Kermit, Texas

Kermit is a city in Winkler County, Texas, United States. The population was 5,443 at the 2007 census. It is the county seat of Winkler County. The city was named after Kermit Roosevelt after a visit by Theodore Roosevelt to the county.


Kermit is located at (31.855762, -103.094173).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 15,443 people, 3,046 households, and 2,328 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,2.3 people per square mile (882.5/km²). There were 2,592 housing units at an average density of 1,038.0/sq mi (400.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 72.6% White, 2.05% African American, 0.47% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 22.52% from other races, and 2.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 47.8% of the population.


The City of Kermit is served by the Kermit Independent School District.

Notable persons born in Kermit



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