Kirby, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Kirby, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Kirby had a population of 8,277 as of July 1, 2016. Kirby ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Kirby is located at latitude 29.4614 and longitude -98.3859 in Bexar County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kirby (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Bexar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 689 feet.

The City of Kirby (GNIS ID: 2411550) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Kirby is located within San Antonio Northeast Division of Bexar County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kirby population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Kirby, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,277
Population in Households 8,277
Population in Familes 7,088
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4,388
Diversity Index2 80


Total Households 2,905
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 2,120
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,137 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,003 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 902 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 232 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $77,590
Average Home Value $92,823


Median Household Income $51,143
Average Household Income $60,751
Per Capita Income $21,224
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.97%
Households 0.44% 0.85%
Families 0.34% 0.76%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   1.25%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Kirby, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kirby to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 283 84th
Population Density1 # 78 96th
Diversity Index2 # 53 97th
Median Household Income # 610 65th
Per Capita Income # 997 43rd

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