Refugio County TX Information


Refugio County Subdivisions

Refugio County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,572
Population in Households 7,466
Population in Familes 6,327
Population in Group Qrtrs 106
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 2,924
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 2,064
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,795 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,069 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 855 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 871 (23.0%)
Median Home Value $79,311
Average Home Value $115,442


Median Household Income $48,869
Average Household Income $59,896
Per Capita Income $23,369
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.48%
Households 0.46% 0.48%
Families 0.38% 0.41%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.


Refugio County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Refugio County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 186 27th
Population Density1 # 175 31st
Diversity Index2 # 58 78th
Median Household Income # 86 67th
Per Capita Income # 132 48th

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