Kenefick, Texas

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Population in 2013: 572 (21% urban, 79% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.2%
Males: 319  (55.8%)
Females: 253  (44.2%)
Median resident age:  42.7 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 77535.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,982 (it was $47,857 in 2000)
Kenefick:

$28,982
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,540 (it was $17,146 in 2000)

Kenefick town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $63,857 (it was $67,000 in 2000)
Kenefick:

$63,857
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $95,096; Detached houses: $112,828; In 2-unit structures: $115,706; Mobile homes: $74,328

Median gross rent in 2012: $628.

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Kenefick races chart
  • White alone - 532 (94.5%)
  • Hispanic - 25 (4.4%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kenefick: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (16.3%), Irish (13.6%), German (9.9%), French (7.2%), United States (4.9%), Czech (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 59 feet

Land area: 1.52 square miles.

Population density: 375 people per square mile   (very low).

Kenefick,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Kenefick:

  • High school or higher: 80.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 44.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kenefick town:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.4%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,719 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $800 (1.5%)

Kenefick satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baytown, TX (26.0 miles , pop. 66,430).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (32.3 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (39.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Dayton Lakes, TX (1.8 miles) , Dayton, TX (2.1 miles ), Liberty, TX (2.2 miles ), Hardin, TX (2.7 miles ), Ames, TX (2.8 miles ), Daisetta, TX (3.5 miles ), Hull, TX (3.6 miles ), Old River-Winfree, TX (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 30.11 N, Longitude: 94.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 936

Kenefick household income distribution Kenefick home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.1%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +107 (+19.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Information (19%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Other services, except public administration (23%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)

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Average climate in Kenefick, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kenefick-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/21/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.4 miles away from the Kenefick town center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/12/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Kenefick-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 322.0 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 216.4 miles away from Kenefick center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 402.8 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 208.4 miles away from the city 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 509.1 miles away from Kenefick center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 328.3 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 Liberty County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Hurricanes: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Fires: 4, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kenefick topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kenefick:

  • HOLLY STREET HOUSE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; LIBERTY, TX)
  • HERITAGE VILLA NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; DAYTON, TX)
  • BUR MONT NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LIBERTY, TX)
  • MAGNOLIA PLACE HEALTH CARE LLP (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LIBERTY, TX)
  • LIBERTY DAYTON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL LP (Hospital, about 5 miles away; LIBERTY, TX)
  • GOLDEN CHARM NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LIBERTY, TX)
  • LIBERTY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LIBERTY, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kenefick:

  • Lee College (about 27 miles; Baytown, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,278)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. (about 35 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,236)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 35 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 13,517)
  • University of Houston-Downtown (about 39 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 10,122)
  • Lone Star College System (about 39 miles; The Woodlands, TX; FT enrollment: 45,205)
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake (about 40 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 5,833)
  • University of Houston (about 40 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 31,888)

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Notable location: Kenefick Volunteer Fire and Rescue (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Kenefick: Greenville Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Liberty 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
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.3%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.5%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Kenefick compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (75%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Kenefick town (based on Liberty County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.73%
Here: 57.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodMuslim Estimate
Adherents57.2%19.2%6.6%4.3%3.2%
Congregations37.7%5.7%6.6%14.2%0.9%
NameChurches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaAmerican Baptist AssociationOther
Adherents3.0%2.1%1.4%0.8%2.2%
Congregations10.4%1.9%3.8%4.7%14.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Liberty County:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Liberty County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Liberty County:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Here:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Liberty County:

28.2%
Texas:

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

14.7%
State:

15.7%
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
Other Government Administration 1$2,441$29,2920$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 4$117
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,957$23,4840$0
Totals for Government 2$4,398$26,3884$117

7.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,305 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.75%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harris County, TX  3.17% ($37,501 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, TX  1.04% ($29,393)
from Chambers County, TX  0.34% ($44,961)


8.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,385 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.15%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($203 average AGI)
Liberty County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harris County, TX  2.68% ($33,819 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, TX  1.06% ($32,623)
to Chambers County, TX  0.44% ($52,510)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kenefick:

  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWWJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: SALT OF THE EARTH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KPRC (950 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBME (790 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXYZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BLAYA INC.)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kenefick:

  • KQBU-FM (93.3 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQQK (107.9 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTJM (98.5 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KVST (103.7 FM; WILLIS, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KHPT (106.9 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSBJ (89.3 FM; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KTHT (97.1 FM; CLEVELAND, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOBT (100.7 FM; WINNIE, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KSHN (99.9 FM; LIBERTY, TX; Owner: TRINITY RIVER VALLEY BROADCASTING CO)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KRWP (97.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kenefick:

  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • K09VO (Channel 9; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BEAUMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KVQT-LP (Channel 24; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: C. DOWEN JOHNSON)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K30CV (Channel 30; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • KVVV-LP (Channel 53; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBMT (Channel 12; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 12 OF BEAUMONT, INC.)
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
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$103,7401$61,8202$110,7301$10,6401$41,110
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$123,3500$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$83,9800$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7008.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$109,220
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$52,220
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7008.00

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