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Karnes County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 15,949 (62% urban, 38% rural); it was 15,446 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,194
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,997
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,296
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,272 (it was 1,158 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

36%

Land area: 750 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 21 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Karnes County: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (43.4%), Construction (27.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (15.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 44%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 56%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Karnes County, TX (2019)
    • 8,81857.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5,60636.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,0316.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3162.0%Two or more races
    • 1711.1%Asian alone
    • 200.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

35.9 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 9,376  (58.8%)
Females: 6,573  (41.2%)
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Average household size:
Karnes County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $58,086 ($26,526 in 1999)
This county:

$58,086
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $650 (lower quartile is $432, upper quartile is $892)
This county:

$650
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $118,846 (it was $39,700 in 2000)
Karnes:

$118,846
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,450 - $224,701
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,159
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $381

Institutionalized population: 3,331

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 11
  • Burglaries: 37
  • Thefts: 60
  • Auto thefts: 5

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 9
  • Thefts: 9
  • Auto thefts: 1
Karnes County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $38,200
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $84,000
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $29,900
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $8,500
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $62,300
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $57,800
  • 2004: 26 buildings, average cost: $63,500
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2007: 44 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 2008: 30 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2009: 51 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2010: 25 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2011: 24 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2012: 61 buildings, average cost: $169,200
  • 2013: 71 buildings, average cost: $180,900
  • 2014: 70 buildings, average cost: $181,700
  • 2015: 45 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2016: 49 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2017: 47 buildings, average cost: $178,200
  • 2018: 55 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2019: 60 buildings, average cost: $180,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Karnes, TX residents
Average permit cost in Karnes, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,548 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $895 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Karnes, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Karnes, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Karnes, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.4%
Karnes County:

16.4%
Texas:

13.6%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.6% for other race residents, 19.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 35.9 years old
(Males: 33.8 years old, Females: 40.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.0 years old, Black residents: 30.8 years old, American Indian residents: 64.7 years old, Asian residents: 60.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.8 years old, Other race residents: 29.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Karnes County is $370 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $634 a month.

Cities in this county include: Kenedy, Karnes City, Runge, Gillett, Falls City.

Karnes County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Karnes County: Primo Stables (A), Terrell Ranch (B), Rayburn Substation (C), Camp de Leon (D), Mission Valley Volunteer Fire Department (E), Fordtran Volunteer Fire Department (F), Nursery Volunteer Fire Department (G), Lone Tree Volunteer Fire Department (H), Raisin Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (I), J T Jecker House (J), Telferner Volunteer Fire Department (K), Raisin Volunteer Fire Department Station 4 (L), Raisin Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (M), Raisin Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (N), Dacosta Volunteer Fire Department (O), Raisin Volunteer Fire Department Station 5 (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Karnes County include: Bullocks Church (A), Crescent Valley Church (B), Coleto Baptist Church (C), Glad Tidings Apostolic Church (D), Martin Luther Lutheran Church (E), Mount Pisgah Church (F), Mount Zion Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fagan Cemetery (1), De Leon Cemetery (2), De la Garza Cemetery (3), McDonald Cemetery (4), Terrell Cemetery (5), Rydolph Cemetery (6), Memory Gardens Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Mary Lake (A), Sand Lake (B), Warden Lake (C), Sample Lake (D), Pridham Lake (E), Sand Lake (F), Mill Lake (G), Rupley Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brown Creek (A), Boggy Creek (B), Black Bayou (C), Blue Bayou (D), Agula Creek (E), Wright Creek (F), Willow Creek (G), Twelvemile Creek (H), Price Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bee County , Jefferson Parish, Louisiana , Sumter County, Florida , Volusia County, Florida , McMullen County , Wharton County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.7%
Texas:

8.0%

Unemployment by year in Karnes, TX
County total employment by year in Karnes, TX
County average yearly wages by year in Karnes, TX

Current college students: 336
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 76.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,719 (19.4% naturalized citizens)

Karnes County:

10.8%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,2022010 or later
  • 2402000 to 2009
  • 1201990 to 1999
  • 1811980 to 1989
  • 1551970 to 1979
  • 46Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.2%

Karnes County marital status for males Karnes County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,367
  • One, attached: 51
  • Two: 107
  • 3 or 4: 134
  • 5 to 9: 254
  • 10 to 19: 63
  • 20 to 49: 63
  • 50 or more: 29
  • Mobile homes: 1,031
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Housing units in Karnes County with a mortgage: 1,068 (2 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,257

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Karnes County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,4358
Evangelical Protestant2,79724
Mainline Protestant9528
Other1-
None6,639-
Karnes County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Karnes County:

2.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Karnes County:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Karnes County:

8.6%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Karnes County:

29.0%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.4%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Karnes County:

Average size of farms: 410 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $15,769
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $51.29
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 85.30%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $19,003
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 11.01%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.16%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $25,310
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.79%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.72
Corn for grain: 12051 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3210 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 1741 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 130 acres

