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Encyclopedia > Kendall County, Texas
Kendall County, Texas
Seal of Kendall County, Texas
Seal
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Kendall County
Location in the state of Texas
Statistics
Formed
Seat Boerne
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,717 km² (663 mi²)

2 km² (1 mi²) 0.09%
Population
 - (2000)
 -
({{{census estimate yr}}})
 -
Density

23,743
14/km² 
Website: www.co.kendall.tx.us

Kendall County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of the 2000 census, the population is 23,743. Its county seat is Boerne6. Image File history File links Kendall_County_tx_seal. ... Seal on envelope A seal is an impression printed on, embossed upon, or affixed to a document (or any other object) in order to authenticate it, in lieu of or in addition to a signature. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Texas_highlighting_Kendall_County. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Boerne (pronounced ) is a city located in Kendall County, Texas. ... -1... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ... The Twenty-second United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) None. ... The Twenty-second United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Boerne (pronounced ) is a city located in Kendall County, Texas. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


The county is named for George Wilkins Kendall, a journalist and Mexican-American War correspondent. Progressive Farmer rated Kendall County fifth in their list of the "Best Places to Live in Rural America" in 2006. Combatants United States Mexico Commanders Zachary Taylor Winfield Scott Stephen W. Kearney Antonio López de Santa Anna Strength 60,000 40,000 Casualties KIA: 1,733 Total dead: 13,283 Wounded: 4,152 25,000 (Mexican government estimate) {{{notes}}} The Mexican-American War was fought between the United States...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,717 km² (663 mi²). 1,716 km² (662 mi²) of it is land and 2 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.09% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Adjacent counties

Kimble County Gillespie County Blanco County Gillespie County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Blanco County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Comal County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Bexar County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Bandera County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Kerr County is a county located in the state of Texas. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 23,743 people, 8,613 households, and 6,692 families residing in the county. The population density is 14/km² (36/mi²). There are 9,609 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (14/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 92.86% White, 0.56% Native American, 0.35% Black or African American, 0.23% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 4.41% from other races, and 1.55% from two or more races. 17.89% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 8,613 households out of which 36.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.20% are married couples living together, 7.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 22.30% are non-families. 19.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.70 and the average family size is 3.09. To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ...


In the county, the population is spread out with 27.20% under the age of 18, 6.10% from 18 to 24, 26.40% from 25 to 44, 26.40% from 45 to 64, and 13.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 95.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.40 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $49,521, and the median income for a family is $58,081. Males have a median income of $39,697 versus $28,807 for females. The per capita income for the county is $24,619. 10.50% of the population and 7.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 13.60% of those under the age of 18 and 9.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Boerne (pronounced ) is a city located in Kendall County, Texas. ... Comfort is a census-designated place located in Kendall County, Texas. ...

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Kendall County, Texas - definition of Kendall County, Texas in Encyclopedia (394 words)
Kendall County is a county located in the state of Texas.
In the county, the population is spread out with 27.20% under the age of 18, 6.10% from 18 to 24, 26.40% from 25 to 44, 26.40% from 45 to 64, and 13.90% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $49,521, and the median income for a family is $58,081.
Kendall County, Texas (346 words)
Kendall County is a county located in the U.S. State of Texas.
As of the census of 2000, there are 23,743 people, 8,613 households, and 6,692 families residing in the county.
The racial makeup of the county is 92.86% White, 0.35% African American, 0.56% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 4.41% from other races, and 1.55% from two or more races.
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