Kermit, Texas Population 2022

6,379
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Kermit is a city located in Winkler County Texas. Kermit has a 2020 population of 6,379. It is also the county seat of Winkler County. Kermit is currently growing at a rate of 0.89% annually and its population has increased by 1.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,267 in 2010.

The average household income in Kermit is $67,924 with a poverty rate of 12.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $834 per month, and the median house value is $77,000. 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 Kermitwas:

  • White: 76.65%
  • Two or more races: 13.74%
  • Black or African American: 4.20%
  • Other race: 3.28%
  • Native American: 2.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Kermit, Texas is 6,379 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,267.

Kermit, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,81676.65%
Black or African American2644.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native1322.10%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.03%
Some Other Race2063.28%
Two or More Races86313.74%
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Kermit Population by Race

Kermit Population Pyramid 2022

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Kermit Median Age

33


Total

32.4


Male

33.9


Female

Kermit Adults

There are 4,356 adults, (706 of whom are seniors) in Kermit.

Kermit Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Kermit Sex Ratio

Female

3,000

47.75%

Male

3,283

52.25%

Kermit Population by Age

Kermit Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kermit Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
All78.7%21.3%
Non Family73.1%26.9%
Female69.9%30.1%
Male47.5%52.5%

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kermit Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,096378.7
Married1,1543.7385.7
Male802.8347.5
Female2594.369.9
Non Family6031.0773.1

3.63

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

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Kermit Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade51814.74%
9th to 12th Grade75521.49%
High School Graduate98027.89%
Some College80622.94%
Associates Degree1504.27%
Bachelors Degree2236.35%
Graduate Degree822.33%
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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
Other Race1766527
2+ Races2788740
White1,103951133
Hispanic2,2161,132143
Black1391392
Native American6853

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 other race people with a rate of 15.34%.

Kermit Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,353$55,994$25,670
Less Than 9th Grade$41,503$54,375$14,737
High School Graduate$40,823$51,302$15,375
Some College$44,850$67,750$35,926
Bachelors Degree$56,250$59,219$49,598
Graduate Degree$46,964$45,179$51,786

$42,353

Average Earnings

$55,994

Average Male

$25,670

Average Female

Kermit Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kermit Language by Age

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Kermit Language

52.01% of Kermit residents speak only English, while 47.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 47.99% of the population.

Kermit Language

Kermit Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander22100.00%
White1,58222314.10%
Other122NaN%
Hispanic4,35249411.35%
Multiple863778.92%

12.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.16%

Male Poverty Rate

11.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kermit

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kermit is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kermit is Multiple, with 8.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.45%.

Kermit Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.72%
High School13.67%
Some College5.23%
Bachelors or Greater8.85%

Kermit Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.63%
Male Unemployed37.80%
Female Employed7.65%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Kermit Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kermit Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,942$70,404
Families$62,199$73,778
Married Families$73,636-
Non Families$36,696$55,581
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Income by Household Type

Kermit Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

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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282

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War74
First Gulf War68
Vietnam88
Korea
World War II5

Kermit Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3437
35 to 5499
55 to 6462
65 to 7454
75+30

Kermit Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1715.22%
Black3716.67%
Other Race3721.02%
2+ Races376.04%
Hispanic862.95%

Kermit Veterans by Race

Kermit Veterans by Education

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17.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kermit Veterans by Education

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63.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

3%

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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64.05%

Born in Kermit

82.97%

Native Born

17.03%

Foreign Born

10.74%

Non Citizen

6.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.97% of Kermit residents were born in the United States, with 64.05% having been born in Texas. 10.74% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19402,5840.00%
19506,9124,32810.34%
196010,4653,5534.23%
19707,884-2,581-2.79%
19808,0151310.16%
19906,875-1,140-1.52%
20005,714-1,161-1.83%
20105,708-6-0.01%
20115,764560.98%
20125,820560.97%
20135,876560.96%
20145,932560.95%
20155,988560.94%
20166,044560.94%
20176,100560.93%
20186,156560.92%
20196,212560.91%
20206,267550.89%
20216,323560.89%
20226,379560.89%

Kermit Population by Year