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Knox County, Illinois

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Population:

  • Total Population: 55,836
  • Males: 27,756
  • Females: 28,080

Ethnicity:

  • White: 49,269
  • Black/African American: 3,487
  • Hispanic: 1,903
  • Native American/Eskimo: 111
  • Asian: 448
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 8
  • Other: 58
  • 2 or more: 552

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (50,385)
  2. Spanish (1,230)
  3. German (175)
  4. French (140)
  5. Italian (90)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 902

  1. Mexico (286)
  2. Germany (71)
  3. Canada (45)
  4. Japan (40)
  5. Philippines (37)
  6. Venezuela (34)
  7. Hungary (30)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (5,781)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (3,903)
  3. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (3,154)
  4. Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (1,695)
  5. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (1,408)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 16,672
    • Sensory: 1,509
    • Physical: 4,404
    • Mental: 2,607
    • Self-care: 1,353
    • Go outside home: 3,165
    • Employment: 3,103

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 345

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 22,056
    • Utility gas: 16,812
    • Bottled or LP gas: 2,213
    • Electricity: 2,537
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 121
    • Coal or Coke: 6
    • Wood: 160
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 151
    • No fuel used: 56

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 43,084
    • No vehicle: 3,489
    • 1 or more vehicle: 39,595

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 217
    • No High School: 1,621
    • Some High School: 5,074
    • High School: 13,968
    • Some College: 8,926
    • Associate's Degree: 2,698
    • College Degree: 3,684
    • Master's Degree: 1,233
    • Professional Degree: 511
    • Doctoral Degree: 117

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 22,056
    • Owners with phone: 15,578
    • Owners without phone: 207
    • Renters with phone: 5,871
    • Renters without phone: 400

    10 closest counties:

    1. Warren County, Illinois
    2. Henry County, Illinois
    3. Fulton County, Illinois
    4. Mercer County, Illinois
    5. Stark County, Illinois
    6. Rock Island County, Illinois
    7. McDonough County, Illinois
    8. Peoria County, Illinois
    9. Henderson County, Illinois
    10. Scott County, Iowa

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    61401, 61402, 61410, 61414, 61428, 61430, 61436, 61439, 61448, 61458, 61467, 61472, 61474, 61485, 61488, 61489, 61572

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WVKC (90.7 FM) GALESBURG, IL
    • WLSR (92.7 FM) GALESBURG, IL
    • WAAG (94.9 FM) GALESBURG, IL
    • WKAY (105.3 FM) GALESBURG, IL
    • WGIL (1400 AM) GALESBURG, IL
    • WAIK (1590 AM) GALESBURG, IL
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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