Refugio County, Texas Population 2021

Refugio County, Texas's estimated population is 6,844 with a growth rate of -0.75% 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 -7.20% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20216,844-52-0.75%
20206,896-52-0.75%
20196,948-52-0.74%
20187,000-180-2.51%
20177,180-92-1.27%
20167,272-54-0.74%
20157,326-36-0.49%
20147,362831.14%
20137,279230.32%
20127,256-65-0.89%
20117,321-54-0.73%
20107,375-601-7.54%
19907,976-1,313-14.13%
19809,289-205-2.16%
19709,494-1,481-13.49%
196010,9758628.52%
195010,113-270-2.60%
194010,3832,69235.00%
19307,6913,64189.90%
19204,0501,23643.92%
19102,8141,17371.48%
19001,64140232.45%
18901,239-346-21.83%
18801,585-739-31.80%
18702,32472445.25%
18601,6001,312455.56%
18502880.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.75%
County Website
State
Founded
1837
County Seat
2010 Population
7,375
Growth Since 2010
-7.20%
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Refugio County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,76680.70%
Some Other Race5557.77%
Black or African American4806.72%
Two or More Races3034.24%
Asian210.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.28%
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Refugio County, Texas Population by Race

Refugio County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Refugio County, Texas Median Age

43.3


Total

43.4


Male

43.3


Female

Refugio County, Texas Adults

There are 5,489 adults, (1,546 of whom are seniors) in Refugio County, Texas.

Refugio County, Texas Age Dependency

81.2

Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Refugio County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

3,706

51.87%

Male

3,439

48.13%

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
Married84.5%15.5%
All72.8%27.2%
Non Family64.3%35.7%
Female61.1%38.9%
Male55.6%44.4%

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Refugio County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5472.7472.8
Married1,1993.4684.5
Non Family8061.1164.3
Female3733.6561.1
Male1693.455.6

3.42

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

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Refugio County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3377.00%
9th to 12th Grade61412.75%
High School Graduate1,85238.45%
Some College1,04921.78%
Associates Degree4108.51%
Bachelors Degree3928.14%
Graduate Degree1633.38%
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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
White2,2581,908438
Hispanic2,1871,67354
Black28720016
Other Race26219327
2+ Races18418427
Asian212119
Native American12121

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 90.48%.

Refugio County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,405$36,011$28,217
Less Than 9th Grade$20,625$24,375$
High School Graduate$26,196$30,516$21,768
Some College$37,321$43,958$29,856
Bachelors Degree$54,728$55,221$54,091
Graduate Degree$47,083$45,167$63,583

$31,405

Average Earnings

$36,011

Average Male

$28,217

Average Female

Refugio County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Refugio County, Texas Language by Age

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Refugio County, Texas Language

71.07% of Refugio County, Texas residents speak only English, while 28.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 28.26% of the population.

Refugio County, Texas Language

Refugio County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,53164218.18%
White2,89032611.28%
Black46718038.54%
Multiple30010735.67%
Other532427.89%
Native20840.00%

16.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.24%

Male Poverty Rate

16.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Refugio County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Refugio County, Texas is Native, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Refugio County, Texas is Other, with 7.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.74%.

Refugio County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.56%
High School13.19%
Some College6.09%
Bachelors or Greater1.26%

Refugio County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed49.00%
Male Unemployed12.50%
Female Employed7.21%
Male Employed4.76%

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$50,076$61,935
Families$61,142$68,245
Married Families$69,112-
Non Families$26,265$44,538
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Income by Household Type

Refugio County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

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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493

Number of Veterans

474

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam205
Korea67
Second Gulf War58
First Gulf War45
World War II12

Refugio County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74190
75+159
35 to 5462
55 to 6449
18 to 3433

Refugio County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3718.17%
Hispanic1877.21%
Black6316.94%
2+ Races4826.09%
Other Race113.05%

Refugio County, Texas Veterans by Race

Refugio County, Texas Veterans by Education

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4.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Refugio County, Texas Veterans by Education

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52.6%

Labor Force Participation

49%

Employment Rate

6.9%

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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84.65%

Born in Refugio County, Texas

98.18%

Native Born

1.82%

Foreign Born

0.57%

Non Citizen

1.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.18% of Refugio County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 84.65% having been born in Texas. 0.57% 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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