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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Housing
    B
  3. Nightlife
    B-
  4. Good for Families
    C+
  5. Diversity
    C-
  6. Jobs
    C-
  7. Weather
    A
  8. Cost of Living
    A
  9. Health & Fitness
    B
  10. Outdoor Activities
    C
  11. Commute
    B
Starr County is located in Texas with a population of 63,894. In Starr County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Starr County and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Starr County are above average.
Population
63,894

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$68,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$543
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Starr County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    157.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    11.3
    40.7
  • Robbery
    18.8
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    266.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    757.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    228.8
    284

Residents

Diversity
C-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    19%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    8%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    49%
    13%

Working in Starr County

Jobs
C-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$29,294
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Starr County

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