Zapata County, TX has a population of 14,335 people with a median age of 29.3 and a median household income of $36,976. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Zapata County, TX grew from 14,308 to 14,335, a 0.19% increase and its median household income grew from $32,162 to $36,976, a 15% increase.
The population of Zapata County, TX is 94.1% Hispanic, 5.87% White, and 0.01% Black. 89.4% of the people in Zapata County, TX speak a non-English language, and 75.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Zapata County, TX are The University of Texas at Austin, with 15,390 graduates, Texas A & M University-College Station, with 14,805 graduates, and The University of Texas at Arlington, with 10,472 graduates.
The median property value in Zapata County, TX is $60,100, and the homeownership rate is 76.9%. Most people in Zapata County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Zapata County, TX is 2 cars per household.
Zapata County, TX is the 143rd most populated county in Texas and borders Jim Hogg County, TX; Starr County, TX; and Webb County, TX.