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.
Robstown is located at 27°47′33″N 97°40′10″W / 27.79250°N 97.66944°W / 27.79250; -97.66944 (27.792615, -97.669386).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.1 square miles (31 km), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, 13,044 people, 3,644 households, and 3,039 families resided in the city. The population density was 1,054.6 people per square mile (407.1/km²). The 4,063 housing units averaged 336.7 per square mile (130.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 1% White, 1.41% African American, 0.60% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 27.12% from other races, and 2% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 93.09% of the population.
Of the 3,644 households, 42.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 24.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.6% were not families. About 15.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.47 and the average family size was 3.85.
In the city, the age distribution of the population was 33.5% under the age of 18, 11.1% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $22,774, and for a family was $25,576. Males had a median income of $23,151 versus $16,150 for females. The per capita income for the city was $8,736. About 30.0% of families and 32.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 43.0% of those under age 18 and 25.3% of those age 65 or over.