Starr County , Texas

Starr County: County in Texas, United States

About

Starr County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 60,968 and a population density of 19 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 64,266 inhabitants. Its county seat is Rio Grande City. The county was created 173 years ago in 1847.

Starr County Quick Facts

Population : 64,266 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Twitter username : starrcountytx
Area : 3184 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.5%
Land as percent of area : 99.5%
Named for : James Harper Starr
Altitude : 348 feet / 106 meters
Capital : Rio Grande City
Establishment : January 01, 1848
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 19:14:31 (3rd December 2021)
Density : 20 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.13% (2010-2020)
Weather : 65℉ Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather
Starr County locator map
Location of Starr County on Texas map.
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Geography

Starr County is located at 26°33'44"N 98°44'18"W (26.5621500, -98.7384000). It has 3 neighbors: Brooks County, Jim Hogg County and Zapata County.

Starr County map

The largest city of Starr County is Rio Grande City with a population of 14,511. Other cities include, Roma population 11,476, Escobares population 2,650 and La Grulla population 1,682. See all Starr County cities & populated places.

Starr County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Rio Grande City 14,511 City in Starr County, Texas, United States
Roma 11,476 City in Starr County, Texas, United States of America
Escobares 2,650 City in Starr County, Texas, United States
La Grulla 1,682 City in Starr County, Texas, United States
La Puerta 632 Census designated place
Garceno 420 Census designated place

Weather

Starr County forecast: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East southeast wind around 6 mph. more

Starr County has 3 neighbours.

  • Rio Grande City

Demographics

The population of Starr County increased by 5.13% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 60,968 - census
2011 61,642 1.09% estimation process
2012 61,970 0.53% estimation process
2013 62,381 0.66% estimation process
2014 62,965 0.93% estimation process
2015 63,484 0.82% estimation process
2016 63,894 0.64% estimation process
2017 64,130 0.37% estimation process
2018 64,249 0.19% estimation process
2019 64,633 0.59% estimation process
2020 64,266 -0.57% estimation process

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Local Places in Starr County

People born in Starr County (1)

American politician Irma Rangel was born in Starr County

Other places with the same name (1)

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