Kingsville, Texas

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Population in 2017: 25,482 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.4%
 
Males: 13,336  (52.3%)
Females: 12,146  (47.7%)
Median resident age:

27.0 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78363.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,962 (it was $27,624 in 2000)
Kingsville:

$40,962
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,570 (it was $13,003 in 2000)

Kingsville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $108,234 (it was $48,900 in 2000)
Kingsville:

$108,234
TX:

$172,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $835.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kingsville: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.3%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.1% for Black residents, 28.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.7% for American Indian residents, 47.7% for other race residents, 3.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Kingsville, TX (2017)
    • 20,56974.8%Hispanic
    • 5,14618.7%White alone
    • 1,1414.2%Black alone
    • 6242.3%Asian alone
    • 2370.9%Two or more races
    • 470.2%American Indian alone
    • 440.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 119 registered sex offenders living in Kingsville, Texas as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kingsville is 227 to 1.


Crime rates in Kingsville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
1
(4.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.8)
2
(7.6)
1
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
9
(35.1)
3
(11.8)
12
(49.5)
21
(86.6)
16
(65.0)
19
(77.8)
18
(67.3)
5
(18.7)
3
(11.5)
3
(11.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(11.4)
3
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
16
(62.3)
19
(74.7)
17
(70.1)
16
(66.0)
16
(65.0)
15
(61.4)
11
(41.1)
17
(63.6)
19
(72.5)
17
(64.6)
8
(30.1)
8
(30.5)
24
(92.1)
8
(31.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
156
(607.7)
223
(876.5)
213
(878.9)
170
(700.9)
182
(739.5)
231
(945.9)
203
(758.5)
120
(449.2)
80
(305.4)
171
(649.5)
99
(372.2)
52
(198.3)
81
(311.0)
73
(287.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
477
(1,858)
372
(1,462)
314
(1,296)
414
(1,707)
445
(1,808)
403
(1,650)
353
(1,319)
312
(1,168)
281
(1,073)
235
(892.6)
185
(695.5)
193
(735.9)
221
(848.4)
162
(638.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,080
(4,207)
858
(3,373)
753
(3,107)
845
(3,484)
809
(3,287)
791
(3,239)
635
(2,373)
690
(2,583)
658
(2,512)
715
(2,716)
632
(2,376)
704
(2,684)
679
(2,607)
571
(2,250)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
36
(140.2)
45
(176.9)
46
(189.8)
32
(131.9)
49
(199.1)
38
(155.6)
27
(100.9)
16
(59.9)
24
(91.6)
27
(102.5)
28
(105.3)
22
(83.9)
25
(96.0)
21
(82.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(12.4)
1
(4.1)
6
(24.4)
4
(16.4)
1
(3.7)
3
(11.2)
2
(7.6)
1
(3.8)
4
(15.0)
3
(11.4)
6
(23.0)
1
(3.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)485.6458.6474.9506.9493.4535.6413.1313.7282.5337.7243.1238.8278.1208.2

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City-data.com crime index in Kingsville, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 67 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Texas average:

1.54
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Ancestries: American (4.6%), German (2.6%), English (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 13.8 square miles.

Population density: 1,842 people per square mile   (low).

Kingsville, Texas map

2,097 residents are foreign born (5.2% Latin America, 1.4% Asia).

This city:

7.6%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,704 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,452 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (32.5 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (139.6 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Bishop, TX (2.5 miles ),
Ricardo, TX (2.6 miles ),
Driscoll, TX (3.6 miles ),
Riviera, TX (3.6 miles ),
La Paloma-Lost Creek, TX (4.0 miles ),
Petronila, TX (4.2 miles),
Spring Gardens, TX (4.3 miles ),
Spring Garden-Terra Verde, TX (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 27.52 N, Longitude: 97.87 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Gem City of the Southwest

Daytime population change due to commuting: -58 (-0.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,138 (66.8%)

