Starr County TX Information


Starr County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 64,969
Population in Households 64,159
Population in Familes 60,389
Population in Group Qrtrs 810
Population Density1 53
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 18,341
Average Household Size 3.5
Family Households 15,583
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 21,126 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,106 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,235 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,785 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $78,317
Average Home Value $100,284


Median Household Income $24,354
Average Household Income $34,482
Per Capita Income $9,823
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.51% 1.2%
Households 1.8% 1.33%
Families 1.74% 1.3%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   3.3%
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.


Starr County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Starr County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents 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 # 54 79th
Population Density1 # 72 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 254 0th
Median Household Income # 252 1st
Per Capita Income # 254 0th

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