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Knox, North Dakota
Street in Knox
Street in Knox
Location of Knox, North Dakota
Location of Knox, North Dakota
Coordinates: 48°20′31″N 99°41′33″W / 48.34194°N 99.69250°W / 48.34194; -99.69250Coordinates: 48°20′31″N 99°41′33″W / 48.34194°N 99.69250°W / 48.34194; -99.69250
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Benson
Area
 • Total 0.48 sq mi (1.25 km2)
 • Land 0.48 sq mi (1.25 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,601 ft (488 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 25
 • Estimate 
(2019)
25
 • Density 51.87/sq mi (20.02/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58343
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-43260
GNIS feature ID 1029759

Knox is a city in Benson County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 25 at the 2010 census. Knox was founded in 1887.

Geography

Knox is located at 48°20′31″N 99°41′33″W / 48.34194°N 99.69250°W / 48.34194; -99.69250 (48.341913, -99.692403).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.50 square miles (1.29 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 330
1920 173 −47.6%
1930 177 2.3%
1940 189 6.8%
1950 190 0.5%
1960 122 −35.8%
1970 104 −14.8%
1980 69 −33.7%
1990 45 −34.8%
2000 59 31.1%
2010 25 −57.6%
2019 (est.) 25 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 25 people, 13 households, and 6 families living in the city. The population density was 50.0 inhabitants per square mile (19.3/km2). There were 26 housing units at an average density of 52.0 per square mile (20.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 13 households, of which 7.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.5% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 53.8% were non-families. 30.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 30.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.92 and the average family size was 2.50.

The median age in the city was 59.8 years. 8% of residents were under the age of 18; 4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16% were from 25 to 44; 36% were from 45 to 64; and 36% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.0% male and 52.0% female.

Education

It is within Rugby Public Schools, which operates Rugby High School.

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