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Overview

Introduction to Kingsville, Texas

Kingsville, Texas, in Kleberg county, is 34 miles SW of Corpus Christi, Texas. The city contains a population of approximately 25,575.

Kingsville History

The original townsite of Kingsville was established in 1904 on land donated by Henrietta King. She played an important role in developing the area into a center for agriculture, banking, and oil in the Southern Region of Texas. A number of Baptist, Episcopal, and Catholic churches, as well as the first building of Texas A&M University-Kingsville, were established on land donated by her. The original townsite is presently located within King Ranch.

Kingsville and nearby Attractions

  • John B Ragland Mercantile Company Building
  • El Redentor Baptist Church
  • Dick Kleberg Park Lake
  • Chamberlain Cemetery
  • Kleberg County - County Court at Law Judge
  • Robert J. Kleberg Public Library

Things To Do In Kingsville

John B. Ragland Mercantile Company Building is a great place to shop for leather goods such as horse-saddles, fine purses, and belts. The John E. Conner Museum, situated on the campus of Texas A&M University-Kingsville, displays the social and natural history of the state of Texas. El Redentor Baptist Church is an architectural marvel that mesmerizes visitors. Chamberlain Cemetery, located a small distance from the city, is known for its peace and serenity. The Robert J. Kleberg Public Library allows visitors to unwind with a good book.

Kingsville Transportation

Corpus Christi International Airport provides air transportation facilities to the citizens of Kingsville.

Kingsville Higher Education

Seekers of higher education from Kingsville can enroll at the local Texas A & M University-Kingsville or the nearby Del Mar College.

People

Total Population 26,348
Male Share of the Population 52.1%
Female Share of the Population 47.9%
Senior Citizens 11.5%
Employed Population 16+ 10,693
Age of the Population 27

Families

% of people married 38.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.8%
Median Earnings25+ $26,970
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $14,764
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,838

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,040
% Above Poverty Level 72.3%
% Below Poverty Level 27.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 25%
Median Gross Rent $734
Median House Value $75,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 75.5%
US/American 0.3%
English 3.6%
Irish 2.9%

Kingsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 34 miles SW of Corpus Christi, Texas
County Kleberg
Standard Zip Codes 78363
P.O. Box Zip Codes 78364
Phone Area Codes 361
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 27.515
Longitude -97.855

Kingsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station KINGSVILLE
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 68 F
Apr Temp 60 to 84 F
Jul Temp 73 to 96 F
Oct Temp 62 to 85 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Station ALICE
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 44 to 68 F
Apr Temp 61 to 84 F
Jul Temp 73 to 96 F
Oct Temp 62 to 85 F
Annual Precip 27.5 inches
Station CORPUS CHRISTI NAS
Distance 37 miles
Jan Temp 51 to 65 F
Apr Temp 67 to 80 F
Jul Temp 79 to 92 F
Oct Temp 70 to 83 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Kingsville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Ricardo (78363)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Agua Dulce 722 $60,417
Alice 19,358 $52,500
Bishop 3,162 $65,250
Driscoll 744 $48,036

Kingsville Public Libraries

Library
Robert J. Kleberg Public Library
220 N 4TH ST
Kingsville, Texas
(361) 592-6381
Library Web Site

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Kingsville Hospitals

CHRISTUS SPOHN HOSPITAL KLEBERG
(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
1311 EAST GENERAL CAVAZOS BLVD
(361) 595-1661
Emergency Service: Yes

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Kingsville High Schools

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H M KING HIGH SCHOOL
207 N THIRD ST
361-592-6401
Serves 1,225 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.2

ACADEMY H S
HWY 141 KING RANCH
512-592-0058
Serves 174 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.1

K E Y S ACADEMY
207 N THIRD ST
361-595-9185
A Non-traditional School
Serves 87 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.5

L A S E R EXPULSION/SUSPENSION
207 N THIRD ST
361-595-9185
A Non-traditional School
Serves 48 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16

NIGHT SCHOOL
101 N 3RD ST
361-595-9185
A Non-traditional School
Serves 25 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.6

HOMEBOUND
207 N THIRD ST
361-592-3387
A Special Education School
Serves 2 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10

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