Karnes City, Texas Population 2021

3,329
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Karnes City is a city located in Karnes County Texas. It is also the county seat of Karnes County. With a 2020 population of 3,329, it is the 460th largest city in Texas and the 5912th largest city in the United States . Karnes City is currently declining at a rate of -0.80% annually but its population has increased by 9.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,042 in 2010. Karnes City reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Karnes City has a population density of 1,456 people per square mile.

The average household income in Karnes City is $93,601 with a poverty rate of 23.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $829 per month, and the median house value is $76,500. The median age in Karnes City is 33.3 years, 33.1 years for males, and 33.3 years for females.

Karnes City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Karnes Citywas:

  • White: 77.29%
  • Other race: 12.90%
  • Black or African American: 5.43%
  • Two or more races: 4.14%
  • Asian: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Karnes City, Texas is 3,329 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,383.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,042.

Karnes City, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,63177.29%
Some Other Race43912.90%
Black or African American1855.43%
Two or More Races1414.14%
Asian80.24%
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Karnes City Population by Race

Karnes City Population Pyramid $2021

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Karnes City Median Age

33.3


Total

33.1


Male

33.3


Female

Karnes City Adults

There are 2,564 adults, (398 of whom are seniors) in Karnes City.

Karnes City Age Dependency

57.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Karnes City Sex Ratio

Female

1,754

51.53%

Male

1,650

48.47%

Karnes City Population by Age

Karnes City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Karnes City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female47.7%52.3%
Non Family54.5%45.5%
All69.4%30.6%
Male73.5%26.5%
Married86.9%13.1%

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Karnes City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6953.269.4
Married3063.7686.9
Non Family1891.2154.5
Female1324.3947.7
Male683.8573.5

3.79

Average Family Size

3.2

Average Household Size

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Karnes City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade47822.03%
9th to 12th Grade2089.59%
High School Graduate78836.31%
Some College27812.81%
Associates Degree693.18%
Bachelors Degree25011.52%
Graduate Degree994.56%
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Karnes City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Karnes City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic1,51488292
White539514230
Other Race298218
2+ Races1096116
Black987729
Asian8

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.36%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 42.67%.

Karnes City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,191$43,708$
Less Than 9th Grade$5,598$6,810$
High School Graduate$28,947$43,411$
Some College$41,250$52,422$19,125
Bachelors Degree$$83,917$
Graduate Degree$70,083$72,417$

$25,191

Average Earnings

$43,708

Average Male

$

Average Female

Karnes City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Karnes City Language by Age

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Karnes City Language

45.42% of Karnes City residents speak only English, while 54.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 52.00% of the population.

Karnes City Language

Karnes City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,80253129.47%
Other40011729.25%
White636568.81%
Multiple771722.08%

23.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.01%

Male Poverty Rate

31.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Karnes City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Karnes City is Hispanic, with 29.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Karnes City is White, with 8.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.98%.

Karnes City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.04%
High School15.25%
Some College5.43%
Bachelors or Greater3.91%

Karnes City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed56.25%
Male Unemployed23.81%
Female Employed14.95%
Male Employed0.00%

Karnes City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Karnes City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,844$93,601
Families$56,154$82,100
Married Families$95,000-
Non Families$50,583$119,939
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Income by Household Type

Karnes City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

32.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Karnes City Married by Age and Sex

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Karnes City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Karnes City Marital Status by Race

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Karnes City Marital Status

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Number of Veterans

86

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam57
Second Gulf War39
Korea26
First Gulf War18
World War II

Karnes City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7435
75+26
35 to 5423
18 to 3421
55 to 645

Karnes City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White572.89%
Hispanic402.20%
2+ Races3125.41%
Other Race195.85%
Black32.17%

Karnes City Veterans by Race

Karnes City Veterans by Education

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24.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Karnes City Veterans by Education

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38.9%

Labor Force Participation

36.7%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Karnes City Employment by Age

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Karnes City Employment by Race

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Karnes City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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60.99%

Born in Karnes City

68.74%

Native Born

31.26%

Foreign Born

30.73%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

68.74% of Karnes City residents were born in the United States, with 60.99% having been born in Texas. 30.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Karnes City Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,329-27-0.80%
20203,356-27-0.80%
20193,383-27-0.79%
20183,41050.15%
20173,40580.24%
20163,397-4-0.12%
20153,401862.59%
20143,315902.79%
20133,225652.06%
20123,160632.03%
20113,097200.65%
20103,077-380-1.16%
20003,4575411.72%
19902,916-380-1.22%
19803,2963701.20%
19702,9262330.83%
19602,6931050.40%
19502,5880.00%

Karnes City Population by Year