La Paloma, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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La Paloma, Texas - Basic Facts

The La Paloma Census Designated Place had a population of 3,229 as of July 1, 2016. La Paloma 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 Paloma is located at latitude 26.052 and longitude -97.6553 in Cameron County. The formal boundaries for the La Paloma Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cameron County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 49 feet.

The La Paloma Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408507) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The La Paloma Census Designated Place is located within Brownsville Division of Cameron County.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 3,229
Population in Households 3,229
Population in Familes 3,114
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,499
Diversity Index2 34
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 702
Average Household Size 4.6
Family Households 650
Average Family Size 5

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 811 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 616 (76.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 86 (10.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 109 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $73,986
Average Home Value $103,883
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,372
Average Household Income $43,279
Per Capita Income $9,587
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.72% 2.15%
Households 1.59% 2.08%
Families 1.73% 2.04%
Median Household Income   -1.02%
Per Capita Income   0.7%
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 Paloma, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Paloma 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 # 533 70th
Population Density1 # 436 75th
Diversity Index2 # 1304 26th
Median Household Income # 1499 14th
Per Capita Income # 1701 3rd

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