Lewis County vs. Knox County

Lewis County (MO)Knox County (MO)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)9,8553,947
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)-3.5%-4.5%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)10,2094,131
Population, Census, April 1, 201010,2114,131
Persons under 5 years, percent5.7%5.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent22.0%23.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent18.5%22.1%
Female persons, percent49.8%50.0%
White alone, percent94.1%97.3%
Black or African American alone, percent3.2%0.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.5%0.4%
Asian alone, percent0.5%0.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.0%
Two or More Races, percent1.7%1.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent1.8%1.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent92.5%96.3%
Veterans, 2014-2018784321
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20180.9%0.8%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)4,5442,273
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201873.2%80.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$87,000$71,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$867$895
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$397$385
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$553$492
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201310.2%4.8%
Building permits, 201812
Households, 2014-20183,7661,533
Persons per household, 2014-20182.452.52
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201886.1%88.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20183.8%4.0%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201882.3%78.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201871.8%60.3%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201887.0%88.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201814.0%15.8%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20188.6%15.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent11.9%17.5%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201859.4%53.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201855.9%44.8%
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)12,3662,290
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)85,69238,065
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$8,423$9,325
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201824.023.2
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$47,764$40,383
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$22,602$22,020
Persons in poverty, percent15.4%16.6%
Total employer establishments, 201717995
Total employment, 20172,112744
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)54,86621,871
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017-1.3%4.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017671395
All firms, 2012672478
Men-owned firms, 2012364364
Women-owned firms, 201217391
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012577460
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012558393
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Population per square mile, 201020.28.2
Land area in square miles, 2010505.04504.01

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Lewis county (MO) and Knox county (MO) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.