Kenedy County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2016:404More data
Estimate 2015:412 
Estimate 2014:414 
Estimate 2013:426 
Estimate 2012:440 
Estimate 2011:437 
Census 2010:416More data
Census 2000:414More data
Population of the County Seat (Sarita)
Census 2010:238 
Census 2000:Unknown 
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,458.3More data
Water Area:487.5More data
Total Area:1,945.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:0.29More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:73.3%More data
Race - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.1%More data
Percent African American Alone:4.2%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.5%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:0.5%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:22.0%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:2.2%More data
Age - 2015 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:25.6%More data
65 and Older:16.5%More data
85 and Older:3.9%More data
Median Age:38.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2015 (BEA):$67,830More data
Total Personal Income - 2015 (BEA):$27,607,000More data
Median Household Income - 2015 (Census Bureau):$40,082More data
Poverty - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:16.5%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:26.5%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:67.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:15.1% 
Wages (BEA - Due to reduced funding, this data on average wages is no longer availble from the BEA.)
Average Wage Per Job - 2013:$53,409More data
Average Wage Per Job - 2012:$64,521 
Average Wage Per Job - 2011:$59,080 
Average Wage Per Job - 2010:$53,331 
Average Wage Per Job - 2009:$39,932 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$53,223More data
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$60,244 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$54,865 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$63,593 
Average Annual Pay - 2011:$56,812 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.2More data
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:3.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:4.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:5.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2016
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.729303More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,831,534,916More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$698,922,804More data
Total Actual Levy:$5,097,265More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2016:$N/AMore data
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
CY 2012:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2015
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:46.713More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:0.000More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:0.000More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:2.124More data
On-System Subtotal:48.837More data
City Streets:0.000More data
Certified County Roads:9.430More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:14.057More data
Off-System Subtotal:23.487More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:72.324More data
Lane Miles - 2015
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:186.852More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:0.000More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:0.000More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:4.248More data
On-System Subtotal:191.100More data
City Streets:0.000More data
Certified County Roads:18.860More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:28.114More data
Off-System Subtotal:46.974More data
County Total:238.074More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2015»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Kenedy County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Kenedy County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Kenedy County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Kenedy County»

Special Districts in Kenedy County.
School Districts in Kenedy County.
History of City Tax Rates in Kenedy County.

Airports in Kenedy County.
Hospitals in Kenedy County.
Prisons in Kenedy County.