South Alamo, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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South Alamo, Texas - Basic Facts

The South Alamo Census Designated Place had a population of 3,438 as of July 1, 2016. South Alamo 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 South Alamo is located at latitude 26.1518 and longitude -98.1078 in Hidalgo County. The formal boundaries for the South Alamo Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hidalgo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 95 feet.

The South Alamo Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408760) 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 South Alamo Census Designated Place is located within McAllen-Pharr Division of Hidalgo County.

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


Total Population 3,438
Population in Households 3,438
Population in Familes 3,187
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,687
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 755
Average Household Size 4.55
Family Households 651
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 802 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 613 (76.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 142 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $37,077
Average Home Value $44,951


Median Household Income $23,541
Average Household Income $32,701
Per Capita Income $8,182
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.69%
Households 0.41% 0.71%
Families -0.44% 0.64%
Median Household Income   -0.62%
Per Capita Income   0.32%
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.

South Alamo, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Alamo 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 # 509 71st
Population Density1 # 378 78th
Diversity Index2 # 1649 6th
Median Household Income # 1692 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1724 1st

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