Rio Grande City demographics profile

StatisticRio Grande CityTexasNational
Population density (sq mi)1,25511391
Median age31.134.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1859%48%43%
Speak English8%65%79%
Speak Spanish92%30%13%
Rio Grande City, TX has a population of 14,242 and is the 2,953rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,255 per sq mi which is 1010% higher than the Texas average and 1285% higher than the national average. The median age in Rio Grande City is 31 which is approximately 9% lower than the Texas average of 34. In Rio Grande City, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 8% speak English and 92% speak Spanish. 68% of Rio Grande City residents were born in Texas, 6% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 25% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Rio Grande City is 1010% higher than Texas.
  • The median age in Rio Grande City is 9% lower than Texas.
  • In Rio Grande City 95.81% of the population is White.
  • In Rio Grande City 0.04% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Rio Grande City 0.05% of the population is Asian.

Compare Rio Grande City, TX Demographics To Other Cities


      Rio Grande City population breakdown by race

      RaceRio Grande CityTexasNational
      Black or African American0.04%11.95%12.63%
      American Indian0.19%0.48%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race0.88%2.50%3.06%
      Other race3.04%5.79%4.75%
      In Rio Grande City, 98.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Source: The Rio Grande City, TX demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).