Castro County, TX Demographic Data

Castro County, TX Summary

Castro County is located in Texas
  • Population: 7,984
  • Area: 899.29 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 894.43 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 4.86 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 8.87 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 3,809.06 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Castro County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
3,895
49%
50.8
Male
4,053
51%
49.2
Total Population
7,948
 
321,419,000

Castro County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
690
8.7% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
705
8.9% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
641
8.1% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
553
7.0% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
586
7.4% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
827
10.4% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
963
12.1% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
931
11.7% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
481
6.1% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
484
6.1% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
510
6.4% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
502
6.3% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
75
0.9% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
5,514
69.4%
77.1
Female
2,718
49.3%
51.4
Male
2,796
50.7%
48.6
21 Years and over
5,235
65.9%
72.9
62 Years and over
1,298
16.3%
18.3
65 Years and over
1,087
13.7%
14.9
Female
558
51.3%
55.9
Male
529
48.7%
44.1
Median Age (years)
35
NR
NR

Castro County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
7,562
95.1% 
96.9
White
7,023
88.4% 
73.1
Black or African American
45
0.6% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
25
0.3% 
0.8
Asian
31
0.4% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
3
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
14
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
5
0.1% 
0.5
Other Asian
9
0.1% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
2
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
2
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
436
5.5% 
4.8
Two or More Races
386
4.9% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
4,932
62.1% 
17.6
Mexican
4,621
58.1% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
7
0.1% 
1.7
Cuban
14
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
290
3.6% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
3,016
37.9% 
82.4

Castro County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
892
18.7% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
537
11.3% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,582
33.1% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
931
19.5% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
200
4.2% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
448
9.4% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
183
3.8% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
1,429
30.0%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
3,344
70.0%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
631
13.2%
30.6

Castro County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
1,604
27.1%
33.5%
Now Married
3,104
52.5%
47.5
Divorced
690
11.7%
11.0%
Separated
147
2.5%
2.1
Widowed
367
6.2
5.8%

Castro County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
3,608
49.7%
78.5%
Languages other than english
3,650
50.3%
21.5%
Spanish
3,576
49.3%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
15
0.2%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
8
0.1%
3.5%
Other Languages
51
0.7%
1.0%

Castro County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
88
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
175
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
372
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
444
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
484
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
423
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
210
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
204
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
68
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
33
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
39,459
 
55,775
Per capita income
21,068
 
29,979

Castro County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
797
24.0%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
184
5.5%
9.8
Construction
218
6.6%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
515
15.5%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
85
2.6%
6.5
Information
71
2.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
265
8.0%
10.3
Other services except public administration
209
6.3%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
114
3.4%
11.3
Public administration
124
3.7%
4.6
Retail trade
393
11.9%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
279
8.4%
5.1
Wholesale trade
62
1.9%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
711
21.4%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
786
23.7%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
625
18.8%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
696
21.0%
23.6%
Service occupations
498
15.0%
18.0%

Castro County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
3,218
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
2,574
80.0%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
394
12.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
19
0.6%
5.2
Walked
70
2.2%
2.8
Other means
39
1.2%
1.8
Worked at home
122
3.8%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
15.0
 
26.0

Castro County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
90
3.6%
8.9
1 vehicles
833
33.3%
33.5
2 vehicles
954
38.1%
37.2
3 or more
624
25.0%
20.3

Castro County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,501
78.7%
87.7
Owner Occupied
1,751
70.0%
63.0
Renter Occupied
750
30.0%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
677
21.3%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
0
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
10
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
4.0
NR
3.0

Castro County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
3,178
1 room
9
0.3%
2.3
2 rooms
41
1.3%
2.5
3 rooms
141
4.4%
9.0
4 rooms
541
17.0%
16.6
5 rooms
1,095
34.5%
20.0
6 rooms
677
21.3%
17.9
7 rooms
364
11.5%
12.1
8 rooms
186
5.9%
8.5
9 rooms or more
124
3.9%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Castro County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
3,178
 
 
1-unit, detached
2,624
82.6%
61.4
1-unit, attached
45
1.4%
5.8
2-units
21
0.7%
3.7
3 or 4 units
7
0.2%
4.5
5 to 9 units
16
0.5%
4.8
10 to 19 units
80
2.5%
4.6
20 or more units
3
0.1%
8.8
Mobile home
377
11.9%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
5
0.2%
0.1

Castro County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
225
7.1%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
340
10.7%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
707
22.2%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
653
20.5%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
477
15.0%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
292
9.2%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
232
7.3%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
172
5.4%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
80
2.5%
2.5%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
0.5%

Castro County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,605
64.2%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
43
1.7%
4.7
Electricity
720
28.8%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
121
4.8%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
0
0.0%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
6
0.2%
0.5
No fuel used
6
0.2%
1.2

Castro County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
548
 
47140700.0
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
6.8%
Less than $500
16
2.9%
1.5%
$3,000 or more
18
3.3%
9.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
18
3.3%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
45
8.2%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
99
18.1%
29.2%
$500 to $999
352
64.2%
20.5%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
283
51.6%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
47
8.6%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
54
9.9%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
95
17.3%
7.3%
35.0% or more
69
12.6%
22.3%
Not Computed
0
NR
NR

Castro County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
534 
 
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
33
6.2%
27.9%
Less than $500
110
20.6%
11.0%
$500 to $999
391
73.2%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
216
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
671
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
102
19.3%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
71
13.4%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
48
9.1%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
82
15.5%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
92
17.4%
9.2%
35.0% or more
134
25.3%
41.4%
Not Computed
221
NR
NR

Castro County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
1,751
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
528
30.2%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
671
38.3%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
174
9.9%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
162
9.3%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
156
8.9%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
48
2.7%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
12
0.7%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
0
0.0%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
70,600
 
194,500
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