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Kenedy County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 585 (all rural); it was 414 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 9
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 43
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 56
Renter-occupied apartments: 95 (it was 82 in 2000)
% of renters here:

59%
State:

36%

Land area: 1457 sq. mi.

Water area: 488.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 0 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Kenedy County: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: .

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 100%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 0%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Kenedy County, TX (2017)
    • 425102.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 16239.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone
Median resident age:

32.2 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Males: 311  (53.3%)
Females: 274  (46.7%)
Average household size:
Kenedy County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $25,964 ($25,000 in 1999)
This county:

$25,964
Texas:

$59,206

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $491 (lower quartile is $453, upper quartile is $538)
This county:

$491
State:

$843


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $117,972 (it was $53,300 in 2000)
Kenedy:

$117,972
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $27,164 - $119,742

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $486,447
Here:

$486,447
State:

$242,762

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $725
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $391

Institutionalized population: 0

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 1
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 1

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Kenedy County:  0.4% ($217)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
Distribution of median household income in Kenedy, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kenedy, TX in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Kenedy, TX in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.0%
Kenedy County:

20.0%
Texas:

14.7%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 32.2 years old
(Males: 27.0 years old, Females: 45.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 11.8 years old, Black residents: 58.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 45.1 years old, Other race residents: 45.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kenedy County is $432 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $692 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sarita.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Kenedy County: Agua Dulce Windmill (A), Agua Nueva Windmill (B), Avispa Windmill (C), Blanco Windmill (D), Certificad Windmill (E), Chivo Windmill (F), Chocolate Windmill (G), Cograge Windmill (H), El Baño Windmill (I), Gragenitos Windmill (J), La Colcha Windmill (K), La Javalina Windmill (L), Las Burras Windmill (M), Las Coyotas Windmill (N), Las Hormigas Windmill (O), Lindero Windmill (P), Madrigueras Windmill (Q), Mota Chica Windmill (R), Northe Windmill (S), Perdido Windmill (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Longoria Cemetery (1), Old Town Cemetery (2), Pedro Jaramillo Cemetery (3), Perez Cemetery (4), Rancho Nuevo Cemetery (5), La Mesa Cemetery (6), Perez Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Quiteria Lake (A), Burro Lake (B), Cayetano Lake (C), Laguna Salada (D), Mesquite Lake (E), La Redonda Lake (F), La Hedionda Lake (G), Round Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Una de Gato Creek (A), Arroyo Baluarte (B), Laborcitas Creek (C), Cibolo Creek (D), Calosa Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Kenedy County: La Colonia Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Lee County, Florida , Okeechobee County, Florida , Pinellas County, Florida , Sarasota County, Florida , Duval County , Starr County , Zapata County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Texas:

3.5%

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

Current college students: 6
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 58.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 151 (14.3% naturalized citizens)

Kenedy County:

25.8%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1682010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 261990 to 1999
  • 131980 to 1989
  • 131970 to 1979
  • 14Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 69.5%

Kenedy County marital status for males Kenedy County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 250
  • One, attached: 5
  • 3 or 4: 19
  • Mobile homes: 11
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Housing units in Kenedy County with a mortgage: 7 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 59

Here:

10.6% with mortgage
State:

57.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Kenedy County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1252
Evangelical Protestant--
None291-
Kenedy 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:






Adult diabetes rate:
Kenedy County:

9.5%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Kenedy County:

26.9%
State:

26.6%

Agriculture in Kenedy County:

Average size of farms: 16931 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $320,785
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 100.00%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $381,327
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $79,148
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 57.14%
Average age of principal farm operators: 63 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.87
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.01%

Tornado activity:

Kenedy County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 38537253.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 1/26/1950, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 2 people

Earthquake activity:

Kenedy County-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 354.5 miles away from Kenedy County 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 136.9 miles away from the county 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 62.3 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) earthquake occurred 415.6 miles away from the county 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 143.5 miles away from Kenedy County 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 142.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Tropical Storm Alex, Incident Period: June 27, 2010 to August 14, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3313: June 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 3313, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to September 26, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3294: September 10, 2008, FEMA Id: 3294, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 07, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3290: August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: 3290, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Dolly, Incident Period: July 22, 2008 to August 01, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1780: July 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1780, 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 Dean, Incident Period: August 17, 2007 to September 05, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3277: August 18, 2007, FEMA Id: 3277, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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 Bret, Incident Period: August 21, 1999 to August 26, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1287: August 22, 1999, FEMA Id: 1287, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Kenedy County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Fire: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Educational services (22%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Educational services (41%)
  • Public administration (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (25%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Legal occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (53%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Legal occupations (3%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (1%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (92%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Kenedy County


  • American (10%)
  • Czech (8%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • English (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Albanian (0%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
4 people in religious group quarters
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $58,333.

