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Knox is a town in Albany County, in the Albany metro area.
The community was named for Col. Knox, who trained Revolutionary troops here.
The latitude of Knox is 42.671N. The longitude is -74.116W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,230 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,647.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Knox demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Albany County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Albany area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12059 ZIP code.
19% of Knox residents report German ancestry, and 19% 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 $22,670, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Knox residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Knox, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $367. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,104.
Albany County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Knox political report.
The average commute time for Knox workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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