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Knox, IN

Starke County, Indiana

Latitude: 41.294159     Longitude: -86.622625
Population 3,667 (2005)



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1840374, place: Knox city, Indiana)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 2,911 (100%)
In labor force: 1,649 (56.65%)
--Civilian labor force: 1,641 (56.37%)
----Employed: 1,485 (51.01%)
----Unemployed: 156 (5.36%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 9.5%
--Armed Forces: 8 (0.27%)
Not in labor force: 1,262 (43.35%)
Females 16 years and over: 1,551 (53.28%)
In labor force: 790 (27.14%)
--Civilian labor force: 782 (26.86%)
----Employed: 712 (24.46%)
Own children under 6 years: 327 (11.23%)
All parents in family in labor force: 199 (6.84%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 1,464 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 1,129 (77.12%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 250 (17.08%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 0 (0%)
Walked: 67 (4.58%)
Other means: 12 (0.82%)
Worked at home: 6 (0.41%)
Mean travel time to work: 21.7 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 1,485 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 286 (19.26%)
Service occupations: 208 (14.01%)
Sales and office occupations: 258 (17.37%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 8 (0.54%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 134 (9.02%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 591 (39.8%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 13 (0.88%)
Construction: 98 (6.6%)
Manufacturing: 627 (42.22%)
Wholesale trade.: 35 (2.36%)
Retail trade: 127 (8.55%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 51 (3.43%)
Information: 24 (1.62%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 76 (5.12%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 31 (2.09%)
Educational, health and social services: 208 (14.01%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 90 (6.06%)
Other services (except public administration): 48 (3.23%)
Public administration: 57 (3.84%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 1,213 (81.68%)
Government workers: 166 (11.18%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 100 (6.73%)
Unpaid family workers: 6 (0.4%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 1,476 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 197 (13.35%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 123 (8.33%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 306 (20.73%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 237 (16.06%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 285 (19.31%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 188 (12.74%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 54 (3.66%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 50 (3.39%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 16 (1.08%)
$200,000 or more: 20 (1.36%)
Median household income: $29,891

With earnings: 1,063 (72.02%)
--Mean earnings: $39,481
With Social Security income: 496 (33.6%)
--Mean Social Security income: $11,944
With Supplemental Security Income: 110 (7.45%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $5,720
With public assistance income: 55 (3.73%)
--Mean public assistance income: $1,412
With retirement income: 259 (17.55%)
--Mean retirement income: $13,737

Families: 982 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 74 (7.54%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 46 (4.68%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 172 (17.52%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 184 (18.74%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 216 (22%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 165 (16.8%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 39 (3.97%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 50 (5.09%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 16 (1.63%)
$200,000 or more: 20 (2.04%)
Median family income: $35,615

Per capita income: $16,184

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $30,585
Female full-time, year-round workers: $20,994

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 117 (11.91%)
--With related children under 18 years: 112 (11.41%)
----With related children under 5 years: 61 (6.21%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 58 (5.91%)
--With related children under 18 years: 58 (5.91%)
----With related children under 5 years: 32 (3.26%)
Individuals: 561 (57.13%)
--18 years and over: 317 (32.28%)
----65 years and over: 69 (7.03%)
--Related children under 18 years: 239 (24.34%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 131 (13.34%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 160 (16.29%)

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