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Overview

Introduction to Kingsville, Texas

Kingsville, Texas, in Kleberg county, is 34 miles SW of Corpus Christi, Texas.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population26,177
Male Share of the Population52.3%
Female Share of the Population47.7%
Senior Citizens12.2%
Employed Population 16+11,417
Age of the Population27

Families

% of people married36.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25.4%
Median Earnings25+$27,143
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,294

Wealth

Median Family Income$49,512
% Above Poverty Level73.7%
% Below Poverty Level26.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone27.6%
Median Gross Rent$771
Median House Value$85,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)71.1%
German3.9%
English2.8%
Irish1.7%
Italian1.1%
African0.8%
Czech0.7%
Scottish0.6%
US/American0.4%
Hungarian0.2%
Polish0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
French Except Basque0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Nigerian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Russian0.1%
Estonian0.1%
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Kingsville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Kleberg County
Standard Zip Codes78363
P.O. Box Zip Codes78364
Phone Area Codes361
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude27.5
Approximate Longitude-97.86

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)

StationKINGSVILLE
Distance0.7 miles
Jan Temp43 to 68 F
Apr Temp60 to 84 F
Jul Temp73 to 96 F
Oct Temp62 to 85 F
Annual Precip29 inches
StationALICE
Distance19.8 miles
Jan Temp44 to 68 F
Apr Temp61 to 84 F
Jul Temp73 to 96 F
Oct Temp62 to 85 F
Annual Precip27.5 inches
StationCORPUS CHRISTI NAS
Distance37 miles
Jan Temp51 to 65 F
Apr Temp67 to 80 F
Jul Temp79 to 92 F
Oct Temp70 to 83 F
Annual Precip33.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Agua Dulce840$54,432
Alice19,439$49,454
Bishop3,158$65,760
Driscoll752$37,895
Premont2,664$36,063
Robstown11,622$41,534

Kingsville Public Libraries

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

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Kingsville Hospitals

Christus Spohn Hospital Kleberg
(Non-profit)
1311 General Cavazos Blvd

Kingsville Public Schools

Gillett Int
1007 N 17th St
ZIP: 78363
(361) 595-8200
Middle
Total Enrollment 426
H M King H S
2210 S Brahma Blvd
ZIP: 78363
(361) 595-8600
High
Total Enrollment 962
Harrel El
925 W Johnston
ZIP: 78363
(361) 592-9305
Primary
Total Enrollment 303
Harvey El
1301 E Kenedy Ave
ZIP: 78363
(361) 592-4327
Primary
Total Enrollment 455
Homebound
207 N 3rd
ZIP: 78363
(361) 592-3387
Kingsway Leadership Academy
1727 Senator Carlos Truan Bl
ZIP: 78363
(361) 221-2591
Primary
Total Enrollment 284
Kleberg El
900 N 6th St
ZIP: 78363
(361) 592-2615
Primary
Total Enrollment 373
L A S E R Expulsion/suspension
416 W King
ZIP: 78363
(361) 595-9185
Memorial Middle
915 S Armstrong St
ZIP: 78363
(361) 595-5771
Middle
Total Enrollment 480
Perez El
1111 E Ailsie
ZIP: 78363
(361) 592-8511
Primary
Total Enrollment 411
Pogue Options Alternative Academy
631 E Fordyce
ZIP: 78363
(361) 595-9137
High
Total Enrollment 26
Ricardo El
138 W Cr 2160
ZIP: 78363
(361) 592-6465
Primary
Total Enrollment 404
Ricardo Middle
138 W Cr 2160
ZIP: 78363
(361) 592-6465
Middle
Total Enrollment 277
Santa Gertrudis Academy H S
1055 W Santa Gertrudis
ZIP: 78363
(361) 592-0058
High
Total Enrollment 339
Santa Gertrudis School
803 Santa Rosa
ZIP: 78363
(361) 592-7582
Primary
Total Enrollment 291

Kingsville Private Schools

Christian Life Academy
1727 Senator Carlos Truan Blvd
ZIP: 78363
Secondary
Total Enrollment 12
Epiphany Episcopal School
206 N 3rd St
ZIP: 78363
Elementary
Total Enrollment 19
Presbyterian Pan American School
223 N Fm 772
ZIP: 78363
Secondary
Total Enrollment 175
St Gertrude School
400 E Caesar Ave
ZIP: 78363
Elementary
Total Enrollment 71
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