Kerr County

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Kerr County, Texas

700 Main St Rm 122
Kerrville, TX 78028
Phone: (830) 792-2255
Fax: (830) 792-2274
www.kerrcounty.org

In central TX, northwest of San Antonio; organized Jan 26, 1856 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For James Kerr (1790-1850), member of the TX constitutional convention (1836) and TX congress

Area (sq mi):: 1107.66 (land 1106.12; water 1.54) Population per square mile: 42.00
Population 2005: 46,496 State rank: 67 Population change: 2000-20005 6.50%; 1990-2000 20.20% Population 2000: 43,653 (White 77.40%; Black or African American 1.80%; Hispanic or Latino 19.10%; Asian 0.50%; Other 8.90%). Foreign born: 6.60%. Median age: 43.80
Income 2000: per capita $19,767; median household $34,283; Population below poverty level: 14.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,414-$29,250
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 18.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Kerrville County seat (21,477)

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