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Population in 2010: 689. Population change since 2000: -6.8%
Males: 360  (52.3%)
Females: 329  (47.7%)

Median resident age:  39.3 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78870.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,881 (it was $29,375 in 2000)
Knippa:

$27,881
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,609

Knippa CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $72,978 (it was $32,700 in 2000)
Knippa:

$72,978
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $95,493; Detached houses: $102,263; Mobile homes: $76,291

Median gross rent in 2012: $764.

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  • Hispanic - 420 (61.0%)
  • White alone - 265 (38.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Knippa: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (22.0%), Polish (3.7%), English (3.6%), Dutch (1.9%), Irish (1.7%), French (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 982 feet

Land area: 10.4 square miles.

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

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For population 25 years and over in Knippa:

  • High school or higher: 72.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Knippa CDP:

  • Never married: 16.7%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 17.6%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

38 residents are foreign born

This place:  6.2%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Knippa, Texas as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Knippa to the number of sex offenders is 230 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,250 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $356 (0.6%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.5%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (45%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Information (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Knippa-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 33% 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 significantly below Texas state average. It is 99% 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 97.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/2005 at 14:39:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.3 miles away from Knippa center
On 5/16/1993 at 15:30:19, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

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: Floods: 3, Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Knippa:

  • KIDNEY DISEASE CLINIC UVALDE (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; UVALDE, TX)
  • UVALDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, about 10 miles away; UVALDE, TX)
  • DOROTHY JO COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; UVALDE, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Knippa, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Knippa:

  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 9 miles; Uvalde, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,240)
  • Northwest Vista College (about 58 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 4,219)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (about 65 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 21,323)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (about 66 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,738)
  • St Marys University (about 66 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 3,271)
  • Palo Alto College (about 67 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,782)
  • San Antonio College (about 70 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 8,290)

Public high school in Knippa:

  • Knippa School (Students: 239; Location: 100 KESSLER LN; Grades: PK-12; Our rating: 87)
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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 2012: 38.7%
(34.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.4% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Knippa, TX

Knippa compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • 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 significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Knippa travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (65%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 89.40%
Here89.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents65.7%17.0%6.4%3.1%1.6%
Congregations5.7%25.7%11.4%20.0%5.7%
NameEpiscopal ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.3%1.0%0.8%0.8%2.2%
Congregations5.7%2.9%2.9%2.9%17.1%
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: 2
Uvalde County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

9.82 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Uvalde County:

26.0%
State:

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

17.5%
State:

15.7%

5.96% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,358 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.96%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bexar County, TX  0.75% ($24,062 average AGI)
from Zavala County, TX  0.38% ($16,576)
from Maverick County, TX  0.24% ($26,190)


6.93% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,995 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.93%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bexar County, TX  1.45% ($38,307 average AGI)
to Medina County, TX  0.42% ($32,216)
to Travis County, TX  0.37% ($30,938)

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


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 2 Km N (Lat: 29.320222 Lon: -99.635611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: WPGZ905
    Assigned Frequencies: 170.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2005, Expiration Date: 05/01/2015
    Registrant: Edwards Aquifer Authority, 1615 N. St. Mary\'s Street, 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/05/1998, Expiration Date: 10/17/2003, Cancellation Date: 12/21/2003
    Registrant: Lawrence Friesenhahn, Rt 1 Box 63, Knippa, TX 78870

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 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/21/2010, Expiration Date: 08/11/2020, Certifier: Paul E Davis
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/11/2000, Expiration Date: 08/11/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/20/2003, Certifier: Paul E Davis
    Registrant: 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:

6
  • Call Sign: KC5MCE, Licensee ID: L00931759
    Grant Date: 10/22/2004, Expiration Date: 01/20/2015, Certifier: Hubert E Zinsmeister
    Registrant: Hubert E Zinsmeister, Rr 1 Box 65, Knippa, TX 78870-9718
  • Call Sign: KD5ERQ, Licensee ID: L01238656
    Grant Date: 04/30/2008, Expiration Date: 07/06/2018, Certifier: Felicitas Garza
    Registrant: Felicitas Garza, Knippa, TX 78870
  • Call Sign: N5ULS, Licensee ID: L00451446
    Grant Date: 01/23/2002, Expiration Date: 03/31/2012
    Registrant: Lawrence A Friesenhahn, Rt 1 Box 63, Knippa, TX 78870
  • Call Sign: N5ULU
    Grant Date: 07/02/1991, Expiration Date: 07/02/2001, Cancellation Date: 07/03/2003
    Registrant: Virginia M Friesenhahn, Rt 1 Box 63, Knippa, TX 78870
  • Call Sign: WB5AIG, Licensee ID: L01398074
    Grant Date: 05/08/2008, Expiration Date: 06/22/2018, Certifier: James O Santleben
    Registrant: James O Santleben, Rt 1 Box 18, Knippa, TX 78870
  • Call Sign: KE5QJA, Licensee ID: L01319388
    Grant Date: 08/30/2007, Expiration Date: 08/30/2017, Certifier: Charla J Carter
    Registrant: Charla J Carter, Knippa, TX 78870

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7KCAB (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1850G , Serial Number: 92, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 04/03/1968
    Registrant (Partnership): Jeffrey M Verstuyft, 2707 N Fm 1049, Knippa, TX 78870, Other Owners: Elbert M Reed, Donald W Ripley


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
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