Knox County is located in northeast Nebraska. The County Seat is Center and the largest city is Creighton. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.knox.ne.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 8,482 and the 2010 census population was 8,701. The land area is 1,108.35 square miles and there are 7.9 persons per square mile.
88.1% of the population is White, 0.2% is Black or African American, 2.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 9.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.6% is two or more races. 89% have a high school degree or higher, and 17% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $74,000, there are 3,776 households, an average of 2.22 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,214, the median household income is $42,230, and 14% of the persons in Knox County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 885. Retail sales (in $1000) were $82,386, and sales per capita were $9,544. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 10.5%.
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