Knox is a very small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 3,545 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Knox is the 150th largest community in Indiana.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Knox is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.35% of the Knox workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Knox is a city of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Knox who work in food service (11.91%), sales jobs (10.45%), and office and administrative support (9.13%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Knox has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Knox has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Knox than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Knox may be for you.
As is often the case in a small city, Knox doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Knox, just 11.41% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Knox in 2018 was $18,285, which is low income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,140 for a family of four.
The people who call Knox home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Knox residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Knox include German, Irish, English, Polish, and British.
The most common language spoken in Knox is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.