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 25,482 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Kingsville is the 107th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities, Kingsville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Kingsville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kingsville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kingsville who work in office and administrative support (11.59%), management occupations (9.64%), and teaching (9.57%).
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Kingsville, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Kingsville provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
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.
One of the benefits of Kingsville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.93 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
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, 24.46% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Kingsville in 2010 was $18,233, which is lower middle income relative to Texas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $72,932 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 73.89% 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, English, Irish, Italian, and Czech.
The most common language spoken in Kingsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.