Karnes City, Texas


Karnes City, Texas

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Karnes City, Texas
settlement_type = City
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mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location of Karnes City, Texas



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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Texas
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Karnes

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unit_pref = Imperial
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area_total_km2 = 5.5
area_land_km2 = 5.5
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 2.1
area_land_sq_mi = 2.1
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
population_footnotes =
population_total = 3457
population_density_km2 = 628.4
population_density_sq_mi = 1627.6

timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
elevation_footnotes =
elevation_m = 131
elevation_ft = 430
latd = 28 |latm = 53 |lats = 18 |latNS = N
longd = 97 |longm = 54 |longs = 5 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 78118
area_code = 830
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 48-38452GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 1360493GR|3
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Karnes City is a city in Karnes County, Texas, United States. The population was 3,457 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Karnes CountyGR|6. The town was named after Henry Karnes of the Texas Revolution.cite web|url=http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/articles/KK/hgk1.html|title=The Handbook of Texas Online|publisher=Texas State Historical Association|author=Roberta M. Ziegler and Robert H. Thonhoff]

Geography

Karnes City is located at coor dms|28|53|18|N|97|54|5|W|city (28.888236, -97.901277)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.1 square miles (5.5 km²) all land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 3,457 people, 1,007 households, and 720 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,627.6 people per square mile (629.6/km²). There were 1,180 housing units at an average density of 555.6/sq mi (214.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 71.13% White, 5.67% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.58% Asian, 19.47% from other races, and 2.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 63.87% of the population.

There were 1,007 households out of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.7% were married couples living together, 19.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.5% were non-families. 25.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.37. K

In the city the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 11.5% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 16.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 122.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 130.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,156, and the median income for a family was $27,206. Males had a median income of $30,446 versus $18,261 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,243. About 23.1% of families and 27.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 36.6% of those under age 18 and 22.6% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Karnes City is served by the Karnes City Independent School District.

References

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