Eagle Lake, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Eagle Lake, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Eagle Lake had a population of 3,653 as of July 1, 2016. Eagle Lake ranks in the upper 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 Eagle Lake is located at latitude 29.5873 and longitude -96.3286 in Colorado County. The formal boundaries for the City of Eagle Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Colorado County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 174 feet.

The City of Eagle Lake (GNIS ID: 2410379) 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 Eagle Lake is located within Eagle Lake Division of Colorado County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Eagle Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Eagle Lake: Eaglelake.

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Eagle Lake, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,653
Population in Households 3,653
Population in Familes 3,101
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,247
Diversity Index2 80


Total Households 1,285
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 905
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,542 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 833 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 452 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 257 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $74,314
Average Home Value $97,326


Median Household Income $39,247
Average Household Income $51,256
Per Capita Income $17,994
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% 0.04%
Households -0.05% 0.0%
Families -0.16% -0.09%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
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.

Eagle Lake, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eagle Lake 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 # 490 72nd
Population Density1 # 571 67th
Diversity Index2 # 54 97th
Median Household Income # 1140 35th
Per Capita Income # 1315 25th

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