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Edcouch, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Edcouch had a population of 3,436 as of July 1, 2017. Edcouch ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Edcouch is located at latitude 26.2937 and longitude -97.9631 in Hidalgo County. The formal boundaries for the City of Edcouch (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hidalgo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 62 feet.

The City of Edcouch (GNIS ID: 2410396) 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 Edcouch is located within Edcouch-Elsa Division of Hidalgo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Edcouch population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Edcouch: Ed Couch.

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Edcouch, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,436
Daytime Population: Workers 790
Daytime Population: Residents 2,397
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,187
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 3,436
Population in Familes 3,187
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,321
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $25,366
Average Household Income $39,117
Per Capita Income $10,486


Total Housing Units 1,115 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 625 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 355 (31.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $47,214
Average Home Value $67,026


Total Households 980
Average Household Size 3.51
Family Households 822
Average Family Size 4
  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 1.16% 1.38%
Households 1.18% 1.41%
Families 1.63% 1.33%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   3.39%

Edcouch, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edcouch 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 # 516 71st
Population Density # 136 92nd
Diversity Index # 1378 21st
Median Household Income # 1675 4th
Per Capita Income # 1672 4th

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