Castro County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2021:7,374More data
Census 2020:7,371More data
Census 2010:8,062More data
Census 2000:8,285More data
Population of the County Seat (Dimmitt)
Census 2020:4,171 
Census 2010:4,393 
Census 2000:4,375 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN CASTRO COUNTY - 2021 Estimates (Census Bureau)
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Dimmitt city:4,167More data
Hart city:882More data
Nazareth city:312More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:894.4More data
Water Area:4.9More data
Total Area:899.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:8.24More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:54.24More data
Percent Rural:45.76More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:66.4%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:92.8%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:2.4%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:30.0%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:1.9%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:29.0%More data
65 and Older:17.1%More data
85 and Older:2.2%More data
Median Age:34.4More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$71,612More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$529,642,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$55,139More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:20.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:75.4% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:16.4% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$42,031More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$39,688 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$37,842 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$36,980 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$36,371 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:3.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:3.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.595000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,748,955,690More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$586,616,118More data
Total Actual Levy:$3,490,365More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$229,910More data
CY 2020:$229,866 
CY 2019:$223,498 
CY 2018:$213,061 
CY 2017:$211,187 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN CASTRO COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:33.474More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:53.540More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:173.770More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:260.784More data
City Streets:42.806More data
Certified County Roads:891.398More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:934.204More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,194.988More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:74.929More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:110.254More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:349.718More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:534.901More data
City Streets:85.612More data
Certified County Roads:1,782.796More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,868.408More data
County Total:2,403.309More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2020»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2020»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Castro County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Castro County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Castro County»

Special Districts in Castro County.
School Districts in Castro County.
History of City Tax Rates in Castro County.

Airports in Castro County.
Hospitals in Castro County.
Prisons in Castro County.