Kempner, TX

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Living in Kempner

Kempner is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,146 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Kempner is the 799th largest community in Texas.

Kempner real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Kempner house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

When you are in Kempner, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 45.85% of Kempner’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Kempner is a city of managers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kempner who work in business and financial occupations (9.17%), management occupations (8.52%), and sales jobs (6.55%).

There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Kempner, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.

Of important note, Kempner is also a city of artists. Kempner has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Kempner’s character.

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Kempner is worth considering.

In Kempner, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.75 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Kempner is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The percentage of adults in Kempner with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.50% of adults in Kempner have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Kempner in 2018 was $29,736, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $118,944 for a family of four. However, Kempner contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Kempner is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Kempner home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kempner residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Kempner also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.66% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Kempner include German, Irish, Scottish, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Kempner is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.

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