Kerr County, TX

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2022 Population
52,810
0.761% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
48.2
1.26% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.5%
8.15% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$66,713
7.25% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$260,700
22.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
23,673
1.61% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Kerr County, TX had a population of 52.8k people with a median age of 48.2 and a median household income of $66,713. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Kerr County, TX grew from 52,411 to 52,810, a 0.761% increase and its median household income grew from $62,204 to $66,713, a 7.25% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kerr County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (66.3%), White (Hispanic) (11.9%), Two+ (Hispanic) (9.16%), Other (Hispanic) (6.84%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.63%).

None of the households in Kerr County, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.4% of the residents in Kerr County, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Kerr County, TX are Schreiner University (311 degrees awarded in 2022) and BK Cosmo College of Cosmetology (41 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Kerr County, TX was $260,700, and the homeownership rate was 70.7%.

Most people in Kerr County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Kerr County, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Kerr County, TX is home to a population of 52.8k people, from which 96.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.6% of Kerr County, TX residents were born outside of the country (4.01k people).

In 2022, there were 5.59 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (35k people) in Kerr County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.26k White (Hispanic) and 4.84k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.4%
2022 Citizenship
96.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.4% of Kerr County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Kerr County, TX was 96.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kerr County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    35k ± 270
  2. White (Hispanic)
    6.26k ± 749
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    4.84k ± 907
28.2%
Hispanic Population
14.9k people

In 2022, there were 5.59 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (35k people) in Kerr County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.26k White (Hispanic) and 4.84k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

28.2% of the people in Kerr County, TX are hispanic (14.9k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Kerr County, TX as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,430,315 ± 36,649 people
  2. India
    305,649 ± 13,502 people
  3. El Salvador
    224,600 ± 11,591 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,430,315 Texas residents, followed by India with 305,649 and El Salvador with 224,600.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.6%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.01k people
6.76%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.54k people

As of 2022, 7.6% of Kerr County, TX residents (4.01k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Kerr County, TX was 6.76%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,964 ± 294
  2. Korea
    551 ± 232
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    521 ± 176

Kerr County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.56 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Kerr County, TX employs 23.7k people. The largest industries in Kerr County, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,795 people), Retail Trade (2,987 people), and Construction (2,570 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($93,717), Transportation & Warehousing ($55,284), and Finance & Insurance ($55,103).

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,213. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

23.7k
2022 Value
± 1,343
1.61%
1 Year growth
± 7.65%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kerr County, TX grew at a rate of 1.61%, from 23.3k employees to 23.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kerr County, TX, are Sales & Related Occupations (2,971 people), Management Occupations (2,280 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,264 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kerr County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

23.7k
2022 Value
± 1,343
1.61%
1 Year growth
± 7.65%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kerr County, TX grew at a rate of 1.61%, from 23.3k employees to 23.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kerr County, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,795 people), Retail Trade (2,987 people), and Construction (2,570 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kerr County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Kerr County, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,649
Median earning men ± $2,929
$32,983
Median earning women ± $1,818

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($60,040), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($59,745), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,588).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($47,171), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,140), and Public Administration ($42,586).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 672
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 327
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 271
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Kerr County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 75.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (23.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.02%).

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Kerr County, TX awarded 352 degrees. The student population of Kerr County, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 510 male students and 721 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Kerr County, TX are White (209 and 59.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (118 and 33.5%), Black or African American (13 and 3.69%), and Two or More Races (7 and 1.99%).

The largest universities in Kerr County, TX by number of degrees awarded are Schreiner University (311 and 88.4%) and BK Cosmo College of Cosmetology (41 and 11.6%).

The most popular majors in Kerr County, TX are Registered Nursing (56 and 15.9%), General Cosmetology (41 and 11.6%), and General Business (30 and 8.52%).

The median tuition cost in Kerr County, TX for private four year colleges is $35,614.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Kerr County, TX, the percentage of applicants admitted was 85.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,231 (41.4% men and 58.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,231 students enrolled in Kerr County, TX, 41.4% men and 58.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 606 records, of which 59.4% were women and 40.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 56 degrees awarded
  2. 28 degrees awarded
  3. 17 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Kerr County, TX was Registered Nursing with 56 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Kerr County, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 311 degrees awarded
  2. 41 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Schreiner University with 311 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 106 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Kerr County, TX, which is 0.431 times less than the 246 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 209 degrees mean that there were 1.77 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 118 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($35,614) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($100) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.53% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (5.7M), Some college (4.97M), and Bachelors Degree (4.2M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kerr County, TX was $260,700 in 2022, which is 0.925 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $212,300 to $260,700, a 22.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Kerr County, TX is 70.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Kerr County, TX have an average commute time of 21.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Kerr County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Kerr County, TX is $66,713. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Kerr County, TX was Census Tract 9608 with a value of $97,500, followed by Census Tract 9602 and Census Tract 9607, with respective values of $86,190 and $72,429.

In 2022, 12.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Kerr County, TX. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.8%.

Property

$260,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,846
$15,571
Median Property Taxes
±$909

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kerr County, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

70.7%
Homeownership
2022
68.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 70.7% of the housing units in Kerr County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9608
  2. Census Tract 9602
  3. Census Tract 9607

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kerr County, TX was Census Tract 9608 with a value of $97,500, followed by Census Tract 9602 and Census Tract 9607, with respective values of $86,190 and $72,429.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Kerr County, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$66,713
Median Household Income
± $4,159
22k
Number of Households
± 1,174

In 2022, the median household income of the 22k households in Kerr County, TX grew to $66,713 from the previous year's value of $62,204.

The following chart displays the households in Kerr County, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Kerr County, TX is from Texas.
0.476
2022 Wage GINI in Texas
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2022, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0231% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74%)
  2. Carpooled (12.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.09%)

In 2022, 74% of workers in Kerr County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.4%) and those who worked at home (9.09%).

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Commute Time

21.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kerr County, TX have a shorter commute time (21.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.78% of the workforce in Kerr County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 12.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Kerr County, TX. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.8%.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kerr County, TX (6.4k out of 51k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kerr County, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 16.5% of the children was living in poverty in Kerr County, TX. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 13.3%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 238 in Kerr County, TX. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 49.1 per 100,000 population.

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Health

81.9% of the population of Kerr County, TX has health coverage, with 34.1% on employee plans, 10.3% on Medicaid, 20.5% on Medicare, 14.7% on non-group plans, and 2.21% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Kerr County, TX see 1119 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.05% decrease from the previous year (1191 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1429 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 315 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.6% were men and 52.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,119 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Kerr County, TX

Primary care physicians in Kerr County, TX see an average of 1,119 patients per year. This represents a 6.05% decrease from the previous year (1,191 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Kerr County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.1% under 18 years, 17.5% between 18 and 34 years, 34.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 27.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.6% were men and 52.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

18.1%
Uninsured
34.1%
Employer Coverage
10.3%
Medicaid
20.5%
Medicare
14.7%
Non-Group
2.21%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kerr County, TX declined by 0.815% from 18.2% to 18.1%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 77.7 in Kerr County, TX.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 36.4% in Kerr County, TX.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 23.8% in Kerr County, TX.

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