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Combes, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Combes had a population of 3,046 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Combes: Combs.

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


Total Population 3,046
Population in Households 3,046
Population in Familes 2,744
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,007
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 993
Average Household Size 3.07
Family Households 782
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,192 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 823 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 171 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 199 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $72,146
Average Home Value $97,445


Median Household Income $41,092
Average Household Income $52,823
Per Capita Income $17,165
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.82% 0.92%
Households 0.83% 0.91%
Families 0.71% 0.9%
Median Household Income   -0.5%
Per Capita Income   0.75%
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 1,749 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 # 558 68th
Population Density1 # 715 59th
Diversity Index2 # 775 56th
Median Household Income # 1033 41st
Per Capita Income # 1363 22nd

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