,260

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 53

18 to 24 years : 26

25 to 34 years : 104

35 to 44 years : 12

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 5

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 2

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 14

5 to 17 years : 23

18 to 24 years : 183

25 to 34 years : 293

35 to 44 years : 145

45 to 54 years : 208

55 to 59 years : 42

60 and 61 years : 31

62 to 64 years : 13

65 to 74 years : 117

75 years and over : 27


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Knox County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 11,069

Now married, except separated : 14,844

Divorced : 4,704

Separated : 399

Widowed : 2,872

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 2,235

Now married, except separated : 3,808

Divorced : 1,462

Separated : 218

Widowed : 726

Native; born outside the United States:

Never married : 60

Now married, except separated : 78

Divorced : 11

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 353

Now married, except separated : 482

Divorced : 133

Separated : 77

Widowed : 18


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Individual Income
(Knox County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

No income : 5,074

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 6,371

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3,298

$15,000 to $24,999 : 6,002

$25,000 to $34,999 : 4,201

$35,000 to $49,999 : 3,814

$50,000 to $64,999 : 2,304

$65,000 to $74,999 : 837

$75,000 or more : 1,987

Born in other state in the United States:

No income : 1,077

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 1,710

$10,000 to $14,999 : 905

$15,000 to $24,999 : 1,473

$25,000 to $34,999 : 1,042

$35,000 to $49,999 : 1,077

$50,000 to $64,999 : 424

$65,000 to $74,999 : 266

$75,000 or more : 475

Native; born outside the United States:

No income : 79

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 7

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $24,999 : 38

$25,000 to $34,999 : 2

$35,000 to $49,999 : 4

$50,000 to $64,999 : 0

$65,000 to $74,999 : 0

$75,000 or more : 19

Foreign born:

No income : 194

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 244

$10,000 to $14,999 : 122

$15,000 to $24,999 : 107

$25,000 to $34,999 : 184

$35,000 to $49,999 : 99

$50,000 to $64,999 : 76

$65,000 to $74,999 : 6

$75,000 or more : 31


(updated 2013)



Median Income By Place Of Birth
(Knox County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 22,174

Born in other state of the United States : 21,651

Native; born outside the United States : 20,625

Foreign born : 22,594


(updated 2013)



Population Under 18 Years By Age
(Knox County, Illinois)

Under 3 years : 1,499

3 and 4 years : 1,055

5 years : 450

6 to 8 years : 2,169

9 to 11 years : 1,734

12 to 14 years : 1,875

15 to 17 years : 1,762


(updated 2013)



Household Income
(Knox County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 1,903

$10,000 to $14,999 : 1,599

$15,000 to $19,999 : 1,818

$20,000 to $24,999 : 1,456

$25,000 to $29,999 : 1,594

$30,000 to $34,999 : 1,420

$35,000 to $39,999 : 995

$40,000 to $44,999 : 1,086

$45,000 to $49,999 : 1,119

$50,000 to $59,999 : 1,656

$60,000 to $74,999 : 1,930

$75,000 to $99,999 : 2,190

$100,000 to $124,999 : 1,538

$125,000 to $149,999 : 373

$150,000 to $199,999 : 408

$200,000 or more : 226


(updated 2013)





Total Population In Knox County, Illinois is 52,331



(updated 2013)



Male Population in Knox County, Illinois: 26,177
Female Population in Knox County, Illinois: 26,154


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Knox County, Illinois: 40.6
Median Female Resident Age in Knox County, Illinois: 44.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Knox County, Illinois


White


Both sexes

44.9

Male

43.1

Female

46.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

30.2

Male

31.3

Female

26.2

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

37.3

Male

37.5

Female

37.3

Asian


Both sexes

32.6

Male

28.2

Female

37.1

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

31.8

Male

38.0

Female

31.5

Other


Both sexes

30.0

Male

31.4

Female

25.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

14.2

Male

14.0

Female

14.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

26.3

Male

27.5

Female

24.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

45.3

Male

43.6

Female

46.8


(updated 2010)



Health Insurance Coverage Status By Sex By Age
(Knox County, Illinois)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,578

No health insurance coverage : 10

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,660

No health insurance coverage : 76

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,746

No health insurance coverage : 631

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,838

No health insurance coverage : 886

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,133

No health insurance coverage : 554

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,769

No health insurance coverage : 508

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,169

No health insurance coverage : 301

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,381

No health insurance coverage : 0

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 1,772

No health insurance coverage : 0

Female:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,408

No health insurance coverage : 8

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,611

No health insurance coverage : 193

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,212

No health insurance coverage : 413

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,331

No health insurance coverage : 360

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,246

No health insurance coverage : 465

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,052

No health insurance coverage : 425

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,327

No health insurance coverage : 494

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,631

No health insurance coverage : 0

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 2,433

No health insurance coverage : 0


(updated 2013)



Employer-Based Health Insurance By Sex By Age
(Knox County, Illinois)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 350

No employer-based health insurance : 1,238

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,731

No employer-based health insurance : 2,005

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,181

No employer-based health insurance : 1,196

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,313

No employer-based health insurance : 1,411

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,589

No employer-based health insurance : 1,098

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,912

No employer-based health insurance : 1,365

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,298

No employer-based health insurance : 1,172

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 860

No employer-based health insurance : 1,521

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 566

No employer-based health insurance : 1,206

Female:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 507

No employer-based health insurance : 909

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,610

No employer-based health insurance : 2,194

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,375

No employer-based health insurance : 1,250

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,097

No employer-based health insurance : 1,594

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,426

No employer-based health insurance : 1,285

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,445

No employer-based health insurance : 1,032

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,191

No employer-based health insurance : 1,630

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 645

No employer-based health insurance : 1,986

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 764

No employer-based health insurance : 1,669


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Nativity
(Knox County, Illinois)

Native:

Born in state of residence : 41,684

Born in other state in the United States : 9,349

Born outside the United States:

Puerto Rico : 2

U.S. Island Areas or born abroad of American parent(s) : 200

Foreign born : 1,096


(updated 2013)



Languages Spoken At Home
(Knox County, Illinois)

Speak only English : 47,306

Spanish or Spanish Creole : 1,589

French (including Patois, Creole, Cajun) : 191

German or other West Germanic languages : 76

Slavic languages : 29

Other Indo-European languages : 128

Korean : 0

Chinese : 124

Vietnamese : 13

Tagalog : 69

Other Asian and Pacific Island languages : 168

Other and unspecified languages : 84


(updated 2013)



Medicare Coverage By Sex By Age
(Knox County, Illinois)

Male:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 29

No Medicare coverage : 5,295

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 623

No Medicare coverage : 13,912

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 4,085

No Medicare coverage : 68

Female:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 55

No Medicare coverage : 5,165

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 549

No Medicare coverage : 14,776

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 5,030

No Medicare coverage : 34


(updated 2013)



Races in Knox County, Illinois


  • White: 45,889
  • African American: 4,401
  • American Indian: 33
  • Asian: 384
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 9
  • Some Other Race: 795
  • Two or More Races: 820



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Knox County, Illinois citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Knox County, Illinois

