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 2,474 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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West Sharyland, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,474
Daytime Population: Workers 142
Daytime Population: Residents 1,525
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,667
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 2,474
Population in Familes 2,361
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,086
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $33,372
Average Household Income $45,568
Per Capita Income $10,650


Total Housing Units 618 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 457 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 138 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $74,865
Average Home Value $94,846


Total Households 595
Average Household Size 4.16
Family Households 541
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.7% 1.72%
Households 1.63% 1.66%
Families 1.58% 1.65%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

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, 2017 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 # 642 63rd
Population Density # 290 83rd
Diversity Index # 1716 2nd
Median Household Income # 1472 16th
Per Capita Income # 1667 5th

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