Castro County , Texas

Castro County: County in Texas, United States

About

Castro County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,062 and a population density of 3 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 7,396 inhabitants. Its county seat is Dimmitt. The county was created 131 years ago in 1890.

Castro County Quick Facts

Population : 7,396 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Area : 2329 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.5%
Land as percent of area : 99.5%
Named for : Henri Castro
Altitude : 3,839 feet / 1170 meters
Capital : Dimmitt
Establishment : January 01, 1891
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 12:39:50 (19th May 2022)
Density : 3 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9% (2010-2020)
Castro County locator map
Location of Castro County on Texas map.
Castro County  TX  Courthouse IMG 4822 image
Castro County TX Courthouse IMG 4822
Castro County  TX  Courthouse IMG 4822 image

Geography

Castro County is located at 34°31'48"N 102°15'42"W (34.5299600, -102.2616700). It has 5 neighbors: Deaf Smith County, Lamb County, Parmer County, Randall County and Swisher County.

Castro County map

The largest city of Castro County is Dimmitt with a population of 4,005. Other cities include, Hart population 1,016 and Nazareth population 287. See all Castro County cities & populated places.

Castro County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Castro County.

City Name Population Title
Dimmitt 4,005 City in Castro County, Texas, United States
Hart 1,016 City in Texas, USA
Nazareth 287 City in Castro County, Texas, United States

Castro County has 5 neighbours.

  • Dimmitt

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Castro County decreased by 9% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,062 - census
2011 8,094 0.4% estimation process
2012 8,262 2.03% estimation process
2013 8,120 -1.75% estimation process
2014 7,927 -2.43% estimation process
2015 7,787 -1.8% estimation process
2016 7,765 -0.28% estimation process
2017 7,696 -0.9% estimation process
2018 7,588 -1.42% estimation process
2019 7,530 -0.77% estimation process
2020 7,396 -1.81% estimation process

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