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 131   (0.71%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 24   (0.13%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 87   (0.47%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 685   (3.71%)
  • 9th Grade: 536   (2.91%)
  • 10th Grade: 725   (3.93%)
  • 11th Grade: 801   (4.34%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 824   (4.47%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 6,732   (36.49%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 1,600   (8.67%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 2,483   (13.46%)
  • Associate Degree: 1,002   (5.43%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 1,803   (9.77%)
  • Master's Degree: 666   (3.61%)
  • Professional School Degree: 256   (1.39%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 93   (0.5%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 86   (0.44%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 35   (0.18%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 112   (0.57%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 678   (3.46%)
  • 9th Grade: 490   (2.5%)
  • 10th Grade: 590   (3.01%)
  • 11th Grade: 558   (2.85%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 550   (2.81%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 7,236   (36.92%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 1,946   (9.93%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 2,897   (14.78%)
  • Associate Degree: 1,696   (8.65%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 1,881   (9.6%)
  • Master's Degree: 567   (2.89%)
  • Professional School Degree: 255   (1.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 24   (0.12%)


(updated 2010)





School Enrollment By Age
(Knox County, Illinois)

Enrolled in public school:

3 and 4 years : 614

5 to 9 years : 2,723

10 to 14 years : 3,008

15 to 17 years : 1,616

18 and 19 years : 925

20 to 24 years : 662

25 to 34 years : 355

35 years and over : 367

Enrolled in private school:

3 and 4 years : 111

5 to 9 years : 210

10 to 14 years : 197

15 to 17 years : 55

18 and 19 years : 351

20 to 24 years : 927

25 to 34 years : 94

35 years and over : 92

Not enrolled in school:

3 and 4 years : 330

5 to 9 years : 80

10 to 14 years : 10

15 to 17 years : 103

18 and 19 years : 167

20 to 24 years : 2,329

25 to 34 years : 5,504

35 years and over : 30,002


(updated 2013)



Largest School Agency's In Knox County, Illinois

  • Galesburg Cusd 205


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 1206, Galesburg, IL 61402, Phone: (309) 343-1151, Students: 4,877 )

  • Knoxville Cusd 202


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 600 E Main St, Knoxville, IL 61448, Phone: (309) 289-2328, Students: 1,093 )

  • Abingdon Cusd 217


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 201 W Lower St, Abingdon, IL 61410, Phone: (309) 462-2301, Students: 786 )

  • R O W V A Cusd 208


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 69, Oneida, IL 61467, Phone: (309) 483-3711, Students: 773 )

  • Williamsfield Cusd 210


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 179, Williamsfield, IL 61489, Phone: (309) 639-2219, Students: 272 )

  • Knox Roe


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 121 S Prairie St, Galesburg, IL 61402, Phone: (309) 345-3832, Students: 39 )

  • Knox-warren Spec Educ District


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 243 S Farnham St, Galesburg, IL 61401, Phone: (309) 343-2143, Students: 18 )

  • Galesburg Area Voc Ctr


    ( Location: 1135 W Fremont St, Galesburg, IL 61401, Phone: (309) 343-3733, )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Knox County, Illinois

  • Churchill Jr High School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 905 Maple Ave, Galesburg, IL 61401, Phone: (309) 342-3129, Students: 592 )

  • Lombard Jr High School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 1220 E Knox St, Galesburg, IL 61401, Phone: (309) 342-9171, Students: 495 )

  • Mable Woolsey Elem School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: 106 Pleasant Ave, Knoxville, IL 61448, Phone: (309) 289-4134, Students: 412 )

  • Gale School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1131 W Dayton St, Galesburg, IL 61401, Phone: (309) 343-0217, Students: 381 )

  • Hedding Grade School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 401 W Latimer St, Abingdon, IL 61410, Phone: (309) 462-2363, Students: 366 )

  • Silas Willard Elem School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 495 E Fremont St, Galesburg, IL 61401, Phone: (309) 343-3917, Students: 365 )

  • King School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 1018 S Farnham St, Galesburg, IL 61401, Phone: (309) 343-0409, Students: 356 )

  • Steele School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1480 W Main St, Galesburg, IL 61401, Phone: (309) 343-0516, Students: 328 )

  • Nielson Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 547 N Farnham St, Galesburg, IL 61401, Phone: (309) 343-0614, Students: 318 )

  • Knoxville Jr High School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 701 Mill St, Knoxville, IL 61448, Phone: (309) 289-4126, Students: 316 )

  • Lincoln Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 832 Harrison St, Galesburg, IL 61401, Phone: (309) 343-0317, Students: 311 )

  • Abingdon Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 202 W Snyder St, Abingdon, IL 61410, Phone: (309) 462-2336, Students: 188 )

  • R O W V A Central Elem School


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: Po Box 69, Oneida, IL 61467, Phone: (309) 483-6376, Students: 182 )

  • Stone Early Education Center


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 1072 W North St, Galesburg, IL 61401, Phone: (309) 343-9848, Students: 157 )

  • Williamsfield Elem School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: Po Box 179, Williamsfield, IL 61489, Phone: (309) 639-2216, Students: 140 )

  • R O W V A East Elem School


    ( Grades: 5-6, Location: Po Box 238, Altona, IL 61414, Phone: (309) 484-2271, Students: 132 )

  • Cooke School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 849 S Henderson St, Galesburg, IL 61401, Phone: (309) 343-3525, Students: 110 )

  • R O W V A West Elem School


    ( Grades: 3-4, Location: Po Box 467, Wataga, IL 61488, Phone: (309) 375-6651, Students: 109 )

  • R O W V A Jr High School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: Po Box 69, Oneida, IL 61467, Phone: (309) 483-2803, Students: 102 )

  • Williamsfield Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: Po Box 179, Williamsfield, IL 61489, Phone: (309) 639-2216, Students: 51 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Knox County, Illinois

  • Galesburg High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1135 W Fremont St, Galesburg, IL 61401, Phone: (309) 343-4146, Students: 1,464 )

  • Knoxville Sr High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 600 E Main St, Knoxville, IL 61448, Phone: (309) 289-2324, Students: 365 )

  • R O W V A Sr High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 69, Oneida, IL 61467, Phone: (309) 483-6371, Students: 248 )

  • Abingdon High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 600 W Martin St, Abingdon, IL 61410, Phone: (309) 462-2338, Students: 232 )

  • Williamsfield High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 179, Williamsfield, IL 61489, Phone: (309) 639-2216, Students: 81 )

  • Knox County Academy


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 850 Mulberry St, Galesburg, IL 61401, Phone: (309) 345-3828, Students: 39 )

  • Hill Correctional Center


    ( Grades: 12-12, Location: Po Box 1327, Galesburg, IL 61402, Phone: (309) 343-4212, Students: 36 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Knox County, Illinois

  • Carl Sandburg College


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 2,693; Location: 400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard, Galesburg, IL 61401, Web: http://www.sandburg.edu )

  • Knox College


    ( 4-year, Private not-for-profit, Student Population: 1,371; Location: E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, Web: http://www.knox.edu )

Largest Schools (Private) In Knox County, Illinois

  • Costa Catholic School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 2726 Costa Drive, Galesburg, IL 61401, Phone: (309) 344-3151, Students: 281 )

  • Galesburg Christian School Assoc


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 1881 E Fremont Street, Galesburg, IL 61401, Phone: (309) 343-8008, Students: 57 )

Academic Libraries In Knox County, Illinois

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Central) In Knox County, Illinois

