Strategic, Central Location

Kenedy is centrally located between the cities of San Antonio, Corpus Christi, and Victoria, in fast-growing South Texas. We are at the epicenter of the Eagle Ford Shale, one of the largest oil drilling regions in America. This region of South Texas produces about 1.1 million barrels of crude a day and accounts for 9 percent of US oil production.

Affordable Land & Housing

Searching for an ideal location to grow, expand, or relocate your business? Kenedy, Texas offers affordable land and housing options, abundant real estate, lower property taxes, and a lower cost of living. Kenedy Economic Development Corporation can assist with your site search and provide information on the local area.

Solid Transportation

US Highway 181 and State Highway 72 intersect in Kenedy, providing convenient access throughout Karnes County and South Texas to nearby transportation air, water, and rail hubs and international ports, with minimal traffic congestion. Energy costs are much lower than the national average and water resources are abundant. Local energy costs are significantly lower than the national average and area water resources are abundant.

Education & Workforce

A educated workforce of young and promising talent supports Kenedy businesses and employers. Kenedy Independent School District serves students from its three growing campuses. Eleven universities and colleges are located within a 60-mile radius.

Kenedy by the Numbers


City of Kenedy Population


Karnes County Population


State & Local Income Tax


Lower Cost of Living