Kemah, Texas

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Population in 2019: 2,019 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.3%
Males: 1,068  (52.9%)
Females: 951  (47.1%)
Median resident age:

38.7 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 77565.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $74,709 (it was $51,620 in 2000)
Kemah:

$74,709
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,095 (it was $23,373 in 2000)

Kemah city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $227,554 (it was $124,300 in 2000)
Kemah:

$227,554
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $253,270; detached houses: $258,129; townhouses or other attached units: $257,267; in 2-unit structures: $267,875; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $183,156; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $258,984; mobile homes: $168,673; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $81,946

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,624.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kemah: 94.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.9%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.5% for Black residents, 14.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Kemah, TX (2019)
    • 1,82458.1%White alone
    • 54217.3%Hispanic
    • 33610.7%Black alone
    • 2467.8%Asian alone
    • 1946.2%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Kemah, Texas as of April 14, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kemah is 732 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Kemah by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(122.2)
2
(80.1)
6
(241.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(118.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.7)
1
(50.9)
1
(49.8)
1
(49.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(97.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(40.7)
3
(120.1)
2
(80.6)
5
(198.6)
5
(197.9)
4
(221.0)
3
(164.2)
4
(203.7)
5
(249.0)
4
(197.2)
6
(294.6)
1
(48.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(244.5)
10
(400.5)
7
(282.0)
1
(39.7)
3
(118.7)
7
(386.7)
3
(164.2)
8
(407.3)
1
(49.8)
2
(98.6)
1
(49.1)
2
(97.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
9
(366.7)
9
(360.4)
18
(725.2)
4
(158.9)
7
(277.0)
22
(1,215)
38
(2,080)
13
(661.9)
11
(547.8)
11
(542.4)
8
(392.7)
15
(728.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
81
(3,301)
80
(3,204)
118
(4,754)
88
(3,495)
127
(5,026)
80
(4,420)
157
(8,593)
237
(12,067)
156
(7,769)
141
(6,953)
143
(7,020)
109
(5,291)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(244.5)
7
(280.3)
9
(362.6)
6
(238.3)
6
(237.4)
3
(165.7)
2
(109.5)
2
(101.8)
3
(149.4)
7
(345.2)
6
(294.6)
15
(728.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(80.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index336.2356.0543.9237.5417.5418.8624.0720.5485.6462.0430.0432.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Kemah, TX

Crime rate in Kemah detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 24 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

8.75
Texas average:

1.79
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Ancestries: German (11.1%), Irish (4.6%), Italian (4.6%), English (3.1%), American (2.9%), European (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 12 feet

Land area: 1.79 square miles.

Population density: 1,127 people per square mile   (low).

Kemah, Texas map

477 residents are foreign born (7.4% Latin America, 1.9% Asia).

This city:

15.2%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,396 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,698 (1.9%)

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 )

Latitude: 29.54 N, Longitude: 95.02 W

Area codes: 281, 832

Distribution of median household income in Kemah, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Kemah, TX in 2019
Kemah satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 2018: 6 buildings, average cost: $196,300
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $201,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Kemah, TX residents
Average permit cost in Kemah, TX
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.2%
Texas:

8.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,175 (+101.7%).
Most common industries in Kemah, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (14.1%)
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.0%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Chemicals (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.1%)
  • Chemicals (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (17.0%)
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.6%)
  • Machinery (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Kemah, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)
  • Engineers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.4%)
  • Engineers (6.2%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (3.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.0%)
  • Food processing workers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.0%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (6.0%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (6.0%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.2%)

Average climate in Kemah, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Kemah, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.188. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.188
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.52. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.52
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.386. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.386
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.52
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

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.:

0.00984

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 above Texas state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 169.5 miles away from Kemah center
On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 190.5 miles away from Kemah center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 167.7 miles away from Kemah center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 170.3 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) earthquake occurred 194.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 165.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Galveston County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Fires: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 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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Points of interest:

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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

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
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

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)

For population 15 years and over in Kemah:

