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Starr County, Texas

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Population:

  • Total Population: 53,597
  • Males: 25,963
  • Females: 27,634

Ethnicity:

  • White: 847
  • Black/African American: 9
  • Hispanic: 52,581
  • Native American/Eskimo: 5
  • Asian: 146
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 0
  • 2 or more: 9

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. Spanish (43,430)
  2. English only (4,450)
  3. Tagalog (110)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 19,758

  1. Mexico (19,540)
  2. Philippines (111)
  3. Nicaragua (34)
  4. Jordan (20)
  5. Canada (16)
  6. Other Caribbean (7)
  7. Italy (7)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (40,092)
  2. Southern Baptist Convention (809)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (388)
  4. Assemblies of God (340)
  5. Mennonite Brethren Churches, U.S. Conference of (198)

Migrant Health Clinics

  • CACST-WIC Services: 101 East G Circle, Roma - (956) 849-4204
  • CACST Alto Bonito Clinic: 2120 County Road, Grulla - (956) 488-0310
  • CACST Rural Health Initiative Clinic: 510 East Eisenhower Street, Rio Grande City - (956) 487-2585
  • CACST South Texas Maternity Clinic: North FM RD 3167, Rio Grande - (956) 487-7611
  • CACST Student Health Services Clinic: Fort Ringgold, Rio Grande - (956) 488-0053
  • CACST- City Clinic: 103 Main Street, Rio Grande - (956) 716-8635
  • CACST San Isidro Clinic: FM 1017 Front San Isidro, ISD, San Isidro - (956) 481-3814

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 24,729
  • Sensory: 3,282
  • Physical: 4,439
  • Mental: 2,470
  • Self-care: 2,224
  • Go outside home: 6,190
  • Employment: 6,548

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 945

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 14,410
  • Utility gas: 1,795
  • Bottled or LP gas: 3,320
  • Electricity: 8,616
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 8
  • Coal or Coke: 0
  • Wood: 17
  • Solar Energy: 0
  • Other fuel: 113
  • No fuel used: 541

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 28,747
  • No vehicle: 4,236
  • 1 or more vehicle: 24,511

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 3,101
  • No High School: 9,729
  • Some High School: 5,268
  • High School: 4,683
  • Some College: 2,568
  • Associate's Degree: 446
  • College Degree: 1,039
  • Master's Degree: 551
  • Professional Degree: 260
  • Doctoral Degree: 71

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 14,410
  • Owners with phone: 10,483
  • Owners without phone: 962
  • Renters with phone: 2,334
  • Renters without phone: 631

10 closest counties:

  1. Hidalgo County, Texas
  2. Zapata County, Texas
  3. Jim Hogg County, Texas
  4. Brooks County, Texas
  5. Willacy County, Texas
  6. Kenedy County, Texas
  7. Cameron County, Texas
  8. Duval County, Texas
  9. Webb County, Texas
  10. Kleberg County, Texas

Data Detail

Zip Codes in county:

78536, 78545, 78547, 78548, 78582, 78584, 78585, 78588, 78591

Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

  • KTLM ( TV) RIO GRANDE CITY, TX
  • KQBO (107.5 FM) RIO GRANDE CITY, TX
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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