Starr County, Texas Population 2018

Starr County, Texas's estimated population is 64,454 with a growth rate of 2.29% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Starr County, Texas is the 55th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201764,4541,4462.29%
201663,008-923-1.44%
201663,9314190.66%
201563,5125980.95%
201462,9146241.00%
201362,2904670.76%
201261,8232410.39%
201161,5824370.71%
201061,14520,62750.91%
199040,51813,25248.60%
198027,2669,55953.98%
197017,7075703.33%
196017,1373,18922.86%
195013,9486364.78%
194013,3121,90316.68%
193011,4093202.89%
192011,089-2,062-15.68%
191013,1511,68214.67%
190011,4697206.70%
189010,7492,44529.44%
18808,3044,15099.90%
18704,1541,74872.65%
18602,4060.00%

Starr County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White59,500
Some Other Race3,088
Two or More Races292
Asian52
Black or African American39
American Indian and Alaska Native37

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

Starr 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

Starr County, Texas Median Age

28.7


Total

27.5


Male

30.4


Female

Starr County, Texas Adults

There are 42,026 adults, (7,057 of which are seniors) in Starr County, Texas.

Starr County, Texas Age Dependency

80.2

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Starr County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

32,419

51.45%

Male

30,589

48.55%

Starr County, Texas Households and Families

Starr County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Starr County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male85.3%14.7%
Married81.2%18.8%
All73.8%26.2%
Non Family63.7%36.3%
Female63.1%36.9%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Starr County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,2193.8573.8
Married8,4814.3481.2
Female4,0514.863.1
Non Family2,8561.0863.7
Male8313.6185.3

4.35

Average Family Size

3.85

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Starr County, Texas Households

Starr County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade11,80934.02%
9th to 12th Grade6,06017.46%
High School Graduate8,28923.88%
Some College4,17212.02%
Associates Degree1,1613.34%
Bachelors Degree2,2576.50%
Graduate Degree9632.77%

Starr County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic34,22616,4983,101
Other Race2,041900130
White38124693
Multiple Races183962
Black3923
Asian373727
Native American3120

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.97%.

Starr County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,938$22,419$15,229
Less Than High School$12,865$19,091$9,509
High School Grad$18,276$24,259$15,456
Some College$21,801$22,907$20,813
Bachelors Degree$44,161$50,052$43,617
Graduate Degree$60,123$58,250$61,646

$18,938

Average Earnings

$22,419

Average Male

$15,229

Average Female

Starr County, Texas Language

Starr County, Texas Language by Age

Starr County, Texas Language

3.89% of Starr County, Texas residents speak only English, while 96.11% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 95.99% of the population.

Starr County, Texas Poverty

Starr County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic61,65123,30437.80%
Other3,07491329.70%
White46010222.17%
Multiple2883913.54%
Black352674.29%
Asian522344.23%
Native321237.50%

37.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.24%

Male Poverty Rate

40.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Starr County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Starr County, Texas is Black, with 74.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Starr County, Texas is Multiple, with 13.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.35%.

Starr County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.19%
High School30.06%
Some College18.21%
Bachelors or Greater4.29%

Starr County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.63%
Male Unemployed27.14%
Female Employed25.38%
Male Employed19.45%

Starr County, Texas Income

Starr County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,682$42,625
Families$29,341$45,939
Married Families$37,971$
Non Families$13,106$22,137

Starr County, Texas Marital Status

Starr County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Starr County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Starr County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Starr County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Starr County, Texas Veterans

Starr County, Texas Veterans by War

748

Number of Veterans

740

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam301
Second Gulf War166
First Gulf War128
Korea74
World War II34

Starr County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64205
35 to 54164
65 to 74161
75+134
18 to 3484

Starr County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic7201.74%
White6861.75%
Other261.09%
2 or More2212.02%
Indian1032.26%
Black410.26%

Starr County, Texas Veterans by Education

14.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Starr County, Texas Employment Status

Starr County, Texas Employment by Age

55.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

14.2%

Unemployment Rate

Starr County, Texas Employment by Race

Starr County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Starr County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Rio Grande City13803144836804.93%
Roma9765102655005.12%
Escobares234724871405.97%
La Grulla16221706845.18%
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