Knox City, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 1,219. Estimated population in 2021: 1,083 (-11.2% change)
Males: 576 (47.3%), Females: 643 (52.7%)

Knox County

Zip code: 79529

Median resident age: 42.1 years
Median household income: $25,583
Median house value: $26,500

Races in Knox City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (65.8%)
  • Hispanic (23.5%)
  • Other race (14.4%)
  • Black (8.7%)
  • Two or more races (3.9%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (11.8%), Irish (7.6%), English (5.3%), German (5.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Knox City

  • High school or higher: 66.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Knox City town

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

4.7% Foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 1.1% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -227 (-15.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Knox City:

  • KNOX COUNTY HOSPITAL (701 SOUTH 5TH STREET BOX 608)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Knox City:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Knox City:

  • DYESS AFB (about 69 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: DYS)
  • ABILENE REGIONAL (about 71 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: ABI)
  • ALTUS AFB (about 93 miles; ALTUS, OK; Abbreviation: LTS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Knox City:

  • HARRISON FIELD OF KNOX CITY (about 2 miles; KNOX CITY, TX; Abbreviation: F75)
  • MUNDAY MUNI (about 17 miles; MUNDAY, TX; Abbreviation: 37F)
  • HASKELL MUNI (about 18 miles; HASKELL, TX; Abbreviation: 15F)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Knox City:

  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 94 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,619)
  • CAMERON UNIVERSITY (about 125 miles; LAWTON, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 139 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,068)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 140 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 143 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)

Schools

Public high school in Knox City:

  • KNOX CITY H S (Students: 92; Location: 606 E MAIN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Knox City:

  • KNOX CITY EL (Students: 117; Location: 606 E MAIN ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • O’BRIEN MIDDLE (Students: 77; Location: 606 E MAIN ST; Grades: 05 – 08)

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