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Kingsville, Texas

Kingsville is a city located in Kleberg County, Texas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 25,575. It is the county seat of Kleberg County6.

Geography Kingsville is located at 27°30'54" North, 97°51'56" West (27.515024, -97.865507)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 35.9 km² (13.9 mi²). 35.8 km² (13.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.22% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 25,575 people, 8,943 households, and 6,134 families residing in the city. The population density is 714.0/km² (1,848.8/mi²). There are 10,427 housing units at an average density of 291.1/km² (753.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 71.10% White, 4.34% African American, 0.63% Native American, 1.73% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 18.81% from other races, and 3.32% from two or more races. 67.06% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 8,943 households out of which 34.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% are married couples living together, 14.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.4% are non-families. 23.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.73 and the average family size is 3.28.

In the city the population is spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 17.3% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 28 years. For every 100 females there are 99.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $27,624, and the median income for a family is $31,882. Males have a median income of $31,308 versus $19,586 for females. The per capita income for the city is $13,003. 28.3% of the population and 22.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 37.1% are under the age of 18 and 15.4% are 65 or older.

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