  • Galesburg Public Library


    40 East Simmons Street, Galesburg, IL 61401

  • Greig Memorial Library


    110 South Joy Street, Oneida, IL 61467

  • John Mosser Public Library District


    106 West Meek Street, Abingdon, IL 61410

  • Knoxville Public Library


    200 East Main Street, Knoxville, IL 61448

  • Maquon Public Library District


    210 Main Street, Maquon, IL 61458

  • Ransom Memorial Public Library


    110 East Main Street, Altona, IL 61414

  • Salem Township Public Library District


    102 N. Burson Street, Yates City, IL 61572

  • Victoria Public Library District


    227 East Main Street, Victoria, IL 61485

  • Williamsfield Public Library District


    111 West Gale Street, Williamsfield, IL 61489

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Knox County, Illinois


  • Abingdon Historical Society Inc


    500 W Latimer, Abingdon, IL 61410

  • Airplane Filling Station Preservation Association


    Po Box 1331, Powell, TN 37849

  • Americanlighthouse Foundation


    1 Park Dr, Rockland, ME 04841

  • Appleton Historical Society


    2916 Sennebec Rd, Union, ME 04862

  • B&o Depot Restoration


    Po Box 469, Mount Vernon, OH 43050

  • Beck Cultural Exchange Center Inc


    1927 Dandridge Ave, Knoxville, TN 37915
    http://beckcenter.net

  • Bible Grove Historical Preservation Committee Of Scotland Co


    Rr 1 Box 47a, Baring, MO 63531

  • Blount Mansion


    200 W Hill Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902
    http://www.blountmansion.org

  • Blount Mansion Association


    200 W. Hill Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37938
    http://www.blountmansion.org

  • Camden-rockport Historical


    Conway Rd, Rockport, ME 04856
    http://www.crmuseum.org

  • Camden-rockport Historical Society


    223 Union Street 747, Rockport, ME 04856
    http://www.conwayhouse.org

  • Carl Sandburg Historic Site Association


    Po Box 585, Galesburg, IL 61401

  • Center For Maine Contemporary Art


    162 Russell Avenue, Rockport, ME 04856

  • Confederate Memorial Hall-bleak House


    3148 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
    http://www.knoxvillecmh.org

  • Corps Of Discovery Welcome Center Council


    89705 Highway 81, Crofton, NE 68730

  • Corryton Historical Socety


    8214 Monday Road, Corryton, TN 37721

  • Creighton Historical Center Inc


    Po Box 538, Creighton, NE 68729
    http://www.creighton.org/historical.cfm

  • Cushing Historical Society


    Po Box 110, Cushing, ME 04563

  • East Tennesse Historical Society


    Po Box 1629, Knoxville, TN 37902

  • East Tennessee Discovery Center Inc


    Po Box 6204, Knoxville, TN 37914

  • East Tennessee Veterans Memorial Association


    Po Box 3714, Knoxville, TN 37917

  • Finnish Heritage House


    Po Box 293, South Thomaston, ME 04858

  • Frank H Mc Clung Museum


    1327 Circle Park Dr, Knoxville, TN 37916
    http://mcclungmuseum.utk.edu

  • Frank H. Mcclung Museum


    University Of Tennessee 1327 Circle Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37916

  • Fredericktown Historical Society


    11 E Sandusky St, Fredericktown, OH 43019

  • Friends Of Knox County Historical Commission


    Po Box 104, Benjamin, TX 79505

  • Galesburg Community Veterans Memorial


    1566 West Losey Street, Galesburg, IL 61401

  • Galesburg Historical Society Ii Inc


    Po Box 1564, Galesburg, IL 61401

  • Galesburg Museums Inc


    128 S Chambers St, Galesburg, IL 61401
    http://www.discoverydepot.org

  • Galesburg Preservation Inc


    Po Box 1214, Galesburg, IL 61401

  • Galesburg Railroad Museum Inc


    211 S Seminary St, Galesburg, IL 61401

  • Girl Scout Council Of The Southern Appalachians


    1567 Downtown West Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37919

  • Governor John Sevier Memorial Association


    1220 W Governor John Se, Knoxville, TN 37920
    http://www.marblesprings.net

  • Grouseland - William Henry Harrison Mansion


    3 W. Scott Street, Vincennes, IN 47591

  • Grouseland Foundation Inc


    3 W Scott St, Vincennes, IN 47591

  • Hazen Historical Museum


    1649 Dandridge Ave, Knoxville, TN 37915

  • Historic Downstreet Inc


    Po Box 209, Vinalhaven, ME 04863

  • Historic Gibbs Drive Neighborhood Association


    3045 Gibbs Drive, Knoxville, TN 37918

  • Historic Tennessee Theatre Endowment Fund


    604 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902

  • Historical Society Of The U S Dist Court For Eastern Distric


    800 Market St Suite 130, Knoxville, TN 37902
    http://www.corker.senate.gov

  • Hope Historical Society


    354 Camden Road, Hope, ME 04847

  • Indiana Military Museum Inc


    Po Box 977, Vincennes, IN 47591

  • James White Fort


    205 E. Hill Ave., Knoxville, TN 37915

  • James Whites Fort Association Inc


    205 E Hill Ave, Knoxville, TN 37915
    http://www.jameswhitesfort.org

  • Knox County Historical Sites Inc


    33 North Public Square, Knoxville, IL 61448
    http://www.kville.org

  • Knox County Historical Sites, Inc.


    Po Box 1757, Galesburg, IL 61401

  • Knox County Historical Society


    Po Box 522, Mount Vernon, OH 43050
    http://www.knox.net

  • Knox Heritage Inc


    Po Box 1242, Knoxville, TN 37902

  • Knox Historical Museum Inc


    Po Box 1446, Barbourville, KY 40906

  • Knoxville Botanical Gardens And Arboretum


    2743 Wimpole Ave, Knoxville, TN 37914
    http://www.knoxgarden.org

  • Knoxville Civil War Roundtable Inc


    Po Box 52232, Knoxville, TN 37909

  • Knoxville Museum Of Art


    1050 Wlds Fair Pk Dr, Knoxville, TN 37916
    http://www.knoxart.org

  • Knoxville Museum Of Art Foundation


    1050 Worlds Fair Park Dr, Knoxville, TN 37916
    http://www.knoxart.org

  • Knoxville Zoological Gardens Inc


    Po Box 6040, Knoxville, TN 37914
    http://www.knoxville-zoo.org

  • Mabry-hazen Historical Museum Foundation


    4617 Chambliss Ave, Knoxville, TN 37919

  • Mabry-hazen House


    1711 Dandridge Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37915

  • Maine Lighthouse Museum Inc


    Po Box 1116, Rockland, ME 04841
    http://www.mainelighthousemuseum.org

  • Marble Springs


    1220 W Governor John Sevier Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37920

  • Matinicus Island Historical Society


    3 South Main Street, Matinicus, ME 04851

  • Matthews Museum Of Maine Heritage


    Po Box 582, Union, ME 04862


* There are 40 more museums in Knox County, Illinois not display here.

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Knox County, Illinois affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Knox County, Illinois.

