Starr County, TX Demographic Data

Starr County, TX Summary

Starr County is located in Texas
  • Population: 61,421
  • Area: 1,229.09 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 1,223.18 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 5.91 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 49.97 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 521.00 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Starr County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
32,280
52%
50.8
Male
30,368
49%
49.2
Total Population
62,648
 
321,419,000

Starr County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
6,288
10.0% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
5,630
9.0% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
5,514
8.8% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
5,577
8.9% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
5,032
8.0% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
7,906
12.6% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
7,796
12.4% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
6,764
10.8% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
2,762
4.4% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
2,465
3.9% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
3,940
6.3% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
2,259
3.6% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
715
1.1% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
41,785
66.7%
77.1
Female
21,825
52.2%
51.4
Male
19,960
47.8%
48.6
21 Years and over
38,414
61.3%
72.9
62 Years and over
8,540
13.6%
18.3
65 Years and over
6,914
11.0%
14.9
Female
3,824
55.3%
55.9
Male
3,090
44.7%
44.1
Median Age (years)
29
NR
NR

Starr County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
62,250
99.4% 
96.9
White
59,469
94.9% 
73.1
Black or African American
36
0.1% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
30
0.0% 
0.8
Asian
92
0.1% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
0
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
72
0.1% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
20
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
0
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
2,623
4.2% 
4.8
Two or More Races
398
0.6% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
61,842
98.7% 
17.6
Mexican
60,664
96.8% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
29
0.0% 
1.7
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
1,149
1.8% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
806
1.3% 
82.4

Starr County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
12,305
35.6% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
6,286
18.2% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
7,680
22.2% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
4,207
12.2% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
979
2.8% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
2,281
6.6% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
869
2.5% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
18,591
53.8%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
16,016
46.3%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
3,150
9.1%
30.6

Starr County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
14,914
33.0%
33.5%
Now Married
21,368
47.3%
47.5
Divorced
3,630
8.0%
11.0%
Separated
2,332
5.2%
2.1
Widowed
2,972
6.6
5.8%

Starr County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
2,206
3.9%
78.5%
Languages other than english
54,154
96.1%
21.5%
Spanish
54,051
95.9%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
13
0.0%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
86
0.2%
3.5%
Other Languages
4
0.0%
1.0%

Starr County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
2,551
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
1,954
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
3,335
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
1,927
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
1,895
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
2,075
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
1,094
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
929
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
260
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
125
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
26,172
 
55,775
Per capita income
12,483
 
29,979

Starr County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
1,635
7.8%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
1,118
5.3%
9.8
Construction
2,497
11.9%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
7,797
37.1%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
461
2.2%
6.5
Information
36
0.2%
2.1
Manufacturing
307
1.5%
10.3
Other services except public administration
1,299
6.2%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
1,091
5.2%
11.3
Public administration
975
4.6%
4.6
Retail trade
2,204
10.5%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
1,304
6.2%
5.1
Wholesale trade
282
1.3%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
3,656
17.4%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
4,535
21.6%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
2,595
12.4%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
3,788
18.0%
23.6%
Service occupations
6,432
30.6%
18.0%

Starr County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
20,267
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
13,909
68.6%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
4,161
20.5%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
70
0.3%
5.2
Walked
904
4.5%
2.8
Other means
282
1.4%
1.8
Worked at home
941
4.6%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
23.0
 
26.0

Starr County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
1,659
10.3%
8.9
1 vehicles
5,972
37.0%
33.5
2 vehicles
5,236
32.4%
37.2
3 or more
3,278
20.3%
20.3

Starr County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
16,145
82.4%
87.7
Owner Occupied
12,138
75.2%
63.0
Renter Occupied
4,007
24.8%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
3,445
17.6%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
8
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
4.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
4.0
NR
3.0

Starr County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
19,590
1 room
431
2.2%
2.3
2 rooms
919
4.7%
2.5
3 rooms
2,262
11.5%
9.0
4 rooms
4,375
22.3%
16.6
5 rooms
4,659
23.8%
20.0
6 rooms
3,586
18.3%
17.9
7 rooms
2,019
10.3%
12.1
8 rooms
702
3.6%
8.5
9 rooms or more
637
3.3%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Starr County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
19,590
 
 
1-unit, detached
16,071
82.0%
61.4
1-unit, attached
112
0.6%
5.8
2-units
581
3.0%
3.7
3 or 4 units
650
3.3%
4.5
5 to 9 units
388
2.0%
4.8
10 to 19 units
109
0.6%
4.6
20 or more units
114
0.6%
8.8
Mobile home
1,565
8.0%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Starr County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
464
2.4%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
542
2.8%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
799
4.1%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
1,391
7.1%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
2,836
14.5%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
4,322
22.1%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
4,395
22.4%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
4,315
22.0%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
516
2.6%
2.5%
2014 or later
10
0.1%
0.5%

Starr County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
811
5.0%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
450
2.8%
4.7
Electricity
14,095
87.3%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
0
0.0%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
24
0.1%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
27
0.2%
0.5
No fuel used
738
4.6%
1.2

Starr County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
2,871
 
47140700.0
$3,000 or more
18
0.6%
9.9%
$2,500 to $2,999
27
0.9%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
60
2.1%
11.8%
Less than $500
124
4.3%
1.5%
$1,500 to 1,999
346
12.1%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
862
30.0%
29.2%
$500 to $999
1,434
49.9%
20.5%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
1,036
36.2%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
338
11.8%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
247
8.6%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
329
11.5%
7.3%
35.0% or more
914
31.9%
22.3%
Not Computed
7
NR
NR

Starr County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
3,182 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.1%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$1,500 to $1,999
0
0.0%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
46
1.4%
27.9%
Less than $500
1,503
47.2%
11.0%
$500 to $999
1,633
51.3%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
825
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
510
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
417
13.5%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
213
6.9%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
309
10.0%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
281
9.1%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
353
11.4%
9.2%
35.0% or more
1,527
49.3%
41.4%
Not Computed
907
NR
NR

Starr County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
12,138
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
4,072
33.5%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
5,036
41.5%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
1,556
12.8%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
941
7.8%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
355
2.9%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
131
1.1%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
32
0.3%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
15
0.1%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
65,100
 
194,500
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