Lago, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lago, Texas - Basic Facts

The Lago Census Designated Place had a population of 230 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Lago, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 230
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 146
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 146
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 230
Population in Familes 221
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 4,873
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $34,260
Average Household Income $44,632
Per Capita Income $10,893


Total Housing Units 67 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $59,091
Average Home Value $106,771


Total Households 57
Average Household Size 4.04
Family Households 51
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.67% 1.44%
Households 1.82% 1.37%
Families 3.06% 1.15%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

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, 2017 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 Density # 69 96th
Diversity Index # 1408 19th
Median Household Income # 1437 18th
Per Capita Income # 1653 6th

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