Tornado activity:

Karnes County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 4146263.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 5 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 11/5/1968, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Karnes County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 12.9 miles away from Karnes County center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 16.4 miles away from the county center
On 5/1/2018 at 16:28:56, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 9.4 miles away from the county 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 344.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 10.5 miles away from Karnes County center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 334.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Hurricane Harvey, Incident Period: August 23, 2017 - September 15, 2017, FEMA Id: 4332, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Claudette, Incident Period: July 15, 2003 to July 28, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1479: July 17, 2003, FEMA Id: 1479, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 29, 2002 to July 31, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1425: July 04, 2002, FEMA Id: 1425, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms, Flooding and Tornadoes, Incident Period: October 17, 1998 to November 15, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1257: October 21, 1998, FEMA Id: 1257, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazard, Incident Period: August 30, 1993 to November 15, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3113: September 10, 1993, FEMA Id: 3113, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Karnes County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Karnes

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,622 (82.0%)
  • Carpooled: 1,143 (12.3%)
  • Bus: 8 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 26 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 95 (1.0%)
  • Worked at home: 373 (4.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (35%)
  • Honduras (15%)
  • Guatemala (15%)
  • El Salvador (11%)
  • Vietnam (9%)
  • Venezuela (4%)
  • Cuba (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Karnes County


  • Polish (9%)
  • German (5%)
  • American (3%)
  • English (2%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Czech (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Karnes County, Texas in 2000:

  • 2,330 people in state prisons
  • 520 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 508 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 249 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Karnes County, Texas in 2010:

  • 2,846 people in state prisons
  • 312 people in federal detention centers
  • 172 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $113,244.

6.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($86,719 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.65% relocated from other counties in Texas ($82,837 average AGI)
0.55% relocated from other states ($3,881 average AGI)
Karnes County:

0.55%
Texas average:

2.52%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bexar County, TX  0.99% ($59,447 average AGI)
from Wilson County, TX  0.59% ($106,571)
from Bee County, TX  0.57% ($44,074)


7.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,770 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.55%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.64% relocated to other counties in Texas ($46,351 average AGI)
0.91% relocated to other states ($4,419 average AGI)
Karnes County:

0.91%
Texas average:

2.32%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bexar County, TX  1.28% ($73,597 average AGI)
to Wilson County, TX  0.89% ($54,767)
to Bee County, TX  0.60% ($51,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in Karnes County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Karnes County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Karnes County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 18.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Karnes County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Karnes County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Karnes County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Karnes County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Karnes County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Karnes County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,452 (2,044 aged, 408 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 468 (15%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Karnes County, Texas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (336)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (61)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (45)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (31)
  • Heart failure, unspecified (24)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (23)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.47
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,122
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 194
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 36,020

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,036
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,147
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 72

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,949
  • Male householders: 2,246 (693 living alone), Female householders: 2,165 (705 living alone)
  • 2,191 spouses (2,187 opposite-sex spouses), 179 unmarried partners, (179 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,476 children (4,272 natural, 68 adopted, 132 stepchildren), 305 grandchildren, 94 brothers or sisters, 336 parents, 30 foster children, 183 other relatives, 242 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 3,411

Size of family households: 1,470 2-persons, 602 3-persons, 500 4-persons, 127 5-persons, 100 6-persons, 76 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,398 1-person, 133 2-persons, 6 3-persons.

1,604 married couples with children.
1,162 single-parent households (206 men, 956 women).

66.7% of residents of Karnes speak English at home.
30.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 17% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (54% speak English very well, 42% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English well, 45% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (27% speak English very well, 73% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $101,711,000 ($6,580 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,075,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $32,786,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $23,519,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,901,000
Federal grants: $40,955,000
Federal procurement contracts: $542,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,007,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $840,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,343,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,989,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 922
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 769
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +86
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -316
Here -21 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Karnes County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.52 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Year house built in Karnes County, Texas
  • Year house built in Karnes County, Texas
  • 5752014 or later
  • 2622010 to 2013
  • 3952000 to 2009
  • 7571990 to 1999
  • 7521980 to 1989
  • 9251970 to 1979
  • 7341960 to 1969
  • 7271950 to 1959
  • 4481940 to 1949
  • 6561939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Karnes County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Karnes County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Karnes County, Texas
  • 61 room
  • 232 rooms
  • 723 rooms
  • 5484 rooms
  • 1,0415 rooms
  • 7346 rooms
  • 3127 rooms
  • 3098 rooms
  • 2409+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Karnes County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Karnes County, Texas
  • 1161 room
  • 852 rooms
  • 1613 rooms
  • 2744 rooms
  • 2375 rooms
  • 1216 rooms
  • 437 rooms
  • 888 rooms
  • 89+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Karnes County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Karnes County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Karnes County, Texas
  • 6no bedroom
  • 641 bedroom
  • 7132 bedrooms
  • 1,9823 bedrooms
  • 4124 bedrooms
  • 835+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Karnes County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Karnes County, Texas
  • 115no bedroom
  • 2371 bedroom
  • 3292 bedrooms
  • 3623 bedrooms
  • 734 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Karnes County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Karnes County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Karnes County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 75no vehicle
  • 9211 vehicle
  • 1,0672 vehicles
  • 7523 vehicles
  • 4044 vehicles
  • 695+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Karnes County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Karnes County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 183no vehicle
  • 5061 vehicle
  • 3522 vehicles
  • 873 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

83.2% of Karnes County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Texas.

