Refugio County, Texas Population 2022

Refugio County, Texas's estimated population is 6,792 with a growth rate of -0.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Refugio County, Texas is the 191st largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 7,375 and has seen a growth of -7.91% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18502880.00%
18601,6001,312455.56%
18702,32472445.25%
18801,585-739-31.80%
18901,239-346-21.83%
19001,64140232.45%
19102,8141,17371.48%
19204,0501,23643.92%
19307,6913,64189.90%
194010,3832,69235.00%
195010,113-270-2.60%
196010,9758628.52%
19709,494-1,481-13.49%
19809,289-205-2.16%
19907,976-1,313-14.13%
20107,375-601-7.54%
20117,321-54-0.73%
20127,256-65-0.89%
20137,279230.32%
20147,362831.14%
20157,326-36-0.49%
20167,272-54-0.74%
20177,180-92-1.27%
20187,000-180-2.51%
20196,948-52-0.74%
20206,896-52-0.75%
20216,844-52-0.75%
20226,792-52-0.76%
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Refugio County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,63480.31%
Black or African American4105.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.20%
Asian130.19%
Some Other Race3785.39%
Two or More Races5668.07%
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Refugio County, Texas Population by Race

Refugio County, Texas Population Pyramid 2022

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Refugio County, Texas Median Age

43.7


Total

43


Male

43.7


Female

Refugio County, Texas Adults

There are 5,386 adults, (1,539 of whom are seniors) in Refugio County, Texas.

Refugio County, Texas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

40

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Refugio County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

3,648

52.00%

Male

3,367

48.00%

Refugio County, Texas Population by Age

Refugio County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Refugio County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.4%15.6%
All72.8%27.2%
Male72.8%27.2%
Non Family64.7%35.3%
Female58.5%41.5%

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Refugio County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5662.6772.8
Married1,1333.6184.4
Male1582.772.8
Female4393.1858.5
Non Family8361.1264.7

3.39

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Refugio County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2885.95%
9th to 12th Grade55411.44%
High School Graduate1,98440.98%
Some College1,02521.17%
Associates Degree4549.38%
Bachelors Degree3857.95%
Graduate Degree1513.12%
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Refugio County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Refugio County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian131311
White2,2641,945407
2+ Races30628553
Other Race17715228
Hispanic2,2321,77477
Black2261614
Native American1414

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 84.62%.

Refugio County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,162$35,219$28,295
Less Than 9th Grade$21,023$27,798$
High School Graduate$23,867$27,083$21,755
Some College$36,145$41,742$32,375
Bachelors Degree$54,625$54,417$54,833
Graduate Degree$46,250$45,278$56,094

$31,162

Average Earnings

$35,219

Average Male

$28,295

Average Female

Refugio County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Refugio County, Texas Language by Age

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Refugio County, Texas Language

71.78% of Refugio County, Texas residents speak only English, while 28.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.95% of the population.

Refugio County, Texas Language

Refugio County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black38719249.61%
Multiple56310117.94%
Hispanic3,51558316.59%
White2,8052709.63%
Other55NaN%

15.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.11%

Male Poverty Rate

16.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Refugio County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Refugio County, Texas is Black, with 49.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Refugio County, Texas is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.06%.

Refugio County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.89%
High School14.14%
Some College5.57%
Bachelors or Greater0.93%

Refugio County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.08%
Male Unemployed9.76%
Female Employed9.18%
Female Unemployed41.44%

Refugio County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Refugio County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,054$63,023
Families$60,324$69,548
Married Families$75,179-
Non Families$30,735$48,214
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Income by Household Type

Refugio County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Refugio County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Refugio County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Refugio County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Refugio County, Texas Marital Status

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447

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War49
First Gulf War38
Vietnam199
Korea59
World War II8

Refugio County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3428
35 to 5451
55 to 6428
65 to 74189
75+151

Refugio County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3658.13%
Black268.58%
Other Race94.00%
2+ Races4713.66%
Hispanic1947.58%

Refugio County, Texas Veterans by Race

Refugio County, Texas Veterans by Education

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4.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Refugio County, Texas Veterans by Education

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55.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Refugio County, Texas Employment by Age

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Refugio County, Texas Employment by Race

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Refugio 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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86.91%

Born in Refugio County, Texas

98.76%

Native Born

1.24%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

0.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.76% of Refugio County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 86.91% having been born in Texas. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Refugio 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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