Area Features of Knox County, Illinois


Airport


(1) Davies Landing Strip Historical   (2) Galesburg Cottage Hospital Heliport   (3) Galesburg Municipal Airport   (4) Johnson Landing Strip Historical   (5) Malone Landing Strip Historical   (6) Murks Strip Historical   (7) Shissler Farm Airport Historical   (8) Shissler Landing Strip Historical   (9) Tri-county Airport   (10) Wolford S Airport  

Bridge


(1) Lapham Bridge   (2) Trenton Bridge Historical   (3) Wolf Covered Bridge  

Building


(1) Abingdon City Hall   (2) Abingdon Fire Protection District Station 1   (3) Abingdon Police Department   (4) Altona - Oneida - Wataga Ambulance Service   (5) Altona Fire Protection District   (6) Appleton Fire Station   (7) City Of Knoxville Police Department   (8) De Long Fire Department   (9) East Galesburg Fire Department   (10) East Galesburg Police Station   (11) Elba - Salem Fire Protection District   (12) Galesburg Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters   (13) Galesburg Fire Department Station 2 Brooks   (14) Galesburg Fire Department Station 3 Freemont   (15) Galesburg Hospital Ambulance Service   (16) Galesburg Police Department   (17) Galesburg Public Library   (18) Gilson Fire Department   (19) Henderson Township Fire Protection District   (20) Hill Correctional Center   (21) John Mosser Public Library   (22) Knox County Courthouse   (23) Knoxville Community Fire Protection District   (24) Maquon Fire Protection District   (25) Oneida - Wataga Fire Protection District   (26) Rio Fire Department   (27) Tri - County Ambulance District   (28) Victoria - Copley Fire Protection District   (29) Wataga Fire Department   (30) Williamsfield Fire Protection District   (31) Yates City Community Center   (32) Yates City Police Department  

Cemetery


(1) Abingdon Cemetery   (2) Alm S House Cemetery   (3) Altona Cemetery   (4) Babbitt Cemetery   (5) Blakeslee Cemetery   (6) Boydston-dawdy Cemetery   (7) Bradford Cemetery   (8) Brookside Cemetery   (9) Bruner Cemetery   (10) Brush Creek Cemetery   (11) Butterfield Family Cemetery   (12) Caldwell Family Cemetery   (13) Catterton Cemetery   (14) Center Prairie Cemetery   (15) Cherry Grove Cemetery   (16) Clark Chapel Cemetery   (17) Clay Cemetery   (18) Cook Cemetery   (19) Corbin Cemetery   (20) Deatherage Cemetery   (21) East Linwood Cemetery   (22) Elba Cemetery   (23) Elias Bragg Cemetery   (24) Etherly Cemetery   (25) Ferguson Cemetery   (26) Fink Cemetery   (27) Fuller Cemetery   (28) Galesburg Research Cemetery   (29) Garret Cemetery   (30) Gilson Cemetery   (31) Gum Cemetery   (32) Harper Cemetery   (33) Harshbarger Cemetery   (34) Haynes Cemetery   (35) Henderson Cemetery   (36) Henderson Grove Cemetery   (37) Hermon Christian Cemetery   (38) Hermon Methodist Cemetery   (39) Hope Cemetery   (40) Housh Cemetery   (41) Hunt Cemetery   (42) Junk Cemetery   (43) Kightlinger Cemetery   (44) Knoxville Cemetery   (45) Larson Cemetery   (46) Lewis Cemetery   (47) Linwood Cemetery   (48) Maquon Cemetery   (49) Martin Cemetery   (50) Mather Cemetery   (51) Mccallister Cemetery   (52) Memorial Park Cemetery   (53) Miles Cemetery   (54) Myers Cemetery   (55) Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens   (56) Old Scotch Cemetery   (57) Oneida Cemetery   (58) Ontario Cemetery   (59) Ouderkirk Cemetery   (60) Parker Cemetery   (61) Pleasant Hill Cemetery   (62) Rice-blue Cemetery   (63) Rio Baptist Cemetery   (64) Rio Cemetery   (65) Robbins Cemetery   (66) Russell Cemetery   (67) Saint Augustine Cemetery   (68) Saint Josephs Cemetery   (69) Saint Marys Cemetery   (70) Salem Cemetery   (71) Smith Cemetery   (72) Soperville Cemetery   (73) Summitt-douglas Cemetery   (74) Swedish Cemetery   (75) Thurman Cemetery   (76) Trenton Cemetery   (77) Union Cemetery   (78) Uniontown Cemetery   (79) Van Gilder Cemetery   (80) Victoria Cemetery   (81) Walnut Grove Cemetery   (82) Wataga Cemetery   (83) West Truro Cemetery   (84) Westfall Cemetery   (85) Williams Family Cemetery   (86) Yates City Cemetery  

Census


(1) Gilson Census Designated Place   (2) Oak Run Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) All Souls Roman Catholic Church   (2) Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church   (3) Bethany Baptist Church   (4) Bethel Baptist Church   (5) Bethesda Baptist Church   (6) Calvary Assembly Of God Church   (7) Center Prairie Church   (8) Central Congregational Church   (9) Church Of Christ   (10) Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church   (11) Covenant Church   (12) East Main Congregational United Church Of Christ   (13) Elba Chapel   (14) Emmanuel United Methodist Church   (15) Faith United Methodist Church   (16) Faith United Presbyterian Church   (17) First Baptist Church   (18) First Bible Missionary Church   (19) First Christian Church   (20) First Church Of Christ Scientist   (21) First Church Of The Nazarene   (22) First Congregational Church   (23) First Lutheran Church   (24) First Methodist Church   (25) First United Presbyterian Church   (26) Foursquare Gospel Church   (27) Grace Episcopal Church   (28) Haynes Church Historical   (29) Maquon United Methodist Church   (30) Maxey Chapel   (31) Orange Chapel   (32) Reorganized Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints   (33) Sacred Hearth Catholic Church   (34) Saint Patricks Roman Catholic Church   (35) Second Baptist Church   (36) Temple Sholom   (37) The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints   (38) Union Grove Church Historical  

Civil


(1) City Of Abingdon   (2) City Of Galesburg   (3) City Of Knoxville   (4) City Of Oneida   (5) Knox County   (6) Township Of Cedar   (7) Township Of Chestnut   (8) Township Of Copley   (9) Township Of Elba   (10) Township Of Galesburg   (11) Township Of Galesburg City   (12) Township Of Haw Creek   (13) Township Of Henderson   (14) Township Of Indian Point   (15) Township Of Knox   (16) Township Of Maquon   (17) Township Of Ontario   (18) Township Of Orange   (19) Township Of Persifer   (20) Township Of Rio   (21) Township Of Salem   (22) Township Of Sparta   (23) Township Of Truro   (24) Township Of Victoria   (25) Township Of Walnut Grove   (26) Village Of Altona   (27) Village Of East Galesburg   (28) Village Of Henderson   (29) Village Of Maquon   (30) Village Of Rio   (31) Village Of Saint Augustine   (32) Village Of Victoria   (33) Village Of Wataga   (34) Village Of Williamsfield   (35) Village Of Yates City  

Crossing


(1) Bridgeport Ferry Historical   (2) Interchange 46   (3) Interchange 48   (4) Interchange 51   (5) Interchange 54  

Dam


(1) Bruington Lake Dam   (2) Crescent Lake Dam   (3) Daum Lake Dam   (4) Happy Hollow Lake Dam   (5) Happy Hollow Lake Number 2 Dam   (6) Knox Company Conservation Club Lake Dam   (7) Lake Bracken Dam   (8) Lake Rice Dam   (9) Lake Roberts Dam   (10) Lake Storey Dam   (11) Lake Windsor Dam   (12) Roundhouse Lake Dam   (13) Shebb Oaks Lake Dam   (14) Spoon Lake Dam   (15) Taylor Lake Dam  