Area code: 361

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

Kingsville tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $77,100
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $77,100
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $77,100
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $77,100
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $77,100
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $81,900
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 40 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2007: 33 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2008: 26 buildings, average cost: $70,800
  • 2009: 30 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2011: 18 buildings, average cost: $241,600
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $241,600
  • 2013: 37 buildings, average cost: $191,500
  • 2014: 36 buildings, average cost: $161,400
  • 2015: 44 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $163,400
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Kingsville, TX residents
Average permit cost in Kingsville, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Texas:

3.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Kingsville, TX
Historical housing units in Kingsville, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +399 (+1.6%).
Most common industries in Kingsville, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (19.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (14.9%)
  • Construction (12.4%)
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (3.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (25.6%)
  • Health care (14.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Kingsville, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)

Average climate in Kingsville, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kingsville-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the Kingsville city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/5/1965, a category F3 tornado 21.4 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Kingsville-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 84% 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 91.0 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 18.1 miles away from Kingsville 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 384.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/23/2007 at 19:09:15, a magnitude 5.6 (5.4 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 400.3 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) earthquake occurred 97.7 miles away from the city 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 96.9 miles away from Kingsville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kleberg County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kingsville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Kingsville:

  • CHRISTUS SPOHN HOSPITAL KLEBERG (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1311 EAST GENERAL CAVAZOS BLVD)
  • KINGSVILLE GROUP HOME (1721 ANNETTE ST)
  • CANTERBURY VILLA OF KINGSVILLE (316 GENERAL CAVAZOS BOULEVARD)
  • CHRISTUS SPOHN HOSPITAL KLEBERG (1300 E GENERAL CAVAZOS BLVD)
  • KINGSVILLE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (3130 S BRAHMA BLVD)
  • KLEBERG COUNTY NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (316 GENERAL CAVAZOS BLVD)
  • BAY AREA DIALYSIS KINGSVILLE (1601 S HWY 77 BYPASS SUITE 3)
  • SOUTH TEXAS HOME HEALTH (224 W KING AVE)
  • URESTI SENIOR ASSISTANCE (830 WEST KING)

Airports located in Kingsville:

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College/University in Kingsville:

  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (Full-time enrollment: 9,295; Location: 955 University Blvd; Public; Website: WWW.TAMUK.EDU; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Kingsville:

  • Del Mar College (about 33 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,213)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 36 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Coastal Bend College (about 65 miles; Beeville, TX; FT enrollment: 2,880)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 86 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 91 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • South Texas College (about 93 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 97 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)

Public high schools in Kingsville:

  • H M KING H S (Students: 1,084, Location: 2210 S BRAHMA BLVD, Grades: 9-12)
  • SANTA GERTRUDIS ACADEMY H S (Students: 210, Location: 1055 W SANTA GERTRUDIS, Grades: 9-12)
  • POGUE OPTIONS ALTERNATIVE ACADEMY (Location: 631 E FORDYCE, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Kingsville:

  • PRESBYTERIAN PAN AMERICAN SCHOOL (Students: 175, Location: 223 N FM 772, Grades: 9-12)
  • CHRISTIAN LIFE ACADEMY (Students: 23, Location: 1727 SENATOR CARLOS TRUAN BLVD, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Kingsville:

  • GILLETT INT (Students: 532, Location: 1007 N 17TH ST, Grades: 5-6)
  • RICARDO EL (Students: 365, Location: 138 W CR 2160, Grades: PK-4)
  • HARREL EL (Students: 266, Location: 925 W JOHNSTON, Grades: PK-4)
  • HARVEY EL (Students: 259, Location: 1301 E KENEDY AVE, Grades: PK-4)
  • RICARDO MIDDLE (Students: 252, Location: 138 W CR 2160, Grades: 5-8)
  • SANTA GERTRUDIS SCHOOL (Students: 187, Location: 803 SANTA ROSA, Grades: PK-8)
  • KINGSWAY LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (Location: 1727 SENATOR CARLOS TRUAN BL, Grades: PK-8, Charter school)
  • KLEBERG EL (Location: 900 N 6TH ST, Grades: PK-4)
  • MEMORIAL MIDDLE (Location: 915 S ARMSTRONG ST, Grades: 7-8)
  • PEREZ EL (Location: 1111 E AILSIE, Grades: PK-4)