Marital status in Kemah, TX
  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Kemah:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.4
Texas average:

13.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Kemah
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kemah, TX (based on Galveston County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This 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
This county:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

4.45 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Galveston County:

10.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.4%
Texas:

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

16.7%
Texas:

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 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 16$85,168$63,8760$0
Police - Other 5$20,963$50,3111$706
Financial Administration 1$4,561$54,7320$0
Other Government Administration 1$10,934$131,2080$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,321$39,8522$1,800
Totals for Government 24$124,948$62,4743$2,506

Kemah government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,127,000 ($1053.49)
    Financial Administration: $1,269,000 ($628.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $886,000 ($438.83)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $253,000 ($125.31)
    Central Staff Services: $107,000 ($53.00)
    General - Other: $54,000 ($26.75)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,225,000 ($1102.03)

Kemah government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $58,000 ($28.73)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $250,000 ($123.82)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $420,000 ($208.02)
    Rents: $45,000 ($22.29)
    General Revenue - Other: $26,000 ($12.88)
    Sale of Property: $24,000 ($11.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $193,000 ($95.59)
    Other: $8,000 ($3.96)
    Highways: $3,000 ($1.49)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,777,000 ($1375.43)
    Property: $673,000 ($333.33)
    Public Utilities Sales: $251,000 ($124.32)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $142,000 ($70.33)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $9,000 ($4.46)

Kemah government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,924,000 ($1943.54)

8.69% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($68,972 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.69%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($844 average AGI)
Galveston County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harris County, TX  3.72% ($69,465 average AGI)
from Brazoria County, TX  0.68% ($68,846)
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.17% ($81,292)


7.01% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($64,392 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($385 average AGI)
Galveston County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Harris County, TX  2.88% ($59,610 average AGI)
to Brazoria County, TX  0.60% ($57,582)
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.18% ($64,356)
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

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 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Kemah fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • City Hall (Lat: 29.543556 Lon: -95.018806), Call Sign: KWF879, Licensee ID: L00087465,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.725 MHz, 453.725 MHz, Grant Date: 02/18/1999, Expiration Date: 01/24/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2004, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/18/2013, Expiration Date: 09/17/2023, Certifier: Donna Laney, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/12/2014, Expiration Date: 04/05/2024, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2015, Certifier: Frank Gutierrez, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/30/2004, Expiration Date: 09/30/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/06/2014, Certifier: Curtis Eubank, Registrant: Tfmcomm, Inc., 125 S.W. Jackson, Topeka, KS 66603, Phone: (785) 233-2343, Fax: (785) 234-6848
  • LS 2, Off Glen Cove St At Mission St (Lat: 29.548167 Lon: -95.048556), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WRFN571,
    Assigned Frequencies: 219.950 MHz, Grant Date: 04/02/2020, Expiration Date: 04/02/2030, Certifier: Jody Hooks, Registrant: Data Flow Systems, Inc., 605 N John Rodes Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32934, Phone: (321) 259-5009, Fax: (321) 259-4006, Email:
  • Lat: 29.533833 Lon: -95.020750, Call Sign: WRJY774,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.462 MHz, 451.537 MHz, 456.462 MHz, 456.537 MHz, 468.600 MHz, Grant Date: 11/21/2020, Expiration Date: 11/21/2030, Certifier: Lisa Burgess, Registrant: Houston Communications Inc., 1105 Industrial Blvd., Sugar Land, TX 77478, Phone: (281) 491-1616, Fax: (281) 491-1727, Email:

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:

92 (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:

21 (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 in Kemah, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kemah, TX - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 23. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 40 took place in 2006, and the least - 8 in 2016. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Kemah, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (30.2%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (27.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kemah, TX
    • 12030.2%Structure Fires
    • 11027.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 11027.6%Outside Fires
    • 5814.6%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kemah, TX
  • 74.6%Utility gas
  • 24.7%Electricity
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kemah, TX
  • 69.6%Electricity
  • 30.4%Utility gas


Kemah compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below 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+)"
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  • #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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