La Homa, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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La Homa, Texas - Basic Facts

The La Homa Census Designated Place had a population of 12,560 as of July 1, 2016. La Homa 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 La Homa is located at latitude 26.2773 and longitude -98.3578 in Hidalgo County. The formal boundaries for the La Homa Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hidalgo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 164 feet.

The La Homa Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408504) 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 Homa Census Designated Place is located within Mission Division of Hidalgo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with La Homa 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 Homa, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,560
Population in Households 12,529
Population in Familes 12,037
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density1 1,863
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 2,875
Average Household Size 4.36
Family Households 2,625
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 3,198 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,161 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 714 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 323 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $66,931
Average Home Value $89,514


Median Household Income $29,632
Average Household Income $42,276
Per Capita Income $9,922
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 1.22%
Households 0.88% 1.23%
Families 0.89% 1.21%
Median Household Income   -0.82%
Per Capita Income   0.56%
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 Homa, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Homa 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 # 218 88th
Population Density1 # 338 81st
Diversity Index2 # 1644 6th
Median Household Income # 1555 11th
Per Capita Income # 1688 4th

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