Starr County, Texas Population 2024

65,240

Starr County, Texas's estimated 2024 population is 65,240 with a growth rate of -0.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Starr County, Texas is the 57th largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 61,140 and has seen a growth of 6.71% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202964,020-244-0.38%
202864,264-244-0.38%
202764,508-244-0.38%
202664,752-244-0.38%
202564,996-244-0.37%
202465,240-244-0.37%
202365,484-244-0.37%
202265,728-244-0.37%
202165,9721110.17%
202065,8611,5672.44%
201964,2942770.43%
201864,0171300.2%
201763,8871900.3%
201663,6972910.46%
201563,4065050.8%
201462,9015540.89%
201362,3473960.64%
201261,9513110.5%
201161,6405000.82%
201061,140
199040,51813,25248.6%
198027,2669,55953.98%
197017,7075703.33%
196017,1373,18922.86%
195013,9486364.78%
194013,3121,90316.68%
193011,4093202.89%
192011,089-2,062-15.68%
191013,1511,68214.67%
190011,4697206.7%
189010,7492,44529.44%
18808,3044,15099.9%
18704,1541,74872.65%
18602,406-61,614-96.24%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.37% (-244)
County Website
Starr County
State
Texas
County Seat
2010 Population
61,140
Area
1223 mi²
Density
53 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
6.71% (4,100)
Founded
1848

Starr County, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White37,80957.53%
Two or more races22,90534.85%
Other race4,8437.37%
Black or African American800.12%
Native American450.07%
Asian340.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Starr County, Texas Population by Race

Starr County, Texas Population Pyramid 2024

Starr County, Texas Median Age

28.6

Total

27.4

Male

29.7

Female

Starr County, Texas Adults

There are 44,269 adults, (7,544 of whom are seniors) in Starr County, Texas.

Starr County, Texas Age Dependency

78.9

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Starr County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female33,52051.01%
Male32,19648.99%

Starr County, Texas Population by Age

Starr County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All18,6343.572.627.4
Married8,4964.2282.417.6
Female5,1364.1663.836.2
Non Family4,0951.0763.236.8
Male9073.8872.527.5
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4.1

Average Family Size

3.5

Average Household Size

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Starr 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

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

Starr 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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Starr County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$24,116

Average Earnings

$30,689

Average Male

$20,808

Average Female

Starr County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Starr County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Starr County, Texas Language

8.98% of Starr County, Texas residents speak only English, while 91.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 90.96% of the population.

Starr County, Texas Language

Starr County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic62,76121,37634.06%
Multiple22,7119,41841.47%
Other4,84377516%
White2,04441320.21%
Black31825.81%
Asian34514.71%
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33.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.19%

Male Poverty Rate

37.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Starr County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Starr County, Texas is Multiple, with 41.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Starr County, Texas is Asian, with 14.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.6%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.56%.

Starr County, Texas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.01%
High School25.5%
Some College13.88%
Bachelors or Greater11.43%
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Starr County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed43.62%
Male Unemployed30.24%
Female Employed23.77%
Male Employed14.09%
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Starr County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Starr County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Starr County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Starr County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Starr 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 45-54.

Starr County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Starr County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

966

Number of Veterans

966

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Starr County, Texas Veterans by War

count

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Starr County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Starr County, Texas Veterans by Race

Starr County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

60.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Starr County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

11.5%

Unemployment Rate

Starr County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Starr County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Starr 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

67.61%

Born in Starr County, Texas

73.66%

Native Born

26.34%

Foreign Born

18.16%

Non Citizen

8.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.66% of Starr County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 67.61% having been born in Texas. 18.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Starr County, Texas Place of Birth

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