Kemah is a city located in Galveston County, Texas, United States. As of the 2020 census, the population of Kemah was estimated to be around 2,220 people. The city is situated on the western shore of Galveston Bay and is part of the Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land metropolitan area.
The demographics of Kemah show that the majority of the population is White, followed by Hispanic/Latino and Asian. The median age is 43 years old, and the median household income is around $70,000.
The average home price in Kemah is higher compared to other cities in the Galveston County area. According to Zillow, the median home value is around $313,000. Property tax rates in the city are also relatively high, with an average rate of 2.68%.
Kemah is known for its entertainment and recreational attractions, particularly the Kemah Boardwalk. The Boardwalk features several restaurants, shops, and amusement rides, as well as a marina where visitors can rent boats and participate in water-related activities. The city also hosts various festivals and events throughout the year, including the Kemah Crawfish Festival and the Kemah Wine Festival.
In terms of education, Kemah is served by the Clear Creek Independent School District. The district has a rating of A according to Niche.com. The district has several schools located in nearby cities that serve Kemah residents, including Clear Creek High School and Seabrook Intermediate School.
For those interested in business and commerce, the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership can provide resources and support. The partnership can be reached at (281) 488-7676. Additionally, the Kemah City Hall can provide information about city services and government. The city hall can be reached at (281) 334-1611.