|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Rio Grande City is 15,670. Rio Grande City, Texas is the 2,286th largest city in the US.
Rio Grande City is located entirely in Starr County.
The current population of Rio Grande City (15,670) is it's peak population.
Rio Grande City has grown 28.6% since the 2000. Rio Grande City, Texas's growth is about average. 40% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Rio Grande City has a population density of 1,218.7 people per square mile.
|2286||Rio Grande City||15,670||28.6%|
|2282||Gulf Shores, Alabama||15,736||174.0%|
|2283||New Haven, Indiana||15,732||18.2%|
|2284||Prospect Heights, Illinois||15,691||-7.9%|
|2286||Rio Grande City, Texas||15,670||28.6%|
|2291||Mitchell, South Dakota||15,631||7.0%|
The total voting age population of Rio Grande City, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 7,941. The voting age population is 48.9% male and 51.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.7% of the residents of Rio Grande City are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Rio Grande City are 95.2% White, 3.4% Other, 1.0% Two or more races, 0.2% Black and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 98.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Rio Grande City, 34.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 40.5%. On a per-household basis, 27.2% of families are below the poverty line in Rio Grande City.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.9% of Rio Grande City residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 58.3% of Rio Grande City residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.9% have a bachelor's degree and 5.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Rio Grande City residents aged 5 and older, 92.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 92.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Rio Grande City is 14.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Rio Grande City, 21.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Rio Grande City is $33,084.
In Rio Grande City, 71.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 28.5% of housing units in Rio Grande City.
Of all the housing units in Rio Grande City, 4.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Rio Grande City, 28.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Rio Grande City is $643.
In Rio Grande City, 59.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.