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Kerens, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Kerens had a population of 1,524 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Kerens is located at latitude 32.1312 and longitude -96.2257 in Navarro County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kerens (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Navarro County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 371 feet.

The City of Kerens (GNIS ID: 2410186) 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 Kerens is located within Kerens Division of Navarro County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kerens 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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Kerens, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,524
Population in Households 1,461
Population in Familes 1,186
Population in Group Qrtrs 63
Population Density1 609
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 573
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 379
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 705 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 355 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 218 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $62,500
Average Home Value $70,480


Median Household Income $32,228
Average Household Income $45,851
Per Capita Income $17,890
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.51% -0.38%
Households -0.76% -0.46%
Families -1.17% -0.59%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   0.9%
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.

Kerens, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kerens 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 # 821 53rd
Population Density1 # 1069 39th
Diversity Index2 # 479 72nd
Median Household Income # 1461 17th
Per Capita Income # 1322 24th

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