Arroyo Gardens, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Arroyo Gardens, Texas - Basic Facts

The Arroyo Gardens Census Designated Place had a population of 497 as of July 1, 2016. Arroyo Gardens ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Arroyo Gardens is located at latitude 26.2015 and longitude -97.4997 in Cameron County. The formal boundaries for the Arroyo Gardens Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Cameron County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Arroyo Gardens Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584606) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Arroyo Gardens Census Designated Place is located within Rio Hondo Division of Cameron County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Arroyo Gardens population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Arroyo Gardens, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 497
Population in Households 497
Population in Familes 460
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 126
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 150
Average Household Size 3.31
Family Households 123
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 123 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $45,522
Average Home Value $62,910


Median Household Income $25,390
Average Household Income $39,674
Per Capita Income $11,277
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.39% 1.29%
Households 1.46% 1.3%
Families 1.51% 1.27%
Median Household Income   -0.46%
Per Capita Income   0.4%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Arroyo Gardens, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arroyo Gardens to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1255 28th
Population Density1 # 1602 8th
Diversity Index2 # 1145 35th
Median Household Income # 1664 5th
Per Capita Income # 1628 7th

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