Kenedy County, TX

County

Add Comparison
2019 Population
568
4.54% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
39.7
0.506% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
5.46%
22.7% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$38,021
5.25% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$24,400
22.3% 1-year decline
2019 Employed Population
211
4.09% 1-year decline

About

In 2019, Kenedy County, TX had a population of 568 people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $38,021. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Kenedy County, TX declined from 595 to 568, a −4.54% decrease and its median household income grew from $36,125 to $38,021, a 5.25% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kenedy County, TX are White (Hispanic) (94.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (5.28%), Other (Hispanic) (0.176%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0%). 0% of the households in Kenedy County, TX speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 93.7% of the residents in Kenedy County, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Kenedy County, TX was $24,400, and the homeownership rate was 23.4%. Most people in Kenedy County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17 minutes. The average car ownership in Kenedy County, TX was 1 car per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for Texas. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.
Y-Axis

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Texas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Unemployment Insurance Claims

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Texas.

This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Texas (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Employment by Industry Sector

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Texas.
Start Year
Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Texas. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Community Mobility

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Texas.

This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Texas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Kenedy County, TX is home to a population of 568 people, from which 93.7% are citizens. As of 2019, 65.5% of Kenedy County, TX residents were born outside of the country (372 people).

In 2019, there were 17.9 times more White (Hispanic) residents (537 people) in Kenedy County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 30 White (Non-Hispanic) and 1 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kenedy County, TX
  1. White (Hispanic)
    537 ± 228
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    30 ± 27
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    1 ± 3
94.7%
Hispanic Population
538 people

In 2019, there were 17.9 times more White (Hispanic) residents (537 people) in Kenedy County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 30 White (Non-Hispanic) and 1 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

94.7% of the people in Kenedy County, TX are hispanic (538 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Kenedy County, TX as a share of the total population.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

65.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
372 people
16.6%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
99 people

As of 2019, 65.5% of Kenedy County, TX residents (372 people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Kenedy County, TX was 16.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Kenedy County, TX compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Age by Nativity

31
Median Native-Born Age
± 22
60
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 18.8

In 2019, the median age of all people in Kenedy County, TX was 39.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 60. But people in Kenedy County, TX are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Kenedy County, TX residents was 40.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Texas.
Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,517,866 ± 37,182 people
  2. India
    267,786 ± 12,644 people
  3. El Salvador
    216,011 ± 11,367 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,517,866 Texas residents, followed by India with 267,786 and El Salvador with 216,011.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Citizenship

93.7%
2019 Citizenship
90.3%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 93.7% of Kenedy County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Kenedy County, TX was 90.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Kenedy County, TX compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 24
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    0 ± 20
  3. Vietnam
    0 ± 24

Kenedy County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), NaNN times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Economy

Median household income in Kenedy County, TX is $38,021. In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Kenedy County, TX was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $38,021, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,245. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.48, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Kenedy County, TX employs 211 people. The largest industries in Kenedy County, TX are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (93 people), Retail Trade (29 people), and Public Administration (25 people), and the highest paying industries are Total ($31,250), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($24,432), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($24,432).

Wages

Median Household Income

$38,021
2019 value
± $7,366
5.25%
1 Year Growth
± 25.7%

Households in Kenedy County, TX have a median annual income of $38,021, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $36,125 in 2018, which represents a 5.25% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Kenedy County, TX compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Texas.
$68,707
Average Male Salary in Texas
± $741
$49,245
Average Female Salary in Texas
± $549

In 2019, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.4 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Texas by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Texas.
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Texas
  1. Asian
    $69,055 ± $2,236
  2. White
    $55,439 ± $530
  3. American Indian
    $49,081 ± $7,151

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Texas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Texas.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Texas by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Kenedy County, TX is from Texas.
0.48
2019 Wage GINI in Texas
0.482
2018 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2019, the income inequality in Texas was 0.48 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.281% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Texas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.
Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9501
  2. N/A
  3. N/A

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kenedy County, TX was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $38,021, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Kenedy County, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 65 - 74
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.46% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kenedy County, TX (31 out of 568 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 65 - 74, followed by Males 15 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    30 ± 67
  2. Hispanic
    21 ± 71
  3. Other
    1 ± 70

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kenedy County, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations

