Keene is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 6,181 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Keene is the 307th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities, Keene isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Keene are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Keene is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Keene who work in sales jobs (10.68%), office and administrative support (10.00%), and teaching (9.75%).
The education level of Keene citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.30% of adults 25 and older in Keene have a college degree.
The per capita income in Keene in 2010 was $15,293, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $61,172 for a family of four. However, Keene contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Keene also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.93% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Keene is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Keene home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Keene residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Keene also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 46.13% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Keene include Irish, English, Welsh, and African.
In addition, Keene has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.83%).
The most common language spoken in Keene is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.