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Starr County Demographics

Fact Rio Grande City Texas
Population estimates, July 1, 2019,  (V2019) NA 28,995,881
Population estimates, July 1, 2018,  (V2018) 14,521 28,701,845
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010,  (V2019) NA 25,146,091
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010,  (V2018) 13,809 25,146,114
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019,  (V2019) NA 15.30%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018,  (V2018) 5.20% 14.10%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 13,834 25,145,561
Persons under 5 years, percent 7.70% 7.10%
Persons under 18 years, percent 29.80% 25.80%
Persons 65 years and over, percent 12.10% 12.60%
Female persons, percent 48.40% 50.30%
White alone, percent 94.50% 78.80%
Black or African American alone, percent (a) 0.10% 12.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent (a) 0.20% 1.00%
Asian alone, percent (a) 0.00% 5.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent (a) 0.00% 0.10%
Two or More Races, percent 0.90% 2.00%
Hispanic or Latino, percent (b) 98.40% 39.60%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent 1.40% 41.50%
Veterans, 2014-2018 374 1,474,232
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 22.90% 17.00%
Housing units,  July 1, 2018,  (V2018) X 11,100,779
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 67.70% 61.90%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $71,200 $161,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,264 $1,549
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $319 $500
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $540 $998
Building permits, 2018 X 192,878
Households, 2014-2018 4,102 9,553,046
Persons per household, 2014-2018 3.38 2.86
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 85.00% 84.10%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 90.60% 35.50%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 75.40% 89.20%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 57.00% 79.30%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 59.90% 83.20%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 17.70% 29.30%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 14.70% 7.90%
Persons  without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent 31.20% 20.00%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 56.60% 64.20%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 57.60% 57.70%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000) (c) 24,656 54,480,811
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000) (c) 154,847 145,035,130
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000) (c) D 702,603,073
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000) (c) D 691,242,607
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000) (c) 302,466 356,116,376
Total retail sales per capita, 2012 (c) $21,699 $13,666
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 20.6 26.4
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $37,582 $59,570
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $17,870 $30,143
Persons in poverty, percent 33.40% 14.90%
Total employer establishments, 2017 X 592,677
Total employment, 2017 X 10,580,160
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000) X 544,772,560
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017 X 1.40%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 X 2,399,267
All firms, 2012 2,548 2,356,748
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,380 1,251,696
Women-owned firms, 2012 962 866,678
Minority-owned firms, 2012 2,365 1,070,392
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 112 1,224,845
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 150 213,590
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 2,320 2,057,218
Population per square mile, 2010 1,218.70 96.3
Land area in square miles, 2010 11.35 261,231.71
     
NOTE: FIPS Code values are enclosed in quotes to ensure leading zeros remain intact.
Value Notes
1 Includes data not distributed by county.
Fact Notes
(a) Includes persons reporting only one race
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories
(c) Economic Census - Puerto Rico data are not comparable to U.S. Economic Census data
Value Flags
- Either no or too few sample observations were available to compute an estimate, or a ratio of medians cannot be calculated because one or both of the median estimates falls in the lowest or upper interval of an open ended distribution.
D Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
F Fewer than 25 firms
FN Footnote on this item in place of data
N Data for this geographic area cannot be displayed because the number of sample cases is too small.
NA Not available
S Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
X Not applicable
Z Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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