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Laguna Vista, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Laguna Vista had a population of 3,232 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Laguna Vista is located at latitude 26.1059 and longitude -97.2963 in Cameron County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Laguna Vista (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Cameron County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Town of Laguna Vista (GNIS ID: 2412859) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Laguna Vista population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Laguna Vista, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 3,232
Population in Households 2,990
Population in Familes 2,587
Population in Group Qrtrs 242
Population Density1 1,462
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 1,311
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 983
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,802 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 948 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 363 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 491 (27.2%)
Median Home Value $230,541
Average Home Value $284,942


Median Household Income $49,915
Average Household Income $69,435
Per Capita Income $26,341
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.69% 0.72%
Households 0.71% 0.87%
Families 0.88% 0.78%
Median Household Income   4.61%
Per Capita Income   2.99%
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.

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Laguna Vista, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laguna Vista to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 524 70th
Population Density1 # 458 74th
Diversity Index2 # 524 70th
Median Household Income # 735 58th
Per Capita Income # 480 73rd

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