Kingsville, TX

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Population

32,104

1.02% decline

Median Age

28


Median Household Income

$41,539

0.627% growth

Poverty Rate

23.8%


Number of Employees

13,866

2.25% decline

Median Property Value

$86,500

0% growth

About

In 2017, Kingsville, TX had a population of 32.1k people with a median age of 28 and a median household income of $41,539. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Kingsville, TX declined from 32,435 to 32,104, a -1.02% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,280 to $41,539, a 0.627% increase.

The population of Kingsville, TX is 72.6% Hispanic or Latino, 20.8% White Alone, and 3.42% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Kingsville, TX speak a non-English language, and 96.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Kingsville, TX are Texas A & M University-Kingsville (2,234 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Kingsville, TX is $86,500, and the homeownership rate is 52.7%. Most people in Kingsville, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Kingsville, TX is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Kingsville, TX employs 13.9k people. The largest industries in Kingsville, TX are Educational Services (2,749 people), Retail Trade (1,688 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,570 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($69,063), Manufacturing ($60,682), and Wholesale Trade ($60,667).

Median household income in Kingsville, TX is $41,539. Males in Kingsville, TX have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,959. The income inequality in Kingsville, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,539

2017 value

± $3,193

0.627%

1 Year Growth

± 10.5%

Households in Kingsville, TX have a median annual income of $41,539, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $41,280 in 2016, which represents a 0.627% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,953

Average Male Salary

± $716

$45,959

Average Female Salary

± $514

In 2017, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.41 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $64,947 ± $2,196

  2. White

    $52,072 ± $505

  3. American Indian

    $45,538 ± $7,571

In 2017 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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Kingsville, TX is from Texas.

0.482

2017 Wage GINI

0.482

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Texas was 0.482 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.139% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.479. 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2017, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kingsville, TX was Collin County, TX with a value of $94,933, followed by Rockwall County, TX and Fort Bend County, TX, with respective values of $94,848 and $90,845.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

23.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kingsville, TX (7.14k out of 30.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    5,818 ± 637

  2. Hispanic

    5,672 ± 612

  3. Other

    562 ± 297

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kingsville, 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.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

13.9k

2017 Value

± 967

-2.25%

1 Year decline

± 10.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Kingsville, TX declined at a rate of -2.25%, from 14.2k employees to 13.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kingsville, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,628 people), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (1,351 people), and Management Occupations (1,253 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kingsville, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Kingsville, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,628 people), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (1,351 people), and Management Occupations (1,253 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Kingsville, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.65 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.86 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.74 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Kingsville, TX, by median earnings, are Production Occupations ($51,973), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($51,146), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($50,106).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

13.9k

2017 Value

± 967

-2.25%

1 Year decline

± 10.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Kingsville, TX declined at a rate of -2.25%, from 14.2k employees to 13.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kingsville, TX, are Educational Services (2,749 people), Retail Trade (1,688 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,570 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kingsville, TX, though some of these residents may live in Kingsville, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Kingsville, TX, by number of employees, are Educational Services (2,749 people), Retail Trade (1,688 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,570 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Kingsville, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (11.5 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.18 times), and Educational Services (2.14 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Kingsville, TX, by median earnings, are Information ($69,063), Manufacturing ($60,682), and Wholesale Trade ($60,667).

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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. $282B

  2. $216B

  3. $159B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $282B, followed by Gasoline ($216B) and Mixed freight ($159B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.97T

2015 Value

$2.8T

Projected 2045 Value

42.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Texas trade was $1.97T. This is expected to increase 42.1% to $2.8T by 2045.

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

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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. $85.7B

  2. $53.4B

  3. $34.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $85.7B, followed by Oklahoma with $53.4B and California and $34.5B.

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

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Health

81.3% of the population of Kingsville, TX has health coverage, with 39.7% on employee plans, 20% on Medicaid, 7.54% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 1.5% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Kingsville, TX see 1670 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1672 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1790 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1012 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Angelina County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,670 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,670 patients per year. This represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1,672 patients).

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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.

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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.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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.

