Kermit, Texas

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Population in 2017: 6,072 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.3%
 
Males: 3,013  (49.6%)
Females: 3,059  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

33.4 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 79745.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,215 (it was $29,143 in 2000)
Kermit:

$43,215
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,489 (it was $12,949 in 2000)

Kermit city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $59,097 (it was $26,700 in 2000)
Kermit:

$59,097
TX:

$172,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $794.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kermit: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.6%
(19.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.8% for Black residents, 18.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.8% for other race residents, 63.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Kermit, TX (2010)
    • 3,34558.6%Hispanic
    • 2,12937.3%White alone
    • 1182.1%Black alone
    • 430.8%Other race alone
    • 350.6%Two or more races
    • 230.4%American Indian alone
    • 150.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 35 registered sex offenders living in Kermit, Texas as of July 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kermit is 184 to 1.


Crime rates in Kermit by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

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)
1
(16.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.4)
2
(38.9)
2
(39.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.2)
1
(17.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(166.8)
9
(165.7)
8
(155.5)
7
(137.8)
13
(250.5)
6
(114.3)
10
(171.6)
28
(478.7)
18
(302.2)
12
(192.9)
2
(31.0)
1
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
25
(407.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(74.1)
18
(331.4)
10
(194.4)
17
(334.8)
27
(520.3)
13
(247.6)
15
(257.4)
12
(205.2)
6
(100.7)
12
(192.9)
7
(108.6)
13
(197.1)
6
(92.9)
14
(228.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
40
(741.4)
42
(773.3)
17
(330.5)
30
(590.8)
46
(886.5)
33
(628.5)
19
(326.0)
22
(376.1)
19
(319.0)
14
(225.0)
11
(170.6)
21
(318.4)
8
(123.9)
30
(489.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(55.6)
2
(36.8)
8
(155.5)
1
(19.7)
2
(38.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(68.4)
6
(100.7)
1
(16.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.3)
0
(0.0)
12
(195.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)72.7105.0107.3107.7130.980.670.5135.788.3107.420.636.511.5163.8

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City-data.com crime index in Kermit, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 22 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (5.9%), Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.50 square miles.

Population density: 2,432 people per square mile   (low).

Kermit, Texas map

1,019 residents are foreign born (14.9% Latin America).

This city:

15.6%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,066 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $581 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (42.8 miles , pop. 90,943).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (195.7 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (319.3 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Wink, TX (2.8 miles ),
Jal, NM (4.3 miles ),
Wickett, TX (4.5 miles ),
Monahans, TX (4.6 miles ),
Thorntonville, TX (4.6 miles ),
Pyote, TX (4.7 miles),
Goldsmith, TX (5.4 miles ),
Mentone, TX (5.5 miles)

Latitude: 31.86 N, Longitude: 103.09 W

Area code: 432

Distribution of median household income in Kermit, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kermit, TX in 2017
Kermit satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $148,500
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $156,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Kermit, TX residents
Average permit cost in Kermit, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.3%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Kermit, TX
Historical housing units in Kermit, TX
Most common industries in Kermit, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (18.2%)
  • Educational services (15.3%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Utilities (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (32.5%)
  • Construction (14.1%)
  • Utilities (7.8%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Truck transportation (3.5%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (2.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (27.9%)
  • Health care (21.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Utilities (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Kermit, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Extraction workers (8.1%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Extraction workers (14.5%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (10.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.7%)
  • Plant and system operators (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)

Average climate in Kermit, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Kermit, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Kermit-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.7 miles away from the Kermit city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/30/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kermit-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 110.3 miles away from Kermit center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.2 miles away from Kermit center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 158.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from Kermit center
On 5/23/2004 at 09:22:05, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from Kermit center
On 3/14/1999 at 22:43:17, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MD, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 103.3 miles away from Kermit center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Winkler County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kermit topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Kermit:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (821 JEFFEE DR)
  • WINKLER COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (821 JEFFEE DRIVE)
  • KERMIT HEALTHCARE CENTER (2000 E SCHOOL ST)
  • KERMIT NURSING CTR (SCHOOL ST)

Heliports located in Kermit:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kermit:

  • Odessa College (about 42 miles; Odessa, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,107)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 45 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,982)
  • Midland College (about 60 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
  • Howard College (about 101 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • Sul Ross State University (about 109 miles; Alpine, TX; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • South Plains College (about 127 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 131 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)

Public high school in Kermit:

  • KERMIT H S (Students: 265, Location: 1000 E TOMMY THOMPSON ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Kermit:

  • KERMIT EL (Students: 624, Location: 201 N E AVE, Grades: PK-5)
  • KERMIT J H (Students: 343, Location: 1001 SCHOOL ST, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Kermit

Library in Kermit:

  • WINKLER COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $145,013; Location: 307 S POPLAR ST; 35,339 books; 5 e-books; 950 audio materials; 1,000 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 64 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kermit: Kermit Volunteer Fire Department (A), Winkler County Emergency Medical Services (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kermit include: Northside Baptist Church (A), Community Church (B), Church of God in Christ (C), Church of God (D), Church of Christ (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Kermit include: Kermit City Park (1), Winkler County Park (2), Plaza Park (3), Walton Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Budget Inn of Kermit (165 West State Highway 302).

Court: Winkler County - Court Reporter (Court House).