Hospital


(1) Galesburg Cottage Hospital   (2) Galesburg State Mental Health Center   (3) Order Of Saint Francis Saint Mary Medical Center  

Lake


(1) Glenwood Lake   (2) Horseshoe Lake   (3) Railroad Pond  

Locale


(1) Abingdon Water Works   (2) Blue Moonlight Drive-in   (3) Bridlecreek Shopping Center   (4) Bunker Links Golf Course   (5) Camp Feltheimer   (6) Camp Shaubena   (7) Camp Wilderness   (8) Faith Camp   (9) Good Samaritan Retreat   (10) Knox County Landfill   (11) Lake Bracken Country Club   (12) Saluda Station Historical   (13) Sandburg Mall   (14) Sherwood Camp   (15) Twin Bridges  

Mine


(1) Knoxville Mine   (2) Thermal Mine  

Park


(1) Carl Sandburg Birthplace Historic Site   (2) Central Park   (3) Custer Park   (4) Galesburg Historic District   (5) Graham Park   (6) Kelly Park   (7) Kiwanis Park   (8) Klapp Park   (9) Knox Park   (10) Lake Storey Park   (11) Legion Park   (12) Lincoln Park   (13) Martin Park   (14) Park Plaza   (15) Peck Park   (16) Rogers Park   (17) Rotary Park   (18) Snakeden Hollow State Fish And Wildlife Area   (19) Swing Park   (20) Village Green Park  

Populated Place


(1) Abingdon   (2) Altona   (3) Appleton   (4) Bridgeport Historical   (5) Burnside Historical   (6) Centerville   (7) Dahinda   (8) Delong   (9) Douglas   (10) East Galesburg   (11) Elba Center   (12) Eugene   (13) Galesburg   (14) Gilson   (15) Henderson   (16) Henderson Grove   (17) Hermon   (18) Knox   (19) Knoxville   (20) Maquon   (21) Oak Run   (22) Oneida   (23) Ontario   (24) Pleasant Ridge Historical   (25) Rio   (26) Saint Augustine   (27) Saluda   (28) Soperville   (29) Trenton Corners   (30) Troy Historical   (31) Truro   (32) Uniontown   (33) Victoria   (34) Wataga   (35) Williamsfield   (36) Yates City  

Post Office


(1) Abingdon Post Office   (2) Center Point Post Office Historical   (3) Dahinda Post Office   (4) Delong Post Office Historical   (5) Galesburg Post Office   (6) Knoxville Post Office   (7) Utah Post Office Historical   (8) Yates City Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Bruington Lake   (2) Chain Of Lakes   (3) Corn Crib Lake   (4) Crawdad Lake   (5) Crescent Lake   (6) Daum Lake   (7) Fishhook Lake   (8) Gale Lake   (9) Grandt Lake   (10) Green Oaks Lake   (11) Happy Hollow Lake   (12) Happy Hollow Lake Number 2   (13) Knox Company Conservation Club Lake   (14) Lake Bracken   (15) Lake Roberts   (16) Lake Storey   (17) Lake Windsor   (18) Little John Club Lake   (19) Lone Rock Lake   (20) Long Lake   (21) Lost Lake   (22) Manson Heights Lake   (23) North Lake   (24) Old Garage Lake   (25) Peterson Lake   (26) Purington Lakes   (27) Rice Lake   (28) Roundhouse Lake   (29) Shebb Oaks Lake   (30) Snakeden Hollow Lake   (31) South Lake   (32) Spoon Lake   (33) T Lake   (34) Taylor Lake   (35) Trailer Lake   (36) U Lake  

School


(1) Abingdon High School   (2) Abingdon Junior High School   (3) Allen Park School   (4) Altona Elementary School   (5) Appleton School   (6) Atchison School Historical   (7) Austin School Historical   (8) Baird School Historical   (9) Barnett School Historical   (10) Bateman School   (11) Bear School Historical   (12) Bennington School Historical   (13) Bethany Academy   (14) Bliss School Historical   (15) Browne School Historical   (16) Brush Creek School Historical   (17) Burt School Historical   (18) Carl Sandburg College   (19) Cashman School Historical   (20) Cedar Bluff School Historical   (21) Centennial School Historical   (22) Center Point School Historical   (23) Center Prairie School Historical   (24) Chalman School Historical   (25) Cherry Grove School Historical   (26) Churchill Junior High School   (27) Clark Chapel School Historical   (28) Clay School Historical   (29) Collinson School Historical   (30) Condra School Historical   (31) Cook School Historical   (32) Cooke School   (33) Corey School Historical   (34) Cornfield College School Historical   (35) Costa High School   (36) Cottage Grove School Historical   (37) Cottonwood School Historical   (38) Craig School Historical   (39) Cross Lane School Historical   (40) Cummings School Historical   (41) Dempsey School Historical   (42) Dixie School Historical   (43) Douglas School   (44) Doyle School Historical   (45) Dunlap School Historical   (46) Earl School Historical   (47) Egypt School Historical   (48) Elba School Historical   (49) Elwell School Historical   (50) Etherly School Historical   (51) Eugene School Historical   (52) Fairview School Historical   (53) Farnham School   (54) Ferris School Historical   (55) Finley School Historical   (56) Flynn School Historical   (57) Ford School Historical   (58) Fort Henry School Historical   (59) Fort Sumpter School Historical   (60) Fosmire School Historical   (61) Foster School Historical   (62) Franklin School Historical   (63) Fruit Hill School Historical   (64) Gale School   (65) Galesburg High School   (66) Glisson School Historical   (67) Gooseneck School Historical   (68) Greenleaf School Historical   (69) Hannam School Historical   (70) Harper School Historical   (71) Hazel Dell School Historical   (72) Hazel Green School Historical   (73) Hedding Grade School   (74) Heller School Historical   (75) Hitchcock School   (76) Hobbs School Historical   (77) Hurley School Historical   (78) Indian Point School Historical   (79) King School   (80) Knox College   (81) Knoxville High School   (82) Knoxville Junior High School   (83) L T Stone School   (84) Lapham School Historical   (85) Libolt School Historical   (86) Lincoln Public School Historical   (87) Lincoln School   (88) Locust School   (89) Lombard Junior High School   (90) Lotts School Historical   (91) Louisville School Historical   (92) Mable Woolsey Elementary School   (93) Maple Grove School Historical   (94) Mcgirr School Historical   (95) Mckie School Historical   (96) Middle Grove School Historical   (97) Military School Historical   (98) Mount Joy School Historical   (99) Newman School Historical   (100) Nielson School   (101) Number 16 School Historical   (102) Oak Grove School Historical   (103) Oldtown School Historical   (104) Oneida Elementary School   (105) Pease Hill School Historical   (106) Pierce School Historical   (107) Pleasant Grove School Historical   (108) Pleasant Hill School Historical   (109) Pleasant Ridge School Historical   (110) Pleasant Valley School Historical   (111) Raymond R Marquith Elementary School   (112) Rebstock School Historical   (113) Red Oak School Historical   (114) Reynolds School Historical   (115) Rhodes School Historical   (116) Rio Elementary School   (117) Robbins School Historical   (118) Rose Hoben Welch School   (119) Round Bottom School Historical   (120) Rowe School Historical   (121) Salem Center School Historical   (122) Salem School Historical   (123) Sherman School Historical   (124) Silas Willard Elementary School   (125) Simpson School Historical   (126) Sisson School Historical   (127) South Grove School Historical   (128) Steele School   (129) Stump Valley School Historical   (130) Sumner School Historical   (131) Sunnyside School Historical   (132) Sunrise School Historical   (133) Swanson School   (134) Swigert School Historical   (135) Talbot School Historical   (136) Thirlwell School Historical   (137) Trenton School Historical   (138) Troy School Historical   (139) Union School Historical   (140) Victoria Elementary School   (141) Washington Public School Historical   (142) Washington School Historical   (143) Wataga Elementary School   (144) Way School Historical   (145) West Elba School Historical   (146) West Falls School Historical   (147) West Point School Historical   (148) West School Historical   (149) West Truro School Historical   (150) West Union School Historical   (151) Weston School   (152) White Oak School Historical   (153) White School Historical   (154) Williamsfield High School   (155) Windmill School Historical   (156) Yates City Grade School  

