Castro County , Texas

Castro County: County in Texas, United States

Castro County locator map
Location of Castro County on Texas map.

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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 7,530 inhabitants. Its county seat is Dimmitt. The county was created 130 years ago in 1890.

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  TX  Courthouse IMG 4822 image
Castro County TX Courthouse IMG 4822

The largest city of Castro County is Dimmitt with a population of 4,099. Other cities include, Hart population 1,020 and Nazareth population 291. See all Castro County cities & populated places.

Castro County  TX  Courthouse IMG 4822 image

Castro County map

Castro County Quick Facts

Population : 7,530 (2019)
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 : 22:12:10 (31st July 2021)
Density : 3 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -7.07% (2010-2019)

Castro County has 5 neighbours.

  • Dimmitt

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Castro County decreased by 7.07% in 9 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

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Castro County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Dimmitt 4,099 City in Castro County, Texas, United States
Hart 1,020 City in Texas, USA
Nazareth 291 City in Castro County, Texas, United States

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