West Sharyland, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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West Sharyland, Texas - Basic Facts

The West Sharyland Census Designated Place had a population of 2,424 as of July 1, 2016. West Sharyland 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 West Sharyland is located at latitude 26.2718 and longitude -98.3404 in Hidalgo County. The formal boundaries for the West Sharyland Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hidalgo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 171 feet.

The West Sharyland Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409566) 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 West Sharyland Census Designated Place is located within Mission Division of Hidalgo County.

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


Total Population 2,424
Population in Households 2,424
Population in Familes 2,313
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,044
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 584
Average Household Size 4.15
Family Households 531
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 608 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 448 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 136 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $73,649
Average Home Value $90,548


Median Household Income $33,162
Average Household Income $45,050
Per Capita Income $10,592
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.64% 1.65%
Households 1.6% 1.66%
Families 1.53% 1.64%
Median Household Income   -1.09%
Per Capita Income   0.42%
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.

West Sharyland, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Sharyland 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 # 651 63rd
Population Density1 # 294 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 1723 1st
Median Household Income # 1420 19th
Per Capita Income # 1646 6th

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