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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B
Knox County is located in Ohio with a population of 60,945. In Knox County, most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Knox County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Knox County are above average.
Population
60,945

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$138,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$712
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Knox County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    99.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    5.3
    6.1
  • Rape
    31.6
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    531.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,987.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    36.8
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Knox County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$51,211
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Knox County

Knox County Reviews

2 reviews
It's a friendly community, with a nice blend of many different people. It would be nice to see property tax come down.
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I have lived here my whole life except for one year. I moved for a job but missed home and family. Knox county is a family oriented area and I love living here and plan on continueing to and retiring.