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Knippa, Texas - Basic Facts

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The Knippa Census Designated Place had a population of 733 as of July 1, 2016. Knippa ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for 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 Knippa is located at latitude 29.3038 and longitude -99.6308 in Uvalde County. The formal boundaries for the Knippa Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Uvalde County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 981 feet.

The Knippa Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408497) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Knippa Census Designated Place is located within Uvalde Division of Uvalde County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Knippa 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 Knippa: Chatfield.

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


Total Population 733
Population in Households 733
Population in Familes 635
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 143
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 268
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 192
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 326 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 214 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $81,429
Average Home Value $126,402


Median Household Income $45,250
Average Household Income $62,112
Per Capita Income $23,250
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.0% 1.04%
Households 0.8% 0.81%
Families 0.95% 0.82%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   1.17%
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.

Knippa, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Knippa 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 # 1112 37th
Population Density1 # 1580 10th
Diversity Index2 # 363 79th
Median Household Income # 826 53rd
Per Capita Income # 799 54th

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