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Karnes County, Texas

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Population:

  • Total Population: 15,446
  • Males: 9,208
  • Females: 6,238

Ethnicity:

  • White: 6,283
  • Black/African American: 1,612
  • Hispanic: 7,369
  • Native American/Eskimo: 42
  • Asian: 8
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 0
  • 2 or more: 132

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (8,300)
  2. Spanish (5,635)
  3. Polish (420)
  4. German (120)
  5. Arabic (30)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 564

  1. Mexico (418)
  2. Cuba (29)
  3. El Salvador (18)
  4. Colombia (17)
  5. Ethiopia (15)
  6. Guatemala (14)
  7. Poland (8)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (6,140)
  2. Southern Baptist Convention (2,088)
  3. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (714)
  4. United Methodist Church, The (372)
  5. Churches of Christ (194)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 4,400
    • Sensory: 464
    • Physical: 1,141
    • Mental: 566
    • Self-care: 479
    • Go outside home: 875
    • Employment: 806

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 171

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 4,454
    • Utility gas: 1,813
    • Bottled or LP gas: 811
    • Electricity: 1,749
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 17
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 18
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 26
    • No fuel used: 20

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 8,776
    • No vehicle: 895
    • 1 or more vehicle: 7,881

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 515
    • No High School: 1,575
    • Some High School: 2,140
    • High School: 3,344
    • Some College: 1,449
    • Associate's Degree: 353
    • College Degree: 651
    • Master's Degree: 257
    • Professional Degree: 37
    • Doctoral Degree: 31

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 4,454
    • Owners with phone: 3,156
    • Owners without phone: 140
    • Renters with phone: 1,012
    • Renters without phone: 146

    10 closest counties:

    1. Wilson County, Texas
    2. Bee County, Texas
    3. Goliad County, Texas
    4. DeWitt County, Texas
    5. Live Oak County, Texas
    6. Atascosa County, Texas
    7. Gonzales County, Texas
    8. Guadalupe County, Texas
    9. McMullen County, Texas
    10. Bexar County, Texas

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    78111, 78113, 78116, 78117, 78118, 78119, 78144, 78151

    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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