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Castro County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 7,872 (54% urban, 46% rural); it was 8,285 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 690
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,169
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,961
Renter-occupied apartments: 885 (it was 800 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

36%

Land area: 898 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 9 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Castro County: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (27.1%), Public administration (27.1%), Educational, health and social services (22.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 26%
  • Government: 38%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 6%
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  • Races in Castro County, TX (2019)
    • 5,13862.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,46729.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1682.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 500.6%Asian alone
    • 380.5%Two or more races
    • 150.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 20.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.01%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

35.3 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 3,949  (50.2%)
Females: 3,923  (49.8%)
Average household size:
Castro County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,892 ($30,619 in 1999)
This county:

$51,892
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $523 (lower quartile is $418, upper quartile is $631)
This county:

$523
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $95,146 (it was $50,300 in 2000)
Castro:

$95,146
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,457 - $133,107

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $134,301
Here:

$134,301
State:

$268,991

Mobile homes: $90,714
Here:

$90,714
State:

$94,014

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $910
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $411

Institutionalized population: 64

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 11
  • Thefts: 22
  • Auto thefts: 4

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 18
  • Thefts: 25
  • Auto thefts: 5
Castro County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $56,800
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $32,800
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $94,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $219,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $45,500
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $280,000
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Castro, TX residents
Average permit cost in Castro, TX
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,294 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,138 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Castro, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Castro, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Castro, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.7%
Castro County:

12.7%
Texas:

13.6%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.9% for Black residents, 15.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.7% for other race residents, 10.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 35.3 years old
(Males: 35.5 years old, Females: 34.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.7 years old, Black residents: 22.0 years old, American Indian residents: 59.2 years old, Asian residents: 34.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.0 years old, Other race residents: 23.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Castro County is $396 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $645 a month.

Cities in this county include: Dimmitt, Hart, Nazareth.

Castro County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Castro County: Hub (A), Hub Community Hall (B), Oklahoma Lane (C), Oklahoma Lane Community Center (D), Rhea Hollene Volunteer Fire Department (E), Lazbuddie Fire Department (F), Lazbuddie Emergency Medical Service (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Castro County: Rhea Emmanuel Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Lazbuddie Cemetery (1), Lariat Cemetery (2), Old Farwell Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Black Lake (A), Mustang Lake (B), Twin Lakes (C), Flynt Lake Number 2 (D), Flynt Lake Number 1 (E), Frye Lake (F), Williams Lake (G), Hartzog Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Cullman County, Alabama , Valencia County, New Mexico , Duplin County, North Carolina , Hale County , Swisher County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Texas:

8.0%

Unemployment by year in Castro, TX
County total employment by year in Castro, TX
County average yearly wages by year in Castro, TX

Current college students: 140
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 74.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,310 (24.7% naturalized citizens)

Castro County:

16.6%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2912010 or later
  • 3582000 to 2009
  • 3411990 to 1999
  • 3481980 to 1989
  • 2381970 to 1979
  • 172Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 76.4%

Castro County marital status for males Castro County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,570
  • One, attached: 1
  • Two: 113
  • 3 or 4: 161
  • 5 to 9: 39
  • 10 to 19: 47
  • 20 to 49: 3
  • 50 or more: 3
  • Mobile homes: 326

Housing units in Castro County with a mortgage: 557 (0 second mortgage, 3 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,142

Here:

99.8% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Castro County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,60515
Catholic2,3223
Mainline Protestant4522
None2,683-
Castro County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Castro County:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Castro County:

8.35 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

8.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Castro County:

9.9%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Castro County:

26.6%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Castro County:

Average size of farms: 1053 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $1,107,742
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $329.11
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 87.34%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $1,025,280
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 40.44%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 82.35%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $157,311
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 78.13%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 64.91
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.38%
Corn for grain: 48034 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 55498 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 74422 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 318 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Castro County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 1855537.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 30 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/17/1970, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 13 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Castro County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 490% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 135.5 miles away from Castro County center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 159.0 miles away from the county center
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 221.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 300.8 miles away from the county center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 328.7 miles away from Castro County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 320.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Severe Winter Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 26, 2016 to January 21, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4255: February 09, 2016, FEMA Id: 4255, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 01, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3142: September 01, 1999, FEMA Id: 3142, Natural disaster type: Fire

The number of natural disasters in Castro County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Castro

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,658 (85.5%)
  • Carpooled: 164 (5.3%)
  • Bus: 2 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 4 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 95 (3.1%)
  • Worked at home: 188 (6.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (82%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • Honduras (3%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • Indonesia (0%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Castro County


  • American (7%)
  • German (6%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • African (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Castro County, Texas in 2000:

  • 51 people in nursing homes
  • 11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
50 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
14 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,317.

