Knippa, Texas

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Population in 2010: 689. Population change since 2000: -6.8%
Males: 384  (55.8%)
Females: 305  (44.2%)
Median resident age:  37.5 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 78870.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,737 (it was $29,375 in 2000)
Knippa:

$28,737
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,367 (it was $9,790 in 2000)

Knippa CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $58,780 (it was $32,700 in 2000)
Knippa:

$58,780
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $82,687; Detached houses: $98,132; Mobile homes: $49,850

Median gross rent in 2013: $447.

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  • Races in Knippa, TX (2010)

    Knippa races chart
    • 42061.0%Hispanic
    • 26538.5%White alone
    • 20.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Black alone
    • 10.1%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Knippa: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.7%), Polish (3.1%), Irish (2.5%), English (2.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%), Dutch (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 982 feet

Land area: 10.4 square miles.

Population density: 66 people per square mile   (very low).

Knippa,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Knippa:

  • High school or higher: 65.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Knippa CDP:

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 44.7%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 16.9%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

51 residents are foreign born (8.1% Latin America).

This place:

8.1%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Knippa, Texas as of December 08, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Knippa to the number of sex offenders is 689 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $776 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $292 (0.5%)

Knippa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Antonio, TX (68.8 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Sabinal, TX (3.2 miles ), Uvalde, TX (3.3 miles ), Uvalde Estates, TX (3.9 miles ), D'Hanis, TX (4.6 miles ), Utopia, TX (4.8 miles ), Batesville, TX (4.8 miles ), La Pryor, TX (5.2 miles ), Hondo, TX (5.5 miles ).

Latitude: 29.30 N, Longitude: 99.64 W

Area code: 830

Knippa household income distribution Knippa home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (44%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (33%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (25%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Knippa, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Knippa-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/16/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.1 miles away from the Knippa place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/15/1973, a category F4 tornado 41.0 miles away from the place center killed 5 people and injured 12 people.

Earthquake activity:

Knippa-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 77% 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 233.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 266.8 miles away from Knippa 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 97.5 miles away from the city 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 294.0 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 100.4 miles away from Knippa center
On 4/3/2005 at 14:39:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.3 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 Uvalde County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Knippa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Knippa:

  • KIDNEY DISEASE CLINIC UVALDE (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; UVALDE, TX)
  • UVALDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; UVALDE, TX)
  • DOROTHY JO COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; UVALDE, TX)
  • HOME CARE CONNECTIONS (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; UVALDE, TX)
  • NOPAL COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; UVALDE, TX)
  • AMISTAD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; UVALDE, TX)
  • HEART OF THE HILLS HOSPICE UVALDE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; UVALDE, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Knippa:

  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 9 miles; Uvalde, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,569)
  • Northwest Vista College (about 58 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 9,683)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (about 65 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 25,503)
  • Palo Alto College (about 66 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,055)
  • Our Lady of the Lake University (about 67 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • San Antonio College (about 70 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 15,182)
  • Trinity University (about 71 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,467)

Public high school in Knippa:

  • KNIPPA SCHOOL (Students: 239, Location: 100 KESSLER LN, Grades: PK-12)
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Notable location: Knippa Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Salt Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Uvalde 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 2013: 32.7%
(27.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.0%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.0
Texas average:

14.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Knippa CDP (based on Uvalde County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,6733
Evangelical Protestant6,41938
Mainline Protestant2,0019
Other4982
None5,814-
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: 2
Uvalde County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Uvalde County:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Uvalde County:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

9.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Uvalde County:

26.0%
Texas:

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

17.5%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Knippa:

47.6%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Knippa:

44.4%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.3%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Knippa:

10.3%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.6%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Knippa:

53.9%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Knippa:

79.8%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Knippa, TX Residents

6.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
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 Bexar County, TX  0.86% ($30,423 average AGI)
from Zavala County, TX  0.35% ($21,094)
from Medina County, TX  0.32% ($26,276)


6.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,092 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.71%
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 Bexar County, TX  1.45% ($33,008 average AGI)
to Zavala County, TX  0.30% ($29,815)
to Travis County, TX  0.28% ($31,385)

Strongest AM radio stations in Knippa:

  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KVOU (1400 AM; 1 kW; UVALDE, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • KTSA (550 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KSLR (630 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KONO (860 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCOR (1350 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Knippa:

