Kenedy, TX Population

Population: 3,487. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,408 (-2.3% change)
Males: 1,620 (46.5%), Females: 1,867 (53.5%)

Karnes County

Zip code: 78119

Median resident age: 35.8 years
Median household income: $24,647
Median house value: $40,100

Races in Kenedy:

  • Hispanic (64.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (30.8%)
  • Other race (20.7%)
  • Black (3.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)

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

Ancestries: German (9.0%), United States (4.3%), Irish (3.1%), Polish (2.9%), English (2.3%), Czech (1.7%).

Elevation: 270 feet

Land area: 3.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Kenedy

  • High school or higher: 56.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kenedy city

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

2.5% Foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 0.3% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -416 (-10.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Kenedy:

  • OTTO KAISER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (3349 S HIGHWAY 181)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Kenedy:

  • CHRISTUS SPOHN HOSPITAL BEEVILLE (about 28 miles; BEEVILLE, TX)
  • WILSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 33 miles; FLORESVILLE, TX)
  • CUERO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 44 miles; CUERO, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kenedy:

  • LACKLAND AFB (KELLY FLD ANNEX) (about 64 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Abbreviation: SKF)
  • VICTORIA REGIONAL (about 65 miles; VICTORIA, TX; Abbreviation: VCT)
  • SAN ANTONIO INTL (about 66 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Abbreviation: SAT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kenedy:

  • KARNES COUNTY (about 1 miles; KENEDY, TX; Abbreviation: 2R9)
  • GOLIAD COUNTY INDUSTRIAL AIRPARK (about 23 miles; BERCLAIR, TX; Abbreviation: 7T3)
  • BEEVILLE MUNI (about 33 miles; BEEVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: 3R0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kenedy:

  • COASTAL BEND COLLEGE (about 28 miles; BEEVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,150)
  • ST PHILIPS COLLEGE (about 60 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,778)
  • VICTORIA COLLEGE (about 60 miles; VICTORIA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,511)
  • PALO ALTO COLLEGE (about 60 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,623)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE INCARNATE WORD (about 63 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,734)
  • OUR LADY OF THE LAKE UNIVERSITY-SAN ANTONIO (about 63 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,312)
  • SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE (about 64 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 11,226)

Schools

Public high schools in Kenedy:

  • KENEDY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 265; Location: 401 F M 719; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • KARNES COUNTY ACADEMY (Students: 31; Location: 125 W MAIN ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Kenedy:

  • KENEDY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 379; Location: 401 F M 719; Grades: PK – 05)
  • KENEDY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 183; Location: 401 F M 719; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Kenedy:

  • KENEDY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $54,857; Location: 303 W MAIN ST; 19,910 books; 401 audio materials; 565 video materials; 49 serial subscriptions)

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