Kenedy County

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Kenedy County, Texas

PO Box 227
Sarita, TX 78385
Phone: (361) 294-5220
Fax: (361) 294-5218

On the southeastern coast of TX, south of Corpus Christi; organized as Willacy County 1911 from Hidalgo and Cameron counties; name changed Apr 2, 1921, at which time a new Willacy County was created from Cameron and Hidalgo counties plus a 1.4 mile strip of Old Willacy. Name Origin: For Capt. Mifflin Kenedy (1818-95), commercial navigator of the Rio Grande, half-owner of the King ranch (1860-68), and part-owner of the TX narrow gauge railroad (1876-81)

Area (sq mi):: 1945.60 (land 1456.77; water 488.83) Population per square mile: 0.30
Population 2005: 417 State rank: 252 Population change: 2000-20005 0.70%; 1990-2000 -10.00% Population 2000: 414 (White 20.30%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 79.00%; Asian 0.50%; Other 34.30%). Foreign born: 13.30%. Median age: 34.20
Income 2000: per capita $17,959; median household $25,000; Population below poverty level: 15.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,504-$28,792
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.90% Median travel time to work: 18.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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E ON, an international investor-owned energy company, has announced the grand opening of its Stella Wind Farm, a 201 megawatt project situated in Kenedy County, Texas.
has completed the acquisition of the remaining 170 megawatt (MW) ownership interests in the 283 MW Gulf Wind power facility in Kenedy County, Texas from Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) and MetLife Capital LP.
The company would acquire the remaining 170mw of the 283mw Gulf Wind facility in Kenedy County, Texas.
The 10 Gulf coastline counties with the highest unemployment rate changes during the 2001 recession,1 not seasonally adjusted Total Total Difference change change (total County and state during in 2000 change 2001 during 2001 recession recession minus total change in 2000) Gulf County, Florida 2.4 -1.3 3.7 Bay County, Florida 2.3 .5 1.8 Calhoun County, Texas 2.3 .0 2.3 Cameron County, Texas 2.0 -.1 2.1 Pinellas County, Florida 2.0 -1.3 3.3 Pasco County, Florida 1.9 .0 1.9 Monroe County, Florida 1.8 .0 1.8 Kenedy County, Texas 1.8 .1 1.7 Hernando County, Florida 1.8 -1.9 3.7 Hillsborough County, Florida 1.8 .2 1.6 (1) The recession lasted from March 2001 to November 2001.
(NASDAQ: PEGI) (TSX: PEG), an independent power company, has completed the acquisition of the remaining 170 megawatt ownership interests in the 283 MW Gulf Wind power facility in Kenedy County, Texas, from Pattern Energy Group LP and MetLife Capital LP.
The company would acquire the remaining 170mw of the 283mw Gulf Wind facility in Kenedy County, Texas. A subsidiary of Pattern Energy has entered into a purchase agreement with Pattern Energy Group LP, a Delaware limited partnership, to purchase Pattern Development's retained interest in the Gulf Wind facility for a cash purchase price of USD 13m.