Kennard, Texas

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Population in 2013: 327 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.2%
 
Males: 166  (50.9%)
Females: 161  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  39.5 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 75847.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,933 (it was $28,125 in 2000)
Kennard:

$34,933
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,590 (it was $19,354 in 2000)

Kennard city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $46,532 (it was $42,300 in 2000)
Kennard:

$46,532
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $79,628; Detached houses: $94,546; Mobile homes: $17,969

Median gross rent in 2012: $689.

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  • White alone - 227 (67.4%)
  • Black alone - 82 (24.3%)
  • Hispanic - 20 (5.9%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (1.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.6%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kennard: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (21.4%), English (13.2%), Dutch (5.9%), German (5.5%), French (3.3%), West Indian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.27 square miles.

Population density: 258 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Kennard:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kennard city:

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

42 residents are foreign born

This city:  7.7%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Kennard, Texas as of May 25, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Kennard to the number of sex offenders is 55 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $592 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $880 (1.2%)

Kennard satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (68.0 miles , pop. 83,650).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (79.3 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (110.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Kennard-Ratcliff, TX (1.4 miles ), Crockett, TX (4.0 miles ), Wells, TX (4.1 miles ), Latexo, TX (4.2 miles ), Apple Springs, TX (4.3 miles ), Grapeland, TX (4.4 miles ), Pollok, TX (4.5 miles ), Groveton, TX (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 31.36 N, Longitude: 95.19 W

Area code: 936

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

7.4%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -23 (-6.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (49%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (32%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (25%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Woodworkers (4%)
  • Financial managers (3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (17%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (17%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (13%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Kennard, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kennard-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 41% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the Kennard city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1954, a category F3 tornado 18.9 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kennard-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 346.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 239.7 miles away from Kennard center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 386.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 315.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 317.4 miles away from Kennard 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 248.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Houston County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kennard topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kennard:

  • COMMUNITY CARE CENTER OF CROCKETT (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CROCKETT, TX)
  • WHITEHALL NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CROCKETT, TX)
  • WINFIELD NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CROCKETT, TX)
  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER CROCKETT Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; CROCKETT, TX)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP CROCKETT (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; CROCKETT, TX)
  • HOUSTON COUNTY HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; CROCKETT, TX)
  • AFTERCARE VISITING NURSE SERVICE LLC (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; CROCKETT, TX)

Airports located in Kennard:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kennard:

  • Angelina College (about 28 miles; Lufkin, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,478)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 39 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 11,542)
  • Sam Houston State University (about 49 miles; Huntsville, TX; FT enrollment: 16,233)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 67 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 69 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 71 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 5,333)
  • Kilgore College (about 74 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)

Public high school in Kennard:

Public elementary/middle school in Kennard:

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Notable location: Kennard / Ratcliff Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Houston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.6%
(1.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.5% for Black residents, 27.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.1% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Kennard compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Kennard (2011 data):

  • Commercial Bank of Texas, National Association: Kennard Branch at Main And Broadway, branch established on 1913/01/01. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $451.4 mil, Deposits: $391.3 mil, headquarters in Nacogdoches, TX, positive income, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Nacogdoches Commercial Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Kennard city (based on Houston County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.48%
Here: 52.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaChurches of ChristCatholic Church
Adherents55.3%10.4%8.9%6.6%6.0%
Congregations36.1%16.7%5.6%12.5%2.8%
NameAmerican Baptist AssociationAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents3.6%3.5%1.3%1.2%3.2%
Congregations8.3%5.6%1.4%2.8%8.3%
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: 3
Houston County:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Houston County:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

4.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Houston County:

29.9%
Texas:

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

17.3%
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 0$0 1$1,400
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$700
Totals for Government 0$0 2$2,100

Kennard government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $52,000 ($159.02)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($42.81)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($30.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($12.23)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $42,000 ($128.44)

Kennard government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $38,000 ($116.21)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $52,000 ($159.02)
  • Tax - Property: $16,000 ($48.93)
    Total General Sales: $10,000 ($30.58)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,000 ($9.17)

Kennard government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $66,000 ($201.83)

