Knox County is located in southern Maine. The County Seat is Rockland and the largest city is Rockland. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.knoxcountymaine.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 39,676 and the 2010 census population was 39,736. The land area is 365.13 square miles and there are 108.8 persons per square mile.
97% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 1.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 92.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 30.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $195,700, there are 16,941 households, an average of 2.28 persons per household. The per capita income is $27,865, the median household income is $49,755, and 10.8% of the persons in Knox County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 7,104. Retail sales (in $1000) were $640,156, and sales per capita were $15,659. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 18.6%.
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