Knoxville, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 3,183. Estimated population in 2021: 3,005 (-5.6% change)
Males: 1,469 (46.2%), Females: 1,714 (53.8%)

Knox County

Zip code: 61448

Median resident age: 41.9 years
Median household income: $43,438
Median house value: $71,900

Races in Knoxville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (19.0%), English (17.8%), Swedish (11.2%), United States (9.5%), Irish (8.9%), Norwegian (2.9%).

Elevation: 775 feet

Land area: 2.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Knoxville

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Knoxville city

  • Never married: 16.4%
  • Now married: 67.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -114 (-3.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Knoxville:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Knoxville:

  • QUAD CITY INTL (about 40 miles; MOLINE, IL; Abbreviation: MLI)
  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 46 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: PIA)
  • SOUTHEAST IOWA REGIONAL (about 59 miles; BURLINGTON, IA; Abbreviation: BRL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Knoxville:

  • GALESBURG MUNI (about 10 miles; GALESBURG, IL; Abbreviation: GBG)
  • TRI-COUNTY (about 18 miles; YATES CITY, IL; Abbreviation: 2C6)
  • MONMOUTH MUNI (about 24 miles; MONMOUTH, IL; Abbreviation: C66)
Amtrak station near Knoxville:

  • 7 miles: GALESBURG (EX-BN) (GALESBURG, 225 S. SEMINARY ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Knoxville:

  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 41 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
  • WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; MACOMB, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,096)
  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 43 miles; MOLINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,891)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 45 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,220)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 47 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,180)
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,310)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
Public high school in Knoxville:

  • KNOXVILLE SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 345; Location: 600 EAST MAIN STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Knoxville:

  • MABLE WOOLSEY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 434; Location: 106 PLEASANT AVE; Grades: PK – 04)
  • KNOXVILLE JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 339; Location: 701 MILL ST; Grades: 05 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Knoxville:

  • KNOXVILLE P.L. (Operating income: $35,310; Location: 200 E. MAIN ST.; 21,140 books; 107 audio materials; 312 video materials; 47 serial subscriptions)

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