Lago, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lago, Texas - Basic Facts

The Lago Census Designated Place had a population of 233 as of July 1, 2016. Lago ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lago is located at latitude 26.0876 and longitude -97.6127 in Cameron County. The formal boundaries for the Lago Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cameron County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Lago Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408522) 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 Lago Census Designated Place is located within Brownsville Division of Cameron County.

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


Total Population 233
Population in Households 233
Population in Familes 223
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4,936
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 57
Average Household Size 4.09
Family Households 51
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 68 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $57,692
Average Home Value $101,500


Median Household Income $34,260
Average Household Income $44,627
Per Capita Income $10,752
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.15% 1.74%
Households 2.12% 2.02%
Families 3.55% 1.89%
Median Household Income   -0.71%
Per Capita Income   0.68%
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.

Lago, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lago 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 # 1502 14th
Population Density1 # 65 96th
Diversity Index2 # 1379 21st
Median Household Income # 1386 21st
Per Capita Income # 1641 6th

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