Stream


(1) Brandywine Creek   (2) Brunk Creek   (3) Brush Creek   (4) Cadwell Creek   (5) Court Creek   (6) Flea Creek   (7) Forman Creek   (8) French Creek   (9) Haw Creek   (10) Hermon Creek   (11) Hickory Creek   (12) Italian Slough   (13) Latimer Creek   (14) Little Haw Creek   (15) Littlers Creek   (16) Middle Creek   (17) Mud Run   (18) North Creek   (19) Pennington Creek   (20) Pig Creek   (21) Pilot Creek   (22) Sugar Creek   (23) Swab Run  

Summit


(1) Pilot Knob  

Tower


(1) Waag-fm Galesburg   (2) Waik-am Galesburg   (3) Wgbq-fm Galesburg   (4) Wgil-am Galesburg   (5) Wvkc-fm Galesburg  

Valley


(1) Pigeon Hollow   (2) Snakeden Hollow   (3) Tucker Hollow  

Woods


(1) Pilot Grove  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Knox County, Illinois

61401 (pop. 36,568) 61448 (pop. 4,176) 61410 (pop. 4,174)
61467 (pop. 1,241) 61488 (pop. 1,199) 61572 (pop. 1,069)
61436 (pop. 1,021) 61414 (pop. 1,013) 61489 (pop. 999)
61458 (pop. 958) 61428 (pop. 954) 61430 (pop. 718)
61472 (pop. 666) 61485 (pop. 643) 61474 (pop. 355)
61439 (pop. 282)    


Counties Nearby Knox County, Illinois

Warren County, IL  (pop. 17,551) 17.9 Miles
Stark County, IL  (pop. 6,076) 27.7 Miles
Mercer County, IL  (pop. 16,440) 29.2 Miles
Henry County, IL  (pop. 50,110) 29.8 Miles
Fulton County, IL  (pop. 36,660) 31.0 Miles
Henderson County, IL  (pop. 7,550) 35.0 Miles
Peoria County, IL  (pop. 187,463) 35.2 Miles
Mcdonough County, IL  (pop. 32,515) 37.9 Miles
Rock Island County, IL  (pop. 147,397) 39.7 Miles
Tazewell County, IL  (pop. 136,078) 47.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in Knox County, Illinois

309



Elevation in Knox County, Illinois is 725.0 ft. (221.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Knox County, Illinois

Lat: 40.939735 N        Long: -90.290825 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Knox County, Illinois need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Illinois

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
  Total Electric Industry 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
  Total Electric Industry 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
  Total Electric Industry 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
  Total Electric Industry 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
  Total Electric Industry 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.00 2.42 2.14 0.00 0.00 2.23
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.39 5.02 5.95 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.38 4.99 5.95 0.00 6.96
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.49 6.92 0.00 0.00 6.28
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.53 4.76 5.55 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.31 4.99 5.63 0.00 6.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.71 0.95 1.48 0.00 1.29
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.18 4.49 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.71 7.51 4.57 6.48 0.00 7.02
  Total Electric Industry 8.71 7.40 4.65 6.37 0.00 6.90
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.57 1.62 3.08 0.00 2.02
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.69 3.67 3.97 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.39 7.41 4.75 5.76 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 8.39 7.52 4.89 5.88 0.00 6.94
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.30 1.44 0.00 0.00 1.73
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.70 3.67 0.00 0.00 4.02
  Full-Service Providers 8.38 7.35 4.74 0.00 5.87 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.38 7.30 4.86 0.00 5.87 6.86
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.81 1.11 0.00 0.00 1.40
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.15 3.70 0.00 0.00 3.89
  Full-Service Providers 8.37 8.03 4.57 0.00 5.70 7.16
  Total Electric Industry 8.37 7.54 4.65 0.00 5.70 6.80
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.66 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.25
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.21 3.74 0.00 0.00 3.95
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 8.41 4.60 0.00 5.61 7.37
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.75 4.61 0.00 5.61 6.95
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.54 0.88 0.00 0.00 1.21
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.35 0.00 0.00 4.47
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 8.59 4.46 0.00 5.59 7.38
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 7.95 4.69 0.00 5.59 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Knox County, Illinois

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 891   (3.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 513   (2.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 1,081   (4.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 1,984   (8.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 2,833   (11.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 2,957   (12.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 4,284   (17.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 2,280   (9.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 1,129   (4.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 966   (4.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 402   (1.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 214   (0.9%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 2,838   (11.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 2,001   (8.2%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Knox County, Illinois)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 1,296

1 vehicle available : 4,847

2 vehicles available : 1,108

3 vehicles available : 143

4 or more vehicles available : 78

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 281

1 vehicle available : 1,751

2 vehicles available : 4,893

3 vehicles available : 791

4 or more vehicles available : 201

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 124

1 vehicle available : 638

2 vehicles available : 901

3 vehicles available : 652

4 or more vehicles available : 174

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 209

1 vehicle available : 815

2 vehicles available : 1,348

3 vehicles available : 721

4 or more vehicles available : 340


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Knox County, Illinois)

1-person household:

No workers : 4,286

1 worker : 3,186

2-person household:

No workers : 2,801

1 worker : 2,405

2 workers : 2,711

3-person household:

No workers : 313

1 worker : 980

2 workers : 946

3 workers : 250

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 425

1 worker : 1,150

2 workers : 1,460

3 or more workers : 398


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Knox County, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 17,700

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 1,195

In 3-person carpool : 297

In 4-person carpool : 67

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 45

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 4

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 118

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 14

Motorcycle : 53

Bicycle : 96

Walked : 966

Other means : 114

Worked at home : 664


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Knox County, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 1,353

5 to 9 minutes : 4,596

10 to 14 minutes : 4,364

15 to 19 minutes : 3,333

20 to 24 minutes : 2,024

25 to 29 minutes : 966

30 to 34 minutes : 1,014

35 to 39 minutes : 303

40 to 44 minutes : 355

45 to 59 minutes : 1,370

60 to 89 minutes : 775

90 or more minutes : 216


(updated 2013)



Occupations in Knox County, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 3,014  (23.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 1,671  (12.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,804  (13.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 206  (1.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2,076  (15.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 3,802  (30.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 2,758  (22.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 4,108  (33.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 25  (0.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 114  (0.9%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Knox County, Illinois

