Cameron County Population 2017

Cameron County's estimated population is 422,135 with a growth rate of 0.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cameron County is the 13th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016422,1352,2420.53%
2015419,8937020.17%
2014419,1911,9310.46%
2013417,2601,8150.44%
2012415,4452,5080.61%
2011412,9375,3081.30%
2010407,629147,50956.71%
1990260,12050,39324.03%
1980209,72769,35949.41%
1970140,368-10,730-7.10%
1960151,09825,92820.71%
1950125,17041,96850.44%
194083,2025,6627.30%
193077,54040,878111.50%
192036,6629,50435.00%
191027,15811,06368.74%
190016,0951,67111.58%
189014,424-535-3.58%
188014,9593,96036.00%
187010,9994,97182.47%
18606,028-2,513-29.42%
18508,5410.00%

Cameron County Population Growth

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Cameron County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White408,68696.81%
Black or African American3,2760.78%
Asian3,1630.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,5350.60%
Two or More Races1,9580.46%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2750.07%

Cameron County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Cameron County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Brownsville17503018382387935.02%
Harlingen64908655396310.97%
San Benito24264244762120.87%
La Feria72147271570.79%
Los Fresnos5912665173912.50%
Port Isabel5019501900.00%
Combes289530551605.53%
South Padre Island28202874541.91%
Santa Rosa28732852-21-0.73%
Rio Hondo239726132169.01%
Los Indios10291063343.30%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990