La Blanca, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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La Blanca, Texas - Basic Facts

The La Blanca Census Designated Place had a population of 2,602 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for La Blanca is located at latitude 26.3048 and longitude -98.0286 in Hidalgo County. The formal boundaries for the La Blanca Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hidalgo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 69 feet.

The La Blanca Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408500) 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 La Blanca Census Designated Place is located within Edcouch-Elsa Division of Hidalgo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with La Blanca population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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La Blanca, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,602
Population in Households 2,602
Population in Familes 2,487
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 630
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 682
Average Household Size 3.82
Family Households 612
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 726 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 547 (75.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 134 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $66,774
Average Home Value $90,192


Median Household Income $32,030
Average Household Income $43,358
Per Capita Income $11,101
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.72% 1.36%
Households 0.77% 1.31%
Families 0.61% 1.31%
Median Household Income   -0.96%
Per Capita Income   0.57%
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.

La Blanca, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Blanca to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 620 65th
Population Density1 # 1048 40th
Diversity Index2 # 754 57th
Median Household Income # 1469 16th
Per Capita Income # 1635 7th

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