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Health Care Coverage

18.7%

Uninsured

39.7%

Employer Coverage

20%

Medicaid

7.54%

Medicare

12.6%

Non-Group

1.5%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kingsville, TX declined by 10.5% from 20.9% to 18.7%.

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

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.4% prevalence

  3. 14.3% prevalence

Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 14.5%.

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

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Diversity

Kingsville, TX is home to a population of 32.1k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.94% of Kingsville, TX residents were born outside of the country (1.91k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Kingsville, TX is composed of 23.3k Hispanic or Latino residents (72.6%), 6.68k White Alone residents (20.8%), 1.1k Black or African American Alone residents (3.42%), 633 Asian Alone residents (1.97%), 288 Two or More Races residents (0.897%), 45 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.14%), 40 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.125%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Kingsville, TX are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

27

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 6.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Kingsville, TX was 28. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 27, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Kingsville, TX are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Kingsville, TX residents was 28.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.94%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.91k people

7.35%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.39k people

As of 2017, 5.94% of Kingsville, TX residents (1.91k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Kingsville, TX was 7.35%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,547,886 ± 37,324 people

  2. India

    231,271 ± 11,757 people

  3. El Salvador

    200,904 ± 10,964 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Texas residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

96.7%

2017 Citizenship

95.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.7% of Kingsville, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Kingsville, TX was 95.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    23.3k ± 755

  2. White Alone

    6.68k ± 76

  3. Black or African American Alone

    1.1k ± 182

In 2017, there were 3.49 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (23.3k people) in Kingsville, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.68k White Alone and 1.1k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Kingsville, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Kingsville, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Kingsville, TX was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Kingsville, TX are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    844 ± 184

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    382 ± 164

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    209 ± 112

Kingsville, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.21 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Kingsville, TX awarded 2,234 degrees. The student population of Kingsville, TX is skewed towards men, with 5,082 male students and 4,196 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Kingsville, TX are Hispanic or Latino (860 and 68.2%), followed by White (270 and 21.4%), Black or African American (82 and 6.5%), and Asian (20 and 1.59%).

The largest universities in Kingsville, TX by number of degrees awarded are Texas A & M University-Kingsville (2,234 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Kingsville, TX are General Computer & Information Sciences (411 and 18.4%), Electrical & Electronics Engineering (310 and 13.9%), and Mechanical Engineering (162 and 7.25%).

The median tuition costs in Kingsville, TX are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $4,366 and $16,606 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 401 degrees awarded

  2. 275 degrees awarded

  3. 117 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Kingsville, TX was General Computer & Information Sciences with 401 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Masters Degree from schools in Kingsville, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

2,234 degrees awarded

$4,366

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Kingsville, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was Texas A & M University-Kingsville with 2,234 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,350

Degrees Awarded to Men

884

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 1,350 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Kingsville, TX, which is 1.53 times more than the 884 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    860 degrees awarded

  2. White

    270 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    82 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Kingsville, TX were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 860 degrees mean that there were 3.19 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 270 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kingsville, TX was $86,500 in 2017, which is 0.398 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $86,500 to $86,500, a 0% change. The homeownership rate in Kingsville, TX is 52.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Kingsville, TX have an average commute time of 17.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Kingsville, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$41,539

Median Household Income

± $3,193

11.1k

Number of Households

± 841

In 2017, the median household income of the 11.1k households in Kingsville, TX grew to $41,539 from the previous year's value of $41,280.

The following chart displays the households in Kingsville, 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 < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$86,500

2017 Median

± $4,815

$86,500

2016 Median

± $4,277

In 2017, the median property value in Kingsville, TX stayed at to $86,500 from the previous year's value of $86,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Kingsville, 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 Kingsville, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $80k - $90k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

52.7%

2017 Homeownership

54.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 52.7% of the housing units in Kingsville, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 54.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Kingsville, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

17.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kingsville, TX have a shorter commute time (17.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.27% of the workforce in Kingsville, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    76.4%

  2. Carpooled

    12.8%

  3. Walked

    6.72%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Kingsville, TX was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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