For population 25 years and over in Kenedy:
For population 15 years and over in Kenedy city:
53 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $930 (1.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Victoria, TX (51.9 miles , pop. 60,603).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Antonio, TX (59.6 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Karnes City, TX (2.4 miles ), Runge, TX (3.1 miles ), Tulsita, TX (3.5 miles) , Pettus, TX (3.7 miles ), Pawnee, TX (3.8 miles ), Falls City, TX (3.9 miles ), Nordheim, TX (4.0 miles ), Tuleta, TX (4.1 miles ).
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Latitude: 28.81 N, Longitude: 97.85 WKenedy nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): Horned Lizard Capital of Texas, Texas Horned Lizard Capital of the World
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 Kenedy detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -416 (-10.7%).
Work and jobs in Kenedy: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Kenedy, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Kenedy-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 1.3 miles away from the Kenedy city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/29/1967, a category F3 tornado 35.0 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Kenedy-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 85% 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 16.6 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 13.4 miles away from Kenedy 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 13.3 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 76.9 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 19.4 miles away from Kenedy 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).
Birthplace of: Jim Busby - Baseball player, Robert M. La Prade - Marine.
Hospital/medical center in Kenedy:
Airports and heliports located in Kenedy:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 36.8%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 47.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 67.6% for other race residents, 30.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
5 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
107 people in nursing homes in 2000
Kenedy compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Kenedy (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Kenedy (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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Kenedy government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
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 Kenedy fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kenedy)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:102 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Kenedy, TX)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kenedy)
FAA Registered Aircraft:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: