Kermit, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Kermit, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Kermit had a population of 6,509 as of July 1, 2017. Kermit 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 Kermit is located at latitude 31.854 and longitude -103.0923 in Winkler County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kermit (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Winkler County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,861 feet.

The City of Kermit (GNIS ID: 2411537) 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 Kermit is located within Kermit Division of Winkler County.

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

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


Total Population 6,509
Daytime Population: Workers 1,634
Daytime Population: Residents 4,273
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,907
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 6,490
Population in Familes 5,632
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 2,590
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $44,359
Average Household Income $55,665
Per Capita Income $20,237


Total Housing Units 2,538 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,887 (74.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 479 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 172 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $47,031
Average Home Value $58,329


Total Households 2,366
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 1,739
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.83% 0.5%
Households 1.77% 0.44%
Families 1.74% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

Kermit, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kermit 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 # 335 81st
Population Density # 209 88th
Diversity Index # 157 91st
Median Household Income # 970 45th
Per Capita Income # 1197 32nd

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