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1.5% growth
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3.02% decline
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2.53% decline
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0.87% decline

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The economy of Kilgore, TX employs 6,474 people. The economy of Kilgore, TX is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Wholesale trade; and Other services, except public administration, which employ respectively 17.72; 2; and 1.44 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Kilgore, TX are Healthcare & Social Assistance (738), Manufacturing (649), and Educational Services (641), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($67,969), Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($64,474), and Transportation & Warehousing ($42,500).

Median household income in Kilgore, TX is $56,870. Males in Kilgore, TX have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,764. The income inequality of Kilgore, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.486 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Kilgore, TX. In Gregg County, TX the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 75 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $11,176. Newton County, TX has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Texas.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Kilgore, TX is from the county of Gregg County, TX.

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Kilgore, TX is home to a population of 14,658 people, from which 92% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Kilgore, TX is composed of 9,240 White residents (63%), 2,923 Hispanic residents (19.9%), 1,863 Black residents (12.7%), 436 Asian residents (2.97%), and 184 Two+ residents (1.26%). The most common foreign languages in Kilgore, TX are Spanish (1,869 speakers), Mon-Khmer, Cambodian (180 speakers), and Chinese (98 speakers), but compared to other places, Kilgore, TX has a relative high number of Mon-Khmer, Cambodian (180 speakers), Other Indo-European (25 speakers), and African Languages (51 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Kilgore, TX awarded 1,356 degrees. The student population of Kilgore, TX is skewed away from females, with 682 male students and 674 female students. Most students in Kilgore, TX are White (871 and 64.2%), followed by Black or African American (222 and 16.4%), Hispanic or Latino (173 and 12.8%), and Two or more races (47 and 3.47%). The largest universities in Kilgore, TX by number of graduates are Kilgore College (1,356 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Kilgore, TX are Registered Nursing (160 and 11.8%), General Studies (108 and 7.96%), and General Business (39 and 2.88%). The median tuition costs in Kilgore, TX are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Kilgore, TX is $102,300, which is 0.5 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $103,200 to $102,300, a 0.87% increase. The homeownership rate of Kilgore, TX is 64%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Kilgore, TX have an average commute time of 22.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Kilgore, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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