Refugio County, Texas Population 2024

6,496

Refugio County, Texas's estimated 2024 population is 6,496 with a growth rate of -1.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Refugio County, Texas is the 189th largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 7,376 and has seen a growth of -11.93% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,156-68-1.09%
20286,224-68-1.08%
20276,292-68-1.07%
20266,360-68-1.06%
20256,428-68-1.05%
20246,496-68-1.04%
20236,564-68-1.03%
20226,632-68-1.01%
20216,700-42-0.62%
20206,742-82-1.2%
20196,824-97-1.4%
20186,921-257-3.58%
20177,178-97-1.33%
20167,275-56-0.76%
20157,331-35-0.48%
20147,366831.14%
20137,283240.33%
20127,259-64-0.87%
20117,323-53-0.72%
20107,376
19907,976-1,313-14.13%
19809,289-205-2.16%
19709,494-1,481-13.49%
196010,9758628.52%
195010,113-270-2.6%
194010,3832,69235%
19307,6913,64189.9%
19204,0501,23643.92%
19102,8141,17371.48%
19001,64140232.45%
18901,239-346-21.83%
18801,585-739-31.8%
18702,32472445.25%
18601,6001,312455.56%
1850288-5,868-95.32%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.04% (-68)
County Website
Refugio County
State
Texas
County Seat
2010 Population
7,376
Area
770 mi²
Density
8 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-11.93% (-880)
Founded
1837

Refugio County, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,73570.48%
Two or more races1,33719.9%
Black or African American4476.65%
Other race1662.47%
Native American170.25%
Asian160.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Refugio County, Texas Population by Race

Refugio County, Texas Population Pyramid 2024

Refugio County, Texas Median Age

42.9

Total

44.4

Male

40.2

Female

Refugio County, Texas Adults

There are 5,201 adults, (1,499 of whom are seniors) in Refugio County, Texas.

Refugio County, Texas Age Dependency

81.5

Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Refugio County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female3,53952.68%
Male3,17947.32%

Refugio County, Texas Population by Age

Refugio County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,2352.9475.824.2
Married8943.8288.811.2
Non Family8031.270.629.4
Female4144.2653.946.1
Male1243.4488.711.3
showing: 5 rows

3.88

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Refugio County, Texas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Refugio County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Refugio County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 58.82%.

Refugio County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,315

Average Earnings

$45,400

Average Male

$29,625

Average Female

Refugio County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Refugio County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Refugio County, Texas Language

70.95% of Refugio County, Texas residents speak only English, while 29.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 28.54% of the population.

Refugio County, Texas Language

Refugio County, Texas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,46464718.68%
Multiple1,33228121.1%
White2,5982409.24%
Black40118145.14%
Other1664024.1%
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16.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.26%

Male Poverty Rate

22.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Refugio County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Refugio County, Texas is Black, with 45.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Refugio County, Texas is White, with 9.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.83%.

Refugio County, Texas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.33%
High School14.34%
Bachelors or Greater8.73%
Some College6.41%
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Refugio County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed42.11%
Male Unemployed18.99%
Female Employed13.89%
Male Employed4.56%
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Refugio County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Refugio County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Refugio County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

34.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Refugio County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Refugio 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 55-64.

Refugio County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Refugio County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

441

Number of Veterans

432

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Refugio County, Texas Veterans by War

count

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Refugio County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Refugio County, Texas Veterans by Race

Refugio County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.9%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Refugio County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Refugio County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Refugio County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Refugio County, Texas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

86.01%

Born in Refugio County, Texas

97.53%

Native Born

2.47%

Foreign Born

0.71%

Non Citizen

1.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.53% of Refugio County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 86.01% having been born in Texas. 0.71% 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

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