5.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,908 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.47% relocated from other counties in Texas ($36,908 average AGI)
1.43% relocated from other states ($8,715 average AGI)
Castro County:

1.43%
Texas average:

2.52%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Deaf Smith County, TX  1.01% ($38,417 average AGI)


6.18% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,236 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.18% relocated to other counties in Texas ($38,236 average AGI)
1.59% relocated to other states ($9,608 average AGI)
Castro County:

1.59%
Texas average:

2.32%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Deaf Smith County, TX  1.34% ($41,656 average AGI)
to Randall County, TX  1.00% ($34,500)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.2

Births per 1000 population in Castro County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 7.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Castro County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Castro County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 29.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 15.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Castro County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Castro County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Castro County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Castro County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Castro County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Castro County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,111 (998 aged, 113 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 467 (22%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Castro County, Texas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 27%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 28%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 13.01
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,002
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 325
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 23,871

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,767
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 825
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 52

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 52

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,872
  • Male householders: 1,161 (398 living alone), Female householders: 1,447 (340 living alone)
  • 1,252 spouses (1,244 opposite-sex spouses), 107 unmarried partners, (104 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,962 children (2,735 natural, 48 adopted, 178 stepchildren), 280 grandchildren, 189 brothers or sisters, 50 parents, 0 foster children, 91 other relatives, 250 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 83

Size of family households: 683 2-persons, 389 3-persons, 276 4-persons, 257 5-persons, 68 6-persons, 101 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 739 1-person, 88 2-persons, 5 3-persons.

1,342 married couples with children.
597 single-parent households (75 men, 522 women).

47.8% of residents of Castro speak English at home.
51.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 45% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (43% speak English not well, 57% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $64,410,000 ($8,379 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $161,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $13,075,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $9,857,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $29,238,000
Federal grants: $11,064,000
Federal procurement contracts: $199,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $977,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,084,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,227,000
Federal Government insurance: $47,090,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 684
Here:

90 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 356
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +95
Here:

+12 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,055
Here -138 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Castro County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.70 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.1

Year house built in Castro County, Texas
  • Year house built in Castro County, Texas
  • 862014 or later
  • 382010 to 2013
  • 1422000 to 2009
  • 2711990 to 1999
  • 2921980 to 1989
  • 4221970 to 1979
  • 6091960 to 1969
  • 7201950 to 1959
  • 3041940 to 1949
  • 3501939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Castro County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Castro County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Castro County, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 293 rooms
  • 2424 rooms
  • 5315 rooms
  • 2566 rooms
  • 2727 rooms
  • 1778 rooms
  • 1679+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Castro County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Castro County, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 462 rooms
  • 1013 rooms
  • 2924 rooms
  • 3225 rooms
  • 916 rooms
  • 397 rooms
  • 188 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Castro County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Castro County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Castro County, Texas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 341 bedroom
  • 2932 bedrooms
  • 9193 bedrooms
  • 3814 bedrooms
  • 465+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Castro County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Castro County, Texas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1671 bedroom
  • 3122 bedrooms
  • 4143 bedrooms
  • 224 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Castro County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Castro County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Castro County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 64no vehicle
  • 2451 vehicle
  • 6112 vehicles
  • 4203 vehicles
  • 2724 vehicles
  • 845+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Castro County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Castro County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 160no vehicle
  • 4371 vehicle
  • 2902 vehicles
  • 413 vehicles
  • 14 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

91.3% of Castro County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in Texas.

Castro County:

91.3%
State average:

84.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 5,718
  • Other state: 823
  • Northeast: 16
  • Midwest: 244
  • South: 97
  • West: 476
Year householders moved into unit in Castro County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Castro County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 69.8%Utility gas
  • 23.4%Electricity
  • 4.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 51.0%Electricity
  • 42.8%Utility gas
  • 5.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 33
Here:

3.0%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 40
Here:

17.7%
Texas:

14.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 154
  • Number of aged recipients: 58
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 96
  • Number of recipients under 18: 17
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 58
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 79
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 88
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 49
Most common first names in Castro County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3871.3 years
Mary3777.5 years
John3676.3 years
William2879.2 years
Robert2173.6 years
George2073.5 years
Charles1666.5 years
Clarence1479.3 years
Frank1472.2 years
Maria1467.9 years
Most common last names in Castro County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1873.6 years
Martinez1870.3 years
Davis1773.8 years
Garcia1674.3 years
Rodriguez1268.2 years
Schulte1177.6 years
Mclain1172.6 years
Birkenfeld1174.6 years
Acker1075.4 years
Jones1076.7 years
Businesses in Castro County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value2
Pizza Hut1U-Haul1
RadioShack1UPS1
SONIC Drive-In1