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Combes, Texas - Basic Facts

Combes is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Combes.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Cameron County at latitude 26.2487 and longitude -97.7339. Cameron County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 39 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Combes (see map) encompass a land area of 3.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Combes: Combs.

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Combes, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,965
Population in Households 2,965
Population in Familes 2,665
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 980
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 974
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 765
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 814 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 160 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 202 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $97,242
Average Home Value $118,160


Median Household Income $28,989
Average Household Income $38,755
Per Capita Income $12,677
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.56% 0.78%
Households 0.76% 0.89%
Families 0.53% 0.8%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
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, 2014 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 # 561 68th
Population Density1 # 728 59th
Diversity Index2 # 718 59th
Median Household Income # 1493 15th
Per Capita Income # 1478 16th

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