Private elementary/middle schools in Kingsville:

  • ST GERTRUDE SCHOOL (Students: 97, Location: 400 E CAESAR AVE, Grades: PK-6)
  • EPIPHANY EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 43, Location: 206 N 3RD ST, Grades: PK-3)
See full list of schools located in Kingsville

Library in Kingsville:

  • ROBERT J KLEBERG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $486,644; Location: 220 N 4TH ST; 66,015 books; 705 audio materials; 596 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 136 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kingsville: Kleberg County Courthouse (A), Kingsville Fire Department Station 1 (B), Kingsville Fire Department Station 2 (C), Kingsville Fire Marshal's Office and Training Annex (D), John B Ragland Mercantile Company Building (E), Kleberg County Sheriff's Office (F), Kingsville Police Department (G), Northway Exposition Center (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kingsville include: University Baptist Church (A), El Redentor Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Santo Gertrudis Memorial Cemetery (1), Chamberlain Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Dick Kleberg Park Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Kingsville include: Flato Park (1), Kleberg Park (2), Mopac Field (3), Dick Kleberg Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: BDGI (Tours & Charters; 928 West I Avenue).

Hotels: Best Western Kingsville Inn (2402 East King Avenue), Bayhouse Inn (601 Copano Bay Drive), Budget Inn (716 South 14th Street), Comfort Inn Kingsville (505 N Highway 77).

Courts: Kleberg County - County Court at Law Judge (Courthouse), Kingsville City - Department Numbers- Municipal Court Clerk (323 North 6th).

Birthplace of: Steve Denton - Male tennis player, Jack Mildren - Quarterback, Kit Pongetti - Actress, Shelby Walker - Martial artist, David L. Lindsey - Novelist, Donald Hollas - Football player, Vince Hall - Football player, Willie Wood - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 10/1/60), Willie Wood (golfer) - Professional golfer, Carmen Lomas Garza - My favorite Chicana artist.

Kleberg County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.2%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.3%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Kingsville in 2010:

  • 1,488 people in college/university student housing
  • 173 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 120 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Kingsville in 2000:

  • 889 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 143 people in nursing homes
  • 136 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 5 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Kingsville (2011 data):

  • Kleberg First National Bank of Kingsville: Kleberg First National Bank Of Kings, Kleberg Texas Walmart Branch, H.E.b. Branch. Info updated 2007/02/23: Bank assets: $429.4 mil, Deposits: $345.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Kleberg And Company Bankers, Inc.
  • Bank of South Texas: Bank Of South Texas Kingsville Branc at 300 East King Street, branch established on 1931/01/01; Detached Facility at 301 East King Street, branch established on 1981/01/19. Info updated 2006/12/13: Bank assets: $76.7 mil, Deposits: $65.6 mil, headquarters in Mcallen, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: St Banc Corp.
  • International Bank of Commerce: Kingsville University Branch at 715 W. Santa Gertrudis, branch established on 2007/08/12; Kingsville Branch at 1320 E General Cavazos Blvd, branch established on 2005/09/19. Info updated 2007/04/10: Bank assets: $504.9 mil, Deposits: $413.1 mil, headquarters in Zapata, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation
  • Prosperity Bank: Kingsville Branch at 1830 South Brahma Boulevard, branch established on 1955/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Community Bank: Kingsville Branch at 2525 Brahma Boulevard, branch established on 2000/06/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $314.4 mil, Deposits: $273.9 mil, headquarters in Corpus Christi, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Coastal Bend Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Kingsville Main Branch at 601 South Fourteenth Street, branch established on 1963/09/27. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Kingsville:

Marital status in Kingsville, TX
  • Never married: 44.5%
  • Now married: 37.8%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Kingsville:

  • High school or higher: 75.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.2
Texas average:

14.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kingsville, TX (based on Kleberg County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,7989
Evangelical Protestant4,73923
Other3,1813
Mainline Protestant1,4449
Black Protestant3742
None10,525-
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: 4
Kleberg County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
This county:

8.49 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

7.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Kleberg County:

27.0%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Kleberg County:

14.3%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kingsville:

47.9%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Kingsville:

