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Combes, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Combes had a population of 2,968 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Combes is located at latitude 26.2464 and longitude -97.7267 in Cameron County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Combes (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Cameron County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Town of Combes (GNIS ID: 2413234) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Combes is located within Harlingen-San Benito Division of Cameron County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Combes population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Combes: Combs.

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Combes, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,968
Population in Households 2,968
Population in Familes 2,669
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 981
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 974
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 766
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,173 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 812 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 162 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 199 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $96,174
Average Home Value $114,797


Median Household Income $28,126
Average Household Income $39,376
Per Capita Income $12,886
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.76%
Households 0.62% 0.81%
Families 0.45% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
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.


Combes, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Combes to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 564 68th
Population Density1 # 731 58th
Diversity Index2 # 757 57th
Median Household Income # 1565 11th
Per Capita Income # 1514 14th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.