El Lago, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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El Lago, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of El Lago had a population of 3,263 as of July 1, 2017. El Lago ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for El Lago is located at latitude 29.5715 and longitude -95.0453 in Harris County. The formal boundaries for the City of El Lago (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Harris County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 10 feet.

The City of El Lago (GNIS ID: 2410411) 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 El Lago is located within Southeast Harris Division of Harris County.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 3,263
Daytime Population: Workers 727
Daytime Population: Residents 1,628
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,355
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 3,258
Population in Familes 2,457
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 5,116
Diversity Index3 49
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $80,628
Average Household Income $110,118
Per Capita Income $46,010

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,505 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 673 (44.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 649 (43.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 182 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $211,789
Average Home Value $281,659
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,323
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 782
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 2.62% 2.09%
Households 2.45% 1.96%
Families 0.34% 1.9%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

El Lago, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares El Lago 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 # 532 70th
Population Density # 63 96th
Diversity Index # 904 49th
Median Household Income # 164 91st
Per Capita Income # 105 94th

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