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 25,315 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Kingsville is the 107th largest community in Texas.
Kingsville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Kingsville is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kingsville who work in office and administrative support (11.56%), sales jobs (9.87%), and management occupations (8.45%).
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. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Kingsville spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 19.07 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Kingsville is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Kingsville are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.69% of adults in Kingsville having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Kingsville in 2018 was $22,011, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $88,044 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 74.91% 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, Irish, English, Polish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Kingsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.