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Kemah, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Kemah had a population of 2,188 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Kemah is located at latitude 29.5285 and longitude -95.02 in Galveston County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kemah (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Galveston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.

The City of Kemah (GNIS ID: 2410175) 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 Kemah is located within Texas City-League City Division of Galveston County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kemah population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kemah: Evergreen.


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Kemah, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,188
Population in Households 2,188
Population in Familes 1,782
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,186
Diversity Index2 59
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 800
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 529
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 955 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 453 (47.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 347 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 155 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $155,719
Average Home Value $192,219
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $64,067
Average Household Income $98,289
Per Capita Income $39,591
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.94% 2.2%
Households 3.04% 2.16%
Families 1.56% 2.1%
Median Household Income   5.18%
Per Capita Income   3.67%
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.

Kemah, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kemah to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 679 61st
Population Density1 # 610 65th
Diversity Index2 # 645 64th
Median Household Income # 328 81st
Per Capita Income # 160 91st

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