Karnes City, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Karnes City, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Karnes City had a population of 3,278 as of July 1, 2015. Karnes City 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 Karnes City is located at latitude 28.8869 and longitude -97.8994 in Karnes County. The formal boundaries for the City of Karnes City (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Karnes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 430 feet.

The City of Karnes City 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Karnes City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Karnes City, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,278
Population in Households 3,085
Population in Familes 2,589
Population in Group Qrtrs 193
Population Density1 1,557
Diversity Index2 71
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,060
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 722
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,229 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 713 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 347 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 169 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $89,896
Average Home Value $121,664
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,268
Average Household Income $52,825
Per Capita Income $19,425
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.43% 1.67%
Households 1.74% 1.77%
Families 1.93% 1.66%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
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.

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Karnes City, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Karnes City to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 523 70th
Population Density1 # 418 76th
Diversity Index2 # 238 87th
Median Household Income # 1236 30th
Per Capita Income # 1120 36th

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