La Marque, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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La Marque, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of La Marque had a population of 16,080 as of July 1, 2016. La Marque 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 La Marque is located at latitude 29.3681 and longitude -94.9947 in Galveston County. The formal boundaries for the City of La Marque (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.35 sq. miles. Galveston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 16 feet.

The City of La Marque (GNIS ID: 2411575) 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 La Marque is located within La Marque-Hitchcock Division of Galveston County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with La Marque 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 La Marque: Buttermilk Station, Highland.


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La Marque, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 16,080
Population in Households 15,987
Population in Familes 13,179
Population in Group Qrtrs 93
Population Density1 1,156
Diversity Index2 75
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,029
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 4,108
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,805 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,082 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,947 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 776 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $89,136
Average Home Value $120,497
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,921
Average Household Income $62,244
Per Capita Income $23,897
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.66% 1.37%
Households 1.52% 1.33%
Families 1.23% 1.23%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
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.

La Marque, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Marque 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 # 178 90th
Population Density1 # 619 65th
Diversity Index2 # 153 91st
Median Household Income # 756 57th
Per Capita Income # 757 57th

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