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Illinois




Knox County, Illinois

   People QuickFactsKnox CountyIllinois
Population, 2005 estimate 53,30912,763,371
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 -4.5%2.8%
Population, 2000 55,83612,419,293
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 5.5%7.0%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 21.4%25.4%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 17.6%12.0%
Female persons, percent, 2005 50.0%50.9%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)90.6%79.4%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)7.2%15.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.2%0.3%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.8%4.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.0%0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 1.1%1.1%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)3.8%14.3%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 87.1%65.8%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 57.8%56.8%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 1.6%12.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 4.2%19.2%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 81.8%81.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 14.6%26.1%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 9,1371,999,717
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 18.228.0
 
Housing units, 2005 23,9755,144,623
Homeownership rate, 2000 71.6%67.3%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 17.9%34.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $63,500$130,800
 
Households, 2000 22,0564,591,779
Persons per household, 2000 2.332.63
Median household income, 2003 $35,013$47,367
Per capita money income, 1999 $17,985$23,104
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 12.7%11.4%
   Business QuickFactsKnox CountyIllinois
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 1,205315,8541
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 18,5355,217,1601
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 -12.8%-5.2%1
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 2,435801,668
 
Total number of firms, 2002 3,405958,120
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA7.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.4%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA4.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA4.1%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 29.2%29.7%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 885,072188,365,216
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 199,680317,467,059
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 616,204131,469,518
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $11,219$10,446
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 57,23319,072,168
Building permits, 2005 7066,942
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 311,44076,828,3601
   Geography QuickFactsKnox CountyIllinois
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 71655,583
Persons per square mile, 2000 78.0223.4
FIPS Code 09517
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Galesburg, IL Micro Area 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:04:19 EST

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