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Population (year 2000): 7,731. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,512 (-2.8% change)
Males: 3,839 (49.7%), Females: 3,892 (50.3%)

Marion County

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Median resident age: 39.9 years
Median household income: $34,055 (year 2000)
Median house value: $72,900 (year 2000)

Knoxville, IA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Knoxville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (24.0%), Irish (15.3%), English (14.2%), Dutch (10.1%), United States (8.2%), French (2.7%).

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Elevation: 903 feet

Land area: 4.4 square miles

Knoxville,

For population 25 years and over in Knoxville

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Knoxville city

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -586 (-7.0%).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Moines, IA Des (40.3 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, MO Kansas (184.5 miles pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (374.3 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IA (11.4 miles Melcher-Dallas, IA (12.1 miles Harvey, IA (12.4 miles Pleasantville, Marysville, IA (14.0 miles) , IA (14.0 miles Monroe, IA Pella, (14.0 miles IA (16.8 miles Bussey, Hamilton, IA (17.0 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 4 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $155,200
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $142,800

Latitude: 41.32 N, Longitude: 93.10 W

Area code: 641


Knoxville, Iowa business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (24.0%), Educational,health and social services (23.4%), Retail trade (13.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +956 (+12.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,857 (55.3%)


 

Crime in Knoxville by Year

Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 5 2
    per 100,000 25.9 64.7 25.9
Robberies 0 1 1
    per 100,000 0.0 12.9 12.9
Assaults 5 25 23
    per 100,000 64.7 323.4 297.5
Burglaries 54 69 27
    per 100,000 698.5 892.5 349.2
Thefts 126 131 78
    per 100,000 1629.8 1694.5 1008.9
Auto thefts 7 9 9
    per 100,000 90.5 116.4 116.4
144.6 234.0 147.8


Average climate in Knoxville, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Knoxville,

Knoxville-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.3 miles away from the Knoxville city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/28/1986, a category 4 tornado 32.0 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Jim Garrison - (1921-1992), district attorney.


Hospital/medical center in Knoxville:
  • KNOXVILLE AREA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (1002 SOUTH LINCOLN)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Knoxville:
  • PELLA REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER (about 15 miles; PELLA, IA)
  • LUCAS COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; CHARITON, IA)
  • SKIFF MEDICAL CENTER (about 27 miles; NEWTON, IA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Knoxville:
  • DES MOINES INTL (about 41 miles; DES MOINES, IA; ID: DSM)
  • OTTUMWA INDUSTRIAL (about 49 miles; OTTUMWA, IA; ID: OTM)
  • KIRKSVILLE REGIONAL (about 94 miles; KIRKSVILLE, MO; ID: IRK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Knoxville:
  • KNOXVILLE MUNI (about 3 miles; KNOXVILLE, IA; ID: OXV)
  • PELLA MUNI (about 13 miles; PELLA, IA; ID: PEA)
  • NEWTON MUNI (about 25 miles; NEWTON, IA; ID: TNU)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 5 $15,004 $36,009 1 $170
Police Protection - Officers 13 $38,845 $35,856 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 2 $8,878 $53,268 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $11,139 $26,733 2 $518
Streets and Highways 8 $24,084 $36,126 0 $0
Local Libraries 3 $8,260 $33,040 8 $3,279
Parks and Recreation 4 $11,945 $35,835 24 $5,504
Sewerage 6 $16,667 $33,334 0 $0
Totals for Government 46 $134,822 $35,170 35 $9,471


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Knoxville:
  • DRAKE UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; DES MOINES, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,227)
  • DES MOINES COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; ANKENY, IA; FT enrollment: 6,959)
  • INDIAN HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; OTTUMWA, IA; FT enrollment: 2,744)
  • IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; AMES, IA; FT enrollment: 24,473)
  • GRACELAND UNIVERSITY-LAMONI (about 76 miles; LAMONI, IA; FT enrollment: 2,026)
  • TRUMAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 86 miles; KIRKSVILLE, MO; FT enrollment: 5,922)
  • HAWKEYE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 95 miles; WATERLOO, IA; FT enrollment: 3,292)
Public high schools in Knoxville:
  • KNOXVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 660; Location: 1811 W MADISON; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • TRABERT CENTER GOAL ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 21; Location: 210 NORTH IOWA; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Knoxville:
  • KNOXVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 487; Location: 102 N LINCOLN; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NORTHSTAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 367; Location: 407 W LARSON; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WEST ELEMENTARY (Students: 270; Location: 306 S PARK LANE DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • EAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 259; Location: 614 E WASHINGTON ST; Grades: KG - 05)
Library in Knoxville:
  • KNOXVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $234,295; Location: 213 E MONTGOMERY; 31,970 books; 1,236 audio materials; 1,324 video materials; 140 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Knoxville: Pine Knolls Country Club (A), Knoxville Raceway (B), Knoxville (C), Marion County Fairground (D), RV's Full Facility Camp Grounds (E), Veterans Administration Medical Center Library (F), Veterans Administration Medical Center (G), Marion County Sheriff Department (H), Marion County Courthouse (I), Knoxville Memorial Hall (J), Knoxville Police Department (K), Knoxville Public Library (L), National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum (M).

Churches in Knoxville include: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), Faith Baptist Church (B), Apostolic Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Christian Church (E), Assembly of God Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), Four Square Church (H).

Parks in Knoxville include: Red Rock Line Indian Treaty Historical Marker (1), Auld Park (2), Edwards City Park (3), Home of Judge Lorin N Hayes Historical Marker (4), Home of Governor William Stone Historical Marker (5), USS Maine Historical Marker (6), Youngs Park (7).

Post office: (A).  


Knoxville compared to Iowa state average:
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Knoxville:
  • KNIA (1320 AM; 1 kW; KNOXVILLE, IA; Owner: M AND H BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Knoxville:
  • KRLS (92.1 FM; KNOXVILLE, IA; Owner: M AND H BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KLBA-FM (96.7 FM; ALBIA, IA; Owner: H & H BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KELR-FM (105.3 FM; CHARITON, IA; Owner: FMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKSI (101.5 FM; EDDYVILLE, IA; Owner: O-TOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Knoxville:
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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