10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties between 2010 and 2011.1,000 average adjusted gross income)


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties in Texas.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties between 2010 and 2011.1,000 average adjusted gross income)


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties in Texas.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.3

Births per 1000 population in Kenedy County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Kenedy County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 35.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Kenedy County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Kenedy County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Kenedy County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kenedy County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kenedy County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kenedy County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Kenedy County

Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 37 (39%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 59 (0 aged, 0 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 30%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 32%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 480
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 480

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 585
  • In family households: 522 (44 male householders, 71 female householders)
    67 spouses, 293 children (274 natural, 20 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 15 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 14 parents, 7 other relatives, 9 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 60 (20 male householders (20 living alone)), 39 female householders (39 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4

Size of family households: 58 2-persons, 19 3-persons, 14 4-persons, 15 5-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 59 1-person.

132 married couples with children.
12 single-parent households (0 men, 12 women).

38.9% of residents of Kenedy speak English at home.
59.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (30% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 37% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,531,000 ($3,762 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $0,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $526,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $385,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,000
Federal grants: $321,000
Federal procurement contracts: $166,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $126,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $0,000
Federal Government insurance: $285,000

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

Births: 38
Here:

91 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 15
Here:

36 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -20
Here -48 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Kenedy County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.09 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

4.4
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Year house built in Kenedy County, Texas
  • Year house built in Kenedy County, Texas
  • 122014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 202000 to 2009
  • 421990 to 1999
  • 61980 to 1989
  • 301970 to 1979
  • 441960 to 1969
  • 471950 to 1959
  • 131940 to 1949
  • 711939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Kenedy County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kenedy County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kenedy County, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 284 rooms
  • 125 rooms
  • 76 rooms
  • 87 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 39+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kenedy County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kenedy County, Texas
  • 101 room
  • 42 rooms
  • 113 rooms
  • 434 rooms
  • 225 rooms
  • 166 rooms
  • 57 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Kenedy County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kenedy County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kenedy County, Texas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 181 bedroom
  • 152 bedrooms
  • 233 bedrooms
  • 44 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kenedy County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kenedy County, Texas
  • 10no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 532 bedrooms
  • 263 bedrooms
  • 84 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Kenedy County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Kenedy County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kenedy County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 11no vehicle
  • 291 vehicle
  • 232 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Kenedy County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kenedy County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 881 vehicle
  • 152 vehicles
  • 73 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

94.0% of Kenedy County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 100% lived in Texas.

Kenedy County:

94.0%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 422
  • Other state: 13
  • Northeast: 1
  • Midwest: 5
  • South: 7
  • West: 0
Year householders moved into unit in Kenedy County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kenedy County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 89.1%Electricity
  • 9.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 26
Here:

23.2%
Texas:

6.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

15.0%

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

Kenedy County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $26,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $42,000
    Police Protection: $40,000
    General - Other: $38,000
    Housing and Community Development: $31,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,000
    Central Staff Services: $13,000
    Financial Administration: $9,000
    General Public Buildings: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $11,000
    Regular Highways: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $187,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $31,000
    Other: $12,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
    Highways: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $158,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $167,000

Kenedy County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $26,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $42,000
    Police Protection: $40,000
    General - Other: $38,000
    Housing and Community Development: $31,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,000
    Central Staff Services: $13,000
    Financial Administration: $9,000
    General Public Buildings: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $11,000
    Regular Highways: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $187,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $31,000
    Other: $12,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
    Highways: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $158,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $167,000

Kenedy County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $26,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $42,000
    Police Protection: $40,000
    General - Other: $38,000
    Housing and Community Development: $31,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,000
    Central Staff Services: $13,000
    Financial Administration: $9,000
    General Public Buildings: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $11,000
    Regular Highways: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $187,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $31,000
    Other: $12,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
    Highways: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $158,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $167,000

Kenedy County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $26,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $42,000
    Police Protection: $40,000
    General - Other: $38,000
    Housing and Community Development: $31,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,000
    Central Staff Services: $13,000
    Financial Administration: $9,000
    General Public Buildings: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $11,000
    Regular Highways: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $187,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $31,000
    Other: $12,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
    Highways: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $158,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $167,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 7
  • Number of aged recipients: 0
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 0
  • Number of recipients under 18: 0
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 0
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 0
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 0
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 2

Kenedy County on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"