Karnes County:

83.2%
State average:

84.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 12,742
  • Other state: 1,391
  • Northeast: 107
  • Midwest: 340
  • South: 415
  • West: 536
Year householders moved into unit in Karnes County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Karnes County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 64.8%Electricity
  • 27.2%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 76.6%Electricity
  • 17.7%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 152
Here:

10.0%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 80
Here:

10.2%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 97
Here:

24.8%
Texas:

14.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Karnes County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $443,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,365,000
    Regular Highways: $462,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,593,000
    Regular Highways: $2,181,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,109,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,070,000
    Police Protection: $824,000
    Financial Administration: $640,000
    Central Staff Services: $436,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $274,000
    General Public Buildings: $213,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $87,000
    Health - Other: $36,000
    Corrections - Other: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $75,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,461,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,362,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $99,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $281,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $230,000
    General Revenue - Other: $55,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $22,000
    Interest Earnings: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $517,000
    Central Staff Services: $18,000
    Police Protection: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $726,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $77,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,933,000
    Highways: $985,000
    Health and Hospitals: $35,000
    General Local Government Support: $31,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,019,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $624,000
    Other Selective Sales: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,029,000

Karnes County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $443,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,365,000
    Regular Highways: $462,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,593,000
    Regular Highways: $2,181,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,109,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,070,000
    Police Protection: $824,000
    Financial Administration: $640,000
    Central Staff Services: $436,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $274,000
    General Public Buildings: $213,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $87,000
    Health - Other: $36,000
    Corrections - Other: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $75,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,461,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,362,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $99,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $281,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $230,000
    General Revenue - Other: $55,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $22,000
    Interest Earnings: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $517,000
    Central Staff Services: $18,000
    Police Protection: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $726,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $77,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,933,000
    Highways: $985,000
    Health and Hospitals: $35,000
    General Local Government Support: $31,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,019,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $624,000
    Other Selective Sales: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,029,000

Karnes County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $443,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,365,000
    Regular Highways: $462,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,593,000
    Regular Highways: $2,181,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,109,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,070,000
    Police Protection: $824,000
    Financial Administration: $640,000
    Central Staff Services: $436,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $274,000
    General Public Buildings: $213,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $87,000
    Health - Other: $36,000
    Corrections - Other: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $75,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,461,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,362,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $99,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $281,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $230,000
    General Revenue - Other: $55,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $22,000
    Interest Earnings: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $517,000
    Central Staff Services: $18,000
    Police Protection: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $726,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $77,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,933,000
    Highways: $985,000
    Health and Hospitals: $35,000
    General Local Government Support: $31,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,019,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $624,000
    Other Selective Sales: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,029,000

Karnes County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $443,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,365,000
    Regular Highways: $462,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,593,000
    Regular Highways: $2,181,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,109,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,070,000
    Police Protection: $824,000
    Financial Administration: $640,000
    Central Staff Services: $436,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $274,000
    General Public Buildings: $213,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $87,000
    Health - Other: $36,000
    Corrections - Other: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $75,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,461,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,362,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $99,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $281,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $230,000
    General Revenue - Other: $55,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $22,000
    Interest Earnings: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $517,000
    Central Staff Services: $18,000
    Police Protection: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $726,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $77,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,933,000
    Highways: $985,000
    Health and Hospitals: $35,000
    General Local Government Support: $31,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,019,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $624,000
    Other Selective Sales: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,029,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 581
  • Number of aged recipients: 182
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 399
  • Number of recipients under 18: 50
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 241
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 290
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 317
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 197
Most common first names in Karnes County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9476.9 years
Mary8980.1 years
William6075.5 years
Maria5180.6 years
Annie4584.2 years
Jose4475.9 years
James4374.4 years
Juan4374.5 years
Joe4276.6 years
Frank3876.0 years
Most common last names in Karnes County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rodriguez6973.6 years
Garcia6972.0 years
Garza6575.5 years
Gonzales5171.2 years
Moczygemba5180.6 years
Martinez4076.9 years
Johnson3577.0 years
Smith3377.3 years
Lyssy2582.8 years
Perez2576.4 years
Businesses in Karnes County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1H&R Block1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1SONIC Drive-In1
Cricket Wireless1U-Haul1
Dairy Queen2UPS2
FedEx1Walmart1