Knox, IN


Highest Appreciating Knox Neighborhoods Since 2000

Knox, IN Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Knox Housing Market Information

With a population of 3,597, 1,424 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $78,187, house prices in Knox are some of the most affordable in Indiana as well as the nation.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Knox, accounting for 81.21% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Knox include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 8.47%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.10%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 3.48%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Knox are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 61.33% owning and 38.67% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Knox built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Knox built between 1940-1969 ( 29.06%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 25.52%). There's also some housing in Knox built between 2000 and later ( 8.58%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Knox. Fully 17.40% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Knox homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Knox real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Knox Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Knox's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.34% during the period.

Over the last year, Knox appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Knox's appreciation rate has been 0.69%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Knox were at -1.14%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -4.49%.

Notably, Knox's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Indiana, our data show that Knox's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 80% of the other cities and towns in Indiana.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,051,000 0.6
$788,001 - $1,051,000 0.0
$526,001 - $788,000 0.0
$420,001 - $526,000 0.0
$315,001 - $420,000 0.0
$210,001 - $315,000 5.4
$105,001 - $210,000 16.6
$52,001 - $105,000 60.5
$0 - $52,000 16.9

Very Low for IN
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
91.5973280206258 92.7601809954751

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Knox Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
19.52% 1.04% 5 2
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$791 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 61.33
Renters 38.67
Vacant 17.40

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 8.6
1970 - 1999 36.8
1940 - 1969 29.1
1939 or Older 25.5

Types of Homes

Single-Family 81.2
Townhomes 1.7
Small Apt. Buildings 5.1
Apt. Complexes 8.5
Mobile Homes 3.5
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 9.22
2 Bedrooms 31.61
3 Bedrooms 45.94
4 Bedrooms 10.73
5 or more bedrooms 2.49