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Knox is a township in Jefferson County, in the Weirton-Steubenville metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Knox. For links to other places called Knox, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Knox is 40.484N. The longitude is -80.636W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 955 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,011.
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18% of Knox residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Knox ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Knox was $13,787, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Knox residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Knox, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $223. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $645.
Jefferson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Knox political report.
The average commute time for Knox workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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