Kilgore, TX

14,658 Population
18.6 square miles 789.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
789.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
56.2%
was 51.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
10.1%
was 8.2%
 
Percent Under 18
25.8%
was 24.2%
 
Percent 65 and Over
13.9%
was 13.8%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
16.1%
was 15.3%
 
Median Household Income
$56,870
was $58,643
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
40.1
41.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 14.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
502.1
was 380.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,795.2
was 4,735.3
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
5,706
was 5,836
 
Median Rent
$759
was $731
 
Total Building Permits
243
was 246
 
Occupied Housing Units
5,002
was 5,070
 
Homeownership Rate
64.0%
was 65.1%
 
Single Family Building Permits
13
was 12
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
307.4
was 314.4
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
28.1%
was 30.2%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
230
was 234
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.8
was 2.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
43.9
was 44.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
17.7
was 18.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
89.1%
was 84.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
74.6%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.5%
was 99.3%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
81.5%
was 85.9%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
18.9%
was 20.5%
 

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