Kleberg County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History Chart»   «Population Projection Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2023:30,069More data
Estimate 2022:30,376 
Estimate 2021:30,625 
Census 2020: See note at the bottom of the page.31,040More data
Census 2010:32,061More data
Census 2000:31,549More data
Population of the County Seat (Kingsville)
Census 2020:25,402 
Census 2010:26,213 
Census 2000:25,575 
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Corpus Christi city (pt.):0More data
Kingsville city:24,586More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:881.3More data
Water Area:208.9More data
Total Area:1,090.2More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:35.22More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:80.36More data
Percent Rural:19.64More data
Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin»
Percent Hispanic:73.8%More data
Race - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:90.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:4.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:2.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:19.6%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:3.2%More data
Age - 2022 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:23.6%More data
65 and Older:13.6%More data
85 and Older:1.5%More data
Median Age:28.4More data
Per Capita Income - 2022 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$45,342More data
Total Personal Income - 2022 (BEA):$1,376,678,000More data
Median Household Income - 2022 (Census Bureau):     «Median Household Income History Chart»$51,342More data
Poverty - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:26.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:30.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2018-2022 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment 🗗»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:82.4% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:23.0% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2023:$48,530More data
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$45,743 
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$44,078 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$43,054 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$40,842 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2023:4.6More data
Unemployment Rate - 2022:4.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2021:7.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:8.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:4.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2022
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.771870More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$2,899,053,589More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,852,416,077More data
Total Actual Levy:$14,298,244More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History     «Sales Tax History Chart»
CY 2023:$3,239,572More data
CY 2022:$2,544,920 
CY 2021:$2,287,058 
CY 2020:$2,067,675 
CY 2019:$2,042,475 
Centerline Miles - 2022
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:21.674More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:35.091More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:82.699More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:6.810More data
Frontage Roads:8.001More data
On-System Subtotal:154.275More data
City Streets:127.043More data
Certified County Roads:179.207More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:44.419More data
Off-System Subtotal:350.669More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:504.944More data
Lane Miles - 2022
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:86.532More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:85.324More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:178.038More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:13.620More data
Frontage Roads:15.012More data
On-System Subtotal:378.526More data
City Streets:261.092More data
Certified County Roads:358.414More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:88.838More data
Off-System Subtotal:708.344More data
County Total:1,086.870More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2022»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017 🗗»     «2017 County Profile 🗗»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Kleberg County QuickFacts 🗗»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles 🗗»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Kleberg County History 🗗»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Kleberg County 🗗»

Special Districts in Kleberg County.
School Districts in Kleberg County.
History of City Tax Rates in Kleberg County.

Airports in Kleberg County.
Hospitals in Kleberg County.
Prisons in Kleberg County.