Castro County, Texas Population 2021

Castro County, Texas's estimated population is 7,414 with a growth rate of -0.78% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Castro County, Texas is the 184th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 8,126 and has seen a growth of -8.76% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20217,414-58-0.78%
20207,472-58-0.77%
20197,530-58-0.76%
20187,588-108-1.40%
20177,696-69-0.89%
20167,765-22-0.28%
20157,787-140-1.77%
20147,927-193-2.38%
20138,120-142-1.72%
20128,2621682.08%
20118,094-32-0.39%
20108,126-944-10.41%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.78%
County Website
State
Founded
1891
County Seat
2010 Population
8,126
Growth Since 2010
-8.76%
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Castro County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,97290.86%
Two or More Races2663.47%
Some Other Race2082.71%
Black or African American1632.12%
Asian470.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.04%
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Castro County, Texas Population by Race

Castro County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Castro County, Texas Median Age

34.8


Total

35.1


Male

34.4


Female

Castro County, Texas Adults

There are 5,443 adults, (1,164 of whom are seniors) in Castro County, Texas.

Castro County, Texas Age Dependency

79.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Castro County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

3,820

49.78%

Male

3,853

50.22%

Castro County, Texas Population by Age

Castro County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Castro County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75%25%
All64.5%35.5%
Male62.1%37.9%
Female59.9%40.1%
Non Family50.8%49.2%

64.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Castro County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,532364.5
Married1,2393.8375
Non Family7941.1450.8
Female4413.8459.9
Male584.2962.1

3.71

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

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Castro County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade82117.61%
9th to 12th Grade3848.24%
High School Graduate1,50132.20%
Some College1,04122.33%
Associates Degree1874.01%
Bachelors Degree49810.68%
Graduate Degree2294.91%
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Castro County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Castro County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic2,7001,705232
White1,8411,638453
Other Race99183
Black615713
2+ Races48457
Asian252525
Native American10101
Islander33

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

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

Castro County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,119$36,307$32,389
Less Than 9th Grade$24,375$31,625$15,536
High School Graduate$35,719$44,286$31,716
Some College$29,899$29,867$30,000
Bachelors Degree$45,625$69,821$40,956
Graduate Degree$56,250$60,152$54,286

$35,119

Average Earnings

$36,307

Average Male

$32,389

Average Female

Castro County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Castro County, Texas Language by Age

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Castro County, Texas Language

47.67% of Castro County, Texas residents speak only English, while 52.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 51.34% of the population.

Castro County, Texas Language

Castro County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,93782016.61%
White2,3971566.51%
Black1505234.67%
Other2023517.33%
Multiple2632810.65%
Asian4748.51%

13.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.58%

Male Poverty Rate

13.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Castro County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Castro County, Texas is Black, with 34.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Castro County, Texas is White, with 6.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.18%.

Castro County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.30%
High School8.27%
Some College3.80%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Castro County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Unemployed24.00%
Female Employed8.53%
Male Employed8.16%

Castro County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Castro County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,142$62,964
Families$61,304$73,635
Married Families$76,031-
Non Families$28,859$35,326
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Income by Household Type

Castro County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Castro County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Castro County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Castro County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Castro County, Texas Marital Status

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299

Number of Veterans

293

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War103
Korea49
Vietnam37
World War II19
Second Gulf War11

Castro County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+101
35 to 5494
55 to 6462
65 to 7431
18 to 3411

Castro County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2945.79%
Hispanic1374.17%
2+ Races55.49%

Castro County, Texas Veterans by Race

Castro County, Texas Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Castro County, Texas Veterans by Education

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62.5%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Castro County, Texas Employment by Age

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Castro County, Texas Employment by Race

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Castro County, Texas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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72.76%

Born in Castro County, Texas

83.40%

Native Born

16.60%

Foreign Born

12.71%

Non Citizen

3.90%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.40% of Castro County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 72.76% having been born in Texas. 12.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Castro County, Texas Place of Birth

  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

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