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.
When you are in Kermit, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 44.34% of Kermit’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Kermit is a city of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kermit who work in office and administrative support (12.05%), sales jobs (8.00%), and healthcare (6.24%).
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 10.26% 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 $21,803, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $87,212 for a family of four. However, Kermit contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Kermit is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Kermit home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Kermit, accounting for 60.53% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Kermit residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Kermit include Irish, English, Acadian/Cajun, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Kermit is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.