Refugio County TX Information


Refugio County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,414
Daytime Population: Workers 2,358
Daytime Population: Residents 4,879
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,237
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 7,299
Population in Familes 6,183
Population in Group Qrtrs 115
Population Density2 10
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $50,011
Average Household Income $62,668
Per Capita Income $24,161


Total Housing Units 3,802 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,007 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 820 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 975 (25.6%)
Median Home Value $82,288
Average Home Value $118,311


Total Households 2,827
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 1,997
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 0.06% 0.19%
Households -0.07% 0.1%
Families -0.13% 0.06%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   2.78%


Refugio County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Refugio 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 # 186 27th
Population Density # 176 31st
Diversity Index # 57 78th
Median Household Income # 103 60th
Per Capita Income # 143 44th

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