Karnes County, Texas Population 2021

Karnes County, Texas's estimated population is 15,483 with a growth rate of -0.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Karnes County, Texas is the 141st largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 14,889 and has seen a growth of 3.99% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202115,483-59-0.38%
202015,542-59-0.38%
201915,601-59-0.38%
201815,6601040.67%
201715,556620.40%
201615,494810.53%
201515,4135033.37%
201414,9101831.24%
201314,727-132-0.89%
201214,859-100-0.67%
201114,959700.47%
201014,8892,43419.54%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.38%
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State
Founded
February 4, 1854
County Seat
2010 Population
14,889
Growth Since 2010
3.99%
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Karnes County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,82576.07%
Some Other Race1,86612.00%
Black or African American1,0536.77%
Two or More Races6063.90%
Asian1611.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.22%
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Karnes County, Texas Population by Race

Karnes County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Karnes County, Texas Median Age

35.4


Total

33.4


Male

39.7


Female

Karnes County, Texas Adults

There are 12,308 adults, (2,180 of whom are seniors) in Karnes County, Texas.

Karnes County, Texas Age Dependency

53.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Karnes County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

6,398

41.16%

Male

9,147

58.84%

Karnes County, Texas Population by Age

Karnes County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Karnes County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male91.3%8.7%
Married84.8%15.2%
All74.5%25.5%
Non Family61.3%38.7%
Female60.6%39.4%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Karnes County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,2822.8474.5
Married2,1533.4884.8
Non Family1,4671.1361.3
Female4544.9960.6
Male2083.4591.3

3.64

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

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Karnes County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,33412.48%
9th to 12th Grade1,26011.78%
High School Graduate3,94536.89%
Some College1,98818.59%
Associates Degree5264.92%
Bachelors Degree1,23711.57%
Graduate Degree4033.77%
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Karnes County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Karnes County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic5,2553,419247
White4,2563,9231,270
Other Race1,15287238
Black79550896
2+ Races49331352
Asian161111
Native American342611

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.18%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 32.35%.

Karnes County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,233$45,036$25,211
Less Than 9th Grade$14,667$31,429$
High School Graduate$38,228$43,569$24,014
Some College$38,456$60,515$29,861
Bachelors Degree$53,008$61,154$43,958
Graduate Degree$68,359$71,583$54,792

$38,233

Average Earnings

$45,036

Average Male

$25,211

Average Female

Karnes County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Karnes County, Texas Language by Age

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Karnes County, Texas Language

66.84% of Karnes County, Texas residents speak only English, while 33.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.66% of the population.

Karnes County, Texas Language

Karnes County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,8041,73425.49%
Other1,78045725.67%
White5,1684498.69%
Multiple2134320.19%

17.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.40%

Male Poverty Rate

21.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Karnes County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Karnes County, Texas is Other, with 25.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Karnes County, Texas is White, with 8.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.50%.

Karnes County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.23%
High School13.52%
Bachelors or Greater5.34%
Some College5.17%

Karnes County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed19.59%
Male Unemployed19.12%
Female Employed6.57%
Male Employed1.07%

Karnes County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Karnes County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,127$89,471
Families$72,773$100,446
Married Families$84,594-
Non Families$41,160$65,875
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Income by Household Type

Karnes County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Karnes County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Karnes County, Texas 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.

Karnes County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Karnes County, Texas Marital Status

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792

Number of Veterans

731

Male Veterans

61

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam325
Second Gulf War245
First Gulf War199
Korea70
World War II25

Karnes County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54200
75+196
65 to 74196
55 to 64124
18 to 3476

Karnes County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6747.28%
Hispanic2333.73%
2+ Races8214.14%
Other Race282.16%
Black80.82%

Karnes County, Texas Veterans by Race

Karnes County, Texas Veterans by Education

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7.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Karnes County, Texas Veterans by Education

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43.9%

Labor Force Participation

41.7%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Karnes County, Texas Employment by Age

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Karnes County, Texas Employment by Race

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Karnes County, Texas 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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80.03%

Born in Karnes County, Texas

89.24%

Native Born

10.76%

Foreign Born

8.78%

Non Citizen

1.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.24% of Karnes County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 80.03% having been born in Texas. 8.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Karnes County, Texas Place of Birth

  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

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