Knox County NE Information


Knox County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,713
Daytime Population: Workers 3,795
Daytime Population: Residents 4,353
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,148
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 8,495
Population in Familes 6,913
Population in Group Qrtrs 218
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $45,009
Average Household Income $59,917
Per Capita Income $25,489


Total Housing Units 4,906 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,729 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 948 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,229 (25.1%)
Median Home Value $93,470
Average Home Value $147,252


Total Households 3,677
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 2,351
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 0.02% 0.12%
Households 0.11% 0.17%
Families -0.1% 0.03%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   3.14%


Knox County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Knox County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska 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 # 33 66th
Population Density # 50 47th
Diversity Index # 27 72nd
Median Household Income # 69 27th
Per Capita Income # 69 27th

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