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Santa Clara, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Santa Clara is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Guadalupe County at latitude 29.5744 and longitude -98.1711. Guadalupe County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 594 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Santa Clara, but most people and references simply refer to it as Santa Clara, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Santa Clara indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Santa Clara (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Santa Clara, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 759
Population in Households 759
Population in Familes 667
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 314
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 274
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 216
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 284 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 219 (77.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $147,283
Average Home Value $172,603


Median Household Income $57,891
Average Household Income $70,352
Per Capita Income $24,194
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.08% 1.58%
Households 1.24% 1.56%
Families 0.89% 1.53%
Median Household Income   4.2%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
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.


Santa Clara, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Santa Clara to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1096 38th
Population Density1 # 1367 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 601 66th
Median Household Income # 357 80th
Per Capita Income # 610 65th

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