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Knox is a city in Starke County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Gen. Henry Knox, secretary of war
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Knox. For links to other places called Knox, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Knox is 41.295N. The longitude is -86.625W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 712 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,649.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Knox demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Starke 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 46534 ZIP code.
22% of Knox residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Knox ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Knox was $16,184, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Knox residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Knox, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $681.
Libraries in Knox include Henry F Schricker-Starke County Public Library ... View libraries
Starke County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Knox political report.
The average commute time for Knox workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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