|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Refugio is 2,790. Refugio, Texas is the 6,489th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Refugio was in 1990, when its population was 3,157. In 1990, Refugio was the 5,364th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,489th largest city in the US. Refugio is currently 11.6% smaller than it was in 1990.
Refugio has shrunk 5.0% since the year 2000. Refugio, Texas's growth is below average. 78% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|6483||Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania||2,792||-3.0%|
|6484||Yadkinville, North Carolina||2,792||-1.8%|
|6485||Hampton, South Carolina||2,791||-1.4%|
|6487||Coxsackie, New York||2,790||-3.5%|
|6488||New Tazewell, Tennessee||2,790||-2.8%|
The total voting age population of Refugio, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,056. The voting age population is 47.3% male and 52.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.7% of the residents of Refugio are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Refugio are 72.7% White, 13.2% Black, 7.7% Two or more races, 6.2% Other, 0.2% American Indian and 0.1% Asian. Additionally, 55.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Refugio, 21.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 30.8%. On a per-household basis, 16.8% of families are below the poverty line in Refugio.
Among those aged 16 and older, 52.2% of Refugio residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.7% of Refugio residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.5% have a bachelor's degree and 4.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Refugio residents aged 5 and older, 27.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 27.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Refugio is 3.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Refugio, 22.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Refugio is $52,929.
In Refugio, 61.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 38.5% of housing units in Refugio.
Of all the housing units in Refugio, 7.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Refugio, 6.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Refugio is $583.
In Refugio, 71.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.