Starr County TX Information


Starr County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 66,946
Daytime Population: Workers 19,573
Daytime Population: Residents 44,373
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 63,946
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 66,136
Population in Familes 62,265
Population in Group Qrtrs 810
Population Density2 55
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $26,980
Average Household Income $42,839
Per Capita Income $12,113


Total Housing Units 21,227 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,255 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,428 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,544 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $75,811
Average Home Value $100,901


Total Households 18,683
Average Household Size 3.54
Family Households 15,871
Average Family Size 4
  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 1.3% 1.16%
Households 1.31% 1.17%
Families 1.27% 1.15%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.48%


Starr County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Starr 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 # 53 80th
Population Density # 72 72nd
Diversity Index # 254 0th
Median Household Income # 253 1st
Per Capita Income # 254 0th

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