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A+ Kingsville Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
A- Kingsville Cost of Living Cost of living is 6% lower than Texas
8515% less expensive than the US average
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Kingsville cost of living
D- Kingsville Crime Total crime is 32% higher than Texas
Total crime
3,97044% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2644% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
11%Year over year crime is up
Kingsville crime
F Kingsville Employment Household income is 27% lower than Texas
Median household income
$39,72428% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$18,07939% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%52% higher than the US average
Kingsville employment
D- Kingsville Housing Home value is 40% lower than Texas
Median home value
$85,40054% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$77119% lower than the US average
Home ownership
50%22% lower than the US average
Kingsville real estate or Kingsville rentals
B- Kingsville Schools HS graduation rate is 9% lower than Texas
High school grad. rates
70%15% lower than the US average
School test scores
66%34% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
13:116% lower than the US average
Kingsville K-12 schools or Kingsville colleges

Living in Kingsville, TX

Located in the state of Texas, Kingsville is a mid-sized city with a population of 26,177 inhabitants. At 85%, the majority of the Kingsville population is White; this is followed by 4% Black and 2% Asian. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Kingsville are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 45% of the population also speak Spanish. Kingsville tends to attract a younger crowd, as the median age of 27 is far below the national average.

Whether you’re moving to a new area to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Kingsville could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Texas if you know where to search. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like weather, employment, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Kingsville and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Kingsville to Texas and the national average.

Kingsville has a livability score of 78/100 and is ranked #581 in Texas and #3,109 in the USA. This is a fantastic score, as Kingsville ranks well in multiple categories! Based on the grades for each individual category, Kingsville has received high marks for amenities (A+), cost of living (A-), weather (A) and education (B-). There is at least one category that did not score well in Kingsville. The following was graded with a discouraging score: employment (F) and housing (D-).

Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Kingsville, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do. Some of the notable things to do include: King Ranch, King Ranch Saddle Shop, and Woodworks.

The average school test scores in Kingsville are 66%. This far exceeds the national average and ensures that this educational system will provide your children with the skills and the tools they need to thrive.

There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are available, most people will need to know if the real estate in Kingsville is actually affordable. The median home price for Kingsville homes is $85,400, which is 40.2% lower than the Texas average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Kingsville, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.2, which is 15.4% lower than the Texas average.

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Compare Kingsville, TX Livability To Other Cities

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Fun Vacation Ideas in Kingsville, TX

Kingsville has lots of great activities for history buffs, kids, and groups who want to organize memorable trips.

The King Ranch Visitor Center helps you find lots of resources that will make your trip worthwhile. The scenery is great and there are plenty of outdoor areas on the property that allow you to take advantage of the warm Texas weather. You can also take a visit to the King Ranch Saddle Shop to find a saddle that can be used as a souvenir or on your next horseback ride.

The John E. Connor Museum is another popular attraction. This kids museum has lots of interactive exhibits that teach kids all about math, art and science. You'll also find lots of fresh produce and unique food items at Kingsville Farmers' Market to help you prepare a healthy dinner. If you're not in the mood to make a meal in the evening, take your friends over to The Office for delicious bar fare you won't want to pass up.
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