Kermit is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 6,434 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Kermit is the 326th largest community in Texas.
Kermit is a blue-collar town, with 41.82% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Kermit is a city of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kermit who work in office and administrative support (12.07%), sales jobs (8.28%), and management occupations (6.33%).
The overall crime rate in Kermit is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Being a small city, Kermit does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Kermit, just 10.93% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Kermit in 2010 was $22,437, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $89,748 for a family of four. However, Kermit contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Kermit is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Kermit home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kermit residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Kermit also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 59.77% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Kermit include Irish, English, Acadian/Cajun, and Scottish.
In addition, Kermit has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.25%).
The most common language spoken in Kermit is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.