Karnes County, TX Demographic Data

Karnes County, TX Summary

Karnes County is located in Texas
  • Population: 14,936
  • Area: 753.55 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 747.56 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 5.99 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 19.82 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 339.90 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Karnes County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
6,080
41%
50.8
Male
8,799
59%
49.2
Total Population
14,879
 
321,419,000

Karnes County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
796
5.3% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
855
5.7% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
987
6.6% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
824
5.5% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
1,231
8.3% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
2,608
17.5% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
1,863
12.5% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
1,889
12.7% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
880
5.9% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
787
5.3% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
1,072
7.2% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
740
5.0% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
347
2.3% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
11,749
79.0%
77.1
Female
4,552
38.7%
51.4
Male
7,197
61.3%
48.6
21 Years and over
11,163
75.0%
72.9
62 Years and over
2,537
17.1%
18.3
65 Years and over
2,159
14.5%
14.9
Female
1,181
54.7%
55.9
Male
978
45.3%
44.1
Median Age (years)
36
NR
NR

Karnes County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
14,634
98.4% 
96.9
White
9,462
63.6% 
73.1
Black or African American
1,340
9.0% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
14
0.1% 
0.8
Asian
32
0.2% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
0
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
21
0.1% 
0.9
Japanese
11
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
0
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
3,786
25.4% 
4.8
Two or More Races
245
1.6% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
7,659
51.5% 
17.6
Mexican
7,105
47.8% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
10
0.1% 
1.7
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
544
3.7% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
7,220
48.5% 
82.4

Karnes County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
1,152
11.3% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
1,522
14.9% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
3,693
36.3% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
1,927
18.9% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
567
5.6% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
1,021
10.0% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
304
3.0% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
2,674
26.2%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
7,512
73.8%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
1,325
13.0%
30.6

Karnes County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
4,464
36.5%
33.5%
Now Married
5,268
43.0%
47.5
Divorced
1,391
11.4%
11.0%
Separated
285
2.3%
2.1
Widowed
833
6.8
5.8%

Karnes County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
10,094
71.7%
78.5%
Languages other than english
3,989
28.3%
21.5%
Spanish
3,804
27.0%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
146
1.0%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
34
0.2%
3.5%
Other Languages
5
0.0%
1.0%

Karnes County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
465
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
386
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
479
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
475
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
527
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
626
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
404
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
485
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
158
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
304
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
45,502
 
55,775
Per capita income
25,868
 
29,979

Karnes County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
866
16.5%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
201
3.8%
9.8
Construction
380
7.2%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
1,106
21.1%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
170
3.2%
6.5
Information
26
0.5%
2.1
Manufacturing
282
5.4%
10.3
Other services except public administration
290
5.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
195
3.7%
11.3
Public administration
631
12.0%
4.6
Retail trade
658
12.5%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
359
6.8%
5.1
Wholesale trade
87
1.7%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
1,005
19.1%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,435
27.3%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
655
12.5%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
1,189
22.6%
23.6%
Service occupations
967
18.4%
18.0%

Karnes County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
5,154
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
4,169
80.9%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
682
13.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
6
0.1%
5.2
Walked
116
2.3%
2.8
Other means
53
1.0%
1.8
Worked at home
128
2.5%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
24.0
 
26.0

Karnes County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
334
7.8%
8.9
1 vehicles
1,399
32.5%
33.5
2 vehicles
1,581
36.7%
37.2
3 or more
995
23.1%
20.3

Karnes County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
4,309
74.6%
87.7
Owner Occupied
3,243
75.3%
63.0
Renter Occupied
1,066
24.7%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
1,464
25.4%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
0
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
19
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
4.0
NR
3.0

Karnes County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
5,773
1 room
436
7.6%
2.3
2 rooms
152
2.6%
2.5
3 rooms
273
4.7%
9.0
4 rooms
1,198
20.8%
16.6
5 rooms
1,663
28.8%
20.0
6 rooms
969
16.8%
17.9
7 rooms
533
9.2%
12.1
8 rooms
279
4.8%
8.5
9 rooms or more
270
4.7%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Karnes County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
5,773
 
 
1-unit, detached
4,230
73.3%
61.4
1-unit, attached
35
0.6%
5.8
2-units
168
2.9%
3.7
3 or 4 units
183
3.2%
4.5
5 to 9 units
169
2.9%
4.8
10 to 19 units
21
0.4%
4.6
20 or more units
11
0.2%
8.8
Mobile home
881
15.3%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
75
1.3%
0.1

Karnes County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
735
12.7%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
464
8.0%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
697
12.1%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
758
13.1%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
1,119
19.4%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
626
10.8%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
609
10.5%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
594
10.3%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
156
2.7%
2.5%
2014 or later
15
0.3%
0.5%

Karnes County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,191
27.6%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
396
9.2%
4.7
Electricity
2,699
62.6%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
12
0.3%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
2
0.0%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
9
0.2%
0.5
No fuel used
0
0.0%
1.2

Karnes County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
915
 
47140700.0
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
9.9%
$2,500 to $2,999
12
1.3%
6.8%
Less than $500
19
2.1%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
25
2.7%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
70
7.7%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
229
25.0%
29.2%
$500 to $999
560
61.2%
20.5%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
469
52.6%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
68
7.6%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
58
6.5%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
46
5.2%
7.3%
35.0% or more
250
28.1%
22.3%
Not Computed
24
NR
NR

Karnes County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
889 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.1%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$1,500 to $1,999
23
2.6%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
131
14.7%
27.9%
Less than $500
320
36.0%
11.0%
$500 to $999
415
46.7%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
177
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
650
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
218
24.8%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
111
12.6%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
39
4.4%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
126
14.3%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
103
11.7%
9.2%
35.0% or more
282
32.1%
41.4%
Not Computed
187
NR
NR

Karnes County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
3,243
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
883
27.2%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
981
30.2%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
482
14.9%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
215
6.6%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
364
11.2%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
174
5.4%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
81
2.5%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
63
1.9%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
87,200
 
194,500
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