Kleberg County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2019:30,680More data
Estimate 2018:30,722 
Estimate 2017:30,752 
Estimate 2016:31,304 
Estimate 2015:31,413 
Estimate 2014:31,891 
Estimate 2013:32,021 
Estimate 2012:32,097 
Estimate 2011:32,029 
Census 2010:32,061More data
Census 2000:31,549More data
Population of the County Seat (Kingsville)
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:25,315More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:881.3More data
Water Area:208.9More data
Total Area:1,090.2More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:36.38More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:81.13More data
Percent Rural:18.87More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:73.3%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:90.8%More data
Percent African American Alone:4.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:2.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.5%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:20.0%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:3.3%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:24.2%More data
65 and Older:12.9%More data
85 and Older:1.6%More data
Median Age:28.1More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$38,997More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$1,213,924,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$42,605More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:25.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:33.3%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:79.2% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:24.8% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$38,089More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$38,378 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$35,747 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$36,324 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$36,468 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:4.4More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:6.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.9 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.781450More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,300,350,748More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,545,382,346More data
Total Actual Levy:$12,076,390More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$2,042,475More data
CY 2018:$1,968,506 
CY 2017:$1,891,488 
CY 2016:$1,685,034 
CY 2015:$1,799,479 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:21.681More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:35.088More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:82.723More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:6.811More data
Frontage Roads:6.594More data
On-System Subtotal:152.897More data
City Streets:123.447More data
Certified County Roads:179.086More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:44.418More data
Off-System Subtotal:346.951More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:499.848More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:86.560More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:85.318More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:178.092More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:13.622More data
Frontage Roads:13.094More data
On-System Subtotal:376.686More data
City Streets:253.900More data
Certified County Roads:358.172More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:88.836More data
Off-System Subtotal:700.908More data
County Total:1,077.594More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2018»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Kleberg County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.