Rail Station(s)


    225 South Seminary Street
    Amtrak Union Station
    Galesburg, Illinois 61401

(updated 2008)



Employment Rate In Knox County, Illinois

Employed: 24,315
Unemployed: 1,387



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Knox County, Illinois

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 29.2%
  • Other: 70.8%



Water Usage In Knox County, Illinois

Ground Water

 
Fresh 2.40 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 2.40 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d





There are 936 Farms In Knox County, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Knox County, Illinois

Farmers & Mechanics Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $837.6k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 4

First Mid-illinois Bank & Trust, National Association - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.7m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 36

Tompkins State Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $601.7k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 4

Midwest Bank Of Western Illinois - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $844k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 8

First Midwest Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $16.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 91

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.8b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Raritan State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $165.8k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 3

Anderson State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $82.5k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 1

Woodforest National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 763

Bank Of Yates City - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $64k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 2

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Knox County, Illinois

  • Galesburg Municipal


    (about 7.2 miles in Galesburg, Illinois; Airport Code: GBG)

  • Macomb Municipal


    (about 34.6 miles in Macomb, Illinois; Airport Code: MQB)

  • Quad City International


    (about 36.9 miles in Moline, Illinois; Airport Code: MLI)

  • General Downing - Peoria International


    (about 37.0 miles in Peoria, Illinois; Airport Code: PIA)

  • Greater Peoria


    (about 37.0 miles in Peoria, Illinois; Airport Code: PIA)

  • Burlington Municipal


    (about 44.8 miles in Carman, Illinois; Airport Code: BRL)

  • Southeast Iowa Regional


    (about 44.9 miles in Carman, Illinois; Airport Code: BRL)

  • Davenport Municipal


    (about 48.8 miles in Davenport, Iowa; Airport Code: DVN)

  • Muscatine Municipal


    (about 53.3 miles in Fruitland, Iowa; Airport Code: MUT)

  • Fort Madison Municipal


    (about 57.6 miles in Fort Madison, Iowa; Airport Code: FMS)

  • Clinton Municipal


    (about 61.6 miles in Low Moor, Iowa; Airport Code: CWI)

  • Whiteside County-Jos H. Bittorf Field


    (about 63.7 miles in Rock Falls, Illinois; Airport Code: SQI)

  • Illinois Valley Regional


    (about 65.7 miles in Peru, Illinois; Airport Code: VYS)

  • Keokuk Municipal


    (about 68.2 miles in Keokuk, Iowa; Airport Code: EOK)

  • Logan County


    (about 73.7 miles in Lincoln, Illinois; Airport Code: II4)

  • Central Illinois Regional


    (about 78.1 miles in Bloomington, Illinois; Airport Code: BMI)

  • Jacksonville Municipal


    (about 80.6 miles in Arcadia, Illinois; Airport Code: IJX)

  • Iowa City Municipal


    (about 81.2 miles in Iowa City, Iowa; Airport Code: IOW)

  • Capital


    (about 82.3 miles in Grandview, Illinois; Airport Code: SPI)

  • Abraham Lincoln Capital


    (about 82.3 miles in Grandview, Illinois; Airport Code: SPI)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Knox County, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

80.64%

Carpooled

10.16%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.44%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.12%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.38%

Motorcycle

0.19%

Bicycle

0.30%

Walked

4.10%

Other Means

0.66%

Worked At Home

3.01%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Knox County, Illinois, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Knox County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 7,927

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,228

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 569

Renter-occupied housing units : 327

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,054

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,351

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 4,883

Renter-occupied housing units : 3,972


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Knox County, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,084

Householder 35 to 44 years : 1,474

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,904

Householder 55 to 59 years : 954

Householder 60 to 64 years : 753

Householder 65 to 74 years : 811

Householder 75 years and over : 303

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 214

Householder 35 to 44 years : 307

Householder 45 to 54 years : 837

Householder 55 to 59 years : 843

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,045

Householder 65 to 74 years : 2,036

Householder 75 years and over : 1,868


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Knox County, Illinois)

Less than 10.0 percent : 239

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 736

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 741

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 835

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 586

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 692

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 243

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 711

50.0 percent or more : 1,445

Not computed : 650


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Knox County, Illinois)

Built 2010 or later : $236,100

Built 2000 to 2009 : $170,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $166,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $100,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $105,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $93,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $70,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $63,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $67,600


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Knox County, Illinois: 61.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Knox County, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 78 78 $7,587,565
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

78 78 $7,587,565
2000        
  Single Family 78 78 $8,189,375
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

78 78 $8,189,375
2001        
  Single Family 72 72 $8,950,806
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 12 152 $9,300,000
  Total

84 224 $18,250,806
2002        
  Single Family 75 75 $8,323,953
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

75 75 $8,323,953
2003        
  Single Family 53 53 $6,797,119
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

53 53 $6,797,119
2004        
  Single Family 65 65 $7,835,239
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

65 65 $7,835,239
2005        
  Single Family 68 68 $10,014,698
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

68 68 $10,014,698
2006        
  Single Family 62 62 $11,682,049
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

62 62 $11,682,049


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Knox County, IL): $35,407
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Knox County): $63,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Knox County, Illinois

Utility Gas: 76.2%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 10.0%
Electricity: 11.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.7%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.7%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Knox County, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 48.9%
  • Juvenile facilities : 0.56%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 16.69%
  • Other institutional facilities : 0.68%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 27.66%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 5.51%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Knox County): $411
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Knox County): $547


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Knox County, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Knox County, Illinois

Midwest Regional Home Care


     Address: 427 East Fremont Street, Galesburg, Illinois 61401
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/23/1995

St. Mary Home Health


     Address: 3405 North Seminary Street, Galesburg, Illinois 61401
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 8/1/1985

Osf Holy Family Medical Center


     Address: 1000 West Harlem Avenue, Monmouth, Illinois 61462
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 8/31/1995

Western Ill Home Hlth Care In


     Address: 2 Industrial Park Avenue, Monmouth, Illinois 61462
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/30/1981

Mercer County Hospital Home Ca


     Address: 409 Nw 9th Avenue, Aledo, Illinois 61231
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 1/6/1987

Hospitals Close To Knox County, Illinois

Galesburg Cottage Hospital


     Address: 695 N Kellogg St, Galesburg, Illinois 61401
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

St Mary Medical Center


     Address: 3333 North Seminary, Galesburg, Illinois 61401
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Osf Holy Family Medical Center


     Address: 1000 W Harlem Avenue, Monmouth, Illinois 61462
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Hammond Henry Hospital


     Address: 600 N College Avenue, Geneseo, Illinois 61254
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Kewanee Hospital


     Address: 719 Elliott, Kewanee, Illinois 61443
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Knox County, Illinois

Heartland Hlth Cr Ctr-galesbrg


     Address: 280 East Losey Street, Galesburg, Illinois 61401
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 76
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Marigold Rehab & Hcc


     Address: 275 East Carl Sandburg Drive, Galesburg, Illinois 61401
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 112
     Percent Occupied: 65%

Care Center Of Abingdon


     Address: 801 West Martin Street, Abingdon, Illinois 61410
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 66
     Percent Occupied: 80%

Seminary Manor


     Address: 2345 North Seminary Street, Galesburg, Illinois 61401
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 95
     Percent Occupied: 79%

