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Penitas, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Penitas had a population of 4,987 as of July 1, 2016. Penitas ranks in 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 Penitas is located at latitude 26.2473 and longitude -98.4405 in Hidalgo County. The formal boundaries for the City of Penitas (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hidalgo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 144 feet.

The City of Penitas (GNIS ID: 2411400) 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 Penitas is located within Sullivan City Division of Hidalgo County.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 4,987
Population in Households 4,987
Population in Familes 4,808
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,259
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,211
Average Household Size 4.12
Family Households 1,102
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,296 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,026 (79.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 185 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $69,139
Average Home Value $85,258
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,294
Average Household Income $43,978
Per Capita Income $11,282
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.01% 2.24%
Households 1.83% 2.15%
Families 1.6% 2.14%
Median Household Income   -3.51%
Per Capita Income   0.43%
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.

Penitas, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Penitas 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 # 400 77th
Population Density1 # 564 68th
Diversity Index2 # 1652 6th
Median Household Income # 1341 23rd
Per Capita Income # 1627 7th

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