Kemah, Texas

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Population in 2014: 1,962 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.8%
Males: 1,055  (53.8%)
Females: 907  (46.2%)
Median resident age:  40.9 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 77565.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $69,064 (it was $51,620 in 2000)
Kemah:

$69,064
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $35,045 (it was $23,373 in 2000)

Kemah city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $157,313 (it was $124,300 in 2000)
Kemah:

$157,313
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $177,716; Detached houses: $185,786; Townhouses or other attached units: $132,674; In 2-unit structures: $87,860; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $167,256; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $136,025; Mobile homes: $47,502; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $48,284

Median gross rent in 2013: $810.

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  • Races in Kemah, TX (2010)

    Kemah races chart
    • 1,24370.1%White alone
    • 31317.7%Hispanic
    • 1086.1%Asian alone
    • 784.4%Black alone
    • 221.2%Two or more races
    • 50.3%American Indian alone
    • 40.2%Other race alone

Races in Kemah detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kemah: 92.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.0%), Irish (9.6%), English (7.6%), Italian (4.9%), United States (3.8%), Polish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 12 feet

Land area: 1.79 square miles.

Population density: 1,095 people per square mile   (low).

Kemah,TX real estate house value index trend

Kemah, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Kemah:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kemah city:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

316 residents are foreign born (10.2% Latin America, 2.8% Asia).

This city:

15.0%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,418 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,842 (1.1%)

Kemah satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Southeast Harris, TX (8.3 miles , pop. 82,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (26.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Clear Lake Shores, TX (1.0 miles ), Seabrook, TX (1.4 miles ), El Lago, TX (1.6 miles ), Bacliff, TX (1.7 miles ), Taylor Lake Village, TX (1.8 miles ), Nassau Bay, TX (2.1 miles ), League City, TX (2.3 miles ), Shoreacres, TX (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 35 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $179,300
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $91,900
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $255,300
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $276,600
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 29.54 N, Longitude: 95.02 W

Area codes: 281, 832

Kemah household income distribution Kemah home values distribution

Crime rates in Kemah by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2014
Murders 100100000000
per 100,000 41.10.00.041.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 403232603011
per 100,000 164.30.0125.882.8122.280.1241.70.0118.70.054.750.9
Robberies 122013255434
per 100,000 41.184.783.90.040.7120.180.6198.6197.9221.0164.2203.7
Assaults 1224610713738
per 100,000 41.184.783.9165.6244.5400.5282.039.7118.7386.7164.2407.3
Burglaries 2013136991847223813
per 100,000 821.7550.6545.3248.3366.7360.4725.2158.9277.01,215.52,079.9661.9
Thefts 136126956181801188812780157237
per 100,000 5,587.55,336.73,984.92,524.83,300.73,203.84,754.23,494.85,025.74,419.98,593.312,067.2
Auto thefts 351467966322
per 100,000 123.3211.841.9165.6244.5280.3362.6238.3237.4165.7109.5101.8
Arson 110102000000
per 100,000 41.142.40.041.40.080.10.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.1) 417.0247.2272.8249.1267.0282.7431.9188.6331.5332.6495.5572.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Kemah detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 23 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

9.16
Texas average:

2.02
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +1,175 (+101.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Kemah: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Kemah, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kemah-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/21/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the Kemah city center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/12/1961, a category F4 tornado 20.9 miles away from the city center killed 8 people and injured 200 people.

Earthquake activity:

Kemah-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 314.9 miles away from the city center
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 194.2 miles away from Kemah center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 416.6 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 187.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 171.2 miles away from Kemah center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 503.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Galveston County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Fires: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kemah topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kemah:

  • CITY CROWN HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; FRIENDSWOOD, TX)
  • A AND G HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; SEABROOK, TX)
  • A AND G PERSONAL PROVIDER SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; SEABROOK, TX)
  • HARBOURVIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LEAGUE CITY, TX)
  • BAYWIND VILLAGE CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LEAGUE CITY, TX)
  • BAYWIND VILLAGE CONVALESCENT CTR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LEAGUE CITY, TX)
  • CHRISTUS HOMECARE ST JOHN (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; NASSAU BAY, TX)

Amtrak stations near Kemah:

  • 12 miles: LAMARQUE (725 OAK) - Bus Station
  • 16 miles: SOUTH HOUSTON (1546 COLLEGE) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kemah:

  • University of Houston-Clear Lake (about 6 miles; Houston, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,833)
  • College of the Mainland (about 11 miles; Texas City, TX; FT enrollment: 2,739)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 11 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 13,517)
  • Lee College (about 14 miles; Baytown, TX; FT enrollment: 4,278)
  • Alvin Community College (about 17 miles; Alvin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,953)
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch (about 22 miles; Galveston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,314)
  • University of Houston (about 24 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 31,888)

Public elementary/middle school in Kemah:

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Notable locations in Kemah: Lafayette Landing Marina (A), Kemah Volunteer Fire Department (B), Kemah Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Adventure Travel (Recreational Trips & Guides; 2353 Windy Cove Court).

Hotel: Comfort Inn & Suites (2901 North A S A Road 1).

