Castro County TX Information


Castro County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,890
Population in Households 7,826
Population in Familes 6,938
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 77


Median Household Income $37,423
Average Household Income $52,191
Per Capita Income $17,853


Total Housing Units 3,166 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,674 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,004 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 488 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $78,218
Average Home Value $116,741


Total Households 2,678
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 2,032
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.26% -0.65%
Households -0.29% -0.68%
Families -0.35% -0.71%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   1.66%


Castro County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Castro 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 # 183 28th
Population Density # 180 30th
Diversity Index # 8 98th
Median Household Income # 235 8th
Per Capita Income # 240 6th

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