Knox City, Texas

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Knox City is a town in Knox County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,219 at the 2000 census.

Knox City is the birthplace of country singer Kaye Adams and the hometown of Danny Balis, producer of The Hardline on AM radio station KTCK 1310, The Ticket in Dallas, Texas.



Knox City is located at 33°25′3″N 99°48′54″W / 33.4175°N 99.815°W / 33.4175; -99.815 (33.417565, -99.814957)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.2 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,219 people, 486 households, and 320 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,457.3 people per square mile (560.3/km²). There were 613 housing units at an average density of 732.8/sq mi (281.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 71.86% White, 8.70% African American, 0.66% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 14.44% from other races, and 3.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 23.54% of the population.

There were 486 households out of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.0% were non-families. 31.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 21.1% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 24.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 89.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.2 males.

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