Refugio is located in southeast Texas. Refugio is part of Refugio County. Refugio has 1.57 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Refugio population is 2,838, which has shrunk 3.50% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 25.13% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Refugio median household income is $36,250 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 35.67% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 31.68% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Refugio median house value is $63,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 53.38% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 59.27% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Refugio is worse than the state average in quality. The Refugio area code is 361.