|City of Kingsville|
KINGSVILLE TEXAS Latitude and Longitude:
|• City Commission||
Mayor Sam Fugate
Alfonso R. Garcia
|• City Manager||Jesús A. Garza|
|• City||13.9 sq mi (35.9 km2)|
|• Land||13.8 sq mi (35.8 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)|
|Elevation||59 ft (18 m)|
|Population ( 2010 U.S. Census)|
|• Density||1,848.8/sq mi (713.8/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) ( UTC-6)|
|• Summer ( DST)||CDT ( UTC-5)|
|FIPS code||48-39352 |
|GNIS feature ID||1374386 |
Kingsville is a city in Texas. It is the county seat of Kleberg County.  The population was 26,213 at the time of the 2010 census. Kingsville is the principal city of the Kingsville Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is part of the larger Corpus Christi-Kingsville Combined Statistical Area.
The Naval Air Station Kingsville is a military airport located 3 miles east of the city. It is one of the U.S. Navy’s premier locations for Navy jet aviation training.
The community was established in 1904 after the St. Louis, Brownsville and Mexico Railway completed a line through the town. A post office was established that same year. The city is named after Richard King, owner of nearby King Ranch. 
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 13.9 square miles (36 km2), of which 13.8 square miles (36 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (0.22%) is water.
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Kingsville has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps. 
In 2009, the population density of Kingsville was 1,848.8 inhabitants per square mile (713.8/km2).[ citation needed] There were 10,427 housing units with an average density of 753.8 per square mile (291.1/km²).[ citation needed]
The following statistics come from the American Community Survey 2007-2011 five year estimate.
There were 25,994 residents  in 9,103 households, and 5,837 families living in the city.  1,192 housing units were vacant.  The rental vacancy rate was 9.3 percent while the homeowner vacancy rate was 3.9 percent.  57.1 percent of all housing units were built between 1950 and 1979.  Only 9.9 percent were built in 2000 or later.  The median value of an owner-occupied unit was $69,500. 
Of the 9,103 households, 36.5 percent had children under the age of 18.  40.6 percent were married couples living together, 17.5 percent had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.9 percent were non-families.  25.0 percent of all households were made up of single individuals, and 8.5 percent had someone living alone who was aged 65 or above.  The average household size was 2.67, and the average family size was 3.26. 
The racial makeup of the city was 83.3 percent, White, 4.7 percent African American, 2.8 percent Asian, 0.6 percent Native American, 0.1 percent Pacific Islander, 6.8 percent from other races, and 1.7 percent from two or more races.  Hispanics or Latinos of any race made up 72.4 percent of the population. 
The population was spread out with 30.1 percent under 20 years of age, 39.2 percent aged 20 to 44, 18.9 percent aged 45 to 64, and 11.9 percent aged 65 or above.  The median age was 27.6.  For every 100 females, there were 106.5 males.  For every 100 females aged 18 and over, there were 107.3 males.  For every 100 females aged 18 to 64, there were 114.1 males.  For every 100 females aged 65 and over, there were 74.2 males. 
The median household income in the city was $33,785, and that for a family was $43,167.  Males had a median income of $44,854 versus $26,447 for females.  The per capita income for the city was $18,271.  About 20.0 percent of families and 27.7 percent of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.7 percent of those under 18 and 12.0 percent of those aged 65 or over.  The unemployment rate expressed as a percentage of persons aged 16 and over, was 6.7 percent.  The unemployment rate, when expressed as a percentage of labor force participants aged 16 and over, was 11.4 percent. 
- Texas A&M University-Kingsville (Originally Texas A & I)
- Coastal Bend College
- Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy (part of the Texas A&M Health Science Center)
- High Schools - grades 9-12 - Henrietta M. King High School, Academy High School
- Middle Schools - grades 7-8 - Memorial Middle School, Santa Gertrudis, Kingsway Leadership Academy
- Intermediate Schools - grades 5 or 6 - Gillett Intermediate School, Santa Gertrudis, Kingsway Leadership Academy, Aspire to Lead Leadership Academy
- Elementary Schools - grades 2-4 - Perez Elementary School, Kleberg Elementary School, Santa Gertrudis, Kingsway Leadership Academy
- Primary Schools - grades PK-1* - Harrel Primary School, Harvey Primary School, Lamar Primary School, Santa Gertrudis, Kingsway Leadership Academy
- Alternative Schools[ clarification needed] - K.E.Y.S. Academy, LASER School
- Private Schools - St.Gertrude Catholic School, Epiphany Episcopal School (PK-G5), Presbyterian Pan American School.
- U.S. Highway 77 (Future Interstate 69E)
- State Highway 141
- U.S. Highway 281 (Future Interstate 69C) via State Highway 141
- Lynn Adams, golfer, a one-time winner on the LPGA Tour.
- Ronnie Bull, professional football player.
- Jeff & Greg Burns, composers of electronic and orchestral music.
- Laura Canales, Tejano musician.
- Brothers Lauro Cavazos and Richard E. Cavazos. Lauro served as Secretary of Education and was the first Hispanic to serve in the United States Cabinet. Richard was the U.S. Army's first Hispanic four-star general and served as head of the U.S. Army Forces Command.
- Chuck Clements, quarterback for the New York Jets.
- Kennedy M. Crockett, U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua from 1967 to 1970.
- Matthew Dear, music producer, D.J. and electronic avant pop artist.
- Steve Denton, professional tennis player, and tennis coach at Texas A&M University.
- M. Stanton Evans, journalist, author and educator.
- Roberto Garza, a football player for the Chicago Bears.
- Donald Hollas, professional football player.
- Zona Jones, country music singer, and attorney.
- Richard M. Kleberg, a seven-term member of U.S. House of Representatives and an heir to King Ranch.
- David L. Lindsey, a novelist working primarily in the mystery and crime fiction genres.
- Eva Longoria, an actress, and model.
- J. M. Lozano, member of the Texas House of Representatives since 2011 from Kingsville
- Jack Mildren, an All-American quarterback at The University of Oklahoma, professional football player, oil company owner, 13th Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma, and bank executive.
- Jim Morrison, musician.
- Dwayne Nix, football player elected to the College Football Hall of Fame.
- Luke Patterson, professional football player.
- Kit Pongetti, actress, singer, and writer.
- Irma Rangel, lawyer and state representative from Kingsville.
- Kimberly Scott, actress
- Reality Winner, accused classified document leaker.
- Willie Wood, a professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour, Nationwide Tour, and Champions Tour.
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