Kenedy County, TX

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2022 Population
116
31.4% 1-year decline
2022 Median Age
39.9
32.1% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
2.59%
45.7% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$45,455
6.26% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Kenedy County, TX had a population of 116 people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $45,455. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Kenedy County, TX declined from 169 to 116, a −31.4% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,778 to $45,455, a 6.26% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kenedy County, TX are White (Hispanic) (62.9%), Two+ (Hispanic) (33.6%), White (Non-Hispanic) (1.72%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.862%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.862%).

None of the households in Kenedy County, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

89.7% of the residents in Kenedy County, TX are U.S. citizens.

Most people in Kenedy County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Kenedy County, TX was 1 car per household.

Kenedy County, TX borders .

Population & Diversity

Kenedy County, TX is home to a population of 116 people, from which 89.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 29.3% of Kenedy County, TX residents were born outside of the country (34 people).

In 2022, there were 1.87 times more White (Hispanic) residents (73 people) in Kenedy County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 39 Two+ (Hispanic) and 2 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

89.7%
2022 Citizenship
92.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 89.7% of Kenedy County, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Kenedy County, TX was 92.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kenedy County, TX
  1. White (Hispanic)
    73 ± 84
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    39 ± 42.7
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2 ± 3
96.6%
Hispanic Population
112 people

In 2022, there were 1.87 times more White (Hispanic) residents (73 people) in Kenedy County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 39 Two+ (Hispanic) and 2 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

96.6% of the people in Kenedy County, TX are hispanic (112 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

29.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
34 people
25.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
43 people

As of 2022, 29.3% of Kenedy County, TX residents (34 people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Kenedy County, TX was 25.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    4 ± 17
  2. Vietnam
    1 ± 21
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 26

Kenedy County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 4 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Kenedy County, TX employs 46 people. The largest industries in Kenedy County, TX are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (23 people), Transportation & Warehousing (9 people), and Public Administration (7 people), and the highest paying industries are Total ($45,833), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($24,861), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($24,861).

Occupations

46
2022 Value
± 102
−28.1%
1 Year decline
± 375%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kenedy County, TX declined at a rate of −28.1%, from 64 employees to 46 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kenedy County, TX, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (14 people), Management Occupations (9 people), and Transportation Occupations (9 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kenedy County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

46
2022 Value
± 102
−28.1%
1 Year decline
± 375%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kenedy County, TX declined at a rate of −28.1%, from 64 employees to 46 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kenedy County, TX, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (23 people), Transportation & Warehousing (9 people), and Public Administration (7 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.

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Median Earnings by Industry

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The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($24,861).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are .

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 21
    Transportation & Warehousing, and Utilities
  2. 5
    Other Services, Except Public Administration
  3. 3
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Kenedy County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 65.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (33.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.515%).

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.53% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (5.7M), Some college (4.97M), and Bachelors Degree (4.2M).

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Housing & Living

People in Kenedy County, TX have an average commute time of 26.7 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.

Income by Location

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Census Tract 9501
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$45,455
Median Household Income
± $11,419
38
Number of Households
± 53

In 2022, the median household income of the 38 households in Kenedy County, TX grew to $45,455 from the previous year's value of $42,778.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Kenedy County, TX is from Texas.
0.476
2022 Wage GINI in Texas
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2022, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0231% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (95.7%)
  2. Walked (2.17%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.17%)

In 2022, 95.7% of workers in Kenedy County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (2.17%) and those who worked at home (2.17%).

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Commute Time

26.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kenedy County, TX have a similar commute time (26.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Kenedy County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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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.

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Poverty & Diversity

2.59% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kenedy County, TX (3 out of 116 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 75+.

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

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.

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Health

81.9% of the population of Kenedy County, TX has health coverage, with 18.1% on employee plans, 30.2% on Medicaid, 29.3% on Medicare, 0.862% on non-group plans, and 3.45% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 60.8% were men and 39.2% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25% under 18 years, 19% between 18 and 34 years, 19.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 36.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 60.8% were men and 39.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

18.1%
Uninsured
18.1%
Employer Coverage
30.2%
Medicaid
29.3%
Medicare
0.862%
Non-Group
3.45%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kenedy County, TX declined by 12.6% from 20.7% to 18.1%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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In 2023, the percentage of adults who are current smokers (age-adjusted) was 0% in Kenedy County, TX.

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