Karnes County TX Information


Karnes County Subdivisions

Karnes County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 15,668
Population in Households 12,692
Population in Familes 10,752
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,976
Population Density2 21
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $41,053
Average Household Income $60,939
Per Capita Income $22,403


Total Housing Units 6,358 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,697 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,228 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,433 (22.5%)
Median Home Value $89,371
Average Home Value $149,168


Total Households 4,925
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 3,411
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 0.67% 0.8%
Households 1.2% 0.98%
Families 1.13% 0.93%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   1.53%


Karnes County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Karnes County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 140 45th
Population Density # 134 48th
Diversity Index # 10 96th
Median Household Income # 202 21st
Per Capita Income # 186 27th

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