6.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,080 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
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  0.81% ($34,283 average AGI)
from Anderson County, TX  0.67% ($26,523)
from Walker County, TX  0.33% ($31,455)


6.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,368 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
Texas average:

6.69%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harris County, TX  0.89% ($28,271 average AGI)
to Anderson County, TX  0.54% ($23,083)
to Walker County, TX  0.54% ($28,167)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kennard:

  • KIVY (1290 AM; 3 kW; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: LEON HUNT)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSML (1260 AM; 5 kW; DIBOLL, TX; Owner: KASA FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kennard:

  • KAFX-FM (95.5 FM; DIBOLL, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJCS (103.3 FM; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: RADIO LICENSING, INC.)
  • KIVY-FM (92.7 FM; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: LEON HUNT)
  • KYKS (105.1 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUEZ (100.1 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: KASA FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLSN (96.3 FM; HUDSON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWOK)
  • KLDN (88.9 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS LA. STATE UNIV.)
  • KTHT (97.1 FM; CLEVELAND, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSWP (90.9 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: LUFKIN EDUCATIONAL B/CNG FOUNDATION)
  • KAVX (91.9 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: LUFKIN ED BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KBJS (90.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS MEDIA ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTYL-FM (93.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYBI (101.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, TX; Owner: VERNA R. PHILLIPS)
  • KVLL-FM (94.7 FM; WELLS, TX; Owner: RADIO WOODVILLE, INC.)
  • KWRW (97.7 FM; RUSK, TX; Owner: E. H. WHITEHEAD)
  • KCKT (88.5 FM; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K220EQ (91.9 FM; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Kennard:

  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KTWC-LP (Channel 12; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTRE (Channel 9; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • KIVY-LP (Channel 16; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: JIM GIBBS)
  • KFXL-LP (Channel 58; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KLUF-LP (Channel 5; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KLNM-LP (Channel 42; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: MILLENIUM COMMUNICATIONS)

Kennard fatal accident list:

Dec 19, 2007 05:05 PM, 4625, Lat: 31.34937, Lon: -95.18318, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 2
Nov 22, 1997 04:40 PM, 7, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 7, 1983 06:40 PM, Broadway, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 17, 1977 07:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • .3 Mi N Hwy 7 2.5 Mi W (Lat: 31.357694 Lon: -95.228556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 67 m, Overall height: 69 m, Call Sign: WNZH950
    Assigned Frequencies: 938.887 MHz, 938.900 MHz, 939.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/15/2012, Expiration Date: 09/09/2022, Certifier: David Poole
    Registrant: Hcl / Efh, 1601 Bryan Street - 26th Floor, Dallas, TX 75201, Phone: (214) 812-5230, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 2.5 Mi W 2100 Ft N Of Hwy 7 (Lat: 31.357667 Lon: -95.228528), Overall height: 67.4 m, Call Sign: WNEG722
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/14/1999, Expiration Date: 09/29/2009, Cancellation Date: 02/02/2006, Certifier: Robert E Upperman
    Registrant: Lucent Worldwide Services, Dallas, TX 75266-0033, Phone: (214) 812-5230, Email:
  • Kennard, 2.5 Mi W 2100 Ft N Of Hwy 7 (Lat: 31.357667 Lon: -95.228528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 67 m, Overall height: 69 m, Call Sign: WPXA465
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/16/2013, Expiration Date: 02/20/2023, Certifier: David Poole
    Registrant: Hcl / Efh, 1601 Bryan Street - 26th Floor, Dallas, TX 75201, Phone: (214) 812-5230, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kennard)
Most common first names in Kennard, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2872.4 years
John1470.8 years
William1474.7 years
Mary1376.8 years
Willie1076.7 years
Robert771.5 years
Annie673.0 years
Henry674.0 years
George679.0 years
Billy571.8 years
Most common last names in Kennard, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
English2082.2 years
Currie1676.2 years
Smith1575.7 years
Morgan1376.8 years
Davis1270.9 years
Harrison1170.6 years
Conner1177.3 years
Hill1178.2 years
Steed1074.4 years
Baker880.4 years
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