City of Robstown
|• Total||12.99 sq mi (33.63 km2)|
|• Land||12.99 sq mi (33.63 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||72 ft (22 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||867.16/sq mi (334.80/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1345344|
Robstown is a city in Nueces County, Texas, United States, and a western suburb of Corpus Christi. It was founded about 1906, and was named for Robert Driscoll. The population was 11,487 as of the 2010 census.
The Texas State Legislature officially recognizes Robstown as the birthplace of Texas hold 'em poker.
Robstown is located at(27.792615, –97.669386).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.1 square miles (31 km2), all of it land.
The climate in Robstown is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen climate classification system, Robstown has a humid subtropical climate, Cfa on climate maps.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Black or African American (NH)||114||1.12%|
|Native American or Alaska Native (NH)||8||0.08%|
|Pacific Islander (NH)||5||0.05%|
|Some Other Race (NH)||25||0.25%|
|Hispanic or Latino||9,373||92.41%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 10,143 people, 4,137 households, and 2,731 families residing in the city.
As of 2019, the Census Bureau estimates the population to be 11,261 people and consisting of 3,728 households. Owner-occupied housing is 58.1%. The average household has 3.06 persons. The racial makeup of the city was 95.6% White, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% Asian, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 93.8% of the population. Non-Hispanic Whites were 5.8% of the population. Median value of housing was $52,900. Median gross rent was $688 per month.
In the city, the age distribution of the population was 9.2% under the age of 5, 31.0% under the age of 18, and 17.1% who were 65 or older. Females were 51.1% of the population. Foreign-born persons were 5.3% of the population.
Population density was 741.0 persons/sq mi. Land area is 15.50 sq mi. The FIPS code is 4862600
The median income for a household in the city was $29,218. Per capita income was $14,178. The poverty rate was 41.1%.
The Robstown post office contains a mural, Founding and Subsequent Development of Robstown, Texas, painted in 1941 by Alice Reynolds. Federally commissioned murals were produced from 1934 to 1943 in the United States through the Section of Painting and Sculpture, later called the Section of Fine Arts, of the Treasury Department.
Robstown is divided into several distinct neighborhoods. The Ashburn, Kissling area is located just east of Bluebonnet, next to the Robstown Early College High School. The area locally known as Bluebonnetis located in the northwest area of town, right next to Robstown Early College High School. The area locally known as Casa Blanca has a school. San Pedro is on the westside, next to San Pedro Elementary School.
The City of Robstown is served by the Robstown Independent School District. The Robstown Early College High School's early college program is also assisted by Del Mar College, Costal Bend College, and the University of Texas.