Knox County is located in southwestern Indiana. The County Seat is Vincennes and the largest city is Vincennes. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.knoxcounty.in.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 37,938 and the 2010 census population was 38,440. The land area is 516.03 square miles and there are 74.5 persons per square mile.
94.9% of the population is White, 2.9% is Black or African American, 1.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 86.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $84,100, there are 14,738 households, an average of 2.40 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,047, the median household income is $42,119, and 14% of the persons in Knox County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,411. Retail sales (in $1000) were $471,778, and sales per capita were $12,463. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 23.7%.
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