The population of Irion County,
Texas increased by 13 in 2013 bringing the total to 1612
people living in 856 homes and apartments spread across 1052
square miles. The new estimate moves Irion County to number
66 in our list of least populated counties in the US.
People who live in Irion
County have an annual income of $26161 which is $352 more
than the statewide average for Texas. The average per capita
income nationwide is $28051. Irion County ranks number 49
for highest income in sparsely populated counties.
REAL ESTATE VALUES
Homes are cheap here with the
median value of a home being $70200 compared to $181400
nationwide. 79.9% of housing units in Irion County are
occupied by their owners.
The US Census Bureau reports
2.1% of the county's residents are foreign immigrants who have settled in one of the most remote places in America.
was a female outlaw of the Old West born in Knickerbocker,
near Mertzon in Irion County, Texas. She was a member of
Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch gang.