Kingsville, TX

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Kingsville is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Texas. With a population of 25,315 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Kingsville is the 107th largest community in Texas.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Kingsville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kingsville is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kingsville who work in office and administrative support (11.56%), sales jobs (9.87%), and management occupations (8.45%).

Kingsville is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Kingsville enrolled in college, Kingsville has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.

Kingsville is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Kingsville spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 19.07 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

As is often the case in a small city, Kingsville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The population of Kingsville overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Kingsville, 24.69% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Kingsville in 2018 was $22,011, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $88,044 for a family of four. However, Kingsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Kingsville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Kingsville 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 Kingsville, accounting for 74.91% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Kingsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Kingsville include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Kingsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.

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