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Where is Knox County, Illinois?

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Knox County is a county equivalent area found in Illinois, USA. The county government of Knox is found in the county seat of Galesburg.

With a total 1,864.34 sq. km of land and water area, Knox County, Illinois is the 1368th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 52,069 people, Knox County has a total 23867 households earning 40667 on average per year.

Knox County, Illinois - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 17095
Area Codes 309
Time Zone CST
Major Cities Galesburg (population: 34,349), Abingdon (population: 3,863), Knoxville (population: 3,774), Wataga (population: 1,105), Yates City (population: 1,054), Oneida (population: 1,034), Dahinda (population: 973), Gilson (population: 938), Williamsfield (population: 888), Altona (population: 843)
Land Area 20,104 sq miles
Water Area 717 sq miles
Household Income $40,667
Housing Units 23,867
Median Home Value $81,100
High School Grads 86% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 17% of population
Retail Spending $13,120 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $68,325 per capita
Universities and Colleges Carl Sandburg College

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This page was last modified on June 30, 2016.