48.6%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.9
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kingsville:

20.0%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.9%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kingsville:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.7%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

56.1%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Kingsville:

81.6%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kingsville, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 59$240,062$48,8260$0
Firefighters 31$140,644$54,44312$440
Solid Waste Management 26$63,336$29,2320$0
Streets and Highways 22$50,187$27,3753$1,791
Water Supply 20$49,104$29,4620$0
Financial Administration 19$55,279$34,9130$0
Other Government Administration 18$61,049$40,6990$0
Sewerage 18$47,264$31,5090$0
Other and Unallocable 17$43,328$30,5840$0
Police - Other 17$43,640$30,8050$0
Health 10$24,126$28,9510$0
Local Libraries 8$17,176$25,7641$1,315
Judicial and Legal 3$13,054$52,2160$0
Fire - Other 1$2,336$28,0320$0
Totals for Government 269$850,585$37,94416$3,546

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $991,000 ($38.89)
    Police Protection: $681,000 ($26.72)
    Water Utilities: $665,000 ($26.10)
    Sewerage: $407,000 ($15.97)
    General - Other: $178,000 ($6.99)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,086,000 ($238.84)
    General - Other: $2,875,000 ($112.82)
    Water Utilities: $2,751,000 ($107.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,634,000 ($103.37)
    Sewerage: $2,091,000 ($82.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,762,000 ($69.15)
    Regular Highways: $1,121,000 ($43.99)
    Central Staff Services: $599,000 ($23.51)
    Financial Administration: $597,000 ($23.43)
    Health - Other: $316,000 ($12.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $300,000 ($11.77)
    Libraries: $248,000 ($9.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $200,000 ($7.85)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $159,000 ($6.24)
    General Public Buildings: $133,000 ($5.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $289,000 ($11.34)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $37,000 ($1.45)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($0.55)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($0.39)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($0.39)
    General Public Building: $9,000 ($0.35)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,454,000 ($292.52)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $602,000 ($23.62)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,664,000 ($143.79)
    Sewerage: $3,217,000 ($126.25)
    Other: $956,000 ($37.52)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $473,000 ($18.56)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $33,000 ($1.30)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,976,000 ($77.54)
    Interest Earnings: $136,000 ($5.34)
    General Revenue - Other: $130,000 ($5.10)
    Special Assessments: $45,000 ($1.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,784,000 ($187.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $41,000 ($1.61)
    Other: $32,000 ($1.26)
  • Tax - Property: $5,999,000 ($235.42)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,582,000 ($179.81)
    Public Utilities Sales: $981,000 ($38.50)
    Other Selective Sales: $483,000 ($18.95)
    Other License: $158,000 ($6.20)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $14,000 ($0.55)
    Amusements Sales: $5,000 ($0.20)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($0.12)

Kingsville government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,250,000 ($1108.63)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,190,000 ($792.32)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000,000 ($392.43)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,940,000 ($76.13)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,205,000 ($243.51)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,007,000 ($942.12)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,235,000 ($48.47)

7.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,653 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.70%
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 Nueces County, TX  1.87% ($36,660 average AGI)
from Jim Wells County, TX  0.46% ($35,490)
from Bexar County, TX  0.41% ($35,750)


9.26% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,668 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.26%
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 Nueces County, TX  1.80% ($45,235 average AGI)
to Bexar County, TX  0.61% ($33,485)
to Harris County, TX  0.52% ($43,368)
Businesses in Kingsville, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's3
AutoZone1Motel 61
Best Western1Nike3
Blockbuster1Nissan1
Burger King1Payless1
CVS1Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A1Popeyes1
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Cricket Wireless5RadioShack1
Curves1Rodeway Inn1
Dairy Queen1Rue211
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
Econo Lodge1Sears1
FedEx4Starbucks1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS5
IHOP1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
Lowe's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Kingsville:

  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KINE (1330 AM; 1 kW; KINGSVILLE, TX)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KCCT (1150 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: RADIO KCCT, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kingsville:

