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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Kerens is 1,505. Kerens, Texas is the 8,684th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Kerens was in 1990, when its population was 1,702. In 1990, Kerens was the 7,552nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,684th largest city in the US. Kerens is currently 11.6% smaller than it was in 1990.
Kerens has shrunk 10.7% since the year 2000. Kerens, Texas's growth is below average. 75% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8688||Buena Vista, Georgia||1,502||-10.1%|
|8689||Farmingdale, New Jersey||1,502||-5.6%|
The total voting age population of Kerens, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,359. The voting age population is 43.7% male and 56.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.5% of the residents of Kerens are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Kerens are 69.1% White, 24.0% Black, 6.8% Two or more races and 0.1% Other. Additionally, 7.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Kerens, 28.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 39.4%. On a per-household basis, 21.8% of families are below the poverty line in Kerens.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.7% of Kerens residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.2% of Kerens residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.1% have a bachelor's degree and 4.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Kerens residents aged 5 and older, 5.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Kerens is 12.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Kerens, 32.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Kerens is $35,708.
In Kerens, 56.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 43.6% of housing units in Kerens.
Of all the housing units in Kerens, 13.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Kerens, 8.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Kerens is $495.
In Kerens, 68.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.