Rosewood Care Center Of Galesburg


     Address: 1250 West Carl Sandburg Drive, Galesburg, Illinois 61401
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 84
     Percent Occupied: 67%

Galesburg Cottage Hospital Skilled Nsg Unit


     Address: 695 North Kellog Street, Galesburg, Illinois 61401
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 25
     Percent Occupied: 74%

Knox County Nursing Home


     Address: 800 North Market Street, Knoxville, Illinois 61448
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 122
     Percent Occupied: 60%

Galesburg Terrace


     Address: 1145 Frank Street, Galesburg, Illinois 61401
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 62
     Percent Occupied: 57%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Knox County, Illinois

Name: Quad Cities
Address: 22710 206th Avenue North; Cordova, IL 61242
Distance: 52 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Knox County, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 7,615
    Disabled Workers: 1,410
    Widowers Workers: 1,205
    Spouses Workers: 585
    Children Workers: 875


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Knox County, Illinois


Charges


Solid Waste Management: $3,365,000
All Other: $4,509,000


Federal Intergovernmental


Health & Hospitals: $574,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $2,649,000
Health & Hospitals: $414,000
Highways: $1,087,000
Public Welfare: $7,660,000
All Other: $758,000


Current Operations


Correctional Institutions: $2,151,000
Financial Administration: $495,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $1,670,000
Central Staff Services: $545,000
General Public Buildings: $1,361,000
Health Services - Other: $2,282,000
Regular Highways: $3,387,000
Police Protection: $3,793,000
Welfare Institutions: $6,500,000
Solid Waste Management: $1,753,000
General - Other: $1,608,000


Other Capital Outlay


Central Staff: $219,000
Regular Highways: $151,000
Police Protection: $18,000
Welfare Institutions: $372,000
General - Other: $240,000


General


Interest On Debt: $405,000


Tax


Property: $6,270,000
Total General Sales: $891,000


Miscellaneous


Interest Earnings: $631,000
Fines & Forfeits: $1,292,000
General Revenue, Nec: $302,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $27,272,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $11,272,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $305,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $9,305,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,610,000


(updated 2006)



Knox County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 54.25%
  • Bush & Cheney 44.97%
  • Other 0.79%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Knox County, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Knox County, IL

4.80 % of Knox County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $33,203

Illinois Average 5.66 %

0.11 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $13,818

Illinois Average 0.19 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Knox County, IL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Warren County , IL 0.50 % ($28,051 AGI )
  • Peoria County , IL 0.38 % ($33,824 AGI )
  • Henry County , IL 0.32 % ($31,547 AGI )
  • Fulton County , IL 0.23 % ($28,444 AGI )
  • Cook County , IL 0.20 % ($30,650 AGI )
  • Mcdonough County , IL 0.17 % ($24,206 AGI )
  • Mercer County , IL 0.17 % ($30,353 AGI )
  • Rock Island County , IL 0.16 % ($30,938 AGI )
  • Tazewell County , IL 0.15 % ($28,828 AGI )
  • Scott County , IA 0.09 % ($77,118 AGI )

Relocation away from Knox County, IL

5.69 % of Knox County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $35,822

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Knox County, IL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Peoria County , IL 0.60 % ($39,658 AGI )
  • Warren County , IL 0.38 % ($28,197 AGI )
  • Cook County , IL 0.31 % ($23,806 AGI )
  • Rock Island County , IL 0.22 % ($32,837 AGI )
  • Henry County , IL 0.21 % ($29,429 AGI )
  • Tazewell County , IL 0.16 % ($44,000 AGI )
  • Fulton County , IL 0.14 % ($24,037 AGI )
  • Scott County , IA 0.12 % ($31,870 AGI )
  • Mclean County , IL 0.11 % ($47,905 AGI )
  • Mcdonough County , IL 0.10 % ($20,263 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Illinois

Low Bracket: $0 (3.00%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Illinois

6.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Knox County, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Knox County, Illinois


On 06/20/1974, a tornado touched down 0.86 miles from the center of Knox County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 06/08/2005, a tornado touched down 4.16 miles from the center of Knox County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 07/06/1987, a tornado touched down 6.88 miles from the center of Knox County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 07/27/1995, a tornado touched down 6.91 miles from the center of Knox County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 05/07/1967, a tornado touched down 7.3 miles from the center of Knox County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.



Storms In Knox County, Illinois

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
04/13/2006, 09:08 pm 0 0 $5K --
04/13/2006, 08:55 pm 0 0 $5K --
03/12/2006, 10:15 pm 0 0 $5K --
03/11/2006, 05:12 pm 0 0 $4K --
05/20/2004, 07:58 pm 0 0 -- $5K
05/20/2004, 07:45 pm 0 0 -- $5K
05/20/2004, 07:44 pm 0 0 -- $5K
04/30/2003, 07:04 pm 0 0 $500K --
04/30/2003, 06:18 pm 0 0 $50K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/03/2006, 01:40 am 0 0 $2K --
08/03/2006, 01:34 am 0 0 $1K --
04/13/2006, 09:15 pm 0 0 $70K --
04/13/2006, 09:11 pm 0 0 $30K --
03/12/2006, 10:20 pm 0 0 $6K --
03/12/2006, 10:15 pm 0 0 $2K --
05/20/2004, 07:56 pm 0 0 $5K $5K
05/20/2004, 07:44 pm 0 0 $5K $10K
05/07/2004, 03:40 am 0 0 $2K $5K
04/20/2000, 04:05 am 0 0 $1K --
07/27/1999, 11:30 pm 0 0 $1K --
11/29/1991, 11:19 pm 0 3 -- --
01/01/1906, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
12/13/1901, 08:45 pm 0 0 $1K --
         



Tornados In Knox County, Illinois

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2006-04-13 1 200 1 0 0 $100K --
  2004-04-20 3 30 -- 0 0 -- --
  2003-04-30 1 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  2003-04-30 -- 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  2003-04-30 1 75 1 0 0 $300K --
  2003-04-30 1 25 -- 0 0 $250K --
  2003-04-30 -- 50 1 0 0 $500K --
  2003-04-30 1 20 -- 0 0 $50K --
  2000-05-18 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1998-04-15 -- 1 -- 0 0 -- --
  1997-08-03 -- 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1996-05-09 -- 25 -- 0 0 -- --
  1995-05-27 -- 50 -- 0 0 $5K --
  1981-08-25 -- 17 1 0 0 $25K --
  1976-03-04 -- 440 2 0 0 $25K --
  1975-03-23 1 80 2 0 2 $25K --
  1974-06-20 -- 33 1 0 0 -- --
  1974-06-20 -- 33 -- 0 0 $3K --
  1974-04-13 -- 17 2 0 1 $3K --
  1974-04-13 -- 20 2 0 0 $25K --
  1965-04-24 9 100 1 0 0 $250K --
  1963-04-18 -- 33 2 0 0 $25K --
  1962-05-28 -- 33 2 0 0 -- --
  1962-05-28 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1959-09-26 13 33 2 0 0 $250K --





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Knox County, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Illinois

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,100 17,890 23,749 19,695 23,604 21,007 21,317 28,206 22,406 22,891


(updated 2014)



Jails in Knox County, Illinois


  • Knox County Jail


    150 South Broad Street, Galesburg, IL 61401
    Capacity: 120
    Confined: 116
    Avg. Population: 116
    Year Built: 2003


(updated 2006)



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