Starr County, Texas Population 2019

Starr County, Texas's estimated population is 64,454 with a growth rate of 0.82% 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
201764,4545230.82%
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
White60,326
Some Other Race2,685
Two or More Races264
Asian68
American Indian and Alaska Native44
Black or African American33

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Starr County, Texas Population Pyramid 2019

5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,0003,500 Male Population5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,0003,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Starr County, Texas Median Age

28.8


Total

27.4


Male

30.2


Female

Starr County, Texas Adults

There are 42,323 adults, (7,023 of whom are seniors) in Starr County, Texas.

Starr County, Texas Age Dependency

79.7

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Starr County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

32,605

51.41%

Male

30,815

48.59%

Starr County, Texas Households and Families

Starr County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Starr County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.8%18.2%
All74.4%25.6%
Male71.8%28.2%
Non Family66.4%33.6%
Female65.3%34.7%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Starr County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,3203.8574.4
Married8,4914.3581.8
Female4,1344.8165.3
Non Family3,0061.0866.4
Male689471.8

4.4

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 Grade11,47732.81%
9th to 12th Grade6,41918.35%
High School Graduate8,31123.76%
Some College4,30012.29%
Associates Degree1,0843.10%
Bachelors Degree2,4677.05%
Graduate Degree9212.63%

Starr County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic34,58516,8373,313
Other Race1,856842152
White31016251
Multiple Races17879
Asian515129
Native American359
Black3324

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 56.86%.

Starr County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,854$25,183$16,068
Less Than High School$14,111$20,671$10,032
High School Grad$19,076$25,820$16,400
Some College$22,243$23,191$21,498
Bachelors Degree$39,688$44,512$35,099
Graduate Degree$59,167$57,917$60,861

$19,854

Average Earnings

$25,183

Average Male

$16,068

Average Female

Starr County, Texas Language

Starr County, Texas Language by Age

Starr County, Texas Language

3.64% of Starr County, Texas residents speak only English, while 96.36% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 96.25% of the population.

Starr County, Texas Poverty

Starr County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic62,30921,85535.08%
Other2,66965124.39%
White3568824.72%
Multiple2585521.32%
Asian682333.82%
Native381744.74%
Black191157.89%

35.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.96%

Male Poverty Rate

38.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Starr County, Texas

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Starr County, Texas is Multiple, with 21.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.16%.

Starr County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.40%
High School27.52%
Some College18.61%
Bachelors or Greater3.81%

Starr County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.87%
Male Unemployed24.31%
Female Employed22.45%
Male Employed17.35%

Starr County, Texas Income

Starr County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$27,133$44,105
Families$30,558$47,975
Married Families$39,165$
Non Families$13,240$22,174

Starr County, Texas Marital Status

Starr County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

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 35To44.

Starr County, Texas Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Starr County, Texas Veterans

Starr County, Texas Veterans by War

700

Number of Veterans

690

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War256
Vietnam255
First Gulf War112
Korea54
World War II9

Starr County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
18 to 34176
55 to 64159
65 to 74157
35 to 54106
75+102

Starr County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic6831.63%
White6671.67%
Other170.81%
Black1442.42%
2 or More21.12%

Starr County, Texas Veterans by Education

7.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Starr County, Texas Employment Status

Starr County, Texas Employment by Age

56.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

15%

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