For population 25 years and over in Karnes City:
For population 15 years and over in Karnes City city:
666 residents are foreign born (19.7% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $800 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Antonio, TX (53.7 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Kenedy, TX (2.4 miles ), Falls City, TX (3.1 miles ), Runge, TX (3.4 miles ), Gillett, TX (3.9 miles ), Poth, TX (4.1 miles ), Nordheim, TX (4.2 miles ), Pawnee, TX (4.2 miles ), Tulsita, TX (4.2 miles) .
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Latitude: 28.89 N, Longitude: 97.90 W
Area code: 830
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Karnes City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +492 (+16.6%).
Work and jobs in Karnes City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Karnes City, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Karnes City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/25/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.1 miles away from the Karnes City city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/29/1967, a category F3 tornado 37.8 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Karnes City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 14.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 8.4 miles away from Karnes City center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 8.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/1993 at 15:30:19, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 17.2 miles away from Karnes City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Karnes County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 24.3%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.9% for Black residents, 29.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.0% for other race residents, 13.3% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
109 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
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Banks with branches in Karnes City (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Karnes City (based on Karnes County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.70%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,723 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,662 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Karnes City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.