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Bicknell is a city in Knox County, in the Vincennes metro area.

The community was named for John Bicknell, pioneer.

The latitude of Bicknell is 38.774N. The longitude is -87.307W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 528 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,288.


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Median household income
Local
$23,046
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bicknell demographic reports
Once a coal-mining center
Local festivals include:
  • Knox County Fall Festival - Oct. 13, 2007
Dates often change. Check Bicknell web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Bicknell demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Knox County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47512 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

22% of Bicknell residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bicknell ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bicknell was $13,027, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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4% of Bicknell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Bicknell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $272.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $515.


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Libraries in Bicknell include Bicknell-Vigo Twp Public Library ... View libraries

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Knox County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bicknell political report.

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The average commute time for Bicknell workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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