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Kerrville is a city in Kerr County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Kerrville is 30.047N. The longitude is -99.14W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,637 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 21,343.


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Median household income
Local
$32,085
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Kerrville demographic reports
Kerrville is on the Guadalupe River.
Settler Joshua Brown made shingles at a mill on the river

Texas Ranger Charles Schreiner built a huge ranching operation here, the Y.O. Ranch

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 40. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 1.9 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1975 movie, "The Great Waldo Pepper"
Local festivals include:
  • Folk Festival - May 24-June 10, 2007
  • Kerr County Fair - Oct. 26-28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Kerrville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Kerrville-Schreiner State Park, Louise Hays Park, Ingram Lake and Dam, Lost Maples State Natural Area
Historic sites and museums: Cowboy Artists of America Museum, Hill Country Museum
Colleges and universities: Schreiner University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Kerrville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kerr County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 78025 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Kerrville residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kerrville ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kerrville was $20,193, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

23% of Kerrville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Fairs, festivals & other events
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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Kerrville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $470.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $858.


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Libraries

Libraries in Kerrville include Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library, Municipal Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Kerrville include Kerrville Daily Times

TV stations in Kerrville include KRRT.

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Kerr County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kerrville political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Kerrville workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Kerrville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Kerrville include Best Western Sunday House Inn, Comfort Inn Kerrville, Days Inn, Econo Lodge Kerrville, Holiday Inn Yo Ranch, La Quinta Inn & Suites Kerrville, Motel 6 Kerrville, Super 8, Y.O. Ranch Resort Hotel.

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