  • KTAI (91.1 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY, KINGSVILLE)
  • KZFM (95.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MALKAN FM ASSOCIATES)
  • KSAB (99.9 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRYS-FM (99.1 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKBA (92.7 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • KFLZ (106.9 FM; BISHOP, TX; Owner: DAVILA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFTX (97.5 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: QUALITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLTG (96.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KLUX (89.5 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: DIOCESAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KNDA (102.9 FM; ALICE, TX; Owner: GUERRA ENTERPRISES)
  • KMXR (93.9 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEDT-FM (90.3 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS PUBLIC BRAODCASTING SYSTEM)
  • KKLM (88.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMIQ (104.9 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: COTTON BROADCASTING)
  • KBNJ (91.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLHB (98.3 FM; ODEM, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KUKA (105.9 FM; SAN DIEGO, TX; Owner: IDEAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOPY-FM (92.1 FM; ALICE, TX; Owner: SCENDERO MULTIMEDIA, INC.)
  • KDFM (103.3 FM; FALFURRIAS, TX; Owner: LA RADIO CRISTIANA NETWORK INC)
  • KMFM (100.7 FM; PREMONT, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)

TV broadcast stations around Kingsville:

  • K46DL (Channel 46; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KIII (Channel 3; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 3 OF CORPUS CHRISTI, INC.)
  • KORO (Channel 28; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KEDT (Channel 16; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • KRIS-TV (Channel 6; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K50DW (Channel 50; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KZTV (Channel 10; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EAGLE CREEK BROADCASTING OF CORPUS CHRISTI, LLC)
  • K38EB (Channel 38; KINGSVILLE-ALICE, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K20EK (Channel 20; KINGSVILLE-ALICE, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KINE-LP (Channel 44; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: HUMBERTO LOPEZ)
  • K57FC (Channel 57; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KXCC-CA (Channel 45; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CASA OF CORPUS CHRISTI, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Kingsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 633ft / 193mTotal length
  • $335,000Total costs
  • 263,490Total average daily traffic
  • 44,939Total average daily truck traffic
  • 380,940Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Kingsville, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Kingsville, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kingsville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 144 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Kingsville, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
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: 54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kingsville)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kingsville)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 98. The highest number of reported fires - 150 took place in 2011, and the least - 60 in 2014. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Kingsville, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (50.4%), and Structure Fires (21.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kingsville, TX
    • 84350.4%Outside Fires
    • 35421.1%Structure Fires
    • 25115.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 22613.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kingsville, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Kingsville, Texas:

  • La Cupula Inn, 3430 S Us Hwy 77 Byp, Kingsville, Texas 78363 , Phone: (361) 595-5753, Fax: (361) 595-4513
  • Holiday Inn Express, 2400 S Hwy 77, Kingsville, Texas 78363 , Phone: (361) 592-8333, Fax: (361) 592-3665
  • Econo Lodge, 2203 E King Ave, Kingsville, Texas 78363 , Phone: (361) 595-7700, Fax: (361) 516-0269
  • Hampton Inn Kingsville, 2489 S Us Hwy 77, Kingsville, Texas 78363 , Phone: (361) 592-9800, Fax: (362) 592-9801
  • LAQUINTA INN & SUITES KINGSVILLE, 2151 S Hwy 77, Kingsville, Texas 78363 , Phone: (361) 592-3000, Fax: (361) 592-3003
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Kingsville, Texas
Most common first names in Kingsville, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria14675.3 years
Jose13670.4 years
Mary7678.9 years
John7175.3 years
Guadalupe7075.6 years
James6570.3 years
William6171.6 years
Manuel5971.8 years
Juan5669.3 years
Robert5370.9 years
Most common last names in Kingsville, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia18174.3 years
Garza13174.6 years
Perez8272.6 years
Rodriguez6678.1 years
Gonzalez6575.4 years
Martinez6173.5 years
Salinas5378.2 years
Pena4771.2 years
Trevino4573.2 years
Villarreal4370.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kingsville, TX
  • 50.2%Electricity
  • 47.9%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kingsville, TX
  • 80.0%Electricity
  • 19.6%Utility gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used


Kingsville compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Kingsville on our top lists:

  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in federal prisons and detention centers (population 1,000+)"
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