Employment by Occupations

211
2019 Value
± 123
−4.09%
1 Year decline
± 78.8%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Kenedy County, TX declined at a rate of −4.09%, from 220 employees to 211 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kenedy County, TX, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (82 people), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (36 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (29 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kenedy County, TX.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Kenedy County, TX, by number of employees, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (82 people), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (36 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (29 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Kenedy County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (59.7 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (4.46 times), and Legal Occupations (2.95 times).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Kenedy County, TX, by median earnings, are Sales & Office Occupations ($33,813), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations ($32,500), and Natural Resources, Construction, & Maintenance Occupations ($31,544).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries

Employment by Industries

211
2019 Value
± 123
−4.09%
1 Year decline
± 78.8%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Kenedy County, TX declined at a rate of −4.09%, from 220 employees to 211 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kenedy County, TX, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (93 people), Retail Trade (29 people), and Public Administration (25 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kenedy County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Kenedy County, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common industries in Kenedy County, TX, by number of employees, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (93 people), Retail Trade (29 people), and Public Administration (25 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Kenedy County, TX has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (37.3 times higher than expected), Public Administration (2.57 times), and Utilities (2.36 times) industries.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Kenedy County, TX, by median earnings, are Total ($31,250), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($24,432), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($24,432).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $358B
  2. $332B
  3. $284B

In 2018, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $358B, followed by Crude petroleum ($332B) and Gasoline ($284B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Texas.
$2.8T
2018 Value in Texas
$5.07T
Projected 2045 Value in Texas
81.2% growth

In 2018, total outbound Texas trade was $2.8T. This is expected to increase 81.2% to $5.07T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $97.6B
  2. $67.7B
  3. $60.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $97.6B, followed by Michigan with $67.7B and California and $60.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Kenedy County, TX went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 53.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (45.2%), followed by Other (1.61%). The most partisan county was Roberts County, TX with 94.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 36 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

Presidential voting results are only available at the county level. Showing data for the counties inside of Texas.
Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Kenedy County, TX
53.2% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Texas
  1. 94.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 93.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 92% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Texas was Roberts County, TX with 94.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Texas colored by their party leaning.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

US Senators from Texas

Senatorial voting results are only available at the state level. Showing data for Texas.
John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 36 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Kenedy County, TX was $24,400 in 2019, which is 0.101 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $31,400 to $24,400, a 22.3% decrease. The homeownership rate in Kenedy County, TX is 23.4%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Kenedy County, TX have an average commute time of 17 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Kenedy County, TX is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Housing

Property Value

$24,400
2019 Median
± $19,282
$31,400
2018 Median
± $27,227

In 2019, the median property value in Kenedy County, TX declined from to $24,400 from the previous year's value of $31,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Kenedy County, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kenedy County, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $15k - $20k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$38,021
Median Household Income
± $7,366
197
Number of Households
± 85

In 2019, the median household income of the 197 households in Kenedy County, TX grew to $38,021 from the previous year's value of $36,125.

The following chart displays the households in Kenedy County, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $20k - $25k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Kenedy County, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kenedy County, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

23.4%
2019 Homeownership
34%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 23.4% of the housing units in Kenedy County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 34%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Kenedy County, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

17 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kenedy County, TX have a shorter commute time (17 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Kenedy County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Kenedy County, TX compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (97.1%)
  2. Walked (2.9%)
  3. Carpooled (0%)

In 2019, 97.1% of workers in Kenedy County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (2.9%) and those who carpooled to work (0%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Kenedy County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Kenedy County, TX have 1 car, followed by 2 cars.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

74.1% of the population of Kenedy County, TX has health coverage, with 21.1% on employee plans, 42.4% on Medicaid, 7.04% on Medicare, 3.52% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Texas was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Comparing across all counties in the state, Trinity County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (23.2%). Additionally, Burleson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (46.6%)

Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Texas.
$6,998
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Texas
$4,696
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,273
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,895
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Coverage

25.9%
Uninsured
21.1%
Employer Coverage
42.4%
Medicaid
7.04%
Medicare
3.52%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kenedy County, TX grew by 20.3% from 21.5% to 25.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Kenedy County, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 23.2% prevalence
  2. 22.7% prevalence
  3. 22.5% prevalence

Trinity County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 23.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Texas by county over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart