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The county is in the Galesburg metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 53,884. This was a decrease of -3.50% from the 2000 census.
In 2002, the per capita personal income in Knox County was $24,189. This was an increase of 12.9% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 78% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.
20% of Knox County residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Knox County ancestry & family history guide.
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Cemeteries in Knox County include Abingdon Cemetery, Altona Cemetery, Baptist Cemetery, Blakeslee Cemetery, Boydston-Dawdy Cemetery, Bradford Cemetery, Bragg Cemetery, Brookside Cemetery, Bruner Cemetery, Brush Creek Cemetery ... View cemeteries
Communities in Knox County include Abingdon, Altona, Cedar, Chestnut, Copley, East Galesburg, Elba, Galesburg, Galesburg, Galesburg City ... View communities
Colleges in Knox County include Carl Sandburg College, Knox College ... View colleges
School districts in Knox County include Abingdon C U Schools Dist 217, Galesburg C U Schools Dist 205, Knox Roe, Knoxville C U Schools Dist 202, R O W V A Countymm Unit Schools Dist 208, Williamsfield C U S Dist 210 ... View school districts
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Libraries in Knox County include Galesburg Public Library, Gilson Branch, Greig Memorial Library, John Mosser Public Library, Knoxville Public Library, Maquon Public Library, Ransom Memorial Public Library, Salem Twp Public Library, Victoria Public Library, Williamsfield Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Knox County include Abingdon Argus-Sentinel, Galesburg Zephyr, Register-Mail ... View newspapers
Knox County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Knox County political report.
Hotels in Knox County include Best Western, Comfort Inn Galesburg, Country Inn & Suites, Days Inn Suites & Conference Center, Fairfield Inn by Marriott Galesburg, Holiday Inn Express, Ramada Inn, Vista Lodge Galesburg
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