Zapata County, TX Demographic Data

Zapata County, TX Summary

Zapata County is located in Texas
  • Population: 14,014
  • Area: 1,058.02 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 998.41 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 59.60 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 13.24 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 411.42 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Zapata County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
7,155
50%
50.8
Male
7,153
50%
49.2
Total Population
14,308
 
321,419,000

Zapata County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
1,561
10.9% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
1,608
11.2% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
942
6.6% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
943
6.6% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
1,296
9.1% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
1,926
13.5% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
1,690
11.8% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
1,448
10.1% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
559
3.9% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
707
4.9% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
1,055
7.4% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
442
3.1% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
131
0.9% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
9,480
66.3%
77.1
Female
4,911
51.8%
51.4
Male
4,569
48.2%
48.6
21 Years and over
9,025
63.1%
72.9
62 Years and over
2,067
14.4%
18.3
65 Years and over
1,628
11.4%
14.9
Female
862
52.9%
55.9
Male
766
47.1%
44.1
Median Age (years)
29
NR
NR

Zapata County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
14,308
100.0% 
96.9
White
13,905
97.2% 
73.1
Black or African American
161
1.1% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
0
0.0% 
0.8
Asian
0
0.0% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
0
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
0
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
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
242
1.7% 
4.8
Two or More Races
0
0.0% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
13,395
93.6% 
17.6
Mexican
13,331
93.2% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
0
0.0% 
1.7
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
64
0.4% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
913
6.4% 
82.4

Zapata County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
2,416
30.4% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
1,302
16.4% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
2,067
26.0% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
1,139
14.3% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
367
4.6% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
425
5.3% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
242
3.0% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
3,718
46.8%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
4,240
53.2%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
667
8.3%
30.6

Zapata County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
2,847
27.9%
33.5%
Now Married
5,333
52.3%
47.5
Divorced
1,024
10.0%
11.0%
Separated
307
3.0%
2.1
Widowed
686
6.7
5.8%

Zapata County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
1,389
10.9%
78.5%
Languages other than english
11,358
89.1%
21.5%
Spanish
11,356
89.1%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
2
0.0%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
0
0.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
0
0.0%
1.0%

Zapata County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
877
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
290
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
566
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
664
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
714
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
502
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
305
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
431
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
102
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
66
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
32,162
 
55,775
Per capita income
16,619
 
29,979

Zapata County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
1,006
19.4%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
258
5.0%
9.8
Construction
463
8.9%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
1,173
22.6%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
193
3.7%
6.5
Information
90
1.7%
2.1
Manufacturing
97
1.9%
10.3
Other services except public administration
578
11.1%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
140
2.7%
11.3
Public administration
400
7.7%
4.6
Retail trade
433
8.4%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
353
6.8%
5.1
Wholesale trade
0
0.0%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
1,055
20.4%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
867
16.7%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
908
17.5%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
829
16.0%
23.6%
Service occupations
1,525
29.4%
18.0%

Zapata County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
5,008
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
3,736
74.6%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
961
19.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
13
0.3%
5.2
Walked
171
3.4%
2.8
Other means
14
0.3%
1.8
Worked at home
113
2.3%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
20.0
 
26.0

Zapata County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
287
6.4%
8.9
1 vehicles
1,732
38.3%
33.5
2 vehicles
1,698
37.6%
37.2
3 or more
800
17.7%
20.3

Zapata County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
4,517
72.6%
87.7
Owner Occupied
3,399
75.2%
63.0
Renter Occupied
1,118
24.8%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
1,706
27.4%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
11
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Zapata County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
6,223
1 room
142
2.3%
2.3
2 rooms
399
6.4%
2.5
3 rooms
1,016
16.3%
9.0
4 rooms
1,199
19.3%
16.6
5 rooms
1,350
21.7%
20.0
6 rooms
1,172
18.8%
17.9
7 rooms
609
9.8%
12.1
8 rooms
246
4.0%
8.5
9 rooms or more
90
1.4%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Zapata County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
6,223
 
 
1-unit, detached
3,488
56.1%
61.4
1-unit, attached
4
0.1%
5.8
2-units
207
3.3%
3.7
3 or 4 units
171
2.7%
4.5
5 to 9 units
9
0.1%
4.8
10 to 19 units
0
0.0%
4.6
20 or more units
7
0.1%
8.8
Mobile home
2,321
37.3%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
16
0.3%
0.1

Zapata County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
54
0.9%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
128
2.1%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
407
6.5%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
495
8.0%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
1,040
16.7%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
1,280
20.6%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
1,473
23.7%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
1,276
20.5%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
70
1.1%
2.5%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
0.5%

Zapata County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
135
3.0%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
132
2.9%
4.7
Electricity
4,099
90.7%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
0
0.0%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
7
0.2%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
22
0.5%
0.5
No fuel used
122
2.7%
1.2

Zapata County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
971
 
47140700.0
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
9.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
12
1.2%
11.8%
Less than $500
19
2.0%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
32
3.3%
6.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
227
23.4%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
307
31.6%
29.2%
$500 to $999
374
38.5%
20.5%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
321
33.1%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
197
20.3%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
185
19.1%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
8
0.8%
7.3%
35.0% or more
260
26.8%
22.3%
Not Computed
0
NR
NR

Zapata County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
789 
 
41,410,200 
$1,000 to $1,499
0
0.0%
27.9%
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$1,500 to $1,999
0
0.0%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.1%
$500 to $999
281
35.6%
42.7%
Less than $500
508
64.4%
11.0%
No Cash Rent
329
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
416
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
132
16.7%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
16
2.0%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
97
12.3%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
92
11.7%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
143
18.1%
9.2%
35.0% or more
309
39.2%
41.4%
Not Computed
329
NR
NR

Zapata County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
3,399
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
1,473
43.3%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
1,120
33.0%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
264
7.8%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
290
8.5%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
153
4.5%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
87
2.6%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
12
0.4%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
0
0.0%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
55,200
 
194,500
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