What is now Kendleton was a part of William E. Kendall's plantation. In the 1860s, Kendall divided his property into various farms and sold the ploys to African-Americans who were former slaves.

In 1973, voters approved the incorporation of Kendleton as a city.


  •  The population of Kendleton, TX is 414
  • The top three races in Kendleton, TX (by population) are: Black or African American (71.0%), White (15.0%) and Asian (0.2%)
  • The age distribution of Kendleton, TX is 51.0% ages 20-64 years, 25.8% ages 19 or younger and 23.2% ages 65 or older
  • The median age for females in 67 years old
  • The median age for males is 47 years old
  • 32.0% of Kendleton, TX residents are married and 67.7% are single
  • 43.4% of residents have obtained a high school degree, some college or higher
  • The projected annual population growth in Kendleton, TX between 2013-2018 is 2.8%
  • The estimated population density in Kendleton, TX is 374 per square mile

  • Economy

    • The estimated per capita income for Kendleton, TX is $17,250
    • The average household income in Kendleton, TX is $42,763
    • The average travel times in Kendleton, TX are: 15-29 minutes (43.5%), 30-59 minutes (35.5%) and 60 minutes or more (15.2%)
    • The total number of businesses in Kendleton, TX is 4
    • The unemployment rate in Kendleton, TX is 1.2%
    • The top three professions for the Kendleton, TX population are: Service (29.9%), Sales/Office (25.7%) and Construction/Extraction/Maintenance (16.7%)

    • Households

      • 50.9% of Kendleton, TX residents are married couples with children
      • The average family household size is 3.1
      • 70.1% of Kendleton, TX residents own their home while 29.9% rent
      • The median household income in Kendleton, TX is $32,399
      • The owner-occupied median home value in Kendleton, TX is $71,956
      • The renter-occupied median rent in Kendleton, TX is $531

      Data provided from REgis Online