Keene, Texas Population 2021

6,802
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Keene is a city located in Johnson County Texas. With a 2020 population of 6,802, it is the 307th largest city in Texas and the 4024th largest city in the United States . Keene is currently growing at a rate of 1.75% annually and its population has increased by 11.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,106 in 2010. Keene reached it's highest population of 6,802 in 2021. Spanning over 5 miles, Keene has a population density of 1,372 people per square mile.

The average household income in Keene is $63,424 with a poverty rate of 9.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $834 per month, and the median house value is $142,200. The median age in Keene is 31.6 years, 30.7 years for males, and 32.1 years for females.

Keene Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Keene was:

  • White: 77.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 7.46%
  • Black or African American: 6.00%
  • Asian: 2.99%
  • Other race: 2.86%
  • Two or more races: 1.80%
  • Native American: 1.67%
The current population of Keene, Texas is 6,802 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,451.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,106.

Keene, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,93977.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4777.46%
Black or African American3846.00%
Asian1912.99%
Some Other Race1832.86%
Two or More Races1151.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native1071.67%
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Keene Population by Race

Keene Population Pyramid $2021

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Keene Median Age

31.6


Total

30.7


Male

32.1


Female

Keene Adults

There are 4,981 adults, (939 of whom are seniors) in Keene.

Keene Age Dependency

58.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Keene Sex Ratio

Female

3,530

55.19%

Male

2,866

44.81%

Keene Population by Age

Keene Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Keene Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married54%46%
All45.7%54.3%
Non Family41.4%58.6%
Female34.3%65.7%
Male0%100%

45.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Keene Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0092.9345.7
Married1,1673.4154
Non Family4571.1641.4
Female2893.3534.3
Male964.290

3.4

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

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Keene Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1985.33%
9th to 12th Grade2747.38%
High School Graduate1,02327.54%
Some College1,03427.84%
Associates Degree1534.12%
Bachelors Degree78421.11%
Graduate Degree2486.68%
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Keene Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Keene Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,1541,951512
Hispanic914685320
Islander241224
Black233211117
Asian11410772
Other Race866936
2+ Races46369
Native American2828

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.16%.

Keene Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,429$43,979$24,161
Less Than 9th Grade$19,289$22,775$17,727
High School Graduate$29,444$42,458$14,931
Some College$29,094$46,818$25,865
Bachelors Degree$52,458$67,135$
Graduate Degree$60,278$63,681$54,492

$31,429

Average Earnings

$43,979

Average Male

$24,161

Average Female

Keene Earnings by Educational Attainment

Keene Language by Age

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Keene Language

70.38% of Keene residents speak only English, while 29.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.97% of the population.

Keene Language

Keene Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,1212728.72%
Hispanic1,69820311.96%
Other1493724.83%
Black2793311.83%
Asian1682011.90%
Native861213.95%
Multiple10476.73%

9.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.92%

Male Poverty Rate

9.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Keene

The race most likely to be in poverty in Keene is Other, with 24.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Keene is Multiple, with 6.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.73%.

Keene Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College11.26%
Bachelors or Greater7.50%
Less Than 9th Grade7.16%
High School2.58%

Keene Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed9.23%
Female Employed8.87%
Male Employed8.56%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Keene Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Keene Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,813$63,424
Families$60,208$72,648
Married Families$67,560-
Non Families$25,542$28,723
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Income by Household Type

Keene Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Keene Married by Age and Sex

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Keene Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Keene Marital Status by Race

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Keene Marital Status

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245

Number of Veterans

213

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam91
Second Gulf War68
First Gulf War30
Korea28
World War II

Keene Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7472
55 to 6464
18 to 3454
75+34
35 to 5421

Keene Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2245.76%
Hispanic211.48%
Black143.65%
2+ Races78.54%

Keene Veterans by Race

Keene Veterans by Education

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6.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Keene Veterans by Education

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59%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Keene Employment by Age

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Keene Employment by Race

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Keene 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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51.17%

Born in Keene

90.57%

Native Born

9.43%

Foreign Born

5.13%

Non Citizen

4.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.57% of Keene residents were born in the United States, with 51.17% having been born in Texas. 5.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Keene Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,8021171.75%
20206,6851171.78%
20196,5681171.81%
20186,451761.19%
20176,375721.14%
20166,303540.86%
20156,249811.31%
20146,168510.83%
20136,117210.34%
20126,09690.15%
20116,087-38-0.62%
20106,1251,1222.04%
20005,0031,0592.41%
19903,9449312.73%
19803,0130.00%

Keene Population by Year