  • KBNU (93.9 FM; UVALDE, TX; Owner: RADIO CACTUS, LTD.)
  • KVOU-FM (104.9 FM; UVALDE, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC.)
  • KUVA (102.3 FM; UVALDE, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KBLT (104.3 FM; LEAKEY, TX; Owner: RADIO CACTUS, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Knippa:

  • K59EY (Channel 59; UVALDE, TX; Owner: J. B. SALAZAR)
  • KRRT (Channel 35; KERRVILLE, TX; Owner: SAN ANTONIO (KRRT-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • K65EQ (Channel 65; UVALDE, ETC., TX; Owner: J. B. SALAZAR)
  • K72BN (Channel 72; UVALDE(RURAL)/KNIPPA, TX; Owner: J. B. SALAZAR)
  • K69FC (Channel 69; UVALDE, TX; Owner: J. B. SALAZAR)
  • KPXL (Channel 26; UVALDE, TX; Owner: PAXSON SAN ANTONIO LICENSE, INC.)
  • K61FM (Channel 61; UVALDE, TX; Owner: J. B. SALAZAR)
  • K15BV (Channel 15; UVALDE, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KNHB-LP (Channel 7; UVALDE, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • K07IT (Channel 7; WEST GLACIER, ETC., MT; Owner: DESERT MOUNTAIN TELEVISION)

Knippa fatal accident list:

Dec 27, 2000 07:13 PM, Us-90, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 22m72ftTotal length
  • 8,400Total average daily traffic
  • 1,092Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,760Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Knippa)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 2 Km N (Lat: 29.320222 Lon: -99.635611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: WPGZ905
    Assigned Frequencies: 170.300 MHzGrant Date: 03/03/2015, Expiration Date: 05/01/2025Registrant: Edwards Aquifer Authority, 900 E. Quincy, San Antonio, TX 78215, Phone: (210) 222-2204, Fax: (210) 222-9869, Email:
  • Rt 1 Box 63 (Lat: 29.267472 Lon: -99.634778), Call Sign: WYH848, Licensee ID: L00081958
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.490 MHzGrant Date: 08/05/1998, Expiration Date: 10/17/2003, Cancellation Date: 12/21/2003Registrant: Lawrence Friesenhahn, Rt 1 Box 63, Knippa, TX 78870
  • Lat: 29.295889 Lon: -99.635167, Call Sign: WQUI352
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.585 MHz, 159.765 MHz, 159.975 MHz, 160.095 MHzGrant Date: 07/15/2014, Expiration Date: 07/15/2024, Certifier: Jared BoehmeRegistrant: Skylines Unlimited Inc., 100 Stone Church Road, Carlisle, PA 17015, Phone: (717) 218-5003, Fax: (717) 218-5005, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • EAST KNIPPA, 1.3 Miles Ene Of Int Ranch Rd 1049 & Us 90 (Lat: 29.301639 Lon: -99.615056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WPQQ439
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.587 MHzGrant Date: 05/21/2010, Expiration Date: 08/11/2020, Certifier: Paul E DavisRegistrant: Union Pacific Railroad, 1400 Douglas St. Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 280-6565, Email:
  • WEST KNIPPA, 1.7 Miles E Of Int Ranch Rd 1049 & Us 90 (Lat: 29.294417 Lon: -99.608389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WPQQ441
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.587 MHzGrant Date: 08/11/2000, Expiration Date: 08/11/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/20/2003, Certifier: Paul E DavisRegistrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 201 S 16th St Suite 305, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 280-7777, Fax: (402) 280-6565, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Knippa)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 425 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 12, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-prop
    N-Number: 137CD , Serial Number: 425-0220, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/1984
    Registrant (Corporation): Mlg Aviation LLC, 2379 County Road 307, Knippa, TX 78870
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/05/2004
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 66KP , Serial Number: 18-8408, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 05/05/1966
    Registrant (Partnership): Jeffrey M Verstuyft, 2707 N Fm 1049, Knippa, TX 78870, Other Owners: Elbert M Reed

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Knippa, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Manuel672.8 years
William585.9 years
Henry577.0 years
Maria568.6 years
Guadalupe471.0 years
John458.7 years
Francisco385.3 years
Edwin374.0 years
James367.6 years
Walter362.7 years
Most common last names in Knippa, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rodriguez676.7 years
Langner674.0 years
Meyer676.5 years
Dornbusch586.8 years
Kessler583.5 years
Lara470.0 years
Varela483.8 years
Dicke473.8 years
Muecke477.2 years
Contreras469.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (35%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)

Knippa compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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