La Feria, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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La Feria, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of La Feria had a population of 6,926 as of July 1, 2016. La Feria 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 La Feria is located at latitude 26.1538 and longitude -97.825 in Cameron County. The formal boundaries for the City of La Feria (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Cameron County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 56 feet.

The City of La Feria (GNIS ID: 2411567) 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 City of La Feria is located within Harlingen-San Benito Division of Cameron County.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 6,926
Population in Households 6,926
Population in Familes 6,131
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,608
Diversity Index2 39
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,296
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 1,716
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,861 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,577 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 719 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 565 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $49,190
Average Home Value $77,297
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,283
Average Household Income $43,255
Per Capita Income $14,391
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.19% -0.01%
Households -0.03% 0.07%
Families -0.14% -0.01%
Median Household Income   -0.09%
Per Capita Income   1.07%
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.

La Feria, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Feria 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 # 322 82nd
Population Density1 # 400 77th
Diversity Index2 # 1138 35th
Median Household Income # 1568 10th
Per Capita Income # 1478 16th

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