Cameron County TX Information


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  1. Cameron County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forCameron County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Texas Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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 Density2 492
Diversity Index3 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. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
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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