Kermit Winkler County, Texas

Kermit: City in Texas, United States

About

Kermit is a city located in the county of Winkler in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,708 and a population density of 877 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,367 inhabitants.

The city was created 84 years ago in 1937.

Kermit Quick Facts

Population : 6,367 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Winkler County
Postal code : 79745
Phone Area Codes : 432
Area : 6.51 km2
Named for : Kermit Roosevelt
Altitude : 2,861 feet / 872 meters
Capital city : Kermit is capital of Winkler County
Establishment : January 01, 1938 (84 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 18:08:37 (19th May 2022)
Density : 978 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.35% (2010-2020)

Geography

Kermit is located at 31°51'27"N 103°5'34"W (31.8576300, -103.0926700).

Kermit map

Demographics

The population of Kermit increased by 10.35% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,708 - census
2011 5,758 0.87% estimation process
2012 5,924 2.8% estimation process
2013 6,138 3.49% estimation process
2014 6,287 2.37% estimation process
2015 6,457 2.63% estimation process
2016 6,363 -1.48% estimation process
2017 6,108 -4.17% estimation process
2018 6,301 3.06% estimation process
2019 6,486 2.85% estimation process
2020 6,367 -1.87% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 8,533
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 8,120
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 5.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,850
April 1, 2010 Population : 8,102
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 17.6%
People over 65 (%) : 26.5%
Female persons, % : 53.7%
White only, percent : 72.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 23.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 0.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 71.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 801
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 56.8%

Kermit zip code is 79745. County name: Winkler, County fips: 48495

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 56.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $158,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,074
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $355
2015-2019 median gross rent : $693
2015-2019 Households : 4,043
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.05
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 83.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 69.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 82.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 17.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 16.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 45.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 36,843
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 314,198
2012 total retail sales per capita : $38,799
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $41,017
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,327
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 874
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 441
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 321
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 136
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 665
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 195
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 589
2010 population per square mile : 1,072.9
2010 land area in square miles : 7.55

Post offices near Kermit

Post Office Name City ZIP
Kerm Post Office Kermit (TX) 79745

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Winkler County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Winkler County , TX.

City Name Population Title
Wink 1,014 City in Winkler County, Texas, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Kermit distances to largest Texas cities