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San Leon, Texas - Basic Facts

The San Leon Census Designated Place had a population of 6,370 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for San Leon is located at latitude 29.4891 and longitude -94.9375 in Galveston County. The formal boundaries for the San Leon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.32 sq. miles. Galveston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 10 feet.

The San Leon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409259) 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 San Leon Census Designated Place is located within Texas City-League City Division of Galveston County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with San Leon 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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San Leon, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,370
Daytime Population: Workers 677
Daytime Population: Residents 3,444
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,121
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 6,370
Population in Familes 4,791
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,342
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $56,056
Average Household Income $74,488
Per Capita Income $30,252


Total Housing Units 3,198 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,859 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 746 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 592 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $127,160
Average Home Value $207,083


Total Households 2,606
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,558
Average Family Size 3
  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 3.48% 2.86%
Households 3.46% 2.83%
Families 3.15% 2.71%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   3.08%

San Leon, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Leon 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 # 340 81st
Population Density # 523 70th
Diversity Index # 475 73rd
Median Household Income # 508 71st
Per Capita Income # 402 77th

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