Kemp, TX Population

Population: 1,133. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,258 (+11.0% change)
Males: 504 (44.5%), Females: 629 (55.5%)

Kaufman County

Zip code: 75143

Median resident age: 37.8 years
Median household income: $34,191
Median house value: $56,800

Races in Kemp:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.0%)
  • Black (8.6%)
  • Hispanic (5.4%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

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

Ancestries: United States (22.6%), Irish (11.7%), English (9.3%), German (8.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.4%), Dutch (2.4%).

Elevation: 383 feet

Land area: 1.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Kemp

  • High school or higher: 67.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 38.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kemp town

  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 14.6%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

2.0% Foreign born (1.1% Latin America, 0.5% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: -63 (-5.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Kemp:

  • PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL OF KAUFMAN (about 11 miles; KAUFMAN, TX)
  • MEDICAL CENTER AT TERRELL (about 22 miles; TERRELL, TX)
  • TERRELL STATE HOSP (about 22 miles; TERRELL, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kemp:

  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 52 miles; DALLAS, TX; Abbreviation: DAL)
  • TYLER POUNDS RGNL (about 58 miles; TYLER, TX; Abbreviation: TYR)
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 64 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: DFW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kemp:

  • HALL (about 5 miles; KAUFMAN, TX; Abbreviation: K00)
  • TERRELL MUNI (about 19 miles; TERRELL, TX; Abbreviation: TRL)
  • WILLS POINT MUNI (about 24 miles; WILLS POINT, TX; Abbreviation: 76F)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kemp:

  • NAVARRO COLLEGE (about 29 miles; CORSICANA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,842)
  • TRINITY VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 32 miles; ATHENS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,858)
  • EASTFIELD COLLEGE (about 39 miles; MESQUITE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,457)
  • SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,231)
  • EL CENTRO COLLEGE (about 47 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,359)
  • RICHLAND COLLEGE (about 49 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,352)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW COLLEGE (about 50 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,029)

Schools

Public high school in Kemp:

  • KEMP HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 512; Location: #1 YELLOW JACKET DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Kemp:

  • KEMP PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 480; Location: 202 W 17TH ST; Grades: PK – 03)
  • KEMP INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 445; Location: 202 W 17TH ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • KEMP JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 271; Location: 202 W 17TH ST; Grades: 07 – 08)

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