Karnes City, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 3,457. Estimated population in 2021: 3,430 (-0.8% change)
Males: 1,905 (55.1%), Females: 1,552 (44.9%)

Karnes County

Zip code: 78118

Median resident age: 33.3 years
Median household income: $25,156
Median house value: $36,700

Races in Karnes City:

  • Hispanic (63.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (29.5%)
  • Other race (19.5%)
  • Black (5.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (9.9%), Irish (4.9%), Polish (4.7%), United States (2.4%), Czech (1.9%), English (1.8%).

Elevation: 433 feet

Land area: 2.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Karnes City

  • High school or higher: 51.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Karnes City city

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

5.6% Foreign born (5.1% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +492 (+16.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Karnes City:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Karnes City:

  • LACKLAND AFB (KELLY FLD ANNEX) (about 58 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Abbreviation: SKF)
  • SAN ANTONIO INTL (about 60 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Abbreviation: SAT)
  • VICTORIA REGIONAL (about 69 miles; VICTORIA, TX; Abbreviation: VCT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Karnes City:

  • KARNES COUNTY (about 7 miles; KENEDY, TX; Abbreviation: 2R9)
  • GOLIAD COUNTY INDUSTRIAL AIRPARK (about 29 miles; BERCLAIR, TX; Abbreviation: 7T3)
  • BEEVILLE MUNI (about 38 miles; BEEVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: 3R0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Karnes City:

  • COASTAL BEND COLLEGE (about 34 miles; BEEVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,150)
  • ST PHILIPS COLLEGE (about 54 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,778)
  • PALO ALTO COLLEGE (about 54 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,623)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE INCARNATE WORD (about 57 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,734)
  • OUR LADY OF THE LAKE UNIVERSITY-SAN ANTONIO (about 57 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,312)
  • SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE (about 57 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 11,226)
  • TRINITY UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,474)

Schools

Public high school in Karnes City:

  • KARNES CITY H S (Students: 294; Location: P O BOX 38; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Karnes City:

  • ROGER E SIDES EL (Students: 434; Location: 221 N ESPLANADE ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • KARNES CITY J H (Students: 215; Location: 410 E HWY 123; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • KARNES CITY J J A E P (Students: 4; Location: 115 N MARKET; Grades: 05 – 12)
  • KARNES COUNTY ELITE (Students: 3; Location: 115 N MARKET ST; Grades: 04 – 12)

Libraries

Library in Karnes City:

  • KARNES CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $59,683; Location: 302 S PANNA MARIA AVE; 21,331 books; 635 audio materials; 548 video materials; 26 serial subscriptions)

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