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Karnes County Demographics

Population

Population 2000 2010 2016 2021
Karnes County 15,446 14,824 15,566 16,716
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Population by Age

Population 2010 2016 2021
0-4 834 881 918
5-9 800 875 898
10-14 823 904 987
15-19 878 867 952
20-24 1,160 1,103 1,096
25-29 1,280 1,290 1,258
30-34 1,176 1,142 1,233
35-39 1,031 1,015 1,107
40-44 971 926 994
45-49 1,144 1,043 1,035
50-54 1,006 1,005 975
55-59 914 1,034 1,053
60-64 739 928 1,025
65-69 522 774 963
70-74 497 633 852
75-79 441 497 613
80-84 333 349 412
85+ 275 300 345
18+ 11,862 12,398 13,351
Median Age 37 39 40
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Population by Race

Karnes County 2016
Total 15,566
White Alone 68.610
Black Alone 8.770
American Indian Alone 0.680
Asian Alone 0.280
Pacific Islander Alone 0.010
Some Other Race 19.960
Two or More Races 1.680
Hispanic Origin 53.300
Diversity Index 76.000
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Households

Population 2000 2010 2016 2021
Households 4,454 4,463 4,846 5,228
Housing Units 5,479 5,650 6,233 6,711
Owner Occupied Units 3,352 3,600
Renter Occupied Units 1,494 1,628
Vacant Units 1,387 1,483
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Income

Karnes County 2016 2021
Median Household $40,550 $46,135
Average Household $58,279 $63,067
Per Capita $21,050 $22,431
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Household Income Base

Karnes County 2016
<$15,000 898
$15,000 - $24,999 596
$25,000 - $34,999 679
$35,000 - $49,999 566
$50,000 - $74,999 862
$75,000 - $99,999 504
$100,000 - $149,999 489
$150,000 - $199,999 126
$200,000+ 126
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Growth Rate

Karnes County 2010 - 2014 2014 - 2019
Population 1% 1%
Households 1% 2%
Families 1% 1%
Median Household Income 3%
Per Capita Income 1%
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Karnes County Quality Life

Home Value

Karnes County 2016 2021
Median Home Value $83,978 $109,516
Average Home Value $136,657 $143,861
<$50,000 991 924
$50,000 - $99,999 1,008 754
$100,000 - $149,999 415 641
$150,000 - $199,999 298 577
$200,000 - $249,999 202 255
$250,000 - $299,999 187 204
$300,000 - $399,999 76 77
$400,000 - $499,999 51 43
$500,000 - $749,999 65 81
$750,000 - $999,999 19 22
$1,000,000 + 40 22
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Housing Year Built

Year Range Houses Built
2010 or Later 99
2000-2009 638
1990-1999 468
1980-1989 568
1970-1979 1,118
1960-1969 801
1950-1959 789
1940-1949 474
1939 or Before 758
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Commute

Category Commuters
Workers 16+ 4,854
In-County Residents 3,659
Out-of-County Residents 1,172
Drive Alone 3,876
Carpooled 598
Public Transport 0
Work at Home 169
Less than 5 minutes 641
5-9 minutes 905
10-14 minutes 771
15-19 minutes 456
20-24 minutes 486
25-29 minutes 114
30-34 minutes 369
35-39 minutes 45
40-44 minutes 128
45-59 minutes 224
60-89 minutes 310
90+ minutes 236
Average Travel Time 24
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Karnes County Workforce Occupations

Employees By NAICS

Category Number
Total Employees 6,423
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt 32
Mining 241
Utilities 100
Construction 738
Manufacturing 375
Wholesale Trade 235
   
Retail Trade 713
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers 69
Furn & Home Furnish Str 0
Electronics & Appl Store 12
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip 60
Food & Beverage Stores 172
Health/Pers Care Stores 35
Gasoline Stations 14
Clothing/Accessory Store 6
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music 10
General Merchandise Str 306
Misc Store Retailers 29
Nonstore Retailers 0
   
Transportation/Warehouse 348
Information 114
   
Finance & Insurance 205
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn 104
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv 62
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other 39
   
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing 63
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv 356
Legal Services 21
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises 0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt 184
Educational Services 504
HealthCare/Social Assist 646
Arts/Entertainment/Rec 26
   
Accommodation/Food Srvcs 504
Accommodation 201
Food Srv/Drinking Places 303
   
Other Srv excl Pub Admin 193
Auto Repair/Maintenance 26
Public Administration Emp 838
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Karnes County Workforce Establishments

Businesses By NAICS

Category Number
Total Businesses 678
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus 8
Mining Bus 16
Utilities Bus 4
Construction Bus 60
Manufacturing Bus 23
Wholesale Trade Bus 29
   
Retail Trade Bus 74
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus 12
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus 0
Electronics & Appl Store Bus 2
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus 8
Food & Beverage Stores Bus 21
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus 6
Gasoline Stations Bus 3
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus 3
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus 4
General Merchandise Str Bus 6
Misc Store Retailers Bus 9
Nonstore Retailers Bus 0
   
Transportation/Warehouse Bus 33
Information Bus 13
   
Finance & Insurance Bus 58
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus 33
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus 9
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus 16
   
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus 28
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus 30
Legal Services Bus 9
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus 0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus 13
Educational Services Bus 10
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus 30
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus 7
   
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus 83
Accommodation Bus 34
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus 49
   
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus 71
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus 12
Public Administration Bus 72
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Karnes County Higher Education

Educational Attainment (25+)

Educational Level Attained Number
Some High School 1,575
Graduated High School 2,671
Associates Degree 657
Bachelor's Degree 1,072
Graduate Degree 364
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

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