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Kemah, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Kemah had a population of 2,152 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kemah: Evergreen.

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


Total Population 2,152
Population in Households 2,152
Population in Familes 1,754
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,167
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 790
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 523
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 943 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 444 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 346 (36.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 153 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $150,709
Average Home Value $184,009


Median Household Income $62,215
Average Household Income $95,526
Per Capita Income $38,380
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.15% 2.47%
Households 3.32% 2.44%
Families 1.62% 2.34%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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, 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 # 686 61st
Population Density1 # 614 65th
Diversity Index2 # 629 64th
Median Household Income # 321 82nd
Per Capita Income # 143 92nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.