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Indian Lake, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Indian Lake had a population of 670 as of July 1, 2016. Indian Lake ranks in the upper 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 Indian Lake is located at latitude 26.0877 and longitude -97.5031 in Cameron County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Indian Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Cameron County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 33 feet.

The Town of Indian Lake (GNIS ID: 2412792) 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 Indian Lake is located within Los Fresnos-Laureles Division of Cameron County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Indian Lake 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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Indian Lake, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 670
Population in Households 670
Population in Familes 593
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,502
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 260
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 204
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 351 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 180 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 (25.9%)
Median Home Value $65,179
Average Home Value $98,889


Median Household Income $33,248
Average Household Income $48,278
Per Capita Income $15,777
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.74% 0.82%
Households 0.63% 0.76%
Families 2.48% 0.68%
Median Household Income   -1.13%
Per Capita Income   0.43%
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.

Indian Lake, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Indian Lake 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 # 1147 35th
Population Density1 # 122 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 757 57th
Median Household Income # 1417 19th
Per Capita Income # 1422 19th

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