is a city in Winkler County
, 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
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