Castro County, Texas Population 2018

Castro County, Texas's estimated population is 7,843 with a growth rate of -0.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Castro County, Texas is the 181st largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20177,843-32-0.41%
20167,875520.66%
20167,823220.28%
20157,801-108-1.37%
20147,909-172-2.13%
20138,081-136-1.66%
20128,2171471.82%
20118,070-51-0.63%
20108,121-949-10.46%
19909,070-1,486-14.08%
198010,5561621.56%
197010,3941,47116.49%
19608,9233,50664.72%
19505,41778616.97%
19404,631-89-1.89%
19304,7202,772142.30%
19201,948985.30%
19101,8501,450362.50%
19004003914344.44%
189090.00%

Castro County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White7,040
Some Other Race373
Two or More Races321
Black or African American66
Asian46
American Indian and Alaska Native27
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Castro County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Castro County, Texas Median Age

34.7


Total

34.3


Male

34.8


Female

Castro County, Texas Adults

There are 5,497 adults, (1,095 of which are seniors) in Castro County, Texas.

Castro County, Texas Age Dependency

78.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Castro County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

3,873

49.18%

Male

4,002

50.82%

Castro County, Texas Households and Families

Castro County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Castro County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.4%27.6%
All66.6%33.4%
Male64.3%35.7%
Female63.4%36.6%
Non Family54.3%45.7%

66.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Castro County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4903.1266.6
Married1,4623.5972.4
Non Family5711.2754.3
Female3034.3563.4
Male1543.2264.3

3.6

Average Family Size

3.12

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Castro County, Texas Households

Castro County, Texas Education

Castro County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade89318.99%
9th to 12th Grade49610.55%
High School Graduate1,49531.79%
Some College1,03822.08%
Associates Degree1633.47%
Bachelors Degree4299.12%
Graduate Degree1884.00%

Castro County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic2,6221,40998
White1,9571,786489
Other Race174844
Multiple Races12210126
Native American2413
Asian232323
Black1919
Islander22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Castro County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,194$35,465$21,476
Less Than High School$24,745$26,505$18,281
High School Grad$31,034$38,398$17,792
Some College$25,821$31,224$23,125
Bachelors Degree$41,591$95,724$34,010
Graduate Degree$36,908$35,893$38,750

$29,194

Average Earnings

$35,465

Average Male

$21,476

Average Female

Castro County, Texas Language

Castro County, Texas Language by Age

Castro County, Texas Language

48.68% of Castro County, Texas residents speak only English, while 51.32% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 50.00% of the population.

Castro County, Texas Poverty

Castro County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,8971,11722.81%
Other36814539.40%
White2,617772.94%
Multiple3213811.84%
Black573357.89%
Asian46510.87%

16.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.61%

Male Poverty Rate

17.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Castro County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Castro County, Texas is Black, with 57.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Castro County, Texas is White, with 2.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.68%.

Castro County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.81%
High School12.96%
Some College8.45%
Bachelors or Greater0.83%

Castro County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.00%
Female Unemployed29.41%
Female Employed12.24%
Male Employed7.76%

Castro County, Texas Income

Castro County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,733$63,002
Families$45,566$70,742
Married Families$49,839$
Non Families$24,045$33,067

Castro County, Texas Marital Status

Castro County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Castro County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Castro County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Castro County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Castro County, Texas Veterans

Castro County, Texas Veterans by War

266

Number of Veterans

262

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam79
First Gulf War51
Korea36
World War II34
Second Gulf War17

Castro County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+112
65 to 7466
35 to 5466
55 to 6420
18 to 342

Castro County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2414.81%
Hispanic792.48%
2 or More2414.81%
Indian14.17%

Castro County, Texas Veterans by Education

3.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Castro County, Texas Employment Status

Castro County, Texas Employment by Age

59.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Castro County, Texas Employment by Race

Castro County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Castro County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Dimmitt43934199-194-4.42%
Hart11141046-68-6.10%
Nazareth311294-17-5.47%
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