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Castro County, Texas Facts

Facts
State Texas
Land area 894.4 square miles
Population Density 9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 8,030
Population change -0.4%
Under 5 years of age 9.2%
Under 18 31%
65 and over 13.6%
Females 48.2%
White 94.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 62.3
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 0.9%
Black or African American 2.6%
Native American 1.7%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 68%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 12.8%
Veterans 408
Households and Housing
Households 2,588
Persons per household 3.1
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.9%
Median household income $36,402
The per capita income $19,708
Live below the poverty line. 24.1%
housing units 3,177
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $68,500
Residents owning their homes. 68.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 534
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 8.1%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $40,007
Retail sales per capita $5,579
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $154,599