Kemah, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 2,330. Estimated population in 2021: 2,386 (+2.4% change)
Males: 1,247 (53.5%), Females: 1,083 (46.5%)

Galveston County

Zip code: 77565

Median resident age: 30.8 years
Median household income: $51,620
Median house value: $126,100

Races in Kemah:

  • White Non-Hispanic (67.0%)
  • Hispanic (24.8%)
  • Other race (15.8%)
  • Black (3.8%)
  • Vietnamese (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)

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

Ancestries: German (11.5%), Irish (10.0%), English (8.1%), United States (7.3%), Italian (5.2%), French (3.9%).

Elevation: 12 feet

Land area: 1.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Kemah

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 28.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kemah city

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

16.7% Foreign born (13.2% Latin America, 2.5% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,175 (+101.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Kemah:

  • DEVEREUX TEXAS TREATMENT NETWORK (about 6 miles; LEAGUE CITY, TX)
  • CHRISTUS ST JOHN HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; NASSAU BAY, TX)
  • CLEAR LAKE REG MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; WEBSTER, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kemah:

  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 10 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: EFD)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 19 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: HOU)
  • GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL ARPT/HOUSTON (about 37 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: IAH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kemah:

  • BAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY (about 7 miles; LEAGUE CITY, TX; Abbreviation: T95)
  • LA PORTE MUNI (about 10 miles; LA PORTE, TX; Abbreviation: T41)
  • PEARLAND RGNL (about 15 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: LVJ)
Amtrak stations near Kemah:

  • 13 miles: LAMARQUE (725 OAK) – Bus Station
  • 18 miles: SOUTH HOUSTON (1546 COLLEGE) – Bus Station

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kemah:

  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 6 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,735)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 12 miles; PASADENA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,102)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 15 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,513)
  • LEE COLLEGE (about 16 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,099)
  • ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; ALVIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,094)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 23 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,819)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 28 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 25,479)
Public primary/middle school in Kemah:

  • LAVACE STEWART EL (Students: 559; Location: 330 HWY 2094; Grades: PK – 05)

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