Galveston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 122. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

122
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.187
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.17. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.17
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.435. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.435
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 22.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.90
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00590. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00590
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.2%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.6% for Black residents, 11.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.2% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Kemah, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Kemah (2011 data):

  • Texas First Bank: Kemah Branch at 1100 Highway 146, branch established on 1995/10/10. Info updated 2011/05/16: Bank assets: $692.5 mil, Deposits: $616.8 mil, headquarters in Texas City, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Texas Independent Bancshares, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Kemah Wal-Mart Branch at 255 Fm 518, branch established on 2002/03/02. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Texas average:

14.4

Kemah travel time to work - commute Kemah mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kemah city (based on Galveston County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant61,765195
Catholic57,9078
Mainline Protestant18,37350
Other13,72826
Black Protestant5,37317
Orthodox5593
None133,604-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 48
Galveston County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 40
Galveston County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 126
Galveston County:

4.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
Here:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Galveston County:

28.4%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.7%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kemah:

48.3%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.9%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.2
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kemah:

19.5%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.2%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kemah:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kemah:

32.1%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

57.8%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.5%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kemah, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,207$50,4840$0
Other Government Administration 3$16,596$66,3841$3,189
Judicial and Legal 2$8,697$52,1822$1,750
Police Protection - Officers 18$74,326$49,5512$3,204
Police - Other 6$18,195$36,3902$1,185
Streets and Highways 8$19,519$29,2790$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$2,752
Totals for Government 38$141,540$44,69711$12,080

7.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,911 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.79%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($566 average AGI)
Galveston County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harris County, TX  3.21% ($47,164 average AGI)
from Brazoria County, TX  0.55% ($55,548)
from Montgomery County, TX  0.14% ($51,928)


7.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,001 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.45%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($338 average AGI)
Galveston County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harris County, TX  3.12% ($41,153 average AGI)
to Brazoria County, TX  0.55% ($47,392)
to Travis County, TX  0.16% ($31,463)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kemah:

  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYST (920 AM; 5 kW; TEXAS CITY, TX; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXYZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BLAYA INC.)
  • KWWJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: SALT OF THE EARTH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KLVL (1480 AM; 3 kW; PASADENA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KPRC (950 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTEK (1110 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ALVIN, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCOH (1430 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KCOH, INC.)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KHCB (1400 AM; 1 kW; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kemah:

  • K217DJ (91.3 FM; KEMAH, TX; Owner: BEST MEDIA INC.)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KJIC (90.5 FM; SANTA FE, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KLTN (102.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HBC HOUSTON LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KOBT (100.7 FM; WINNIE, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

TV broadcast stations around Kemah:

  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • KVQT-LP (Channel 24; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: C. DOWEN JOHNSON)
  • KHMV-LP (Channel 28; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE GULF COAST, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KVVV-LP (Channel 53; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KVIT-LP (Channel 28; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K30CV (Channel 30; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
Kemah fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Kemah fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kemah)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • City Hall (Lat: 29.543556 Lon: -95.018806), Call Sign: KWF879, Licensee ID: L00087465
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.725 MHz, 453.725 MHzGrant Date: 02/18/1999, Expiration Date: 01/24/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2004Registrant: City Of Kemah, 1401 Hwy 146, Kemah, TX 77565
  • Fm 2094 & Hwy 146 (Lat: 29.541056 Lon: -95.019917), Call Sign: WPYN806
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHzGrant Date: 09/18/2013, Expiration Date: 09/17/2023, Certifier: Donna LaneyRegistrant: Taco Cabana, Inc., 8918 Tesoro Dr., #200, San Antonio, TX 78217, Phone: (210) 283-5518, Fax: (210) 804-2328, Email:
  • Sh 146 At Kemah Bridge (Lat: 29.590000 Lon: -95.356389), Type: Mast, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4.6 m, Call Sign: WPZX513
    Assigned Frequencies: 171.825 MHzGrant Date: 05/12/2014, Expiration Date: 04/05/2024, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2015, Certifier: Frank GutierrezRegistrant: Harris County Flood Control District, 9900 Northwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77092, Phone: (713) 316-3609, Fax: (713) 881-3077, Email:
  • Lat: 29.876111 Lon: -95.018333, Call Sign: WQBF780
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.062 MHz, 452.087 MHz, 452.187 MHz, 452.662 MHzGrant Date: 09/30/2004, Expiration Date: 09/30/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/06/2014, Certifier: Curtis EubankRegistrant: Tfmcomm, Inc., 125 S.W. Jackson, Topeka, KS 66603, Phone: (785) 233-2343, Fax: (785) 234-6848

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kemah)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Kemah)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$121,7552$117,4606$333,8532$38,1453$284,5970$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$49,5102$386,2253$257,3171$25,2600$01$32,840
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$48,5001$301,6001$138,4200$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$95,9901$89,9300$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7216.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$223,8001$77,300
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7216.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kemah and their reported violations in the past:

HARBOR SEAFOOD INC (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 40
  • Hazardous Condition: 20
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Kemah

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kemah, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Kemah, Texas:

  • Passport Inn & Suites, 601 Texas Ave, Kemah, Texas 77565 , Phone: (281) 334-4855, Fax: (281) 334-5573
  • Holiday Inn Kemah, 805 Harris Ave, Kemah, Texas 77565 , Phone: (281) 334-0003, Fax: (281) 334-0004
  • Super 8, 1413 Hwy 146, Kemah, Texas 77565 , Phone: (281) 549-4118, Fax: (281) 957-9482
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Kemah, Texas

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
Businesses in Kemah, TX
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Starbucks2
GameStop1Subway1
H&R Block1Super 81
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile2
Jack In The Box1True Value1
McDonald's1UPS2
Office Depot1Walgreens1
Payless1Walmart1
Pier 1 Imports1

Kemah compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Kemah on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Born at sea (population 500+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Argentina (population 500+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Costa Rica (population 500+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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