Castro County TX Information


Castro County Subdivisions

Castro County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,814
Daytime Population: Workers 2,525
Daytime Population: Residents 4,851
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,376
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 7,750
Population in Familes 6,844
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $36,239
Average Household Income $52,583
Per Capita Income $17,959


Total Housing Units 3,166 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,735 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 913 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 518 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $75,483
Average Home Value $112,392


Total Households 2,648
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 2,009
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.43% -1.05%
Households -0.49% -1.09%
Families -0.55% -1.14%
Median Household Income   0.83%
Per Capita Income   2.41%


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, 2017 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 # 184 28th
Population Density # 181 29th
Diversity Index # 8 97th
Median Household Income # 240 6th
Per Capita Income # 240 6th

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