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Karnes County, Texas

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Karnes County, Texas
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 15,650
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 15,650
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 14,828
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 5.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 14,824
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
14.1%
Female persons, percent
41.2%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
88.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
9.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.0%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
55.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
35.2%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 815
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 7.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 6,041
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 74.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $94,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $967
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $349
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $698
Building permits, 2018 55
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 4,303
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.82
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 86.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 30.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 67.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 55.0%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 75.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 13.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 9.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
18.3%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 46.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 48.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 28,983
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 30,664
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 45,276
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 191,980
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $12,603
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 21.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $53,051
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $27,011
Persons in poverty, percent
22.1%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2016 334
Total employment, 2016 4,766
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) 260,443
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 -11.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 970
All firms, 2012 1,142
Men-owned firms, 2012 652
Women-owned firms, 2012 316
Minority-owned firms, 2012 387
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 682
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 30
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,054
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 19.8
Land area in square miles, 2010 747.56
FIPS Code 48255
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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