Kleberg County, Texas Population 2021

Kleberg County, Texas's estimated population is 30,596 with a growth rate of -0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kleberg County, Texas is the 94th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 32,037 and has seen a growth of -4.50% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202130,596-42-0.14%
202030,638-42-0.14%
201930,680-42-0.14%
201830,722-30-0.10%
201730,752-552-1.76%
201631,304-109-0.35%
201531,413-478-1.50%
201431,891-130-0.41%
201332,021-76-0.24%
201232,097680.21%
201132,029-8-0.02%
201032,0371,7635.82%
199030,274-3,084-9.25%
198033,3581920.58%
197033,1663,11410.36%
196030,0528,06136.66%
195021,9918,64764.80%
194013,3448937.17%
193012,4514,61458.87%
19207,8370.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.14%
County Website
State
Founded
1913
County Seat
2010 Population
32,037
Growth Since 2010
-4.50%
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Kleberg County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,42188.53%
Some Other Race1,0763.47%
Black or African American1,0183.29%
Two or More Races6962.25%
Asian6952.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native680.22%
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Kleberg County, Texas Population by Race

Kleberg County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Kleberg County, Texas Median Age

28.3


Total

27.9


Male

28.6


Female

Kleberg County, Texas Adults

There are 23,451 adults, (4,030 of whom are seniors) in Kleberg County, Texas.

Kleberg County, Texas Age Dependency

59.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Kleberg County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

15,318

49.45%

Male

15,656

50.55%

Kleberg County, Texas Population by Age

Kleberg County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kleberg County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.5%21.5%
All52.8%47.2%
Male38.8%61.2%
Non Family37.1%62.9%
Female32.4%67.6%

52.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kleberg County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,9552.6652.8
Married4,3283.4278.5
Non Family3,9761.4137.1
Female1,8773.2632.4
Male7743.3138.8

3.23

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Kleberg County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6819.78%
9th to 12th Grade2,02211.77%
High School Graduate4,58426.68%
Some College3,67521.39%
Associates Degree9935.78%
Bachelors Degree3,02217.59%
Graduate Degree1,2067.02%
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Kleberg County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kleberg County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic12,0208,6412,231
White4,2103,9021,686
Other Race71744576
Black665627188
2+ Races23620029
Asian178170100
Native American686835

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 56.18%.

Kleberg County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,748$43,196$26,785
Less Than 9th Grade$24,805$26,087$17,479
High School Graduate$31,179$39,002$19,250
Some College$31,690$46,317$23,039
Bachelors Degree$46,620$51,667$41,563
Graduate Degree$56,161$66,513$53,281

$34,748

Average Earnings

$43,196

Average Male

$26,785

Average Female

Kleberg County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kleberg County, Texas Language by Age

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Kleberg County, Texas Language

59.14% of Kleberg County, Texas residents speak only English, while 40.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 38.43% of the population.

Kleberg County, Texas Language

Kleberg County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic21,2556,31429.71%
White5,85465311.15%
Asian69545064.75%
Black85535641.64%
Other1,03628527.51%
Multiple65919629.74%
Native612032.79%

27.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.06%

Male Poverty Rate

29.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kleberg County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kleberg County, Texas is Asian, with 64.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kleberg County, Texas is White, with 11.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.51%.

Kleberg County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.76%
High School21.21%
Some College15.69%
Bachelors or Greater4.05%

Kleberg County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed58.23%
Male Unemployed35.99%
Female Employed19.28%
Male Employed14.81%

Kleberg County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kleberg County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,730$59,512
Families$52,327$72,163
Married Families$85,333-
Non Families$21,277$33,935
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Income by Household Type

Kleberg County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.1%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Kleberg County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Kleberg County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Kleberg County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Kleberg County, Texas Marital Status

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1,851

Number of Veterans

1,820

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam657
Second Gulf War526
First Gulf War379
Korea36
World War II18

Kleberg County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54474
65 to 74423
75+336
55 to 64323
18 to 34295

Kleberg County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6898.40%
Hispanic1,1066.69%
Black718.11%
Other Race425.02%
2+ Races319.69%
Asian182.89%

Kleberg County, Texas Veterans by Race

Kleberg County, Texas Veterans by Education

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5.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kleberg County, Texas Veterans by Education

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60%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Kleberg County, Texas Employment by Age

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Kleberg County, Texas Employment by Race

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Kleberg 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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80.07%

Born in Kleberg County, Texas

93.49%

Native Born

6.51%

Foreign Born

3.49%

Non Citizen

3.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.49% of Kleberg County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 80.07% having been born in Texas. 3.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kleberg 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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