Zapata is a city located in Zapata County Texas. Zapata has a 2020 population of 5,717. It is also the county seat of Zapata County. Zapata is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 12.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,089 in 2010. Zapata reached it's highest population of 6,343 in 2011.
The average household income in Zapata is $50,577 with a poverty rate of 17.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $539 per month, and the median house value is $92,000. The median age in Zapata is 34.3 years, 27.1 years for males, and 38.6 years for females.