Cameron County TX Information


Cameron County Subdivisions

Cameron County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 437,967
Population in Households 434,197
Population in Familes 395,997
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,770
Population Density1 492
Diversity Index2 39


Median Household Income $37,579
Average Household Income $55,243
Per Capita Income $16,552


Total Housing Units 153,955 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 85,046 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 43,968 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 24,941 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $91,426
Average Home Value $144,426


Total Households 129,014
Average Household Size 3.37
Family Households 103,791
Average Family Size 4
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.92% 0.88%
Households 0.92% 0.89%
Families 0.88% 0.85%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.7%


Cameron County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cameron County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 13 95th
Population Density # 15 94th
Diversity Index # 224 12th
Median Household Income # 233 9th
Per Capita Income # 245 4th

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