Birthplace of: Jay Thomas - Actor, Tryon D. Lewis - Politician, Lynn Stiles - Football player, Craig Johnson (Alaska politician) - Politician, William Frankfather - Actor.

Winkler 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 Kermit and their reported violations in the past:

WINKLER COUNTY GOLF COURSE (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2014)
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

73.7%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.9%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
38 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Kermit (2011 data):

  • West Texas State Bank: Detached Facility at 210 North Oak Street, branch established on 1980/09/02; Kermit State Bank Branch at 100 West Austin Street, branch established on 2000/12/08. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $341.4 mil, Deposits: $310.7 mil, headquarters in Odessa, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: West Texas Bancshares, Inc.
  • West Texas National Bank: Kermit Branch at 101 East Avenue, branch established on 1959/09/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $708.6 mil, Deposits: $630.4 mil, headquarters in Midland, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: First-West Texas Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Kermit:

Marital status in Kermit, TX
  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

For population 25 years and over in Kermit:

  • High school or higher: 65.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.4
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kermit
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kermit, TX (based on Winkler County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,03716
Catholic1,8751
Mainline Protestant3214
Other1-
None1,876-
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: 3
Winkler County:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Here:

9.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Winkler County:

6.15 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Winkler County:

26.4%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.6%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kermit:

47.3%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.2%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Kermit:

28.6
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.0%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kermit:

11.2%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kermit:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.8%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

52.3%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Kermit:

78.2%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kermit, 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
Police Protection - Officers 10$30,423$36,5080$0
Water Supply 8$23,650$35,4750$0
Police - Other 6$16,397$32,7940$0
Streets and Highways 5$14,703$35,2870$0
Parks and Recreation 3$8,624$34,4960$0
Judicial and Legal 2$5,019$30,1140$0
Other Government Administration 2$8,648$51,8886$520
Other and Unallocable 1$3,020$36,2400$0
Financial Administration 1$3,133$37,5960$0
Totals for Government 38$113,617$35,8796$520

Kermit government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $891,000 ($146.74)
    Water Utilities: $752,000 ($123.85)
    Sewerage: $325,000 ($53.52)
    Central Staff Services: $305,000 ($50.23)
    Regular Highways: $190,000 ($31.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $154,000 ($25.36)
    Local Fire Protection: $89,000 ($14.66)
    General - Other: $60,000 ($9.88)
    Financial Administration: $59,000 ($9.72)
    Health - Other: $43,000 ($7.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $27,000 ($4.45)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $8,000 ($1.32)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,344,000 ($221.34)

Kermit government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $325,000 ($53.52)
    Other: $71,000 ($11.69)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $89,000 ($14.66)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $904,000 ($148.88)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $569,000 ($93.71)
    Property: $564,000 ($92.89)
    Public Utilities Sales: $243,000 ($40.02)
    Other License: $18,000 ($2.96)
    Other Selective Sales: $17,000 ($2.80)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.16)

Kermit government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,047,000 ($337.12)

7.04% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,268 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Ector County, TX  1.23% ($39,313 average AGI)


9.82% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,319 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.82%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Ector County, TX  1.49% ($54,575 average AGI)
to Midland County, TX  0.82% ($51,091)
Businesses in Kermit, TX
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Kermit:

  • KERB (600 AM; 1 kW; KERMIT, TX; Owner: LA RADIO CRISTIANA NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: SANDSHILLS COMMUNICATION, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KYKK (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HUMBLE CITY, NM; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHOB (1390 AM; 5 kW; HOBBS, NM; Owner: AMERICAN ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFLB (920 AM; 1 kW; ODESSA, TX; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWEL (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: FAUSTINO QUIROZ)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kermit:

  • KERB-FM (106.3 FM; KERMIT, TX; Owner: LA RADIO CRISTIANA NETWORK, INC.)
  • K218CM (91.5 FM; KERMIT, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KFZX (102.1 FM; GARDENDALE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMRK-FM (96.1 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHKX (99.1 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: ENCORE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KPTX (98.3 FM; PECOS, TX; Owner: PARADAY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kermit:

  • KWES-TV (Channel 9; ODESSA, TX; Owner: MIDESSA TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KOSA-TV (Channel 7; ODESSA, TX; Owner: ICA BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KUPB (Channel 18; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KPDN-LP (Channel 27; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CTING, INC.)
Kermit fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Kermit fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • / 0.1mTotal length
  • 5,740Total average daily traffic
  • 1,262Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,040Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

2005 - 2013 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2013 the average number of fire incidents per year is 11. The highest number of reported fires - 48 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Kermit, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (56.4%), and Structure Fires (28.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kermit, TX
    • 5756.4%Outside Fires
    • 2928.7%Structure Fires
    • 1413.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 11.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kermit, TX
Most common first names in Kermit, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4976.8 years
James4769.0 years
John4675.4 years
Mary3676.1 years
George2973.4 years
Charles2669.7 years
Joe2064.5 years
Robert1876.1 years
Thomas1469.5 years
Jack1268.2 years
Most common last names in Kermit, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2374.2 years
Williams1978.9 years
Mitchell1874.0 years
Jones1772.7 years
Thompson1572.3 years
Adams1473.2 years
Davis1368.5 years
Brown1274.1 years
Wright1270.0 years
Hill1175.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kermit, TX
  • 69.6%Utility gas
  • 26.3%Electricity
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kermit, TX
  • 51.9%Utility gas
  • 46.4%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Kermit compared to Texas state average:

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

Kermit on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
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