Knox County , Nebraska

Knox County: County in Nebraska, United States

About

Knox County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,701 and a population density of 3 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 8,304 inhabitants. Its county seat is Center. The county was created 168 years ago in 1853.

Knox County Quick Facts

Population : 8,304 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Nebraska (United States)
Different from : Knox County, Knox County, Knox County, Knox County, Knox County, Knox County, Knox County, Knox County
Area : 2952 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.8%
Land as percent of area : 97.2%
Named for : Henry Knox
Capital : Center
Establishment : January 01, 1854
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 02:05:40 (25th May 2022)
Density : 3 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.78% (2010-2020)
Knox County locator map
Location of Knox County on Nebraska map.
Knox County Courthouse 'Nebraska' from SE 1 image
Knox County Courthouse 'Nebraska' from SE 1
Knox County Courthouse 'Nebraska' from SE 1 image

Geography

Knox County is located at 42°38'12"N 97°53'31"W (42.6367800, -97.8919000). It has 8 neighbors: Antelope County, Boyd County, Cedar County, Holt County, Pierce County, Bon Homme County, Charles Mix County and Yankton County.

Knox County map

The largest city of Knox County is Bloomfield with a population of 944. Other cities include, Crofton population 661, Wausa population 557, Santee population 338 and Sparta population 88. See all Knox County cities & populated places.

Knox County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Knox County.

City Name Population Title
Bloomfield 944 City in Knox County, Nebraska, United States
Crofton 661 City in Nebraska, USA
Wausa 557 Human settlement in Knox County, Nebraska, United States of America
Verdigre 523 Township in Knox County, Nebraska
Santee 338 Human settlement in Santee Indian Reservation, Nebraska, United States of America
Niobrara 336 Township in Knox County, Nebraska
Midland 210 Township in Merrick County, Nebraska
Creighton 170 Town in Nebraska
Sparta 88 Human settlement in United States of America
Center 87 Human settlement in Knox County, Nebraska, United States of America
Winnetoon 64 Human settlement in Knox County, Nebraska, United States of America
Verdel 30 Human settlement in Knox County, Nebraska, United States of America
Bazile Mills 29 Human settlement in Knox County, Nebraska, United States of America

Knox County has 8 neighbours.

  • Center

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Knox County decreased by 4.78% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,701 - census
2011 8,575 -1.47% estimation process
2012 8,574 -0.01% estimation process
2013 8,552 -0.26% estimation process
2014 8,474 -0.92% estimation process
2015 8,468 -0.07% estimation process
2016 8,484 0.19% estimation process
2017 8,439 -0.53% estimation process
2018 8,405 -0.4% estimation process
2019 8,332 -0.88% estimation process
2020 8,304 -0.34% estimation process

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People born in Knox County (1)

Grover Clinton Tyler was born in Knox County

Other places with the same name (9)

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