Cameron Park Colonia, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cameron Park Colonia, Texas - Basic Facts

The Cameron Park Census Designated Place had a population of 7,479 as of July 1, 2016. Cameron Park Colonia ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cameron Park Colonia is located at latitude 25.9705 and longitude -97.4774 in Cameron County. The formal boundaries for the Cameron Park Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cameron County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Cameron Park Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407945) 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 Cameron Park Census Designated Place is located within Brownsville Division of Cameron County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cameron Park Colonia 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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Cameron Park Colonia, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,479
Population in Households 7,479
Population in Familes 7,127
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 13,768
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 1,702
Average Household Size 4.39
Family Households 1,532
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 1,848 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,039 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 663 (35.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 146 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $49,242
Average Home Value $60,240


Median Household Income $21,235
Average Household Income $30,942
Per Capita Income $7,080
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.15% 1.18%
Households 1.24% 1.23%
Families 1.14% 1.2%
Median Household Income   -1.04%
Per Capita Income   0.58%
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.

Cameron Park Colonia, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cameron Park Colonia 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 # 309 82nd
Population Density1 # 3 100th
Diversity Index2 # 1501 14th
Median Household Income # 1721 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1733 1st

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