Knox, Pennsylvania

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Knox, Pennsylvania

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Knox strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 18% Knox Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Knox, Pennsylvania

Comparing Knox to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Age of the Population 8 8
Female Share of the Population 8 7
Senior Citizens 7 6
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Male Share of the Population 3 4
Racial Diversity 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 6
Average Household Size 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
Median Family Income 4 3
People Above Poverty 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 9
Working at Home 7 9
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 9
Housing Recently Built 2 6

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Knox Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles E of Youngstown, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 59 miles NE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Clarion
Standard Zip Codes 16232
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.234
Longitude -79.537

Knox Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CLARION 3 SW
Distance 5.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 31 to 60 F
Jul Temp 55 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 46.7 inches
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 32 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
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Knox Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,176 100%
Male 549 46.7%
Female 627 53.3%
Under 18 267 22.7%
18+ 909 77.3%
65+ 216 18.4%
Median Age 40.9
Average Family Size 2.79
White 1,164 99%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.6%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 0.9%

Estimated Knox Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,122
Growth -54
Growth % -4.6%

Knox Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 38.9%
Irish 15%
English 8.5%
US/American 7.7%
Scotch-Irish 5.9%
Italian 4.1%
Dutch 3.9%
Welsh 2.5%
Polish 2.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.3%
Scottish 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Swedish 1.2%
Swiss 0.9%
European 0.9%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
Lebanese 0.5%
Icelander 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Dutch West Indian 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Knox 1,176 $37,431
Callensburg 224 $37,083
Clarion 6,185 $40,208
Rimersburg 1,051 $31,417
Shippenville 505 $34,773
Sligo 728 $35,500
St. Petersburg 405 $33,333

Knox Public Libraries

Knox Public Library
Knox, Pennsylvania
(814) 797-1054

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Knox High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 583 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.3

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