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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    A+
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    C-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    C
Knott County is located in Kentucky with a population of 15,690. Living in Knott County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Knott County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Knott County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$52,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$470
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Knott County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    0
    500.1
  • Theft
    0
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
C-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    27%
    13%

Working in Knott County

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$30,503
National
$55,322

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