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Robstown, Texas - Basic Facts

Robstown is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Robstown.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Nueces County at latitude 27.7903 and longitude -97.6689. Nueces County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 72 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Robstown (see map) encompass a land area of 15.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Robstown, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 11,293
Population in Households 11,195
Population in Familes 9,929
Population in Group Qrtrs 98
Population Density1 729
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 3,531
Average Household Size 3.17
Family Households 2,797
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 4,151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,246 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,286 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 620 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $76,732
Average Home Value $93,107


Median Household Income $28,828
Average Household Income $37,643
Per Capita Income $11,896
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.4% 0.34%
Households -0.09% 0.51%
Families -0.19% 0.43%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   3.17%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Robstown, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Robstown to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 229 87th
Population Density1 # 940 46th
Diversity Index2 # 1145 35th
Median Household Income # 1498 15th
Per Capita Income # 1516 14th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.