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 3,629 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Eagle Lake: Eaglelake.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 3,629
Daytime Population: Workers 849
Daytime Population: Residents 2,261
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,110
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 3,629
Population in Familes 3,079
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,238
Diversity Index3 80
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,940
Average Household Income $54,966
Per Capita Income $19,336

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,543 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 833 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 449 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 262 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $76,838
Average Home Value $98,317
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,281
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 904
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.04% 0.1%
Households -0.09% 0.11%
Families -0.15% 0.04%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

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, 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 # 494 72nd
Population Density # 583 67th
Diversity Index # 59 97th
Median Household Income # 1147 34th
Per Capita Income # 1280 27th

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