Karnes County, Texas Population 2018

Karnes County, Texas's estimated population is 15,187 with a growth rate of -0.50% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Karnes County, Texas is the 140th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201715,051-136-0.90%
201715,187-77-0.50%
201615,264170.11%
201515,2474142.79%
201414,8331110.75%
201314,722-126-0.85%
201214,848-99-0.66%
201114,947630.42%
201014,8842,42919.50%
199012,455-1,138-8.37%
198013,5931310.97%
197013,462-1,533-10.22%
196014,995-2,144-12.51%
195017,139-2,109-10.96%
194019,248-4,068-17.45%
193023,3164,26722.40%
192019,0494,10727.49%
191014,9426,26172.12%
19008,6815,044138.69%
18903,63736711.22%
18803,2701,56591.79%
18701,705-466-21.46%
18602,1710.00%

Karnes County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White10,357
Some Other Race3,128
Black or African American1,328
Two or More Races207
Asian16
American Indian and Alaska Native15

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Karnes County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Karnes County, Texas Median Age

35.3


Total

33.3


Male

39.7


Female

Karnes County, Texas Adults

There are 11,884 adults, (2,150 of whom are seniors) in Karnes County, Texas.

Karnes County, Texas Age Dependency

54.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Karnes County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

6,091

40.47%

Male

8,960

59.53%

Karnes County, Texas Households and Families

Karnes County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Karnes County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.1%15.9%
Male81.1%18.9%
All74.4%25.6%
Non Family65%35%
Female56.7%43.3%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Karnes County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3032.8274.4
Married2,1183.4184.1
Non Family1,3841.1165
Female5314.456.7
Male2703.7681.1

3.56

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Karnes County, Texas Households

Karnes County, Texas Education

Karnes County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,10810.78%
9th to 12th Grade1,40313.65%
High School Graduate3,73736.35%
Some College2,00319.48%
Associates Degree6216.04%
Bachelors Degree1,03110.03%
Graduate Degree3783.68%

Karnes County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic4,9683,226288
White4,3293,9851,071
Other Race1,7511,169113
Black91250836
Multiple Races14610332
Asian16103
Native American157

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.05%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.74%.

Karnes County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,775$41,331$26,990
Less Than High School$12,269$$7,049
High School Grad$36,111$42,384$24,722
Some College$33,886$41,250$27,500
Bachelors Degree$49,828$51,855$47,863
Graduate Degree$55,987$73,472$46,667

$35,775

Average Earnings

$41,331

Average Male

$26,990

Average Female

Karnes County, Texas Language

Karnes County, Texas Language by Age

Karnes County, Texas Language

69.61% of Karnes County, Texas residents speak only English, while 30.39% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 29.17% of the population.

Karnes County, Texas Poverty

Karnes County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,7811,78526.32%
Other3,0181,09236.18%
White5,2284388.38%
Black31614746.52%
Multiple1372417.52%
Asian16743.75%

19.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.07%

Male Poverty Rate

23.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Karnes County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Karnes County, Texas is Black, with 46.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Karnes County, Texas is White, with 8.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.02%.

Karnes County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.20%
High School13.47%
Some College6.81%
Bachelors or Greater3.28%

Karnes County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.62%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed11.82%
Male Employed2.89%

Karnes County, Texas Income

Karnes County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,051$83,193
Families$64,250$92,643
Married Families$79,583$
Non Families$33,689$60,976

Karnes County, Texas Marital Status

Karnes County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Karnes County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Karnes County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Karnes County, Texas Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Karnes County, Texas Veterans

Karnes County, Texas Veterans by War

815

Number of Veterans

762

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam309
Second Gulf War213
First Gulf War181
Korea81
World War II29

Karnes County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74220
75+178
35 to 54174
55 to 64157
18 to 3486

Karnes County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7228.54%
Hispanic2504.25%
2 or More4729.38%
Other251.22%
Black211.77%

Karnes County, Texas Veterans by Education

12.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Karnes County, Texas Employment Status

Karnes County, Texas Employment by Age

46.3%

Labor Force Participation

44.4%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Karnes County, Texas Employment by Race

Karnes County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Karnes County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Kenedy33123388762.29%
Karnes City304733503039.94%
Runge10311096656.30%
Falls City611656457.36%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990