Kirby, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Kirby, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Kirby is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Bexar County at latitude 29.4614 and longitude -98.3859. Bexar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 689 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Kirby, but most people and references simply refer to it as Kirby, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Kirby indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Kirby, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 8,204
Population in Households 8,204
Population in Familes 7,020
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4,350
Diversity Index2 80


Total Households 2,925
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 2,139
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,167 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,049 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 876 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 242 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $120,593
Average Home Value $117,415


Median Household Income $47,185
Average Household Income $54,051
Per Capita Income $19,198
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.59% 1.13%
Households 0.81% 1.23%
Families 0.72% 1.08%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.9%
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 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 277 84th
Population Density1 # 80 95th
Diversity Index2 # 50 97th
Median Household Income # 718 59th
Per Capita Income # 1084 38th

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