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San Leon, Texas - Basic Facts

The San Leon Census Designated Place had a population of 6,051 as of July 1, 2015.

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.

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, 2015.

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San Leon, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 6,051
Population in Households 6,051
Population in Familes 4,548
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,274
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 2,480
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,488
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,042 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,784 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 697 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 562 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $106,627
Average Home Value $146,591


Median Household Income $50,655
Average Household Income $65,275
Per Capita Income $26,561
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.82% 3.2%
Households 3.83% 3.16%
Families 3.47% 2.96%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   2.86%
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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San Leon, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Leon 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 # 350 80th
Population Density1 # 561 68th
Diversity Index2 # 471 73rd
Median Household Income # 690 61st
Per Capita Income # 458 74th

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