Kermit, Texas Population 2021

6,856
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Kermit is a city located in Winkler County Texas. It is also the county seat of Winkler County. With a 2020 population of 6,856, it is the 305th largest city in Texas and the 4000th largest city in the United States . Kermit is currently growing at a rate of 2.77% annually and its population has increased by 20.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,708 in 2010. Kermit reached it's highest population of 10,465 in 1960. Spanning over 3 miles, Kermit has a population density of 2,728 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kermit is $67,924 with a poverty rate of 16.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $858 per month, and the median house value is $59,600. The median age in Kermit is 32.2 years, 31.5 years for males, and 32.4 years for females.

Kermit Demographics

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

  • White: 85.85%
  • Black or African American: 5.80%
  • Two or more races: 4.08%
  • Other race: 2.58%
  • Native American: 1.69%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kermit, Texas is 6,856 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,301.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,708.

Kermit, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,58385.85%
Black or African American3775.80%
Two or More Races2654.08%
Some Other Race1682.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native1101.69%
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Kermit Population by Race

Kermit Population Pyramid $2021

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Kermit Median Age

32.2


Total

31.5


Male

32.4


Female

Kermit Adults

There are 4,463 adults, (705 of whom are seniors) in Kermit.

Kermit Age Dependency

73

Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Kermit Sex Ratio

Female

3,135

48.21%

Male

3,368

51.79%

Kermit Population by Age

Kermit Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kermit Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
All78.1%21.9%
Non Family75.7%24.3%
Female65.3%34.7%
Male36.5%63.5%

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kermit Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1852.9878.1
Married1,2053.8683.8
Non Family6921.175.7
Female2363.7165.3
Male524.1336.5

3.75

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

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Kermit Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade55515.07%
9th to 12th Grade69618.89%
High School Graduate1,06228.83%
Some College87023.62%
Associates Degree2346.35%
Bachelors Degree1875.08%
Graduate Degree802.17%
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Kermit Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kermit Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic2,3581,305154
White1,2101,012113
Black111111
Other Race11030
2+ Races655416
Native American4941

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 24.62%.

Kermit Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,405$54,023$22,664
Less Than 9th Grade$40,500$52,674$14,728
High School Graduate$39,291$48,487$14,567
Some College$41,250$65,250$27,225
Bachelors Degree$59,833$62,863$56,705
Graduate Degree$41,250$37,422$

$41,405

Average Earnings

$54,023

Average Male

$22,664

Average Female

Kermit Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kermit Language by Age

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Kermit Language

55.92% of Kermit residents speak only English, while 44.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 44.08% of the population.

Kermit Language

Kermit Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,44772616.33%
White1,78130216.96%
Multiple2658833.21%
Other1684526.79%

16.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.88%

Male Poverty Rate

17.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kermit

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kermit is Multiple, with 33.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kermit is Hispanic, with 16.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.88%.

Kermit Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.91%
High School15.63%
Some College6.52%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Kermit Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed43.56%
Female Employed14.71%
Male Employed6.74%

Kermit Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kermit Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,267$67,924
Families$60,966$71,224
Married Families$64,813-
Non Families$37,167$57,032
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Income by Household Type

Kermit Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Kermit Married by Age and Sex

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Kermit 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 35-44.

Kermit Marital Status by Race

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Kermit Marital Status

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236

Number of Veterans

166

Male Veterans

70

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam84
Second Gulf War60
First Gulf War56
World War II16
Korea

Kermit Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5466
65 to 7457
55 to 6453
18 to 3444
75+16

Kermit Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1684.20%
Hispanic953.21%
2+ Races2822.05%
Black2614.36%
Other Race1412.73%

Kermit Veterans by Race

Kermit Veterans by Education

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9.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kermit Veterans by Education

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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Kermit Employment by Age

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Kermit Employment by Race

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Kermit 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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69.69%

Born in Kermit

85.28%

Native Born

14.72%

Foreign Born

9.72%

Non Citizen

5.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.28% of Kermit residents were born in the United States, with 69.69% having been born in Texas. 9.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kermit Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,8561852.77%
20206,6711852.85%
20196,4861852.94%
20186,3011933.16%
20176,108-255-4.01%
20166,363-94-1.46%
20156,4571702.70%
20146,2871492.43%
20136,1382143.61%
20125,9241662.88%
20115,758661.16%
20105,692-22-0.04%
20005,714-1,161-1.83%
19906,875-1,140-1.52%
19808,0151310.16%
19707,884-2,581-2.79%
196010,4653,5534.23%
19506,9124,32810.34%
19402,5840.00%

Kermit Population by Year