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People QuickFacts Rio Grande City Texas
Population, 2011 estimate     13,966 25,631,778
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base     13,802 25,145,561
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011     1.2% 1.9%
Population, 2010     13,834 25,145,561
Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010     8.6% 7.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010     31.1% 27.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent,  2010     11.2% 10.3%
Female persons, percent, 2010     49.9% 50.4%
     
White persons, percent, 2010 (a)     92.1% 70.4%
Black persons, percent, 2010 (a)     0.2% 11.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2010 (a)     0.3% 0.7%
Asian persons, percent, 2010 (a)     0.8% 3.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2010 (a)     0.0% 0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2010     1.1% 2.7%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2010 (b)     94.3% 37.6%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2010     4.7% 45.3%
     
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2007-2011     85.0% 82.1%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2007-2011     27.8% 16.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent age 5+, 2007-2011     93.6% 34.4%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2007-2011     57.8% 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2007-2011     12.3% 26.1%
Veterans, 2007-2011     456 1,618,413
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2007-2011     21 24.8
     
Housing units, 2010     4,305 9,977,436
Homeownership rate, 2007-2011     73.9% 64.5%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2007-2011     11.3% 24.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2007-2011     $70,600 $126,400
Households, 2007-2011     3,590 8,667,807
Persons per household, 2007-2011     3.73 2.79
Per capita money income in the past 12 months (2011 dollars), 2007-2011     $13,802 $25,548
Median household income, 2007-2011     $27,423 $50,920
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2007-2011     29.9% 17.0%
     
Business QuickFacts Rio Grande City Texas
Total number of firms, 2007     2,417 2,164,852
Black-owned firms, percent, 2007     F 7.1%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007     F 0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007     S 5.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007     F 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007     76.5% 20.7%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007     20.2% 28.2%
     
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)     NA 593,541,502
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)     4,713 424,238,194
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)     350,595 311,334,781
Retail sales per capita, 2007     $25,619 $13,061
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)     D 42,054,592
     
Geography QuickFacts Rio Grande City Texas
Land area in square miles, 2010     11.35 261,231.71
Persons per square mile, 2010     1,218.7 96.3
FIPS Code     62168 48

Source: U.S. Census Bureau