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Knox, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Knox had a population of 979 as of July 1, 2017. Knox ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Knox is located at latitude 41.2344 and longitude -79.5361 in Clarion County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Knox (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clarion County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,381 feet.

The Borough of Knox (GNIS ID: 1215086) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Knox population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Knox: Edenburg.

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Knox, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 979
Daytime Population: Workers 546
Daytime Population: Residents 517
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,063
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 975
Population in Familes 706
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 1,741
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $49,407
Average Household Income $58,468
Per Capita Income $27,402


Total Housing Units 585 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 277 (47.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 181 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 127 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $102,035
Average Home Value $118,682


Total Households 458
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 260
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -2.15% -1.32%
Households -2.07% -1.3%
Families -2.35% -1.51%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Knox, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Knox to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 986 44th
Population Density # 768 56th
Diversity Index # 1321 25th
Median Household Income # 1010 43rd
Per Capita Income # 735 58th

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